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BMW's driverless cars cruising to China

The company has been testing its "highly automated" vehicles in Europe but now wants to challenge its tech in China where multi-level highways reign supreme.

By September 29, 2014

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Driverless cars to hit UK roads in January

The UK government has approved trials of self-driving cars on public roads next year.

By July 30, 2014

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FBI: Driverless cars could become 'lethal weapons'

In a report, the agency sees the vehicles as opening up new possibilities for law enforcement, but also for criminals.

By July 16, 2014

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Driverless trucks get in shape for US Army convoy duty

Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.

By January 31, 2014

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Ford enlists Stanford, MIT for driverless car research

Ford announced it would work with both Stanford and MIT on its autonomous vehicle program to develop new car behaviors.

By January 23, 2014

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BMW hits the performance limits with its driverless car

When you think about autonomous cars, it is often in reference to the sensor technology making the car aware of objects and other vehicles around it. Here at CES 2014, BMW showed off another technology key to making autonomous cars a reality, the systems needed to steer, accelerate, and brake.

By January 9, 2014

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Google taps Morgan Stanley exec for CFO post

Ruth Porat, a Silicon Valley native, will head west from the marquee Wall Street firm, where she had a hand in a number of technology ventures.

By March 24, 2015

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BMW hits the performance limits with its driverless car

At a racetrack north of Las Vegas during CES 2014, BMW took me for a wild couple of laps at high speed, with no driver.

By January 6, 2014

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'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015

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Google 'encouraged too much attention,' too soon to Glass

Astro Teller, head of the search giant's Google X research lab, talks about Google's missteps with Glass -- and beyond.

By March 17, 2015