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White hat hacker Tiffany Rad joins UPSHIFT 2016.
Google was granted a patent for bus detection on autonomous vehicles, which comes just weeks after one the company's driverless models hit a transit bus. The company filed for the patent well before the crash, though.
An effort to make its self-driving cars behave more like human drivers may have contributed to a collision between one of Google's self-driving cars and a public-transit bus last month.
One critic urges drivers to look past 'glitzy spin,' of CES and place restraints on self-driving technology.
A new super computing platform speeds processing times 10 times over, potentially paving the way for self-driving cars to arrive sooner than anticipated.
Car-sharing services and self-driving vehicles could combine to decimate the U.S. auto industry over the next quarter-century.
Google acknowledged its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 car accidents. But data privacy concerns may be the bigger issue with autonomous vehicles.
Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around the California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.
Who is responsible when a self-driving car is involved in a crash? That question has been on a lot of car insurers minds, and a new study from the RAND corporation shows they have every reason for concern.
Google's self-driving car is being heralded as a massive step forward for automotive technology, but a computer-guided victory lap might be premature.
Unintended consequences abound when it comes to emerging technology, and self-driving cars are no exception.
Drivers are intrigued by the benefits of self-driving cars, but they remain concerned about the safety and cost such vehicles could introduce into the marketplace, according to a study published by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute in late July.
A new startup called 'Cruise' has developed a system that incorporates sensors, actuators and a small computer to take over some of the driving functions for certain commercially available cars.
Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself.
Google says that cars it has programmed to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists - a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.