Kevin’s Week in Tech: Pity the Tech B-List by KEVIN ROOSE


By KEVIN ROOSE

There seems to be a growing rift between the largest tech companies — Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft — and the rest of the industry. Our tech columnist explains.

Published: May 31, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Distracted Driver and Braking Error Cited in Autonomous Uber Car’s Fatal Crash by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

A computer system failure and a inattentive safety driver kept the vehicle from stopping before killing a woman in Arizona in March, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

Published: May 23, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Apple, Spurned by BMW and Mercedes, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars by JACK NICAS


By JACK NICAS

BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership. Now Apple has signed a deal with Volkswagen for the project.

Published: May 22, 2018 at 02:00PM

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What Improved Tech Means for Electric, Self-Driving and Flying Cars by JACK EWING


By JACK EWING

Jack Ewing, who covers autos and economics for The Times, says a “Jetsons”-like future is still far off, even as cars become even more computerized.

Published: May 15, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Were Struggling Before Arizona Crash by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Company documents obtained by The New York Times show Uber was becoming more aggressive with its autonomous car research, even as the technology faltered.

Published: March 22, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Lyft to Bring Driverless Car Tech to Broader Auto Industry by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

The ride-hailing company is teaming up with Magna, a major auto supplier, to jointly develop self-driving car systems. It’s the latest in a series of alliances made by Lyft.

Published: March 13, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Artificial Intelligence’s Onward March by THE NEW YORK TIMES


By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Artificial intelligence is here and its effects are being felt across how we work. The New York Times examines the impact at its New Work Summit on Feb. 12 and 13.

Published: February 11, 2018 at 02:00PM

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