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Google loses robotics chief to Toyota's $1B research lab

James Kuffner, the head of Google's robotics division and one of the original team of ten who started its self-driving car work, has left the company for a job at Toyota's $1 billion research institute in Silicon Valley.

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 for cars, while phones wait for the chip

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 820Am, a derivative of the Snapdragon 820, but designed for cars.

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Audi is taking high-speed, self-driving cars to a California race track

Audi plans to begin testing highly automated self-driving car technology at a California race track that's more used to hosting auto races.

The Faraday Future FFZero1 is much more 'concept' than 'car'

This all-electric car is full of puzzling features—like an iPhone embedded into the steering wheel. But for now, it's still just a dream.

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Ford will triple its autonomous car test fleet

Ford is planning to triple the number of cars it has on city streets and test tracks researching autonomous driving technology.

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Microsoft is bringing Windows 10 and Office 365 to your car's dashboard

Microsoft announces partnerships with Harman, IAD, and others to bring Microsoft's universal apps to the car—including Windows 10 streaming and Office 365 connectivity to the dashboard.

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Nvidia Drive PX 2 will pack the power of 6 Titan X GPUs and enable self-driving cars

Think of the PX Drive 2 as an AI supercomputer in a lunch box.

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The Faraday Future FFZero1 is an EV born of dreams, piles of cash, and poached Tesla talent

But if Faraday Future does succeed in jump-starting EV innovation, that's probably okay with Elon Musk.

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Watch Faraday Future unveil the crazy FFZero1 concept car

Faraday Future's FFZero1 concept car is certainly eye-catching. Its design was instantly likened to the Batmobile and it features a "UFO line" that the company says "is intended to give the sense that this vehicle is not completely of this world."

Faraday Future unveils its FFZero1 concept car

The concept all-electric car will be available "in a couple of years."

Nvidia's powerful Drive PX2 makes sense of the road

In 2015, most of the world’s major automakers either demonstrated autonomous cars or announced research into the technology. It’s coming and Nvidia wants to be the one supply the computers that run it all.

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Ford to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on Sync 3

Ford is increasing the number of smartphone functions that can be controlled from car interfaces by adding support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and introducing more apps for its Sync in-vehicle connectivity system.

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Forget the gadgets, come to CES 2016 for the cars

Cars look certain to be one of the stars of January's CES show in Las Vegas -- testament to the advanced technology work being done by the auto industry today and a lackluster electronics sector that is still searching for the next big thing.

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Ford, Google may join forces to build self-driving cars

Have you driven a Ford lately? In a few years you may not have to if the new self-driving car venture between Ford and Google is successful.

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Blackberry plans to push QNX into the Internet of Things at CES

Blackberry is planning to push its QNX real-time operating system into the Internet of Things at CES.

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California opens road to public use of autonomous cars

California has published the world's first regulations dealing with the routine use of autonomous cars on city streets -- a big step toward the day when computers, not humans, are in charge of cars.

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Ford will test driverless cars in California next year

Ford will begin testing a fully autonomous version of its Fusion Hybrid on California streets in 2016, becoming the latest major automaker to put driverless car technology to the test on real roads.

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Six sneak peeks that give you a taste of what CES will be all about

With CES only a few weeks away, gadget makers are sending the usual flood of invites and meeting requests to try to drum up interest in their products. It's clear the big themes this year will be smart appliances for the home, drones, robotics, and all kinds of car tech, along with the usual monster TVs and gaming rigs.