News tagged with car

Google buys product design firm Gecko

Google on Friday confirmed that it bought Gecko Design to bolster its lab devoted to technology-advancing projects such as self-driving cars and Internet-linked Glass eyewear.

dateAug 22, 2014 in Business
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The ethics of driverless cars

Jason Millar, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Philosophy, spends a lot of time thinking about driverless cars. Though you aren't likely to be able to buy them for 10 years, he says there are a number ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Pocket-size data recorder

A very compact device from Siemens is simplifying common sound and vibration measurements in industry. Until now, acceleration sensors and microphones have been attached to box-shaped devices connected to a computer. By contrast, ...

dateAug 14, 2014 in Engineering
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US study: Split views on robots' employment role

In 2025, self-driving cars could be the norm, Americans could have more leisure time and goods could become cheaper. Or, there could be chronic unemployment and an even wider income gap, human interaction ...

dateAug 06, 2014 in Robotics
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