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GelTouch adds a new dimension to touch-sensitive controls

The problem with a lot of touch-sensitive controls is that the communication is one-way: they can feel you, but you can't feel them.

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Waymo worried that Uber may peek at secret court documents

Alphabet's autonomous car unit Waymo is concerned about giving Uber Technologies’ internal counsel extensive access to documents it filed under seal in connection with its lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets and patent...

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Intel-Mobileye merger to boost BMW's self-driving car plans

Mobileye’s buyout by Intel buttresses a decision by the vehicle vision system firm to favor BMW with its EyeQ vision chip technology over Tesla.

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Nvidia, Bosch to make self-driving car computer with new Xavier chip

Nvidia's next big chip called Xavier is headed first to self-driving cars, and the company is working with Bosch to develop such systems.

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Electric Eve is a vision of the autonomous car future

The concept vehicle is designed by Chinese startup Nio and offers a glimpse of the company's dream for the future of autonomous, connected travel.

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Electric Eve is a vision of the autonomous car future

The concept vehicle is designed by Chinese start-up, Nio, and offers a glimpse of the company's dream for the future of autonomous, connected travel.

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Why Intel is buying car-vision company Mobileye for $15.3B

Intel is buying autonomous-car tech company Mobileye to advance its position as a major player in the self-driving car industry.

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Intel buys Mobileye for $15 billion to challenge Nvidia for the future of self-driving cars

Intel is absorbing its autonomous driving partner, Mobileye, as the chip maker takes on Nvidia and others for the future of self-driving cars.

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Intel races ahead in autonomous cars with $15.3 billion Mobileye buy

Intel has shifted its self-driving car efforts into high gear with a $15.3 billion deal to acquire computer vision and collision-avoidance company MobileEye.

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BlackBerry claims QNX automotive software is safe from CIA

Blackberry is claiming its in-vehicle platform, QNX, is safe and the company's not aware of any attacks or exploits after WikiLeaks released CIA documents referencing the OS as a "potential mission area" for hacking.

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Newer car tech opens doors to CIA attacks

The revelation that the CIA has looked into hacking vehicles, possibly for the purpose of assassinations, flies in the face of a presidential order requiring U.S. agencies to reveal flaws to manufacturers to protect Americans.

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Will litigation pop the self-driving car bubble in Silicon Valley?

Tech companies have been stuck in a race to develop self-driving technology but now they're becoming mired in litigation. Can the industry survive the lawsuits?

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Uber gets permit to test autonomous cars in California

Uber Technologies’ autonomous cars could be returning to California soon after state authorities permitted the company to test the vehicles.

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Renault's electric Trezor concept is a race car of the road

The all-electric Trezor borrows technology from Renault's Formula E race cars and can go from 0 to 100km/h in less than 4 seconds.

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Renault's Trezor concept is the race car of the road

The all-electric Trezor borrows technology from Renault's Formula E race cars and can go from 0 to 100km/h in just 4 seconds.

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Ford tests 3D printer that can manufacture car parts of any size and shape

Ford said it is testing a new 3D printer capable of making car parts of unlimited size and shape, which the automaker said will enable it to reduce the cost of manufacturing and the weight of its vehicles.

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Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

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Robocar is the first AI race car

Software engineers may be the new race car drivers with the debut of the first AI operated race car

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