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News Story
2/21/2017
Posted by Connor
Uber’s sexual harassment case is the latest controversy in a long history of the ride-sharing company flouting regulations and, according to the company’s critics, ignoring ethical and legal standards in the name of “disruption”.     The San Francisco-based technology corporation is facing a widespread...
News Story
2/9/2017
Posted by Connor
In late 2016 Uber's fleet of self-driving cars was forced to leave San Francisco, where they had begun testing on public roads just days earlier. Despite the cars having a driver, they were seen by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as autonomous and needed a $150 (£119) permit to share the streets with regular traffic. Instead of...
News Story
1/26/2017
Posted by Connor
Saudi Arabia’s drivers could soon be on the road to a safer and smarter future, thanks in part to the arrival of Hyundai’s latest automobile upgrades.     The South Korean automaker recently announced that it is incorporating more advanced technology into cars being exported to the gulf country. Although not technically...
Blog Post
7/29/2015
Posted by John M. Simpson
Promoters of self-driving vehicles tout the supposed benefits the robot cars will bring such as improved road safety if all the technological challenges are solved.  They appear to assume adoption will be widespread once the robot technology is perfected. There is a long way to go. Google’s self-driving cars, now being tested on public...