One day, we may be watching robotic cars race against each other at incredible speeds, devoid of drivers. Instead of the skill of the human taking center stage, it'll be the smarts of the AI embedded in each.We've taken a step closer to that moment, as one of the early prototypes of that robotics race car series - dubbed Roborace - navigated its way around the challenging, … [Read more...] about Watch this robotic, driverless car take on a challenging racetrack
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Tech & Science Tesla Elon Musk Tesla Model 3 By nearly hitting a much-anticipated Model 3 production target this weekend, Tesla has become a “real car company”—according to billionaire chief executive Elon Musk. The goal set by the company, which comes in the final days of Tesla’s second financial quarter, was to produce 5,000 vehicles a … [Read more...] about Elon Musk on Tesla Model 3 Production: ‘We Just Became a Real Car Company’
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For the past 18 months, Kathy Winter has been vice president and general manager of autonomous driving at Intel. In car time, that seems like a long while, especially as self-driving cars were one of the biggest themes at CES 2018, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas last week. I attended Brian Krzanich’s keynote speech at the opening of CES, and then I spoke with Winter … [Read more...] about Intel self-driving cars: Does anyone want an autonomous Ferrari?
Amazon’s Alexa strategy is to be everywhere: ubiquitous, omnipresent, and all-knowing, like some AI god. In pursuit of that goal, the Seattle-based company certainly covered some ground at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The extension of the Home Skills API to control microwaves and ovens adds to the more than 800 skills and more than 1,000 … [Read more...] about 5 CES 2018 announcements that put Alexa inside cars
Outside of occasionally letting its freak flag fly with green cars like the Prius and Mirai, Toyota is generally regarded as a pretty straight-laced automaker. But company president Akio Toyoda has been on a much-publicized quest to infuse the company's products with passion and driving engagement, and you can't get much more passionate and engaged than this GR Super Sport … [Read more...] about Toyota’s GR Super Sport Concept is a racecar with street ambitions
The Fisker EMotion is the second attempt from a designer of high-end luxury cars to make an electrified performance sedan. But unlike CEO and designer Henrik Fisker’s previous attempt at making a car and car company, the EMotion is trying to leapfrog a whole host of startups. And, at CES, that’s sometimes a tall order. After all, there have been a lot of ambitious … [Read more...] about Fisker’s ‘autonomous’ EMotion electric car promises 400 miles of range
Ask any CSO about their biggest challenges and you’re likely to hear some variation on digital transformation. Things like multi-cloud, IoT, mobile workers and devices, escalating consumer expectations, and shadow IT are stretching their teams to the breaking point. You’ll also get an earful about the evolving threat landscape. Ransomware, botnets, IoT, and … [Read more...] about Smart Cars: A Peek Into the Future of Converged Networks
ROAV VIVA: Alexa Enabled Car Kit and Fast Charger from Anker Gives Drivers Instant Access to Voice Controlled Communications, Navigation, Music Streaming and More LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Anker Innovations, a global leader in charging technology and smart, connected devices to support entertainment, driving and the emerging smart home space, announced … [Read more...] about Anker puts Alexa in a car charger with the Roav VIVA
From Mazda to Maserati, every major car manufacturer is up to its lug nuts in R&D aimed at self-driving cars. But it’s not just carmakers that want your hands off the wheel; there are literally dozens of technology companies big and small that have designs on the drive as well. Will Detroit get there before Silicon Valley? At CES 2018, car and gadget makers alike are … [Read more...] about Waymo, Lyft, and all the self-driving car companies at CES 2018