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Project Glass makes a TV appearance on Charlie Rose, flashes its rear for the cameras

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Google fellow, founder of Project X and self-driving car pioneer Sebastian Thrun became the latest to publicly rock a Project Glass prototype (after company co-founder Sergey Brin) on a recent episode of Charlie Rose, and managed to show off a whole new side of the project in the process....
Project Glass makes a TV appearance on Charlie Rose, flashes its rear for the cameras

Google Self Driving Car User #00000001 [Video]

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Google Self Driving Car User #00000001 [Video]

Nevada embraces the future, approves self-driving cars

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The state that makes its livelihood off gambling is making a safe bet that self-driving cars won’t cause mayhem on the highways of Nevada. The Silver State just set up rules for driverless cars after the legislature approved the concept last year. Among the rules: Self-driving cars get red license...
Nevada embraces the future, approves self-driving cars

Robots won't take your job, but automation might

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“Many of us will live to see the day where we have physical, non-human colleagues,” says Matt Beane, a researcher at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and he doesn’t mean the office dog.  Beane’s research addresses what he calls “The Avatar Economy”, where remote workers operate robots. Such robots are...
Robots won't take your job, but automation might
This $10K Chinese car comes equipped with remote control -- seriously

Robot cars: Coming to a crowded California freeway near you

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California is one step closer to becoming the second state in the nation to officially have laws governing robot-controlled cars.The state Senate unanimously passed such a measure following a near-unanimous vote by the Assembly earlier in the week. The bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, where it is...
Robot cars: Coming to a crowded California freeway near you

Google's self-driving car approved for testing – video

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A prototype of a self-driving car made by Google is seen on roads in Nevada after the first such license was issued in the US...
Google's self-driving car approved for testing – video

Do online courses spell the end for the traditional university?

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Publishing, music, shopping, journalism - all revolutionised by the internet. Next in line? Education. Now US academics are offering world-class tuition - free - to anyone who can log on, anywhere in the world, is this the end of campus life?Two years ago, I sat in the back seat of...
Do online courses spell the end for the traditional university?
Self-driving cars allowed on California roads with bill signing

Robots in Cars Could Beckon Brave New Technology World

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The major car companies -- including Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, GM, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Volvo -- all have advanced self-driving car projects in the works, as does Google, many universities and even the Pentagon....
Robots in Cars Could Beckon Brave New Technology World

Google's Self-Driving Cars Complete 300K Miles Without Accident, Deemed Ready For Commuting

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Google’s self-driving car project is probably one of the most audacious experiments the company has embarked upon. Today, Google announced another milestone for this project: its fleet of about a dozen autonomous cars has now driving 300,000 miles without a single accident under computer control. While this is obviously very...
Google's Self-Driving Cars Complete 300K Miles Without Accident, Deemed Ready For Commuting
Google's driverless car now permitted on California roadways

Cadillac pushes pedal on self-driving car

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Cadillac is working on Super Cruise technology that will handle braking and steering for highway driving, an approach which could serve as a foothold for broader use of self-driving cars. [Read more]...
Cadillac pushes pedal on self-driving car

Google Glasses have been teased more than any other Google product, is it close to release?

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Google doesn’t make it practice of teasing things before they’re released. Usually, things like Google+ just “happen”, and we’re left to wonder what the story is behind the project. Sure, we hear a lot of about the self-driving car, but there are legal reasons why we all can’t buy one...
Google Glasses have been teased more than any other Google product, is it close to release?

IEEE Spectrum magazine unleashes an app that is prime reading for the robot uprising

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OMG robots – right? Well if the robot uprising does come about, it might be sensible to do your homework before we have to answer to an army of mech masters. Tech magazine, IEEE Spectrum is helping us out on that with an iPad app that is all about the robots. With...
IEEE Spectrum magazine unleashes an app that is prime reading for the robot uprising

Audi Is Now Testing Its Self-Driving Car On Nevada Roads

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Google has been the only company with the right to test self-driving cars in Nevada since June of 2011, but now it has some company on the road. Audi announced yesterday it has secured the second license from the western state to test autonomous vehicle technology, but its vision of...
Audi Is Now Testing Its Self-Driving Car On Nevada Roads

Google's Larry Page takes a swipe at Facebook and Apple

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Google chief says Facebook 'doing a really bad job on their products' and iPhone maker's product range is 'unsatisfying'Google's chief executive Larry Page has taken a swipe at Facebook and Apple, claiming the giant social network is "doing a really bad job on their products" and that the iPhone maker's...
Google's Larry Page takes a swipe at Facebook and Apple

Supporting people with disabilities through outreach and accessibility tools

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Globally, there are approximately 285 million visually impaired people in the world—and each one of those people has networks of family and friends. Increasing the accessibility of products impacts not only the millions of people with disabilities, but also the lives of the people connected to them. It’s because of...
Supporting people with disabilities through outreach and accessibility tools

Here Is One Of Google's Self-Driving Cars On The Road (GOOG)

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Google has been testing its self-driving cars since last fall, but we don't often get to see them around. But French entrepreneur Loic Le Meur was driving on Highway 101 -- the main road through Silicon Valley -- and there it was! He was quick enough to snap this...
Here Is One Of Google's Self-Driving Cars On The Road (GOOG)

Google self-driving car 300,000 miles - and counting

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Company registers progress but cautions of "a long road ahead" (pun intended) - especially when navigating snow-covered roadways and interpreting temporary construction signals. [Read more]...
Google self-driving car 300,000 miles - and counting

Apple's iPad integrates with self-driving car, handles navigation and UI duties

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Researchers at Oxford University have developed robotic technology allowing drivers to hand control of the wheel to an unlikely chauffeur, Apple's iPad....
Apple's iPad integrates with self-driving car, handles navigation and UI duties

Googlers to Begin Commuting in Self-Driving Cars

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Google announced a new phase of its self-driving car project Tuesday. The test vehicles, of which there are "about a dozen on the road at any given time," have so far logged 300,000 miles of road testing without a single accident under computer control. In the next phase of testing,...
Googlers to Begin Commuting in Self-Driving Cars

Google's Self-Driving Cars May Cost More Than A Ferrari (GOOG)

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Google has made stunning progress on the self-driving car project it launched two years ago. Last month, it announced that its fleet of cars--a dozen or so on the road at any time--had logged 300,000 miles. It's even started ferrying Googlers to work in the cars to test them in real-world...
Google's Self-Driving Cars May Cost More Than A Ferrari (GOOG)
Toyota to show off self-driving car at CES

The driverless revolution rolls on

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Autonomous vehicles are coming -- and sooner than you think. How the commute, the shipping industry, and the car itself will never be the same. By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large FORTUNE -- Google has now proved that a self-driving car can travel more than 300,000 miles without a mishap. Well,...
The driverless revolution rolls on

Toyota and Lexus showcase autonomous research vehicle

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LAS VEGAS - Toyota is jumping cautiously onto the self-driving car bandwagon. On Monday, the company showcased an "advanced active safety research vehicle" (a tricked-out Lexus LS460), which they are using to test out various autonomous driving features. The company stresses that, while this research could lead to fully-autonomous...
Toyota and Lexus showcase autonomous research vehicle
Ninety on Ninety, January 7, 2013, Update 3: the Pantech Discover, the Lexus self-driving car, and more
Toyota and Lexus show off autonomous -- but not self-driving -- car at CES

Self-driving cars will debut at CES from Toyota and Audi

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Move over, big-screen TVs, cell phones, and tablets, because cars might steal the show at next week's International CES. As preparations for the annual electronics show approach their climax here, two of the most awaited announcements aren't from big-name electronics companies but rather auto makers Toyota and Audi. Each...
Self-driving cars will debut at CES from Toyota and Audi

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, HTC, YHOO, AMZN, MSFT)

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Good morning. Here comes news. Color, the app startup that raised $41 million pre-launch, is shutting down. HTC says reports that it is paying Apple $6 every time it sells a phone are false. Yahoo stock hit an 18-month high. Yahoo is considering buying TVGuide.com for ~$20 million. Google hired Ron...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, HTC, YHOO, AMZN, MSFT)
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