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5 Facts About Apple’s Self-Driving Technology

Apple has been interested in automotive technology for a long time — the company already has the CarPlay infotainment system.…

Apple has been interested in automotive technology for a long time — the company already has the CarPlay infotainment system. But now it is moving further into the automotive industry and is working on its own self-driving technology. Read: Self-Driving Vehicles: Apple More Interested In Apps Than Cars Apple was granted a permit to test its…

Apple Will Start Testing Self-Driving Cars In California

Apple is now allowed to test self-driving cars in California, according to the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles’ webpage. Few…

Apple is now allowed to test self-driving cars in California, according to the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles’ webpage. Few details have been revealed about Apple’s autonomous driving plans, but the company has hinted about its interest in the field recently. In December, Apple confirmed in a letter to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration…

China’s self-driving truck passes test

CHANGCHUN — A Chinese-made self-driving truck has passed a navigation test, heralding the era of intelligent, automated heavy vehicles. FAW…

CHANGCHUN — A Chinese-made self-driving truck has passed a navigation test, heralding the era of intelligent, automated heavy vehicles. FAW Jiefang, the leading truck manufacturer, debuted the self-driving truck at FAW Tech Center in Changchun city, Jilin province. The truck was able to recognize obstacles, slow down, make a detour, and speed up. The truck reacted…

Apple Is Considering Teaming Up With Foxconn To Bid For Toshiba Chip Unit

Apple is reportedly considering getting together with its iPhone assembler Foxconn Technology to bid for Toshiba’s semiconductor business, a Japan…

Apple is reportedly considering getting together with its iPhone assembler Foxconn Technology to bid for Toshiba’s semiconductor business, a Japan public broadcaster NHK reported Friday, according to Reuters. Apple would be making its own bid next to Foxconn’s bid, and is considering investing at least several billion dollars for a stake of more than 20 percent.…

What to Know About Investing in the Internet of Things

This story originally appeared on The Motley Fool. The stock market today offers investors a plethora of compelling portfolio candidates…

This story originally appeared on The Motley Fool. The stock market today offers investors a plethora of compelling portfolio candidates to take advantage of the Internet of Things — that is, the trend of adding internet connectivity to everyday things in our lives — ranging from early-stage businesses to massive, well-established tech juggernauts. Let’s explore the…

Facial-recognition software finds a new use: diagnosing genetic disorders

Dr. Maximilian Muenke has a superpower: He can diagnose disease just by looking at a person’s face. Specifically, he can…

Dr. Maximilian Muenke has a superpower: He can diagnose disease just by looking at a person’s face. Specifically, he can spot certain genetic disorders that make telltale impressions on facial features. “Once you’ve done it for a certain amount of years, you walk into a room and it’s like oh, that child has Williams Syndrome,” he…

Quantum Computing’s Potential to Disrupt Everything

Consider three hair-pulling problems: 1 percent of the world’s energy is used every year just to produce fertilizer; solar panels…

Consider three hair-pulling problems: 1 percent of the world’s energy is used every year just to produce fertilizer; solar panels aren’t powerful enough to provide all the power for most homes; investing in stocks often feels like a game of Russian roulette. Those seemingly disparate issues can be solved by the same tool, according to some…