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Self-driving cars are cool, but what about the self-driving data centre?
Pure Storage's regional vice president discusses how a self-driving data centre is self-managing, optimising, and restoring - much cooler than a car.
GTC18 - The unrelenting optimism of Jensen Huang
Jensen Huang seems to genuinely want to save the world and thinks that he may just have the answers.
Self-piloted electric air taxi undergoes testing in Christchurch
Zephyr Airworks unveiled the world’s first self-piloted electric air taxi in Christchurch where the technology is being tested.
The new chip that enables AI processing for autonomous cars
Renesas Electronics announced its new R-Car V3H system-on-chip that delivers high computer vision performance and AI processing.
Toyota to bring self-driving cars to the market by 2020
“To achieve a society where mobility means safety, efficiency and freedom, Toyota is constantly seeking out the latest technology..."
Self-driving vehicles launch in NZ – thanks in part to government
Self-driving vehicles could be on New Zealand’s roads sooner than you think, after a company dedicated to the cause launched in Christchurch.
Kiwi company spearheads legalisation of self-driving vehicles in Australia and New Zealand
A Kiwi company is establishing itself at the front of the pack in the race to help legalise self-driving vehicles...
Transform your mundane car into a self-driving vehicle with Drive.ai
Self-driving vehicles may not be as far-fetched as originally anticipated with the technology being developed by Drive.ai...
Will autonomous vehicles make us insane? Research discovers some consumers aren’t too keen on self-driving cars
According to an MIT study, public trust in full automation appears to be declining...
Acura runs its first augmented reality race
Behind the wheel of a 2018 TLX A-Spec, drivers competed for the fastest overall time, using just an AR visor...
Volvo discovers that kangaroos confuse their self-driving car
Volvo research teams are still struggling to solve this uniquely Australian problem.
Ford announces new AI and robotics research team
The new research team is focused on making self-driving cars a reality within the near future.
Intel: Autonomous driving will spark new 'space race' worth $7 Trillion
Intel says companies need to wake up to the opportunity stream that will emerge when cars become the most powerful mobile data generating devices.
Elon Musk expects Tesla self-driving cars within 2 years
Futurists’ lord and saviour Elon Musk spoke at TEDTalk in Vancouver recently, on a range of topics covering Tesla’s plans for the future.
Film Review: The Fate of the Furious
I for one hope to see this series run until the wheels fall off.
Hundreds of driverless cars headed to Kiwi roads
"The government has done a good job of opening up the opportunity for testing this technology in NZ but we are certainly not leading the world."
Driving development: Autonomous Uber rides could be coming soon, says Volvo
Uber and Volvo have bold plans to develop autonomous cars for their fleet, in a $411 million joint venture that will use AD and driverless tech.
More Tesla crashes muddy Autopilot's waters: Are drivers just too careless?
Another Tesla crash has prompted more calls about the controversial Autopilot system to be renamed after Model X crashed in Pennsylvania.
Fatal "autopilot" car crash puts Tesla's life on the line
Tesla speaks out about the first fatal self-driving car crash. What's wrong with Tesla? Is it the tech or is it breeding over-reliant drivers?
Self-driving cars: Great for safety, but they'll lose the insurance industry $20 billion
The new self-driving cars will be good for road safety, but will hurt the vehicle insurance industry, cutting US$20 billion from insurance premiums.
Technology set to change NZ as we know it
“As leaders in technology, the opportunities for us to shape, develop and grow new New Zealand markets seem limitless."
Driverless car testing in NZ 'would be a major breakthrough'
“If testing does get underway, it would be a major breakthrough with NZ set to benefit and we would expect to welcome many more local innovators."
The self-driving revolution is here - but is it a little boring?
Self-driving cars are being produced to ultimately kill the impact of human error. However, it's all a little monotonous for Porsche.