The Future of AI Depends on High-School Girls

Women make up one-quarter of computer scientists. But in the field of artificial intelligence those numbers are likely much lower.

The U.S. Might Need Self-Driving Trucks to Avoid a Labor Shortage Crisis

The trucking industry had a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers at the end of last year.

If We End Up Sitting Around in Self-Driving Cars Watching Ads, Google Is Going to Make Billions

The race to providing autonomous vehicle experiences is far from over, however.

Driverless Car Startup Drive.ai Is Launching a Ride-Hailing Service in Texas

Drive.ai was founded in late 2015 by a group of deep-learning experts at Stanford University.

Uber Will Bring You Flying Taxis, if You Can Help Build a Magical Battery

The company needs to develop a battery that is lighter and has more storage capacity than anything produced so far.

The Most Important Self-Driving Car Announcement Yet

Autonomous vehicles will transform urban life by 2020, if Waymo’s time line is correct.

Self-Driving Cars Still Don't Know How to See

An Uber autonomous SUV killed a pedestrian. What does that say about the promise of self-driving technology?

The World of Self-Driving Cars Is Set to Change in April

Get used to seeing cars driving with nobody behind the wheel.

Most Americans Uncomfortable With Self-Driving Cars, Survey Finds

Over half the respondents to a Northeastern University/Gallup survey also said they are unlikely to regularly use the technology.

Could Self-Driving Trucks Be Good for Truckers?

That’s what a new study from Uber’s self-driving-truck team says, and a variety of trucking experts think they might be right.

8 Overly Confident, Mostly Pessimistic Predictions About Tech in 2018

The bankification of Big Tech, a strange profusion of wheeled vehicles, and more predictions about the year to come.

Senate's Self-Driving Car Bill Encourages Bug Disclosure Program

Unlike House legislation, the bill envisions a cyber vulnerability disclosure program for the self-driving car sector.

Congress Wants Answers About the Equifax Breach

The House also passed self-driving car bill and the Homeland Security Department reorganization got a favorable CBO score.

Federal Spending on Drones Goes Under the Sea

Of the billions it spends on unmanned vehicles, the federal government's focus is shifting from the skies to the sea.