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May 9, 2018 6:59 AM China's Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz

SHANGHAI - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Wednesday it had purchased leading Pakistani online retailer Daraz, continuing its overseas expansion by gaining a foothold in the growing South Asian consumer market. The move came after Alibaba announced in March a doubling of its investment in Southeast Asian e-commerce firm Lazada. China is seeking 35

February 24, 2017 10:17 AM Driverless cars: Google's Waymo accuses Uber of stealing self-driving "secret recipe"

Uber acquired self-driving truck firm Otto last year, months after its founder departed Google Autonomous cars - they've been a staple of science fiction for years, appearing in films like I, Robot, Demolition Man and Minority Report. Thanks to the brightest minds in Silicon Valley, however, they're rapidly becoming science fact. Google is nearing the final 105

February 4, 2017 1:00 PM Toyota Reportedly Approaching Technology Partnership Agreement With Suzuki

The advent of driverless cars has brought together many companies across the world in an endeavour to further develop the technology. The latest pair reportedly on its way to announcing a partnership are Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp. According to business daily Nikkei, the two are approaching an agreement to develop technology, including self-driving 17

December 22, 2016 11:49 PM Uber sends self-driving cars to Arizona after failed San Francisco pilot

The day after California regulators shut down Uber’s self-driving car program in San Francisco, Uber on Thursday packed up its autonomous vehicles and hauled them to Arizona, vowing to resume testing there. The move was a quick rebound by Uber after its pilot program in San Francisco fell apart after just one week. Instead of giving in to California 20

September 20, 2016 7:29 PM U.S. Wants Makers of Driverless Cars to Prove They Are Safe

The auto industry is beginning to get some clarity on the rules of the road for autonomous cars. The U.S. government has issued its first rules for automated vehicles. They include a 15-point set of “safety assessment” guidelines for self-driving systems. These cover issues such as cybersecurity, black-box recordings to aid crash investigations, and potential 15

September 15, 2016 12:46 AM Uber launches groundbreaking driverless car service

PITTSBURGH, United States — Uber launched a groundbreaking driverless car service Wednesday, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals with technology that could revolutionize transportation. In an ambitious experiment, a fleet of cars laden with lasers, cameras and other sensors — but with no one’s hands on the wheel — were deployed 14

August 19, 2016 3:17 AM Uber steers self-driving to robots vs. jobs crash

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. Uber is steering its driverless vehicle technology towards a crash between robots and jobs. The private ride-hailing app worth some $66 bln on Thursday said it has bought autonomous big-rig startup Otto and that it was unleashing driverless taxis in Pittsburgh. Putting 17

August 19, 2016 3:17 AM Uber Rolling Out Pilot Self-Driving Car Program in Pittsburgh

Uber today announced a partnership with Volvo that will put some of the latest self-driving technology on the streets of Pittsburgh. Over the next couple of weeks, the company will deploy Volvo XC90s equipped with level 3 autonomy -- cars capable of accelerating, braking and steering under certain conditions but requiring human drivers poised to intervene 22

July 1, 2016 11:24 AM AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

ISTANBUL — As Turkey pressed ahead with an investigation into the triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s busiest airport bombing and track down suspects, its security forces killed the mastermind of an earlier suicide bombing, an official said Friday. Mehmet Sirin Kaya was killed in the town of Lice in the mainly Kurdish province of Diyarbakir, the official 40

May 18, 2016 5:04 PM Google I/O 2016 Preview: Android N, Google Home + More..

It's TIME for Google I/O 2016: Android N, Google Home, Android Auto, ChromeOS -- all are expected It’s almost time for Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference where The Big G details all of its software plans for the coming year alongside new announcements (usually hardware) and updates on current and ongoing projects (Project ARA and its self-driving 18