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Autonomous Truck Company TuSimple Adds $95M to Rev Up Commercial Fleet

AUTONOMOUS TRUCK COMPANY TUSIMPLE ADDS $95M TO REV UP COMMERCIAL FLEET

TuSimple has pulled in $95 million more in venture funding to advance its development of a commercial autonomous fleet of trucks. The...

Driverless truck startup TuSimple raises $95 million at $1 billion valuation

DRIVERLESS TRUCK STARTUP TUSIMPLE RAISES $95 MILLION AT $1 BILLION VALUATION

China-based autonomous truck startup TuSimple, which has routes in Arizona, raised $95 billion in December 2018 at a $1 billion valuation.

 
 
 
A 13-year-old girl makes as much as $1,000 a day creating ASMR videos, as YouTube works to keep its child stars safe

A 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL MAKES AS MUCH AS $1,000 A DAY CREATING ASMR VIDEOS, AS YOUTUBE WORKS TO KEEP ITS CHILD STARS SAFE

ASMR, short for autonomous sensory meridian response, is a phenomenon where certain soft whispering or tapping sounds cause a tingly...

AI Hotline: Startup Analyzes Emergency Calls to Identify Cardiac Arrest Victims

AI HOTLINE: STARTUP ANALYZES EMERGENCY CALLS TO IDENTIFY CARDIAC ARREST VICTIMS

“911. What's your emergency?” Denmark-based startup Corti knows that the stakes are high when dialing emergency services. So it built...

 
 
 
Subaru's Success in America Is Pushing It to Its Breaking Point

SUBARU'S SUCCESS IN AMERICA IS PUSHING IT TO ITS BREAKING POINT

Subaru's success is draining its resources, Toyota has a pipe-dream autonomous car in the works, and the truck battles are hotter than...

 
 
 
A Taste of Hospitality in The Wind-Swept Faroe Islands

A TASTE OF HOSPITALITY IN THE WIND-SWEPT FAROE ISLANDS

Travel Centuries-old Faroese dinner parties called heimablídni are a communal dining experience worth traveling for The Faroe Islands,...

Self-driving truck startup Ike raises $52 million

SELF-DRIVING TRUCK STARTUP IKE RAISES $52 MILLION

Ike, the autonomous trucking startup founded by three veterans of Apple, Google, and Uber Advanced Technologies Group's self-driving...

 
 
 
5 reasons why autonomous cars aren't coming anytime soon

5 REASONS WHY AUTONOMOUS CARS AREN'T COMING ANYTIME SOON

Regular use of self-driving vehicles are - at best - 10 years down the road as researchers work out all the kinks.

Michelob Ultra's Super Bowl ad had Zoe Kravitz whispering about pure gold beer - here's what ASMR is and why such videos have become internet sensations

MICHELOB ULTRA'S SUPER BOWL AD HAD ZOE KRAVITZ WHISPERING ABOUT PURE GOLD BEER - HERE'S WHAT ASMR IS AND WHY SUCH VIDEOS HAVE BECOME INTERNET SENSATIONS

Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is a tingling sensation that occurs when some people hear soft sounds, such as whispered...

 
 
 
Barra blogs again: GM plans to double EV, self-driving investments

BARRA BLOGS AGAIN: GM PLANS TO DOUBLE EV, SELF-DRIVING INVESTMENTS

Following a round of layoffs late last year, GM is planning to renew its focus on creating electric cars and autonomous vehicles. For...

Roomba's creator made an autonomous lawnmower robot

ROOMBA'S CREATOR MADE AN AUTONOMOUS LAWNMOWER ROBOT

IRobot, the maker of the Roomba vacuum, announced its first autonomous lawnmower today, the Terra. While most autonomous lawn mowers...

 
 
 
Approximately 2.1 million tourists visited Xinjiang; boosts winter tourism

APPROXIMATELY 2.1 MILLION TOURISTS VISITED XINJIANG; BOOSTS WINTER TOURISM

The growing winter tourism has given the home-stay business a shot in the arm in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. The...

Boeing successfully completes first test flight for autonomous air vehicle

BOEING SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES FIRST TEST FLIGHT FOR AUTONOMOUS AIR VEHICLE

Boeing has completed the first successful flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle as it looks to compete in a growing space...

 
 
 
Self-driving bar will gladly pour one out on the go

SELF-DRIVING BAR WILL GLADLY POUR ONE OUT ON THE GO

The future both thrills and frightens us. Mark Shakr revealed its self-driving bar, which combines an autonomous vehicle with robotics...

MEDC Leader Details Michigan's Road to the Waymo AV Factory Deal

MEDC LEADER DETAILS MICHIGAN'S ROAD TO THE WAYMO AV FACTORY DEAL

This week, Michigan's economic development office notched a win when it announced that Waymo , Google's mobility arm, had chosen the...

 
 
 
Apple Lays Off 200+ People From Project Titan, Its Self-Driving Car Effort

APPLE LAYS OFF 200+ PEOPLE FROM PROJECT TITAN, ITS SELF-DRIVING CAR EFFORT

Apple has laid off 200 people from its autonomous car effort, dubbed Project Titan.

Air Taxis Are on the Horizon with Boeing's Test of Autonomous Plane

AIR TAXIS ARE ON THE HORIZON WITH BOEING'S TEST OF AUTONOMOUS PLANE

Many aviators use autopilot to control the trajectory of aircraft between takeoff and landing, but Boeing is among those in the industry...

 
 
 
Autonomic CEO Gavin Sherry on Mobility, China, and Data Privacy

AUTONOMIC CEO GAVIN SHERRY ON MOBILITY, CHINA, AND DATA PRIVACY

In a tech culture that looks toward self-driving cars as the pinnacle of mobility innovation, we're still debating whether fully autonomous...

Jaguar Testing Autonomous Cars That Project Where They're Going

JAGUAR TESTING AUTONOMOUS CARS THAT PROJECT WHERE THEY'RE GOING

If you're looking at a self-driving car from the side of the road, how would you know where it's about to go next? Naturally, you'd...