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The 12 Disruptive Tech Trends You Need to Know
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The 12 Disruptive Tech Trends You Need to Know

McKinsey's in-house think tank compiled a cheat sheet for the future of tech.
Anne VanderMey
Google's Self-Driving Cars Crash 'Surprisingly Often' -- But Other Drivers Are Always at Fault
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Google's Self-Driving Cars Crash 'Surprisingly Often' -- But Other Drivers Are Always at Fault

The automated vehicles have been hit by human drivers a total of 14 times since testing began in 2009, according to project director Chris Urmson.
Geoff Weiss
Google Starts Road Tests of New Self-Driving Car Prototypes
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Google Starts Road Tests of New Self-Driving Car Prototypes

Luckily for us they will have safety drivers on board.
Bill Ford Jr. Looks at the Future of Mobility and Sees It Being Built in Detroit
Mobility

Bill Ford Jr. Looks at the Future of Mobility and Sees It Being Built in Detroit

The hereditary leader of Ford Motor Co. sees cars dominating the suburbs for a long time but crowded cities will drive innovation in how we get around.
Amanda Lewan
This Phone-Controlled Range Rover Helps You Get Out of a Jam
Far Out Tech

This Phone-Controlled Range Rover Helps You Get Out of a Jam

Never mind those dreams of using a handheld device to steer your car from the back seat, James Bond-style -- the real purpose of remote control may be to get your vehicle past a muddy trench.
Poll: 1 in 4 Americans Supports Laws Restricting Human-Driven Cars
Technology

Poll: 1 in 4 Americans Supports Laws Restricting Human-Driven Cars

More people are warming up to letting robots take the wheel. How about you?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Ford CEO Wants to Make a Self-Driving Car for the Masses
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Ford CEO Wants to Make a Self-Driving Car for the Masses

In a wide-ranging interview, CEO Mark Fields talked about his strategy and plans to deal with challenges from Google, Uber and ... China.
Verne Kopytoff
Buckle Up: Google's Self-Driving Cars to Hit the Open Road
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Buckle Up: Google's Self-Driving Cars to Hit the Open Road

The autonomous cars will drive on public roads in California starting this summer.
Catherine Clifford
Report: Google, Delphi Self-Driving Cars Careening Into Trouble in California
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Report: Google, Delphi Self-Driving Cars Careening Into Trouble in California

Four of the 48 autonomous cars on the streets of the Golden State have gotten into fender-benders.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Spooked by Self-Driving Cars? Get a Load of Daimler's Awesome Autonomous Big Rig.
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Spooked by Self-Driving Cars? Get a Load of Daimler's Awesome Autonomous Big Rig.

Truck yeah. Daimler went big, bold and driverless last night, debuting America's first street-legal self-driving commercial freightliner on the Hoover Dam.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars
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TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars

The Dutch navigation company's automotive division has won big contracts in recent months, prompting analyst upgrades and a 40 percent surge in its shares.
Tend to Get Carsick? Steer Clear of Self-Driving Cars.
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Tend to Get Carsick? Steer Clear of Self-Driving Cars.

Or bring a barf bag along for the ride. If the results of this new study prove right, you might need one, partner.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe
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Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe

While self-driving cars could eventually improve driving conditions overall, the expectation of zero fatalities is not realistic, a new report says.
Catherine Clifford
Check Out the Car That Just Drove Itself Across the U.S.
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Check Out the Car That Just Drove Itself Across the U.S.

The car navigated through mountains, heat, traffic jams, trucks, road construction and even tumbleweed.
Jason Fell