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Amazon buying self-driving startup Zoox for over $1 billion

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 15:23

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The report did not mention the exact purchase price and added Amazon is unlikely to disclose it when the deal is announced, likely to be on Friday. A majority of Zoox investors are getting their money back, with some making a positive return, the report added. Lux Capital, DFJ and Atlassian co-founder Michael Cannon-Brooks are some of the investors.

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Volvo and Waymo partner to build self-driving vehicles

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:10

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Waymo and the Volvo Cars Group have agreed to develop a self-driving electric vehicle designed for ride hailing use, as part of a new global partnership, the companies said on Thursday. Waymo, a unit of Silicon Valley's Alphabet Inc, said it will be the exclusive global partner for Volvo Cars for developing self-driving vehicles capable of operating safely without routine driver intervention. Waymo will focus on the artificial intelligence for the software "driver."

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Volvo and Waymo partner to build self-driving vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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NASCAR releases photo of noose from Talladega

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 19:33

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Declaring “the noose was real,” NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace that prompted a federal investigation that determined it had been there since last October. The incident has put racism front and center for the stock car series that two weeks ago banned the Confederate flag from its venues and races at Wallace's urging. It also prompted criticism from some fans that NASCAR had somehow overreacted — criticism NASCAR

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Throw a 4th of July cookout on a budget

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 19:00
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Autoblog is Live: Playing Assetto Corsa Competizione

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 18:50

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We're playing F1 2019 today.

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Autoblog is Live: Playing Assetto Corsa Competizione originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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