Uber shuts down self-driving truck unit

Uber shuts down self-driving truck unit

Uber shuts down self-driving truck unit UBER is covering its self-driving trucks unit, an ambushed program borne out of the organization’s $680M procurement of Otto in August 2016. Rather, it’s refocusing self-driving endeavors on autos just, having as of late taken “the imperative advance of coming back to open streets in Pittsburgh.” Uber Freight, a […]

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Uber cuts 100 self-driving car operators

Uber cuts 100 self-driving car operators

Uber cuts 100 self-driving car operators   Uber (UBER) terminated about 100 autonomous-vehicle operators in Pittsburgh today in the latest step following a fatal self-driving crash in Arizona, Quartz reports. Those employees, who supervise the self-driving cars, were told the position was being eliminated and that they could apply for other jobs at Uber. It had already […]

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Uber in talks for Middle East merger

Uber in talks for Middle East merger Uber (UBER) is in preliminary talks with rival Careem to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing services, hoping to resolve a costly rivalry as Uber prepares for an IPO next year, Several potential deal structures have been discussed, including having Careem’s current leaders manage the new combined business while […]

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Tempe, Arizona, police have discharged an enormous give an account of the deadly Uber vehicle crash that murdered person on foot Elaine Herzberg in March. The report gives more proof that driver Rafaela Vasquez was diverted in the seconds prior to the crash. "This crash would not have happened if Vasquez would have been observing the vehicle and roadway conditions and was not occupied,'' the report closes. Police got records from Hulu recommending that Vasquez was watching "The Voice," a singing ability rivalry that affectation on NBC, just before the crash. Hulu's records demonstrated she started watching the program at 9:16pm. Spilling of the show finished at 9:59pm, which "agrees with the estimated time of the crash," as indicated by the police report. Police say dashcam film demonstrates that Vasquez "was diverted and looking down" amid the about 22-minute drive that went before the crash. As indicated by police, she "seems to respond and demonstrate a smile or snicker at different focuses

Uber driver was watching Hulu before fatal crash

Uber driver was watching Hulu before fatal crash Arizona police say the Uber (UBER) driver involved in the autonomous vehicle crash was watching Hulu right before the fatal collision with a pedestrian. The police report shows that the driver’s account was playing “The Voice” for about 42 minutes before the crash. Video footage inside the car showed […]

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Uber neglected simulation testing for self-driving vehicles

Uber neglected simulation testing for self-driving vehicles

Uber neglected simulation testing for self-driving vehicles   Uber (UBER) neglected simulation testing on its autonomous vehicles, according to The Information sources. Uber engineers struggled to thoroughly test the self-driving vehicle software in simulations partly due to a lack of investment. The company’s program came under scrutiny following a fatal pedestrian accident. According to a […]

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Uber Seeks Patent To Detect Drunk Passengers

Uber Seeks Patent To Detect Drunk Passengers

Uber Seeks Patent To Detect Drunk Passengers Uber has an application pending with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for using technology that would help the ride-hailing giant to detect drunk passengers. The patent application was initially filed by Uber in December 2016 and relates to predicting a rider’s state using machine learning. It outlines […]

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Uber launching Lite app for emerging markets

Uber launching Lite app for emerging markets

Uber launching Lite app for emerging markets   Uber launching Lite app is steering a lighter variant of its application for developing markets following its Southeast Asia exit. Uber Lite just takes up 5MB of capacity and has a 300-millisecond reaction time. The application will work in territories with slower web speeds and with restricted […]

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