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Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars

On the same day that Ford officially ousted its chief executive in a bid to remake itself as future-focused vehicle manufacturer, Toyota announced its own steps to embrace technology’s next wave.<p>Andwhile Ford is looking to catch up to the leaders in autonomous and electric vehicle manufacturing, …

Yandex’s on-demand taxi service debuts its self-driving car project

Russia search and internet technology giant Yandex is showing off the self-driving vehicle prototype developed by its Yandex.Taxi on-demand ride service for the first time, and the video above is the first footage of the car in action. The prototype is meant to help Yandex test its software, which …

Autonomous Cars

Here’s our first look at Waymo’s new self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans

Waymo, the newly-minted Alphabet company that was previously Google’s self-driving car project, has a new addition to its vehicle fleet: 100 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans, which were produced by Fiat Chrysler specifically for the purpose of making them fully autonomous using Waymo’s tech, …

Chrysler Pacifica

Uber’s Otto self-driving truck delivers its first payload: 50K beers

For those doubting that autonomous vehicles are going to be driving alongside humans very soon, consider the first delivery made by Otto while a driver actually left the driver’s seat during the long highway portion of the trip: The Uber -owned self-driving transport truck company made its first …

Mercedes Self Driving Truck Driving Itself Mercedes Future Truck 2025 Commercial CARJAM TV 4K 2015

Fiat baut mit Google selbstfahrende Autos

Lange hatte Google Kooperationspartner gesucht, um die Technologie für selbstfahrende Autos zu testen. Jetzt soll sie in 100 Vans von Fiat Chrysler …

Tesla’s bioweapon mode is a stroke of genius for developing markets

Tesla today shared details of how effective its particulate filters are. Spoiler alert: They are so good, not only do they clean up the air inside the car, they make the world <i>outside</i> the car cleaner, too. It may not be obvious why this matters: The company is aiming squarely at a very specific type …

Africa Roundup: More VC to Jumia’s parent, Konga Launches Nigeria’s PayPal, M-Kopa Solar lights homes with M-Pesa

Just when we thought Africa Internet Group’s (AIG) 2016 VC haul couldn’t get larger, French mobile giant Orange invested $85 million.<p>This followed earlier rounds totaling $326 million (covered here at TC) that brought the e-commerce venture’s equity to $1.08bn, making it Africa’s first startup …

This motorized wheel adds electric power to your bike

GeoOrbital brings a novel idea to Kickstarter<p>Many different kinds of personal transportation are undergoing an electric revolution, but electric <i>bikes</i> might make up the biggest section of the market. In fact, it's boomed fast enough that we're already seeing weird, alternative ideas pop up. A …

Bike Lanes

Tesla für alle: Elon Musk plant erschwinglicheren Nachfolger des Model 3

Wer dachte, dass nach dem Model 3 Schluss mit günstigen Elektroautos ist, irrt. Elon Musk und sein Team haben vor, noch weiter an der Preisschraube …

Elon Musk

Tesla Model 3 demand startled everyone, even Musk; now what?

To say that the auto industry has been startled by the volume of deposits put down on the Tesla Model 3 would be an understatement.<p>The number of potential buyers worldwide who have sent Tesla Motors $1,000 to reserve a place in line to buy the car is now approaching 400,000, said longtime executive …

Tesla

Willkommen in der Auto-kratie

Digitalisierung, Elektrifizierung und Urbanisierung – im Kampf um das Auto von morgen arbeiten die Autohersteller an Technologie, die uns unwichtiger …

BMW bläst mit Autos auf Abruf zum Angriff auf Uber

Toyota, Microsoft Partner to Develop Car Tech That Drivers Want

Toyota has created a new data analytics company in partnership with Microsoft with one aim: bring new Internet-connected services into the car …

US Army hopes to outfit soldiers with tiny drones by 2018

American soldiers should soon get drone support beyond just big, expensive machines flying well above the battlefield. The US Army has requested industry information on the feasibility of making tiny drones (Soldier Borne Sensors in official lingo) that would help infantry gather intelligence on a …

Microsoft’s mobile problem may not be a problem at all

When Microsoft announced its Windows 10 strategy last year, the thinking was that the unified platform would drive Windows Mobile and finally bring the Windows phone out of the doldrums where it’s been virtually forever.<p>The idea was you could develop once for Windows 10 desktop and easily share …

Android Auto reaches cars in 18 more countries

Android Auto isn't just available in a handful of countries anymore. Google has expanded its phone-as-infotainment integration to 18 more countries, as well as Puerto Rico. Most of the coverage revolves around Europe and Latin American nations (including Austria, Brazil, Colombia and Switzerland), …

Microsoft tests premium Outlook email accounts at $3.99 a month

Microsoft is testing a premium version of its Outlook email service that costs $3.99 a month for up to five users.<p>The subscription lets you create five personalized email addresses with your own custom domain (the domain fee is waived for the first year), along with the ability to share calendars, …

Apps

X, at Mobile World Congress 2016

EDINBURGH, Scotland, February 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The company closes over $2 million funding round in December 2015 to support continued …

Vergesst WLAN – Li-Fi ist 100 Mal schneller

Zwar nicht ganz so schnell wie das Licht, aber erheblich schneller als unser herkömmliches WLAN soll die neue Technologie Light Fidelity, kurz Li-Fi, …

iOS-Code zeigt: Apple testet optische Li-Fi-Datenübertragung

<b>Apple experimentiert offenbar mit der optischen Datenübertragung Li-Fi, wie ein jetzt entdeckter Code in iOS 9.1 zeigt. Womöglich könnte diese</b> …

Apple