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Airbus plane takes off using autonomous technology and image recognition

Taking another step toward self-piloting flights, an Airbus plane has successfully taken off using autonomous technology powered by computer vision s...

Airbus plane takes off using autonomous technology and image recognition

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Autonomous Technology Is Changing the Way Cars Look By now it’s pretty clear that, despite what the Silicon Valley startups have told you, fully self-driving cars and taxi cabs are not just one or two ...
19:16, 2019-07-24

The debate over facial recognition technology Some MPs have called for UK police and companies to stop using live facial recognition for public surveillance....
15:40, 2019-09-18

The Science Museum is offering a taste of how autonomous technology will change London The exhibition explores the tangible ways AI is impacting us now and its continued impact into the future...
15:36, 2019-06-14

Ford and Volkswagen have inked a deal to share technology for electric and autonomous vehicles (F, VW) Ford Motor Company Ford and Volkswagen will collaborate on electric and autonomous vehicle technologies. The new framework will be an extension of ...
23:20, 2019-07-05

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology It is the first ban by a major city on the use of facial recognition technology by police and all other municipal agencies....
01:04, 2019-05-15

San Francisco to ban government from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first ...
23:32, 2019-05-07

The best image-recognition AIs are fooled by slightly rotated images Driverless cars have a problem – rotations of an object fool the best image recognition AIs, which may mean confusing a tin for a truck on the road...
21:04, 2019-04-11

Airbus A300: Plane that launched an empire This year, around 4 billion plane passengers will take to the sky -- and most of them will travel in an Airbus or a Boeing....
10:24, 2019-06-01

Facial recognition technology code of conduct call The technology has the potential for "widespread invasiveness", the information commissioner said....
20:32, 2019-10-31

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on...
00:12, 2019-05-15

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognitio...
08:48, 2019-05-14

A.I. Experts Question Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Technology At least 25 prominent researchers are calling on the company to stop selling the technology to law enforcement agencies, citing concerns that it has ...
16:04, 2019-04-09

Airbus unveils new 'bird of prey' concept plane European manufacturer Airbus has created a concept aircraft inspired by the natural features of eagles, hawks and other aerial predators....
12:52, 2019-07-22

Airbus to make new midsize long-range plane LE BOURGET, France — Airbus will start making a new single-aisle long-range jet, beating rival Boeing to the market in this category. The European pl...
12:08, 2019-06-17

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
19:08, 2019-06-17

Airbus topples Boeing as biggest plane maker Boeing has seen a sharp fall in deliveries as its bestselling MAX jets remain grounded following two fatal crashes. It's not the first time that the ...
12:52, 2020-01-02

Airbus set to topple Boeing as biggest plane maker Boeing has seen a sharp fall in deliveries as its best-selling MAX jets remain grounded following two fatal crashes. The US plane maker has not repor...
15:08, 2019-07-10

Coalition calls for Congress to reject ban on facial recognition technology The tech community is urging Congress to steer clear of enacting a blanket ban on facial recognition technology, warning doing so could rid law enfor...
17:44, 2019-09-26

Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times The UK Home Office is considering a system which would let you walk through immigration without showing your passport....
01:28, 2019-08-23

'We are hurtling towards a surveillance state’: the rise of facial recognition technology It can pick out shoplifters, international criminals and lost children in seconds. But as the cameras proliferate, who’s watching the watchers?Gordon...
11:36, 2019-10-05

Russian court rejects call to ban facial recognition technology Moscow plans to vastly expand its facial recognition program. Activist Alena Popova tried to push back against authorities, arguing the technology vi...
18:36, 2019-11-06

US Border Patrol is considering using body cameras with facial-recognition technology Andrew Cullen/AFP/Getty Images US Customs and Border Protection is exploring the use of facial-recognition technology in conjunction with body camera...
18:44, 2019-10-21

Activists demand federal ban on 'biased' facial recognition technology A digital rights organization is calling for a complete federal ban on facial recognition technology....
16:44, 2019-07-09

Facial Recognition Technology in Public Housing Prompts Backlash The spread of facial recognition technology in housing, public and private, is raising concern in cities and Congress....
16:36, 2019-09-24

Facial recognition technology scrapped at King's Cross site Surveillance software switched off at prestigious development after backlashFacial recognition technology will not be deployed at the King’s Cross de...
19:08, 2019-09-02

China's creepy facial recognition posts image of you on billboards if you jaywalk The billboard's name and shame approach was set up in bid to deter those who are reckless when crossing roads...
11:44, 2019-11-08

Airbus is testing a plane with flapping wingtips inspired by the albatross Since the dawn of aviation, birds have been an inspiration for visionaries of flight. And now, engineers are once again looking to feathered friends ...
17:08, 2019-08-02

Airbus's massive new cargo plane that looks like a whale is now fully operational Airbus The Airbus Beluga cargo plane fleet is tasked with transporting large sections of Airbus aircraft for final assembly. The company's newest and...
16:56, 2020-01-15

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to outlaw police use of facial recognition technology San Francisco is to become the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil-liberties advocates, as t...
04:32, 2019-05-15

Airbus bets travelers will fly smaller jets on long flights with new its plane European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is betting travelers will want to fly long distances on smaller jets with the launch of its Airbus A321 XLR....
23:40, 2019-06-17

Boeing-Airbus dispute takes center stage U.S., Canada talks to lift steel tariffs intensify — New Ex-Im chief eager to move on $40B loan pipeline...
16:16, 2019-05-15

Facial-recognition technology has a racial bias problem, according to a new landmark federal study Alex Wong/Getty Images Facial-recognition algorithms are more likely to misidentify people of color than white people, according to a federal study p...
23:12, 2019-12-19

Facial-recognition technology has a racial-bias problem, according to a new landmark federal study Alex Wong/Getty Images Facial-recognition algorithms are more likely to misidentify people of color than white people, according to a federal study p...
23:28, 2019-12-19

Activists launch tool to help travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched ...
23:40, 2019-06-05

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Mic...
08:48, 2019-06-11

Lightning bolt in near-miss with grounded Emirates Airbus plane in dramatic snap A dramatic bolt of lightning narrowly avoided a passenger plane parked on the runaway of Christchurch Airport in New Zealand...
00:44, 2019-11-21

Pilots sat back and watched a plane take off entirely on its own as Airbus gets one step closer to fully self-flying aircraft REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo An Airbus test aircraft successfully took off from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southern France autonomously witho...
18:08, 2020-01-17

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated to technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech...
21:12, 2019-05-16

Office worker captured on police facial recognition camera launches first major legal challenge over technology The first major legal challenge in the UK over police use of facial recognition technology will begin in Cardiff today....
15:04, 2019-05-21

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the p...
20:40, 2019-07-09

Justin Bieber's British base: singer's rental retreat for sale, with helipad and fingerprint recognition technology All set for its next superstar resident, the six-bedroom property has been listed for sale for £3.95 million....
09:04, 2019-09-11

The tariff fight over the world's biggest plane makers is heating up after the US claimed Boeing's rival Airbus was given 'market-distorting subsidies' The US is threatening an increase in tariffs on EU goods after the World Trade Organization rejected the EU's claim that is has ended subsidies to Eu...
12:04, 2019-12-03

The tariff fight between the world's biggest plane makers is heating up after the US claimed Boeing's rival Airbus was given 'market-distorting subsidies' The US is threatening an increase in tariffs on EU goods after the World Trade Organization rejected the EU's claim that is has ended subsidies to Eu...
11:44, 2019-12-03

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of u...
22:16, 2019-06-04

Amazon is patenting hand-recognition technology, and it could be implemented in Amazon Go stores Getty/Stephen Brashear A filing spotted by Recode shows Amazon is patenting technology for identifying people by scanning their hands. The technology...
14:32, 2019-12-27

Airbus designed a plane prototype to look like a 'bird of prey' – take a look Airbus is working to inspire the latest and greatest in flight innovation – and using a "bird of prey" conceptual design to do so.   ...
19:32, 2019-07-23

Photographer captures stunning image of fiery blue meteor outside plane NASA has released an incredible image of a fiery meteor streaking across the sky. The impressive snap of the “blue” fireball was taken th...
17:36, 2019-10-15

Airbus beat Boeing in the race to develop and sell a plane that can fly the world's longest flights after Qantas' 20-hour flights to Sydney to New York and London (BA) Reuters Qantas has chosen the Airbus A350-1000, with slight modifications, for its two Project Sunrise routes, which will be the longest flights in t...
16:44, 2019-12-13

All it takes to fool facial recognition at airports and banks is a printed mask, researchers found Kneron Researchers were able to fool facial recognition software at airports and banks using a printed mask, highlighting security vulnerabilities. T...
17:32, 2019-12-12

NASA Hubble Space Telescope takes stunning image of galactic 'firework show' Ahead of the Fourth of July, NASA is showing off an impressive fireworks display that really is out of this world....
20:48, 2019-07-02

What It Takes (And Costs) To Fly Your Own Plane “Planes are like houses,” Courtland Savage explains. “They hold value like houses and they’re sturdy like houses as well.”...
19:40, 2019-12-06

Ask the Captain: Why do I smell kerosene before the plane takes off? I have noticed a slight smell of kerosene at engine startup. Is that a sign of a seal going bad in the engine?        ...
10:41, 2019-04-09

PewDiePie has as much name recognition among Gen Z as Lebron James, and more recognition than Elon Musk or Steph Curry Getty PewDiePie's name is just as recognizable to Gen Z as Lebron James — and PewDiePie has a higher favorability ranking than James — ac...
22:12, 2019-11-05

Close Shave As Plane Lands Just Two Seconds Before Another Takes Off An aviation accident was averted when two airplanes missed each other on the runway in a space of just two seconds....
07:56, 2019-05-31

Plane with the largest wingspan in the world takes flight It has a wingspan the length of an American football field, and could launch satellites into orbit....
08:40, 2019-04-14

How to flip an image in Photoshop to get the mirror image of any photo Stefany Luna De Linzy/Shutterstock You can easily flip an image in Photoshop to mirror any photo with a simple edit. Mirror selfies can make for fun ...
19:28, 2019-12-10

United Airlines' 'Star Wars' plane takes to the skies; see more special liveries There's no shortage of interesting, stunning airplane liveries from Southwest, American, United, Delta and other airlines.     &#...
15:12, 2019-11-08

World's first fully electric commercial plane takes flight in Canada An all-electric power seaplane has carried out its first test flight in what operators are describing as a "world first"....
10:52, 2019-12-11

Cboe Global Markets Awarded Most Innovative Exchange Technology at 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards CHICAGO – February 9, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced ...
13:12, 2019-05-01

THE TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY FORECAST BOOK 2019: How to navigate the quickly evolving mobile, communications, and technology space (AMZN, BABA, TCEHY, AAPL, GOOGL, SNAP, TMUS, UPS, S, VZ, ROKU, SSNLF, MSI) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
17:36, 2019-08-14

Gemini Man uses de-aging technology to make a case against de-aging technology Final numbers are still rolling in, but it seems safe to say that Gemini Man is not the hit anyone involved might have hoped it would be. Ang Lee’s s...
18:16, 2019-10-15

Airbus-Boeing WTO dispute: What you need to know The spat involving the world's biggest aircraft makers is in focus with the US proposing more tariffs on EU goods. DW takes a look at the nearly 15-y...
14:20, 2019-07-02

Airbus reveals how its A330neo comes together Airbus has released a two-minute video showing an A330-900 jetliner being put together, from delivery of components to the final assembly line, and f...
15:24, 2019-04-26

New Airbus planes will track when you go to the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, conne...
18:12, 2019-09-16

How Airbus became Boeing's greatest rival (BA) Airbus Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to be dominated by Airbus and Boeing. Airbus and Boeing each own roughly h...
19:52, 2019-09-21

US to impose $7.5bn of tariffs on EU over Airbus subsidies Unprecedented WTO ruling adds to trade tensions between Airbus and rival BoeingThe US is set to impose $7.5bn (£6.1bn) of tariffs on exports from the...
23:12, 2019-10-02

US set to slap tariffs on EU following WTO Airbus ruling Although legal, the move sets the stage for tit-for-tat trade escalation between the United States and European Union....
00:20, 2019-10-03

US may impose $7.5bn of tariffs on EU over Airbus subsidies Unprecedented WTO ruling adds to trade tensions between Airbus and rival BoeingThe US will be able to impose $7.5bn (£6.1bn) worth of tariffs on expo...
20:20, 2019-10-02

A40 plane crash: Heroes tell how they rescued passengers from plane that crashed on dual carriageway A shop manager and former bomb disposal officer have been hailed as heroes after they saved three people from the burning wreckage of a light aircraf...
15:00, 2019-05-13

Kazakhstan plane crash: At least 15 dead after Bek Air plane passenger jet crashes into building just after take-off At least 15 people have died after a passenger plane crashed into a building just after it had taken off in Kazakhstan....
08:20, 2019-12-27

Plane passengers caught romping on plane after meeting in airport lounge GRAPHIC CONTENT The pair were confronted on the domestic flight and the woman was told to take her hand off the man's penis...
13:48, 2019-10-26

United Airlines will have 'Star Wars' plane, plus see other unique plane liveries There's no shortage of interesting, stunning airplane liveries from Southwest, American, United, Delta and other airlines.     &#...
16:28, 2019-10-31

Kazakhstan plane crash: At least 12 dead after Bek Air plane passenger jet crashes into building just after take-off At least 12 people have died after a passenger plane crashed into a building just after it had taken off in Kazakhstan....
10:32, 2019-12-27

Liberals secure alternate plane after campaign bus damages branded plane Journalists on the bus heard the a slow scraping sound for the entire length of the vehicle as they went underneath the plane's wing....
17:28, 2019-09-12

Hawaii plane crash: Nine dead after plane crashes during sky dive operation Nine people have been killed in after a small aeroplane used in a sky dive operation crashed in Hawaii....
13:48, 2019-06-22

Iran plane crash: Newlyweds among those killed aboard Ukrainian plane A British engineer and his new wife coming home from their wedding in Iran were among the 176 who died in Wednesday's Boeing 737 crash....
17:48, 2020-01-08

Nasty feet on a plane: Andy Richter exposes plane passenger airing his shoe-less parts Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter was shocked to find his plane seat neighbor insisting on airing out his nasty bare feet.    ...
05:44, 2019-08-21

Airbus considering production of hybrid airplane by 2035 Airbus is considering producing a hybrid plane by 2035 as it strives for a low emission aircraft, its chief executive said....
18:56, 2019-11-29

New Airbus planes have sensors that track most of what you do, even in the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, conne...
15:12, 2019-09-14

WTO rules for US in Airbus dispute, paving way for tariffs The World Trade Organization ruled in favor of the U.S. Wednesday in a long-running dispute with the European Union over subsidies to Airbus, paving ...
17:12, 2019-10-02

Airbus forecasts 48,000 aircraft to be in operation by 2038 Aerospace company says boost in air travel to continue despite aviation concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than double ...
20:16, 2019-09-18

Emirates looking at possible Airbus option after Boeing 737 Max grounding Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum tells CNBC he is not yet set to cancel current orders with Boeing but he cannot sit and "do nothing."...
14:20, 2019-04-29

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as pa...
23:32, 2019-07-02

Airbus on course to overtake Boeing as biggest planemaker European firm has edge after US rival reports slump in deliveries after two fatal crashesAirbus is on track to overtake Boeing as the world’s biggest...
10:56, 2019-07-10

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC'...
15:44, 2019-06-19

Aston Martin and Airbus launch new helicopter News 3 Jan, 2020 Aston Martin has unveiled a re-trimmed version of the Airbus ACH130, designed to fill a niche in the brand's luxury product por...
11:20, 2020-01-03

Airbus A340-600 chopped up into coffee tables Pieces of German airline Lufthansa's retired have been transformed into stylish coffee tables, clocks, luggage and other pieces of furniture and offe...
15:20, 2019-09-19

What Dubai deals say about the Airbus-Boeing duopoly In the Middle East, Airbus and Boeing are trying to wow aviation chiefs and ink billion-dollar deals. Airbus has profited from its rival Boeing’s tur...
17:12, 2019-11-19

Airbus exec: Boeing's 737 Max grounding benefits no one "It's a tragedy ... it is not good for competitors to see problems on any one particular airplane type," Airbus CCO Christian Scherer told CNBC....
11:44, 2019-11-17

Inmarsat lays big satellite order with Airbus The London-based satellite operator announces a major expansion of its telecommunications network....
08:48, 2019-05-30

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be ...
00:00, 2019-06-27

US to issue tariffs on Airbus planes — and travelers will pay Travelers may pay higher fares if the U.S. goes ahead with a planned 10% tariff on European aircraft after winning a subsidy dispute against Airbus....
15:48, 2019-10-03

Iran's president tweeted about an Iranian plane the US shot down in 1988 2 days before a Ukrainian plane was downed in Tehran AP Iran's president tweeted about a time the US accidentally shot down an Iranian passenger jet two days before Iran may have inadvertently shot down...
21:56, 2020-01-09

The story behind a rare 2-plane U-2 spy plane mission over California US Air Force/Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo Two U-2 Dragon Lady reconnaissance planes flew over California in March 2016. The rare formation is also k...
16:44, 2019-11-19

Saudi carrier ups Airbus A321 order to 90 jets The Flynas order adds to Airbus' raft of major wins this week as it eclipses rival Boeing....
14:20, 2019-11-19

Beyond Boeing: Airbus delivery delays to eat into JetBlue's growth JetBlue Airways says it will take a maximum of six Airbus A321neo planes this year, down from an expected 13, a delay that the airline expects to hit...
20:28, 2019-07-23

Airbus 'flying whale' finally enters service The massive whale-resembling Airbus cargo jet known as the Beluga XL has finally entered service, providing a vital link in the construction of passe...
13:56, 2020-01-14

Airbus wants to track everything passengers do on an airplane—including bathroom use Airbus is testing connected aircraft that would monitor everything from the use of its lavatories, how much food is consumed and how many bags are in...
16:08, 2019-09-11

The Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits (Bloomberg) — Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you’ve been in there. It&r...
15:24, 2019-09-12

Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superjumbo from its f...
20:36, 2019-07-30

US could increase tariffs after WTO rejects EU denials over Airbus subsidies Rival plane-maker Boeing has a long-held belief that loans made by the EU to Airbus for the development of the A380 and other aircraft represents an ...
05:40, 2019-12-03

US declares 'win' in Boeing-Airbus subsidy dispute, but travelers will pay Travelers could end up paying higher fares if the U.S. goes ahead with a planned 10% tariff on European aircraft after winning a subsidy dispute at t...
01:36, 2019-10-03

United Airlines replaces Boeing jets with Airbus The American airline plans to replace an aging fleet of Boeing aircraft with new, medium-range Airbus jets. The agreement between United and Airbus d...
21:48, 2019-12-04

WTO rules in favor of US in Airbus dispute, paving way for tariffs The World Trade Organization ruled in favor of the United States Wednesday in a long-running dispute with the European Union over subsidies to Airbus...
19:00, 2019-10-02

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully ...
10:48, 2019-09-19

Airbus forecasts that number of planes in sky will double in 20 years Aerospace company says growth in air travel to continue despite climate crisis concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than ...
22:16, 2019-09-18

Trump administration seeks to hit EU with tariffs over Airbus subsidies The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was moving forward with a plan to seek retaliatory tariffs on European Union goods over the EU's s...
21:48, 2019-05-14

Would you be willing to fly on a pilotless jet? Airbus bets the answer is yes – eventually An Airbus executive says it already has the technology for pilotless passenger planes but needs to win over the traveling public and regulators. ...
17:32, 2019-06-18

Airbus says it doesn't benefit from Boeing 737 Max grounding: 'It is not good for competitors' "It's a tragedy ... it is not good for competitors to see problems on any one particular airplane type," Airbus CCO Christian Scherer told CNBC....
20:08, 2019-11-17

American Airlines buying 50 new long-range Airbus jets PARIS (AP) — American Airlines is buying 50 of Airbus’ newest long-range plane in a big boost for the just-launched A321XLR. Airbus and the wor...
16:24, 2019-06-19

From Lockheed Martin to Airbus: These are the 25 largest arms manufacturers in the world Reuters/U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Darin Moulton/Handout These companies are in the business of making weapons. Not just pistols and rifles, but also ...
15:28, 2019-11-16

Airbus fires 16 over suspected German army spying: report More than a dozen Airbus employees have been fired over suspected internal spying on German army projects. According to media reports, the employees ...
20:20, 2019-12-01

Airbus unveils new jet at Paris airshow and $15bn worth of orders The A321XLR is a long-haul version of the A321neo – a rival to Boeing’s grounded 737 MaxAirbus has stepped up the pressure on arch-rival Boeing on th...
00:36, 2019-06-18

Boeing, Airbus face off at Paris Air Show amid slowdown LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The world’s aviation elite are gathering at the Paris Air Show with safety concerns on many minds after two crashes o...
10:44, 2019-06-17

Saudi airline switches to Airbus as Boeing's Max remains grounded Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal will operate an all-Airbus fleet after canceling its $5.9 billion provisional order with Boeing for its trouble...
20:04, 2019-07-08

Ask the Captain: Choosing between Airbus and Boeing 'like picking a favorite child' Retired US Airways pilot John Cox discusses the pros and cons of Boeing and Airbus planes and what the 737 Max grounding means for future aircraft. &...
18:16, 2019-12-06

Airbus to test flying planes closer together to cut carbon emissions Plane manufacturer Airbus is working with airlines to test a fuel-reduction scheme inspired by the v-formation used by geese...
17:28, 2019-12-13

Airbus scores major deals as Boeing falters at Dubai airshow Emirates ordered dozens of planes from the European giant while the US-based Boeing continued to suffer. Boeing has had a severe dip in reputation af...
17:52, 2019-11-18

The end is near for the Airbus A380 superjumbo jet. Here's how it went from airline status symbol to reject in just 10 years REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol The Airbus A380 is the largest passenger and most expensive airliner in the world. The superjumbo has now been in service fo...
17:16, 2019-11-25

Boeing inks deal to provide parts for rival Airbus planes Boeing reached a deal with British Airways to provide parts for some of its plane's made by rival manufacturer Airbus, part of Boeing's pus...
17:52, 2019-06-17

JetBlue plans more flights to Europe with new long-range Airbus jets JetBlue is ordering the longest-range Airbus jets to expand service to more European cities....
18:52, 2019-06-20

Airbus ups 20-year new jet forecast with mega-cities tipped to drive growth While more new planes are needed, Airbus predicts that overall there will be slightly fewer planes in the sky in 2038 than previously thought....
15:04, 2019-09-18

United Airlines orders Airbus jets to replace Boeing 757s The American airline plans to replace an aging fleet of Boeing aircraft with new, medium-range Airbus jets. The agreement between United and Airbus d...
13:52, 2019-12-04

Airbus and Boeing won't gain by 'going at each other's jugular' in trade fight, sales chief says Both aerospace giants stand accused of receiving illegal subsidies and are subject to WTO investigations....
15:44, 2019-09-18

Boeing clinches second Dreamliner order at Dubai Air Show but trails Airbus in deals The order brings Boeing's total jet orders to 65, just over one-third of those of Airbus so far....
16:36, 2019-11-19

Airbus increases production of US-made planes as tariffs threaten prices for customers Airbus is increasing production of U.S.-made A320 planes, as customers face delays and tariffs threaten U.S. customers with higher costs....
17:48, 2020-01-09

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart t...
21:48, 2019-05-30

Boeing heads to Paris Air Show hobbled as its 737 Max crisis clears way for rival Airbus Mired in a crisis over its best-selling 737 Max plane, Boeing could hand the spotlight over to its rival Airbus at the Paris Air Show....
11:32, 2019-06-15

The Boeing 747 and the Airbus A330 are two of the most popular choices for presidential jets. Here's how the world's leaders travel. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images The Boeing VC25 is arguably the most famous jetliner in the world. Most people know the plane by the callsign it's ass...
19:12, 2019-09-07

United orders 50 long-range Airbus jets to replace older Boeing planes United Airlines on Tuesday announced an order for 50 long-range Airbus jets, handing another victory from a U.S. airline to Boeing's European ri...
18:28, 2019-12-04

Check out the $600 million Alabama factory where Airbus builds jets for American, Delta, and JetBlue Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider Airbus assembles its hot-selling A320-family jets at a handful of factories spread around the world. One of those ass...
18:32, 2019-12-26

Aston Martin created an ultra luxurious helicopter with Airbus inspired by its sports cars Aston Martin and Airbus Aston Martin and Airbus have teamed up to create an Aston Martin edition ACH130 helicopter. The helicopter retains the same p...
18:00, 2020-01-08

Pro-Iranian militias: How autonomous are they? Iran built up of a network of allied militias across the Arab world over decades. In case of an open conflict with the United States, they might figh...
16:36, 2020-01-16

The VW-Ford Partnership Is Going Autonomous Ford and Volkswagen are ready to become partners in autonomy, GM is funneling more money into trucks, and, yes, there’s a hell of a lot more Renault-...
17:24, 2019-06-12

Boeing's 737 officially lost the title of world's most popular airplane. Airbus' competitor just passed it in sales. (BA) The Boeing 737 just lost its title of world's best-selling airplane. Sales records from Boeing and Airbus show that the Airbus A320 family has offici...
19:40, 2019-11-18

Honda Is Bringing A Sort-Of-Autonomous Car To CES Honda is bringing its vision of the future to this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, and it’s... kind of strange. It’s calling its newest concept car...
16:24, 2019-12-20

Better autonomous “reasoning” at tricky intersections MIT and Toyota researchers have designed a new model to help autonomous vehicles determine when it’s safe to merge into traffic at intersections with...
19:36, 2019-11-04

Autonomous Vehicles May Stop Looking Like Cars Autonomous vehicles without steering wheels, EV tax credit update, and lower speed limits coming soon to a city near you (probably). All this and mor...
17:36, 2019-12-23

Everything you need to know to have an intelligent conversation about autonomous vehicles This guide will arm you with an overview of competing views on autonomous cars so you can hold your own in your next conversation about AVs.Read More...
03:36, 2019-05-29

Autonomous boat makes oyster run A shellfish consignment is carried across the busy North Sea by an Uncrewed Surface Vessel....
14:56, 2019-05-09

Algorithm that can see around corners could help autonomous cars An algorithm can reconstruct images that are hidden behind a wall. It may help autonomous cars spot hazards before they come into view...
21:04, 2019-04-11

Helping autonomous vehicles see around corners To improve the safety of autonomous systems, MIT engineers have developed a system that can sense tiny changes in shadows on the ground to determine ...
05:32, 2019-10-28

MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now shapeshift MIT’s fleet of robotic boats has been updated with new capabilities to “shapeshift,” by autonomously disconnecting and reassembling into a variety of...
06:24, 2019-08-29

Autonomous car trials: Are they smart or reckless? Self-driving Leaf will navigate roundabouts, A-roads and motorways Live trials of self-driving cars, such as the Nissan Leaf's 230-mile trip to Sunde...
07:20, 2019-10-19

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or sel...
06:24, 2019-06-05

Here's One Way To Fix This Whole Semi-Autonomous Driving Thing Recently, I was driving along Interstate 90 in central New York in a Nissan Altima equipped with the company’s driver assist technology, ProPilot. Th...
20:20, 2019-08-12

The Air Force’s Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Lands After 2 Years Doing Classified Space Plane Stuff (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — The Air Force’s mystery space plane is back on Earth, following a record-breaking two-year mission. The X-37B la...
17:32, 2019-10-29

Airbus unveiled a battery-powered sports aircraft, which will compete in the world's first electric air racing competition in 2020 Reuters Airbus unveiled the world's first electric race plane at the Dubai Airshow on Sunday. The aircraft can reach speeds of up to 300 miles per ho...
23:48, 2019-11-19

MIT’s AI makes autonomous cars drive more like humans Researchers at MIT detail in a new paper a machine learning method that imbues autonomous cars with humanlike driving.Read More...
21:20, 2019-05-23

Uber may have to pay Waymo over autonomous driving tech Uber said it “will likely” have to strike a licensing deal with Waymo or opt for costly changes to its autonomous driving software.Read More...
16:48, 2019-11-07

There Are Fully Autonomous Cars in Cyberpunk 2077 The newest Cyberpunk 2077 game trailer dropped over the weekend, which featured John Wick himself and a promised launch date of April 16, 2020. It al...
02:24, 2019-06-11

India moves to end Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by...
10:08, 2019-08-05

India abolishes Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by...
12:12, 2019-08-05

PCC, TuSimple launch first autonomous driving certificate TUCSON – Pima Community College and TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced Thursday the launch of the first autonomous driving certificate...
19:52, 2019-06-13

MIT Develops Autonomous Vehicles That Can Figure Out How Big Of An Asshole You Are We keep hearing that autonomous vehicles are coming soon, so very soon, but those of us who actually live and drive in the real world often smirk to ...
01:32, 2019-11-20

Volvo’s prototype autonomous bus drives itself around depots Volvo Buses has showcased a self-driving bus that's capable of traversing around depots for servicing, washing, or to power up.Read More...
16:28, 2019-11-13

Introducing the rising stars of autonomous driving Rahul Ahluwalia; Alexis Tuaso /Cruise; Keysha Camps/General Motors; Roman Udovichenko/Yandex; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Meet the first class of aut...
19:00, 2019-12-23

Somewhere, there’s a parallel universe where they’re developing autonomous vehicles like we are, but Somewhere, there’s a parallel universe where they’re developing autonomous vehicles like we are, but instead of advanced computers and cameras and se...
14:52, 2019-11-05

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a...
17:04, 2019-09-20

Arm unveils consortium for autonomous vehicle computing Dipti Vachani, senior vice president of automotive and embedded at Arm, announced the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium.Read More...
20:28, 2019-10-08

How Waymo Plans To Ease Your Autonomous Car Anxiety As the doors closed on our Waymo trip, a friendly chime played over the Chrysler Pacifica’s speakers. Because Waymo is owned by Google, which has som...
20:04, 2019-10-14

Autonomous system improves environmental sampling at sea An autonomous robotic system invented by researchers at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) efficiently sniffs out the most scien...
21:16, 2019-11-04

Iran's military says it thought the Ukrainian passenger plane it shot down was a US military plane Reuters The Iranian military said it mistook the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 as a "hostile target," following reports of US military ...
08:48, 2020-01-11

Under the skin: how paint is improving EV batteries and autonomous cars New types of paint-like coatings promise to make better batteries and help lidar to see black cars in the gloom Among all the oily bits and electroni...
01:56, 2019-10-07

BMW and Mercedes partner up on autonomous cars for 2024 launch News 4 Jul, 2019 BMW and Mercedes sign contract to develop Level 4 automated highway driving systems; geofenced self-driving cars set t...
13:12, 2019-07-04

Autonomous Airport Cart Experiment A Partial Success In troubled times, a nation needs heroes of all kinds to look to, and it appears we’ve got one, Jorge Manalang, who took down an airport catering car...
19:16, 2019-10-01

Elroy Air’s autonomous aircraft can carry over 250 pounds of cargo Elroy Air, a San Francisco startup developing drones intended to carry commercial payloads, has successfully completed a test flight.Read More...
15:20, 2019-08-28

Didi announces autonomous taxi pilot for Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is launching a self-driving taxi service in Shanghai, after spinning out its driverless car business into a standalon...
13:20, 2019-08-30

Are semi-autonomous systems making cars safer? V60 simulates undertaking the ‘fake’ Fiesta on the motorway but the Fiesta moves into the lane at the last moment and the AEB-equipped V60, like many...
07:52, 2019-05-18

Fleet of Autonomous Boats Can Now Shapeshift, Which Is Nice, For Science In news that certainly doesn’t spell our doom, MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now break apart and reform into new configurations on their own. G...
01:44, 2019-08-30

This autonomous security drone is designed to guard your home One of the new products unveiled at CES this year is a new kind of home security system – one that includes drones to patrol your property, along wit...
19:20, 2020-01-07

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron...
19:52, 2019-06-13

Improving autonomous autos by having them guess which humans are selfish Enlarge / But what does that car think that the spectator is thinking? (credit: China News Service) Imagine you're trying to make a left turn onto a ...
00:28, 2019-11-19

Bosch unveils sensor box designed for autonomous air taxis Bosch built a compact and lightweight sensor box for autonomous taxis, which it expects will launch in earnest within the next three years.Read More...
21:08, 2019-05-21

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restric...
16:36, 2019-04-09

Venice rejects autonomous rule with poll turnout of just 21% Majority of referendum voters support autonomy but low turnout means result is invalidVenetians have rejected autonomous local rule for the fifth tim...
12:20, 2019-12-02

Why Arm believes a consortium is necessary to get autonomous cars to the finish line To get autonomous vehicles from prototypes to production Arm believes we need a consortium of companies to come together on standards on computing a ...
00:00, 2019-10-14

Cruise updates the AI brains behind its autonomous cars twice weekly GM's Cruise detailed a few of the systems and techniques it uses to ensure its self-driving vehicles navigate public streets safely.Read More...
18:36, 2019-11-13

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity...
15:44, 2019-06-11

World’s first fully autonomous robot cat is programmed to be aloof This bionic kitty is purr-fectly realistic! The world’s first fully autonomous robot cat— unveiled at a tech show this week — is programmed to be alo...
22:40, 2020-01-09

Volvo will report autonomous truck financials from 2020 Volvo is setting up a new business area for autonomous transport, as the company looks to ramp up its ambitions in the driverless truck realm.Read Mo...
11:52, 2019-10-18

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoin...
20:28, 2019-06-12

Ford begins testing autonomous cars in Austin Ford announced that it'll begin testing autonomous cars in Austin, Texas, its third deployment after Miami-Dade County and Washington, D.C.Read More...
16:48, 2019-09-25

Autonomous cats, humanoids, and other cool robots at CES 2020 We roved the convention center floor at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in search of the top robotics products. Here's our list.Read More...
18:44, 2020-01-10

The Autonomous Vehicle Industry Would Turn Sidewalks Into Cages If It Could The challenges facing autonomous car companies are generally separated into two categories: getting the technology to work and getting society to acc...
19:32, 2019-08-02

Students driving autonomous vehicles toward safer future TUCSON – A group of college students from around the country used their summer to help drive autonomous vehicles toward a safer future. The stu...
12:24, 2019-08-07

Stanford's autonomous drifting DeLorean looks ready to race An engineering team at Stanford University has spent the past four years teaching a DeLorean how to drift, and it’s gotten pretty good at it....
14:48, 2019-12-24

Florida's Potentially Deadly Autonomous Car Experiment Is Just Beginning On June 13, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law new legislation that opens the door to fully autonomous vehicles in a way no other state ha...
22:04, 2019-06-24

Scaled Robotics keeps an autonomous eye on busy construction sites Buildings under construction are a maze of half-completed structures, gantries, stacked materials, and busy workers — tracking what’s going on ...
14:24, 2019-12-11

AI Weekly: Truly autonomous home robots aren’t within sight yet Robots have a lot to learn before they're ready to start handling day-to-day household chores.Read More...
21:08, 2019-05-24

Aston Martin says it's ready for shared autonomous mobility Aston's chief planning officer says its future model line-up will allow it to be on the front foot with urban mobility solutions Aston Martin and La...
16:48, 2019-07-10

New CAV PASS system to check autonomous cars are fit for UK roads News 4 Sep, 2019 New safety regime will ensure self-driving vehicles are safe and secure ahead of their wider deployment on UK roads...
16:44, 2019-09-04

Watch an autonomous drone dodge thrown objects Drones are nimble little flyers, but one strike and their fragile structures come tumbling to the ground....
19:28, 2019-05-16

Robot, Take The Wheel Is The Roadmap You Need To Navigate The Autonomous Car Craze The holidays are here, and people are wondering which books they should buy their friends and family. There are lots of great car-related ones out th...
02:16, 2019-12-21

Autonomous Delivery Vehicles Authorized For Commercial Use In California Are you ready to be stuck in traffic behind armies of autonomous delivery robots? No? Well good news: if you live in California you can soon stay hom...
17:12, 2019-12-21

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don...
04:04, 2019-07-05

Intel’s Mobileye demos autonomous car that navigates using cameras alone Intel released a video of its Mobileye autonomous car navigating the streets of Jerusalem with the help of 12 cameras and, unusually, no other sensor...
10:28, 2020-01-07

Yandex is testing an autonomous delivery rover in Moscow Yandex's newly revealed autonomous rover is undergoing testing in Moscow and might expand to other territories in future.Read More...
14:32, 2019-11-07

Hyundai reveals autonomous flying and riding concept duo at CES News 7 Jan, 2020 Hyundai believes it can team up with Uber to mass produce flying electric transport for city use...
14:12, 2020-01-07

Intel’s Mobileye demoes autonomous car that navigates using cameras alone Intel released a video of its Mobileye autonomous car navigating the streets of Jerusalem with the help of 12 cameras and, unusually, no other sensor...
14:20, 2020-01-07

GM adds highways to semi-autonomous driving system DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding 70,000 miles (113,000 kilometers) of roads across the U.S. and Canada to the area where its Cadillac Super Cr...
22:52, 2019-06-05

Nio nets key Mobileye autonomous tech deal, but still needs cash Chinese EV start-up is poised to make a car with level four autonomous technology from Israeli tech giant. However, funding is currently still a majo...
09:08, 2019-12-13

Near miss data highlights pitfalls of autonomous cars News 9 Sep, 2019 Ford uses near miss data to identify common issues at junctions which could pose a risk when autonomous cars are in us...
15:08, 2019-09-09

How Nvidia and Volvo plan to drive the autonomous truck industry Nvidia and Volvo Group announced a plan to collaborate on self-driving trucks in multiple commercial truck industries. Read More...
20:48, 2019-06-18

This Interactive Game Shows How Hard It Is To Make Autonomous Cars As we all know, making cars is hard, to say nothing of making cars that drive themselves, which is exponentially harder. I’d like to think we at Jalo...
18:56, 2019-09-10

New $9,950 autonomous home security drone is giving off dystopian vibes If the idea of a drone that autonomously orbits your home to protect you from unseen dangers — and which costs almost $10,000 — sounds en...
21:48, 2020-01-07

Wayve raises $20 million to give autonomous cars better AI brains Wayve, a U.K. startup that's developing AI that teaches cars to drive using reinforced learning, has raised $20 million in a series A round of fundin...
01:40, 2019-11-18

Ford acquires Quantum Signal to bolster autonomous car effort Automaker Ford announced that it has acquired robotics, automation, and simulation firm Quantum Signal for an undisclosed amount.Read More...
16:32, 2019-07-30

Simbe Robotics raises $26 million for autonomous inventory robots San Francisco-based startup Simbe Robotics is on a mission to transform retail with robots that scan store shelves for missing inventory.Read More...
15:12, 2019-09-12

Skyryse raises $13 million to launch an autonomous helicopter platform Skyryse closed a $13 million funding round today and launched Flight Stack, its platform for autonomous helicopter flight.Read More...
16:24, 2019-12-17

Recogni raises $25 million for power-efficient autonomous car inferencing Autonomous vehicle perception startup Recogni today emerged from stealth with $25 million in venture capital and a pedigreed team of engineers.Read M...
16:24, 2019-07-31

XPRIZE selects winners of autonomous seafloor-mapping competition Enlarge / Part of the winning team's system. (credit: XPRIZE) The winners of the latest XPRIZE competition were announced on Friday. Sponsored by S...
21:44, 2019-06-01

Army eyes groups of autonomous 'morphing' robots for 2040 What if a small army of forward operating robots were able to detect an upcoming river gap and then ... without requiring human intervention -- auton...
19:08, 2019-11-01

It's Time to Give Semi-Autonomous Cars a Driving Test We live, my friends, in a world of anarchy. Chaos reigns over our streets. We live in a society that tolerates half-demented, half-driving barely-rob...
15:48, 2019-06-19

MIT’s AI scores driver egotism to make autonomous vehicles more assertive An AI model architected by researchers at MIT's Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory rates the egotism of other drivers.Read More...
21:32, 2019-11-18

China’s Didi Chuxing spins off autonomous driving unit Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has decided to move more aggressively on developing its technology by spinning out its self-driving car unit....
14:52, 2019-08-05

Hyundai reveals autonomous flying and riding concept duo at CES 2020 News 7 Jan, 2020 Korean firm believes it can team up with Uber to mass produce flying electric transport for city use...
12:12, 2020-01-07

Opinion: the biggest issue holding back autonomous cars is you It's not legal restrictions or technology that will hold back manufacturers, but the way the public feels about self-driving vehicles It’s fair to sa...
02:24, 2019-10-23

Renault showcases autonomous transport system on university campus News 15 May, 2019 Self-driving Renault Zoes and an autonomous night bus work with existing infrastructure on Paris-Saclay campus...
11:16, 2019-05-15

Terrible drivers could teach autonomous cars how to avoid crashes For autonomous cars to master driving, they might need to learn from terrible drivers as well as competent ones...
21:04, 2019-04-11

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still d...
17:20, 2019-06-10

Autonomous Vehicles Will Soon Create A Privacy Nightmare For Everyone In View Of Traffic You’re driving down the interstate singing a mediocre-at-best rendition of Jewel’s “Who Will Save Your Soul” when a vehicle merges into your lane, ri...
18:12, 2019-12-21

Toyota boss says autonomous cars will accept crash liability News 22 Oct, 2019 Manufacturers will have to accept liability in the event of an autonomous accident, according to bosses at Toyota’s research instit...
17:16, 2019-10-22

New Citroen 19_19 Concept: driving the autonomous lounge of the future News 18 Jul, 2019 The electric Citroen 19_19 Concept is part of the brand’s centenary celebrations and we've taken a drive in it...
16:32, 2019-07-18

Volkswagen and Ford Are Teaming Up Massively on Electric and Autonomous Cars The game of catch-up gets going for real, Daimler isn’t doing so hot, and diesels are definitely not having a moment. All that and more in the Mornin...
17:08, 2019-07-12

The Fall of Hera: Demoted from Autonomous Goddess to Wife of Zeus Constantly battling with Zeus’ infidelity, Hera the ancient Greek goddess of family and marriage, often took swift and cruel revenge - not on her phi...
03:20, 2019-12-05

Bestmile raises $16.5 million to optimize autonomous vehicle fleets Bestmile raised $16.5 million in venture capital as the startup continues expansion of a platform that manages autonomous and human-driven vehicles.R...
09:48, 2019-08-28

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinkin...
20:04, 2019-05-29

The Scania AXL Concept Truck Is Cabless, Autonomous, And Cool As Hell Autonomous tech is all the rage these days as automakers look for more efficient ways to tackle transport, but I think Scania has come up with what i...
17:44, 2019-09-24

Oracle launches Autonomous Database Dedicated for enterprise customers Oracle is introducing a private option for its Autonomous Database management service along with availability of the Oracle Application Express.Read ...
14:44, 2019-06-26

Waymo Calls On NHTSA To Scrap Standards For Autonomous Vehicles Waymo is tired of impossible standards, the trade war might kill the planet, and Toyota is making global moves. All this and more in The Morning Shif...
16:48, 2019-08-30

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Will Host Its First Ever Autonomous Race In 2021 Autonomous open-wheel racing is coming to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2021 as the result of a two-year competition to design a driverless Indy...
17:16, 2019-11-06

Percepto raises $15 million for facility-monitoring autonomous drones Percepto, a startup developing drone-in-a-box solutions for energy, oil and gas, and mining companies, has raised $15 million in capital.Read More...
15:08, 2019-05-22

FarmWise turns to Roush to build autonomous vegetable weeders FarmWise wants robots to do the dirty part of farming: weeding. With that thought, the San Francisco-based startup enlisted the help of Michigan-base...
10:41, 2019-04-09

UK to develop 'world-leading' safety standard for autonomous cars Government hopes new standards, revealed at the opening of a new self-driving test site, will be adopted worldwide The UK Government is developing ...
12:36, 2019-09-04

Starship Technologies raises $40 million for autonomous delivery robots The $40 million round comes as Starship barrels toward its goal of offering delivery to over one million students at over 100 universities.Read More...
15:28, 2019-08-20

TomTom launches a fully autonomous test car to develop HD maps TomTom has launched its first fully autonomous test vehicle as the Dutch mapping giant looks to improve its HD mapping technology.Read More...
12:28, 2019-09-05

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read ...
20:48, 2019-07-11

Cruise is testing emergency vehicle detection for autonomous cars Autonomous vehicle company Cruise is testing the use of computer vision and sound detection AI to detect and respond to the presence of emergency veh...
18:08, 2019-06-28

UK and South Korea to work together on electric cars and autonomous tech News 10 Sep, 2019 Memorandum of understanding “will open a new era” between two countries; takes advantage of pre-Brexit trade agreemen...
17:12, 2019-09-10

Sweeping changes: How iRobot evolved from military robots to autonomous vacuums For a look at iRobot maker Roomba's long and winding past and a glimpse into its future, we spoke with CEO Colin Angle and CTO Chris Jones.Read More...
16:32, 2019-06-18

Applied Intuition raises $40 million for autonomous vehicle simulation tools Applied Intuition, which provides infrastructure for testing and developing autonomous vehicles, announced that it has raised $40 million.Read More...
15:12, 2019-09-12

Come Celebrate Jason’s Book About Autonomous Cars at Our NYC Launch Party Next Tuesday! Many of you Jalopnik readers—I’d even go so far as to say most of you—seem to be literate. And as you should be, you’re concerned about where you fit...
22:32, 2019-07-16

PerceptIn to launch an autonomous vehicle pilot in Indiana in early 2020 PerceptIn, an autonomous vehicle and visual perception startup, plans to launch a self-driving vehicle pilot in Indiana in early 2020.Read More...
17:52, 2019-11-21

Waymo open-sources data set for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors Waymo has open-sourced the Waymo Open Dataset, calling it the largest corpus for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors released to date.Read More...
16:20, 2019-08-21

Waymo’s autonomous cars have driven 20 million miles on public roads Waymo revealed that its cars have driven 20 million autonomous miles. That's up from 10 million miles roughly a year ago.Read More...
04:52, 2020-01-07

Einride CEO on autonomous trucks: ‘The biggest business opportunity in the history of mankind’ Einride CEO Robert Falck believes autonomous trucks are ready to make an impact on the global shipping industry by reducing emissions and improving s...
19:12, 2019-12-16

The New Nissan Skyline Is a Japan-Only Q50 with the GT-R’s Face, Advanced Semi-Autonomous Tech Waking up to news of a “new Skyline” is ordinarily reason to scream, but not so fast. This isn’t a return of the straight-six powered, rear-wheel dri...
15:44, 2019-07-16

Skydio 2 Dock enables autonomous factory, warehouse, and industrial operations Skydio 2 Dock, an accessory for the recently announced Skydio 2, aims to enable persistent operations in enterprise domains.Read More...
21:48, 2019-10-16

Nvidia touts its unified architecture and pretrained libraries for autonomous cars Nvidia is making pretrained libraries of deep neural network data available to its partners to help make autonomous cars functional and safe.Read Mor...
18:04, 2020-01-06

Naïo Technologies raises $15.5 million to bring its autonomous farming robots to the U.S. French startup Naïo Technologies has raised $15.5 million to expand its autonomous farming robots to the United States later this year.Read More...
15:48, 2020-01-13

Baidu’s autonomous cars have driven more than 1 million miles across 13 cities in China During its Create AI conference in Beijing, Baidu announced that its cars have driven more than 1.2 million miles across 13 cities in China.Read More...
06:12, 2019-07-03

Voyage raises $31 million to commercialize community-focused autonomous taxis Voyage, a self-driving car startup spun-out of online education giant Udacity back in 2017, has raised $31 million in a series B round of funding.Rea...
21:56, 2019-09-12

Nvidia debuts Drive AGX Orin and open-sources autonomous car AI models Nvidia today revealed its latest full-stack autonomous driving platform -- Drive AGX Orin -- and a partnership with Didi Chuxing.Read More...
05:52, 2019-12-18

AI Weekly: Autonomous cars need better safety metrics to move the industry forward Some experts assert that measuring driverless systems' progress by miles is a flawed approach -- but some sort of regulation is needed.Read More...
20:32, 2020-01-10

MIT CSAIL teaches autonomous cars to navigate occluded intersections safely In a study, researchers at MIT CSAIL and Toyota developed an AI model that directs autonomous cars to navigate partially occluded road junctions safe...
21:12, 2019-11-04

Sony debuts prototype autonomous car to develop sensing and safety technologies Sony said it would start testing self-driving cars as early as this year to beef up the company’s sensing and safety technologies.Read More...
08:24, 2020-01-08

Uber CEO: Mistakes Happen, Like When A Government Murders A Journalist Or Your Autonomous Car Kills Somebody Last October, Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in Istanbul by the Saudi government. His body was dismembered with a bone saw un...
17:32, 2019-11-11

Lyft releases open source data set for autonomous vehicle development Lyft has released an open source data set for autonomous vehicle development, following the example set by Waymo and others.Read More...
17:16, 2019-07-23

Bosch debuts long-range lidar sensor for autonomous vehicles Ahead of the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, Bosch took the wraps off a long-range lidar solution aimed at autonomous vehicles.Read More...
11:04, 2020-01-02

Domino’s Pizza to test unmanned, autonomous vehicles for deliveries in Texas In the near future, a driverless, autonomous vehicle might be responsible for your next pizza delivery. On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced tha...
05:24, 2019-06-18

Walmart is bringing autonomous inventory management robots to 650 more stores by this summer This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
15:48, 2020-01-15

Qualcomm's autonomous vehicle platform is a direct challenge to Intel and Nvidia This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox ea...
15:36, 2020-01-08

Mercedes-Benz reveals “world's first” autonomous valet parking system Daimler and Bosch have created a smartphone-operated driverless parking garage in Stuttgart, Germany German authorities have granted approval for a ...
12:24, 2019-07-23

The CEO of Airbus warns that Trump's trade war with Europe is a 'lose-lose game' for both sides ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images Airbus' CEO told reporters on Thursday the trade war between the US and EU over aircraft subsidies is a "lose-lose ga...
11:48, 2019-09-27

Echodyne steers its high-tech radar beam on autonomous cars with EchoDrive Echodyne set the radar industry on its ear when it debuted its pocket-sized yet hyper-capable radar unit for drones and aircraft. But these days all ...
19:48, 2020-01-06

Shifting Gears: Uber's founding CEO is completely out, Tesla gets a boost, and how to get a job in autonomous tech Rivian Happy Friday and welcome to the last issue of Shifting Gears for 2019, and what a year it was. This holiday travel season is expected to be ev...
16:52, 2019-12-27

Radical Citroen 19_19 concept envisions autonomous long-distance travel Comfort-focused autonomous EV celebrates 100 years of the French brand Citroen has marked its 100th anniversary with the 19_19 concept, a vision for...
15:36, 2019-05-13

Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles.Rea...
12:44, 2019-06-10

Amazon’s re:MARS opening keynote featured autonomous acrobats and Robert Downey Jr. Amazon's re:MARS conference kicked off with a bang. Keynote speakers on the first day included Robert Downey Jr., Boston Dynamics' CEO, and others.Re...
10:48, 2019-06-05

Pyka and its autonomous, electric crop-spraying drone land $11M seed round Modern agriculture involves fields of mind-boggling size, and spraying them efficiently is a serious operational challenge. Pyka is taking on the lar...
21:36, 2019-12-24

CERN scientists join Zenuity machine learning for autonomous vehicles initiative Zenuity, a joint venture between Volvo and Autoliv, today said it plans to work with CERN to speed machine learning for autonomous vehicles.Read More...
20:48, 2019-08-29

Toyota launches second $100 million VC fund targeting autonomous mobility and robotics startups Toyota announced the launch of its second $100 million fund targeting startups in artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
14:48, 2019-05-02

Waymo, Renault, and Nissan explore autonomous transport services in France and Japan Renault, its Japanese partner Nissan, and tech giant Alphabet’s Waymo are exploring a partnership to develop and use self-driving vehicles.Read More...
09:44, 2019-06-20

Soldier-controlled autonomous robots call for fire in test, attack targets Armed Army robot vehicles conducted reconnaissance, called for indirect fire and then, when directed by human decision-makers, attacked and destroyed...
20:28, 2019-11-15

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads...
13:12, 2019-06-13

Einride raises $25 million to accelerate rollout of its autonomous electric shipping fleet Einride has raised $25 million to continue development of its self-driving electric shipping vehicles and begin targeting international markets.Read ...
16:28, 2019-10-10

Uber Disabled Autonomous Safety Software Because It Made Rides 'Uncomfortable': Report More sources are coming forward with information about Uber’s self-driving technology that resulted in a fatal crash, Volkswagen has some electrified...
16:36, 2019-11-18

United just ordered Airbus' newest jet to replace 50 aging Boeing 757s, while Boeing struggles to develop an alternative Airbus United Airlines signed an order with Airbus on Tuesday for 50 of the French aviation firm's A321XLR aircraft to replace its aging fleet of Boe...
01:12, 2019-12-04

Audi created an autonomous quattro off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights Audi Audi has released the concept AI:TRAIL quattro, an emissions-free autonomous off-roader. The AI:TRAIL includes features such as removable hammo...
19:48, 2019-09-17

Google's Waymo Asked People To Test Its Semi-Autonomous Car Tech. What Happened Next Will Not Surprise You Back in 2013, Google’s self-driving car unit ran an experiment. They decided to give their semi-autonomous driving technology to a handful of employ...
20:52, 2019-09-12

Dancehall in the UK: Is it getting the recognition it deserves? After M&S used dancehall choreography in its Christmas advert, has it been given enough credit?...
15:52, 2019-11-24

Could facial recognition cut crime? The Metropolitan Police trialled the tech to identify people wanted by the police or the courts....
01:52, 2019-05-15

How to Thwart Facial Recognition Give the camera someone else’s face — or obscure your own. Strive for asymmetry. Make your head unheadlike....
19:36, 2019-07-31

What is facial recognition - and how sinister is it? As a surveillance technique it’s ubiquitous, but is still a political, legal and ethical conundrumFacial recognition technology has spread prodigious...
07:16, 2019-07-29

This autonomous trucking startup out of MIT wants computers to think like human drivers, and it just became the first self-driving truck investment for Founders Fund Twitter/@ScottNolan iSee, an autonomous driving startup for trucks, announced $15 million in Series A funding from Founders Fund on Monday. Unlike ot...
16:28, 2019-11-11

Zipline drones take flight in Ghana, making it world's largest autonomous medical-delivery network On Wednesday, Zipline International — the autonomous medical-delivery service that launched in Rwanda just three years ago — announced it has officia...
18:12, 2019-04-24

Waymo is telling customers it will start offering rides in its autonomous cars without safety drivers (GOOGL) Waymo Waymo has emailed users of its autonomous ride-hailing service, Waymo One, that it plans to start giving rides in vehicles without safety drive...
22:12, 2019-10-10

Your Revolting Image of the Day Hey, here’s something very gross: Ellen DeGeneres hanging out with blood-soaked former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys game....
15:40, 2019-10-07

San Francisco is first US city to ban facial recognition The city voted against the emerging technology amid fears of invasion of privacy and unreliability....
00:56, 2019-05-15

Facial recognition: EU considers ban of up to five years The European Commission wants time to work out how to prevent the technology being abused....
13:00, 2020-01-17

The backlash against face recognition has begun – but who will win? Face recognition technology is being rolled out across the world, but activists and politicians are starting to push back on creeping surveillance...
16:20, 2019-05-23

ProBeat: Enough with the government facial recognition Local governments are regulating or banning facial recognition -- it's time for federal governments to step in and do the same.Read More...
19:48, 2019-12-20

How face recognition is taking over airports Passengers traveling through airports across the world are increasingly likely to have their face scanned. The technology promises increased security...
11:40, 2019-10-08

Faecal recognition: the secrets hiding in your gut More and more conditions are being linked to our gut health, stool samples are becoming the new colonics and soon, celebrities could be selling us th...
09:16, 2019-10-24

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two ...
02:08, 2019-05-16

Amazon set for facial recognition revolt Investors are to vote on whether the firm should continue selling its facial ID tech to the police....
01:32, 2019-05-22

Documentary follows Pastafarians as they strain for recognition Film-maker has spent three years showing how the colander-wearing religion is more than a jokeSome time next year, the European court of human rights...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Are You Ready for Facial Recognition at the Airport? Airlines and TSA are starting to scan faces to get people through security and boarding faster, leading privacy advocates to warn of unintended conse...
15:44, 2019-08-14

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial re...
03:56, 2019-07-08

Facial recognition… coming to a supermarket near you The technology is helping to combat crimes police no longer deal with, but its use raises concerns about civil libertiesPaul Wilks runs a Budgens sup...
11:28, 2019-08-04

A startup built autonomous submarines that will map the whole ocean floor, discover shipwrecks, and find new species of marine life UAM Tec A startup in Australia is producing autonomous submarines that use artificial intelligence and an array of sensors to map the ocean floor. Th...
15:40, 2019-10-31

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telesc...
19:52, 2019-04-10

On the Runway: ‘It’s Going to Be the Image of the Revolution’ A smartphone snap from the Sudanese protests has gone viral. What is it about this picture that makes it so powerful?...
20:56, 2019-04-11

Washington DC’s go-go music gets recognition after years underground The city tried for years to suppress the sound from the streets but in 2020 will finally give it official recognitionIt’s been the rhythmic African A...
17:32, 2019-12-14

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tec...
11:00, 2019-07-22

Bundesliga: Augsburg's steady run worth recognition The Bundesliga has so often been about Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund, or clubs with special fans or star players, but from time to time there ar...
00:24, 2019-12-14

Smartphone security: What’s better to use a PIN, facial recognition, or your fingerprint? Locking your phone keeps out snoops, but it's also your first line of defense against hackers and cybercriminals out for your data and anything else ...
13:16, 2019-11-20

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Ed...
19:08, 2019-06-12

Live facial recognition surveillance 'must stop' Campaigners say the technology is inaccurate, intrusive and infringes on an individual's right to privacy....
09:28, 2019-09-18

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of faci...
21:24, 2019-09-05

France embraces facial recognition tech Civil rights groups worry France is taking a step toward a surveillance state. It is about to become the first European Union country to introduce fa...
17:24, 2019-11-10

Use of facial recognition tech 'dangerously irresponsible' Police forces have missed several chances to make facial recognition fit for purpose, finds BBC probe....
15:24, 2019-05-13

Many Facial-Recognition Systems Are Biased, Says U.S. Study Algorithms falsely identified African-American and Asian faces 10 to 100 times more than Caucasian faces, researchers for the National Institute of S...
23:24, 2019-12-19

US lawmakers concerned by accuracy of facial recognition Lawmakers heard testimony on the risks of facial recognition programs which are largely unregulated....
06:12, 2020-01-16

She Was Arrested at 14. Then Her Photo Went to a Facial Recognition Database. With little oversight, the N.Y.P.D. has been using powerful surveillance technology on photos of children and teenagers....
23:04, 2019-08-01

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becomes third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tec...
18:36, 2019-07-18

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology ...
19:16, 2019-07-17

Facial recognition regulation is surprisingly bipartisan Bipartisanship in modern politics can seem kind of like a unicorn, but when it comes to facial recogntion, we're getting a glimpse of common concerns...
14:40, 2019-11-11

The Window to Rein In Facial Recognition Is Closing As Congress continues to punt on facial recognition, advocacy groups have redoubled their efforts....
01:48, 2019-07-11

King's Cross: 'Facial recognition last used in 2018' The London site's developer says only two on-site cameras, in one location, used facial recognition....
21:32, 2019-09-02

King's Cross face recognition 'last used in 2018' The London site's developer says only two on-site cameras, in one location, used facial recognition....
05:00, 2019-09-03

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New leg...
02:20, 2019-05-17

Police to use AI recognition drones to help find the missing The police drones use advanced cameras and neural computer networks to spot missing and vulnerable people....
13:44, 2019-11-04

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition Surveillance San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies....
03:40, 2019-05-15

Facial Recognition Has Already Reached Its Breaking Point Facial recognition technology has proliferated unchecked in the US so far. Congress finally seems ready to do something about it....
23:24, 2019-05-22

AI recognition drones to help find missing people The police drones use advanced cameras and neural computer networks to spot missing and vulnerable people....
10:00, 2019-11-04

Brexit is already shaping facial recognition surveillance in the U.K. U.K. experts say Brexit has already shaped facial recognition policy, leaving the E.U. will bring more change, and legislation is needed instead of a...
15:08, 2019-10-14

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmak...
10:48, 2019-05-16

Musicians call for facial recognition ban at gigs Musicians add their voice to calls for Ticketmaster to roll back plans to use the tech at concerts....
17:36, 2019-09-10

Congress moves toward facial recognition regulation Progressive and conservative members of Congress may introduce legislation to regulate facial recognition use in the "very near future."Read More...
20:48, 2020-01-15

Facebook reportedly tested a facial recognition app It would be interesting to see how many people flat out don't trust Facebook. This is the company that got it signed back in 2011. The terms of the c...
08:40, 2019-11-23

Facebook confirms facial recognition app, says it was only for internal use Facebook created a facial recognition smartphone app for internal use that was reportedly able to recognize Facebook users and their friends.Read Mor...
00:48, 2019-11-23

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it i...
12:48, 2019-05-21

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work ...
14:44, 2019-05-21

Amazon wants to write facial recognition rules Amazon's public policy team is drafting legislation that would regulate the use of facial recognition technologies, but some privacy advocates think ...
06:04, 2019-10-04

Bernie Sanders wants to ban police use of facial recognition Bernie Sanders has called for a complete ban on the police use of facial recognition, becoming the first 2020 presidential candidate to do so....
22:20, 2019-08-19

When Gennady Golovkin was a champion striving for recognition Back in 2012 Gennady Golovkin was flying under the radar and Sergio Martinez was the man at middleweight. Daniel Herbert met with the mysterious Kaza...
18:48, 2019-10-04

How the Police Use Facial Recognition, and Where It Falls Short Records from Florida, where law enforcement has long used the controversial technology, offer an inside look at its risks and rewards....
23:48, 2020-01-12

Facial recognition scanners are already at some US airports. Here's what to know The next time you go to the airport, you might notice something different during the security process: A machine scanning your face.   ...
19:40, 2019-08-16

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agenci...
07:36, 2019-05-31

Bernie Sanders wants to ban facial recognition use by police Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to ban facial recognition software use by police as part of a criminal justice reform introduced today.Read More...
23:52, 2019-08-18

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminat...
23:20, 2019-05-09

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
13:20, 2019-06-18

The Cold War spy technology which we all use Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data....
16:04, 2019-08-21

A Leap in Hot Dog Technology Will Horowitz of Harry & Ida’s coaxes ballpark flavors from carrots for his By Chloe vegan dog....
23:12, 2019-07-08

Is 5G technology bad for our health? In this Spotlight, we look at the effects of electromagnetic fields on our bodies and explore why some think 5G tech may not be safe....
04:44, 2019-08-24

Here's the first image of the foldable Motorola Razr It’s not often people get excited about Motorola phones these days but the upcoming foldable Razr is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated smartpho...
15:52, 2019-10-31

How to resize an image on your iPhone in 2 different ways Shutterstock You can resize an image on your iPhone in the Photos app, or by using a third-party app for more editing options. The Photos app only al...
23:32, 2019-11-11

New Subaru Levorg image leaks out First picture shown by Japanese media ahead of Tokyo motor show unveiling This is reported to be the first image of the new Subaru Levorg, which is s...
05:04, 2019-10-22

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 wil...
17:28, 2019-08-22

How to change your PS4 background to a custom image Shutterstock You can change your PS4 background to a custom image in just a few steps. First, you'll have to put the image you want to use on a USB d...
23:40, 2019-10-11

This is the first leaked image of the PS5 prototype developers use right now 
Sony has been detailing the next-gen PlayStation console for several months now, but the company isn’t ready to show us the final design...
13:32, 2019-12-02

How Fans Are Remaking Entertainment in Their Own Image The nerds are now in charge. They're now the creators of culture—the participants, the coauthors, the influencers, the storytellers....
15:24, 2019-08-19

Facial recognition fails on race, government study says The US government report looked at nearly 200 facial recognition algorithms from a range of companies....
14:40, 2019-12-20

Sex workers warn facial recognition software could mean 'end of industry' The rise of face-scanning software could mean the end of the world's oldest profession after American sex workers were effectively banned from advert...
23:04, 2020-01-15

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Aus...
09:04, 2019-07-10

China to curb facial recognition and apps in schools It comes after a number of schools adopted technology to monitor class behaviour and attendance....
14:32, 2019-09-06

EU eyes temporary ban on facial recognition in public places Draft white paper suggest prohibition lasting three to five years is being consideredThe EU could temporarily ban the use of facial recognition techn...
13:40, 2020-01-17

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make ...
03:48, 2019-05-15

ICE and FBI used facial recognition to search driver-licence databases ICE officers used facial recognition technology to scan databases containing undocumented immigrants....
17:52, 2019-07-08

The Fiver | A round of applause in recognition of another glorious FA triumph Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!For the second time in less than a year, English football fans have been put in a situation that i...
17:48, 2019-07-02

I Opted Out of Facial Recognition at the Airport—It Wasn't Easy Opinion: We've been assured that facial recognition technology is secure, reliable, and accurate. That's far from certain....
16:04, 2019-07-02

Amazon researchers use AI to improve the recognition of curved text In a newly published paper, Amazon researchers propose TextTubes, a method that promises to improve the recognition of curved text.Read More...
21:40, 2019-12-26

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software San Francisco adopted a facial recognition software ban as part of establishment of a city policy for how departments acquire surveillance technology...
00:16, 2019-05-15

Biased and wrong: Facial recognition tech in the dock Artificial intelligence is only as good as the data it learns from. But what if that data is biased?...
03:00, 2019-07-05

Boston suburb bans facial recognition software Somerville, Massachusetts today became the second U.S. city to ban facial recognition software use by city departments or police.Read More...
04:12, 2019-06-28

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear the...
00:20, 2019-06-28

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition s...
20:40, 2019-07-03

Meadowhall shoppers scanned in facial recognition trial The owner of Sheffield's Meadowhall centre says data was "immediately deleted" after the trial....
17:56, 2019-08-16

Facebook faces legal fight over facial recognition A US court decision means Facebook could face a big damages claim over its use of facial recognition data....
15:08, 2019-08-09

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s ef...
13:08, 2019-08-09

House tackles facial recognition and election security Trump huddles with Democratic leaders on infrastructure — Privacy bill unlikely before recess...
16:16, 2019-05-22

German victims of Stalinism get recognition with Last Address initiative A Russian human rights group has unveiled its first Last Address plaque in Germany. The memorial, located outside a home in Thuringia, is part of an ...
00:24, 2019-09-04

ICO opens investigation into use of facial recognition in King's Cross Privacy watchdog is seeking details of how technology is used at central London siteThe UK’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into the us...
22:00, 2019-08-15

JFK Airport’s Terminal 1 launches facial recognition boarding A biometric self-boarding gate has officially been launched at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1, officials said Tuesday. Lufthansa ...
23:20, 2019-10-08

N.Y.P.D. Adds Children as Young as 11 to Facial Recognition Database With little oversight, the police have been using the powerful surveillance technology on photos of children and teenagers....
20:56, 2019-08-01

Children as Young as 11 Added to N.Y.P.D. Facial Recognition Database With little oversight, the police have been using the powerful surveillance technology on photos of children and teenagers....
20:16, 2019-08-01

Microsoft is investigating facial recognition startup AnyVision Microsoft is investigating whether the use of facial recognition technology developed by an Israeli startup it funded complies with its ethics princi...
06:24, 2019-11-16

Facial recognition payments could overtake QR codes in China This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
20:32, 2019-11-20

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in s...
14:20, 2019-08-16

ICO opens investigation into use of facial recognition in Kings Cross UK’s privacy watchdog will also inspect London site to assess whether operation complies with data protection lawThe UK’s privacy watchdog has opened...
20:40, 2019-08-15

Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans Campaigners say scanning faces as alternative to tickets would be intrusiveManchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial rec...
20:12, 2019-08-18

Police to use facial recognition drones to help find the missing The police drones use advanced cameras and neural computer networks to spot missing and vulnerable people....
11:08, 2019-11-04

AI recognition tech drones to help find missing people The police drones use advanced cameras and neural computer networks to spot missing and vulnerable people....
09:36, 2019-11-04

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of co...
13:28, 2019-08-13

King's Cross developer defends use of facial recognition The tech is one of "a number of detection and tracking methods" used at the London site, the firm said....
16:04, 2019-08-12

Facebook users can sue over facial recognition, court rules A federal appeals court is allowing a group of users to sue Facebook on claims the social network collected their facial data without consent....
11:08, 2019-08-12

Microsoft deletes massive face recognition database The widely used database was created by copying images of celebrities found on websites and blogs....
13:32, 2019-06-07

UK police need to slow down with face recognition, says data watchdog A legal code of practice is needed before face recognition technology can be safely deployed by police forces in public places, says the UK's data re...
17:48, 2019-10-31

Amazon Faces Investor Pressure Over Facial Recognition Shareholders are voting on whether to push the tech giant to examine the human rights and financial risks of the surveillance technology....
12:00, 2019-05-20

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about it...
14:12, 2019-09-04

Chinese residents worry about rise of facial recognition A study by a Beijing-based body indicates many are worried about their biometric data being hacked....
21:04, 2019-12-05

Facebook may owe billions after losing facial recognition appeal A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class-action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored bio...
20:24, 2019-08-09

Opinion: Herzl Award for Merkel is a recognition and a responsibility Each year, the World Jewish Congress honors individuals who stand for a world in which Jews can live in safety and dignity. That is why Angela Merkel...
20:08, 2019-10-28

UK court backs police use of face recognition, but fight isn't over A UK court has ruled that a police force's use of facial recognition technology was lawful. But whether the tech should be used needs greater scrutin...
19:40, 2019-09-04

AI facial recognition software now works for wild chimpanzees too Artificial intelligence can recognise individual chimpanzees from their faces, giving researchers a quicker and cheaper way to track and study the ap...
20:28, 2019-09-04

San Francisco may ban police, city agencies from using facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflect...
18:48, 2019-05-13

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, ...
14:12, 2019-07-17

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwid...
11:24, 2019-07-13