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California announces new policies for autonomous and self-driving cars

California has announced new regulation revisions designed to allow for the public use of self-driving cars. This will allow self-driving vehicles that have no human driver in the driver’s seat to operate on public roads. The post California announces new policies for autonomous and self-driving cars appeared first on Digital …

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California’s ‘Jobs of the Future Fund’ wants to tax workplace robots

Started by San Francisco supervisor Jane Kim, the grassroots coalition “Jobs of the Future Fund” seeks to protect human employees from the artificial intelligence takeover by taxing workplace robots. The post California’s ‘Jobs of the Future Fund’ wants to tax workplace robots appeared first on Digital Trends. Source link

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Watch the mighty ‘747 SuperTanker’ take on California’s wildfires

Extreme events call for extreme measures, and that’s why California has called on the world’s only 747 firefighting machine. Tackling wildfires in the state, the SuperTanker can drop 20,000 gallons of fire retardant in one go. The post Watch the mighty ‘747 SuperTanker’ take on California’s wildfires appeared first on …

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Dow Jones said that Google was buying Apple, the algos bought it

There you have it. Steve Jobs’ will + Dow Jones + Apple Park = Google’s buying Apple. I think we finally have algorithmic transparency. This morning Dow Jones shot some fake news out over the wires announcing that Google was acquiring Apple for $9 billion. For a brief second, the …

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How the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals brought Rocio Lopez into the startup world

Ruben Harris is a professional cellist and a recovering investment banker who now leads partnerships in San Francisco for Honor, a healthcare startup focused on seniors. He is also a founder of the Breaking Into Startups podcast. More posts by this contributor: East Palo Alto was the number one murder …

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Judge delays Waymo/Uber trial until December 4th

This morning, Judge William Alsup ruled that the Waymo v. Uber trial would be delayed until December 4th. The trial had initially been expected to start with jury selection on October 10th. Ultimately, this gives Waymo additional time to review new documents associated with the Stroz report in advance of …

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