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SpaceX, Uber CEOs square off over flying cars

Late last week, two Silicon Valley powers got into an online scrum over a technology that is neither developing nor likely to take off anytime soon. On his grand tour of Asia, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi won

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Inside the new race to map the world

On any given day, there could be a half dozen autonomous cars mapping the same street corner in Silicon Valley. These cars, each from a different company, are all doing the same thing: building high-definition street maps

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First driverless taxis to hit the US

The first US commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers has been approved. Waymo, a unit of Google parent Alphabet, got a permit in late January from the Arizona department of transportation to operate as a

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Uber CEO warns of Amazon-style losses

Speaking at a conference in San Francisco, Uber Technologies CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has rattled through the company’s ambitions: food delivery, freight, autonomous vehicles and even buses and bikes. Ultimately, Uber’s

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Uber reports $4.5bn loss

Uber Technologies had a painful 2017, but the business managed to grow. Adjusted net revenue last quarter increased 61% to $2.2bn from the same period in 2016. Meanwhile, the total value of fares grew to $11bn that quarter

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VW, Uber to deploy Nvidia’s self-driving tech

Nvidia, trying to spread its industry-leading graphics chip technology into new areas, has said Uber Technologies and Volkswagen will use its artificial intelligence expertise to help bring self-driving cars to the roads. Uber

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Uber rival, China’s Didi, eyes global stage

Didi Chuxing has scored another investment from SoftBank Group in a massive funding round that will bankroll the Chinese ride-hailing leader’s exploration of new markets and technologies. Didi said it’s secured

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