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Elon Musk, DeepMind founders, and others sign pledge to not develop lethal AI weapon systems

ELON MUSK, DEEPMIND FOUNDERS, AND OTHERS SIGN PLEDGE TO NOT DEVELOP LETHAL AI WEAPON SYSTEMS

Tech leaders, including Elon Musk and the three co-founders of Google's AI subsidiary DeepMind, have signed a pledge promising to not...

 
 
 
DeepMind, Elon Musk and more pledge not to make autonomous AI weapons

DEEPMIND, ELON MUSK AND MORE PLEDGE NOT TO MAKE AUTONOMOUS AI WEAPONS

Today during the Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, the Future of Life Institute announced that more than 2,400 individuals...

 
 
 
Daimler heads to California for autonomous ride-hailing

DAIMLER HEADS TO CALIFORNIA FOR AUTONOMOUS RIDE-HAILING

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared...

'Self-Driving' 1965 Mustang Crashes With The Whole World Watching

'SELF-DRIVING' 1965 MUSTANG CRASHES WITH THE WHOLE WORLD WATCHING

A supposedly autonomous classic Mustang was all over the place on a Goodwood FoS demonstration run, requiring human intervention several...

 
 
 
Waymo announces Jaguar I-Paces to join its self-driving fleet by 2020

WAYMO ANNOUNCES JAGUAR I-PACES TO JOIN ITS SELF-DRIVING FLEET BY 2020

Google subsidiary Waymo earlier this year announced a strategic partnership with Jaguar Land Rover to develop autonomous versions of...

Uber layoff impacts 100 workers involved with self-driving effort

UBER LAYOFF IMPACTS 100 WORKERS INVOLVED WITH SELF-DRIVING EFFORT

Following a fatal accident earlier this year that involved one of its autonomous vehicles, Uber has laid off about 100 employees who...

 
 
 
Uber is hiring dozens of 'mission specialists' to help relaunch its autonomous vehicle program after deadly Arizona crash

UBER IS HIRING DOZENS OF 'MISSION SPECIALISTS' TO HELP RELAUNCH ITS AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE PROGRAM AFTER DEADLY ARIZONA CRASH

Uber says it will replace a host of operators who had been monitoring the company's fleet of self-driving vehicles on the road, after...

Single injection could cure both obesity AND type 2 diabetes without any side effects, study finds

SINGLE INJECTION COULD CURE BOTH OBESITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES WITHOUT ANY SIDE EFFECTS, STUDY FINDS

Researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona found that injecting a hormone, known as FGF21, causes weight loss and greater...

 
 
 
AT&T had a secret reason for wanting to get its hands on Time Warner - it wants to use 5G to get more people to watch TV shows while riding in self-driving cars

AT&T HAD A SECRET REASON FOR WANTING TO GET ITS HANDS ON TIME WARNER - IT WANTS TO USE 5G TO GET MORE PEOPLE TO WATCH TV SHOWS WHILE RIDING IN SELF-DRIVING CARS

Avery Hartmans/Business Insider Warner Media CEO John Stankey told HBO employees that 5G and autonomous vehicles is an opportunity...

Ex-Apple engineer arrested for stealing self-driving car secrets

EX-APPLE ENGINEER ARRESTED FOR STEALING SELF-DRIVING CAR SECRETS

Waymo isn't the only one with a car leak problem. Although industrial espionage isn't exactly and trade secret theft is hardly new...

 
 
 
Feds Accuse Former Apple Employee Of Stealing Autonomous Car Trade Secrets

FEDS ACCUSE FORMER APPLE EMPLOYEE OF STEALING AUTONOMOUS CAR TRADE SECRETS

The feds on Monday criminally charged a former Apple employee with theft of trade secrets, claiming the ex-staffer attempted to download...

An ex-Apple employee has been charged with stealing autonomous vehicle secrets

AN EX-APPLE EMPLOYEE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH STEALING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE SECRETS

An ex-Apple employee has been arrested and charged with theft of trade secrets after allegedly stealing materials related to Apple's...

 
 
 
Bosch and Daimler partner with Nvidia for self-driving car platform, plan to start testing in 2019

BOSCH AND DAIMLER PARTNER WITH NVIDIA FOR SELF-DRIVING CAR PLATFORM, PLAN TO START TESTING IN 2019

Last year, German automaker Daimler and electronics company Bosch announced they would join forces to develop a fully automated, driverless...

FBI charges former Apple employee with stealing trade secrets from self-driving car project

FBI CHARGES FORMER APPLE EMPLOYEE WITH STEALING TRADE SECRETS FROM SELF-DRIVING CAR PROJECT

An engineer who worked on Apple's secretive autonomous car project allegedly stole trade secrets for a Chinese car startup backed by...

 
 
 
You can now minimize Android Auto, but you probably shouldn't

YOU CAN NOW MINIMIZE ANDROID AUTO, BUT YOU PROBABLY SHOULDN'T

Android Auto, the fairly-popular autonomous dashboard app for in-vehicle usage, has just scored a brand new feature that kind of defeats...

Toyota supports hydrogen-powered autonomous boat

TOYOTA SUPPORTS HYDROGEN-POWERED AUTONOMOUS BOAT

Toyota is one of a few major automakers that has thrown its weight behind hydrogen as a future fuel source, and the Japanese firm is...

 
 
 
Torc Robotics expands its self-driving car development team

TORC ROBOTICS EXPANDS ITS SELF-DRIVING CAR DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Virginia-based Torc Robotics is growing its workforce in order to expand its self-driving car development program. The company launched...

Cosworth Prepares for Autonomous Future with New Michigan Factory

COSWORTH PREPARES FOR AUTONOMOUS FUTURE WITH NEW MICHIGAN FACTORY

Huge changes are underway in the automotive industry as autonomous vehicles get closer to becoming reality, forcing manufacturers and...