Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Malfunction, It Was Just Bad

There were no software glitches or sensor breakdowns that led to a fatal crash, merely poor object recognition, emergency planning, system design, testing methodology, and human operation.

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.