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People are slashing tyres and throwing rocks at self-driving cars in Arizona

Residents of Chandler are 'sick and tired' of autonomous cars being tested on their roads

Thu 13 Dec 18 from The Independent

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The UK's first DIGITAL air traffic control centre is at Cranfield Airport

Controllers at Cranfield Airport in Bedfordshire have begun using live footage from high-definition cameras to direct take-offs and landings.

9 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Damning report reveals 'deadly recklessness' of firms racing to put self-driving cars on the road

Self-driving cars are no longer a sci-fi fantasy, but as they've become more common, so has criticism around the safety risks and how tech titans developing them are held accountable.

25 minutes ago from Daily Mail

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Where's my package? Common carrier freight lockers can ease city traffic and prevent failed deliveries

Online shopping is a big convenience for many Americans, but porch piracy can ruin the experience. For example, Mikaela Gilbert lived in a row house in West Philadelphia while she studied systems ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Lyft patents tech that shows safety warnings on self-driving cars' windshields to prevent accidents

The ride-hailing giant filed a patent for technology that would display on-screen warnings and other information to other cars, pedestrians and bicycles that it shares the road with.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

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Lift Aircraft's passenger drone is all about fun flights

While the likes of Uber, Airbus and Porsche tinker away on their respective passenger and transportation drones, a lesser-known startup is taking an altogether different approach. Instead ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Engadget

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Honda plans to swarm CES with aids to traffic safety

Honda will be busy at CES 2019, showcasing several concepts and products related to vehicles and robotics. Among these is an interesting traffic safety system utilizing vehicle-to-vehicle ...

55 minutes ago from Gizmag

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Brabus turns the AMG G-Wagen into a 700-horsepower off-road supercar

The Mercedes-AMG G63 is already a fairly extreme vehicle. The high performance version of the boxy G-Wagen 4WD uses a twin-turbo 4-liter V8 making 585 horsepower. But Brabus sees the ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Gizmag

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NEC Develops 'Super-high-resolution Pressure-sensitive Sheet' Using Printing Technology (1)

NEC Corp showed a "super-high-resolution pressure-sensitive sheet sensor" made by using printing technology.

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Tech-On

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