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GM acquires autonomous vehicle startup Cruise Automation

General Motors said on Friday that it will acquire Silicon Valley startup Cruise Automation Inc., a company that specializes in autonomous vehicle technology. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed although Fortune claims GM is paying more than $1 billion in…

The hottest computing device? Cars

Imagine a device that features several compute subsystems, at least one with supercomputer-level performance, the highest end GPUs, high-resolution displays, surround sound, integrated 4G, voice and touch input, millimeter-level mapping accuracy, multiple high-resolution camera inputs, and a high-level operating system...

Ford wants a piece of the Lyft, Uber ride-hailing business

Ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber have apparently become so popular, they’re attracting the attention of major automakers. Ford CEO Mark Fields recently revealed to BuzzFeed that his company continues to work on a transportation service of its own tentatively called the…

Car viruses? Intel aims to protect drivers from hackers

As high-technology continues to creep into horseless carriages everywhere, there's one thing we can all count on: abuse of that technology. According to Reuters, Intel's "top hackers" are on the case though, poring over the software which powers the fanciest…