An Apple Inc. self driving car was rear-ended while merging onto an expressway near the tech giant’s Silicon Valley headquarters this month. The company revealed the accident report on Friday and succinctly confirmed its intention to continue building autonomous vehicles.
Apple’s intention to step into this arena were always shrouded in mystery. However, in July, this year, when a criminal complaint was filed against an ex-Apple Inc employee for allegedly stealing self-driving car trade secrets from the Cupertino, the company was compelled to reveal some tidbits about the project. The revelation put light on the fact that the company had at least 5,000 employees [...]
Companies like Uber and Google have been testing driverless and autonomous car technology for the past few years. Recently, there was an incident, where a driverless car killed a woman in broad daylight. The autonomous car had a backup driver, which was not enough to stop the accident. According to the driver, the victim walked out in front of them in a flash. In fact, the backup driver was alerted by the sound of the collision.
There are several reasons for this accident. Firstly, the autonomous driving system might have failed to register her as a human or it failed to detect her presence at all. This technology has to reduce accidents. But, such malfunctions make us [...]
CES, short of Consumer Electronics Show, is the place where new and shiny gadgets are revealed that sets the tone for the technology that year. CES 2016 will be no different. The event will take place at in Las Vegas from Wednesday, January 6 to Saturday, January 9, 2016. Here are some of the many technologies that will be unveiled at the four-day conference.Samsung
Samsung is likely to draw a lot of attention at CES 2016. Or perhaps that may have been the case when it was expected that the company would launch its next flagship Galaxy S7 devices at the event. However, this rumour has been almost completely denied. Samsung’s invitation puts highlight TVs and [...]