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Why the Self-Driving Car Industry Should Worry About Intel

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

Every tech industry has its major players. Streaming video has Netflix as top dog, with Hulu and Amazon Prime at its heels. Uber and Lyft are the two companies synonymous with ride-sharing apps. The nascent self-driving car industry already has its power players and their…


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Jaguar Land Rover and InMotion Give Lyft a Boost in Mobility Services

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

In the race for the autonomous vehicle, we’ve seen ride share UBER develop their version, Google’s Waymo is launching their beta rides for Arizona residents, and now Lyft is getting in the game with a little help from our neighbors across the pond. InMotion,…


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Uber Just Fired Their Self-Driving Car Guy

By | May 30, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Uber has just fire VP of technology Anthony Levandowski for his refusal to cooperate in the ongoing Uber vs Waymo legal case, according to the New York Times’ report obtained from an internal email. Uber has confirmed the news. Levandowski left Waymo, Google’s self-driving vehicle developer,…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Net Neutrality, Voiceovers, Waymo, and Bootstrapping

By | Apr 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Being an entrepreneur guarantees you have a busy schedule. Between meeting with partners, talking to investors, and firing that one employee that keeps stealing everyone’s food from the fridge. Fortunately, you don’t have to miss out on any of Tech.Co’s top stories because we’ve…

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Google’s Waymo Offers Phoenix Residents a Chance to Try Self-Driving Car

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Any parent will tell you that being the human taxicab can be exhausting, stressful, and allows for little time for errands.  To help with daily duties, Phoenix families will soon be able to receive a little help from Waymo, the former Google self-driving car project,…

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The Top Car Safety Tech and Apps to Keep You Safe on The Road

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 11:20 am

There’s a lot of hype around self-driving cars and their ability to prevent accidents, save lives and free up people’s time. And while their widespread use is still many decades away, not all American drivers are ready for the technological leap. Waymo has said their cars will…


How Google’s Self-Driving Cars Got Way Smarter in 2016

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The future of self-driving cars seems to be moving in a promising direction. According to a report from the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Google’s self-driving vehicles demonstrated a significant decrease in reliance on human drivers last year. The California DMV requires all companies…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Video Game Jobs, Comedy, and Smart Schools

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With the holidays behind you and CES in the rear view mirror, you’re probably excited to take a break and relaxed a bit. But with all this down time, don’t you think it’s time to catch up on all those Tech.Co top stories you missed…

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Waymo Is Testing Its Self-Driving Car and I Got to Take a Ride

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Ever wanted to take a ride in a self-driving car? Well, you might have the chance soon enough. Google’s self-driving car, now under the name Waymo, has been setting up shop in Arizona and has just launched another test-drive in Chandler. I was fortunate enough…


Self-Driving Cars Are Here, Are You Ready?

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

There are over 22 automakers and 34 hardware/software companies working in some way on self-driving cars. At least, that was the count when I released my latest technology report tracking the industry, “The State of Autonomous Vehicles.”  Since then, I’ve come to learn that there…


Here’s How Google’s Self-Driving Car Works

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Google has done it: they’ve meaningfully inserted themselves into the self-driving car discussion with their newly announced stand-alone company, Waymo. Uber is shaking in their boots, Tesla is hiding under a rock, and General Motors hasn’t come out of its room all afternoon. Now,…