Steve CousinsContributorSteve Cousins is founder and CEO of , which develops and deploys autonomous robots that work in human environments to improve people’s lives. Steve was previously president and CEO of robotics incubator Willow Garage. More posts by this contributor:When Bill Gates recently suggested robots like any other employee,...
A company called “Hailo Technologies, LLC”, has sued both Uber and Lyft over alleged infringement of , which describes an “automated vehicle dispatch and payment honoring system.” The patent, filed by Alexis Paredes in 1997 and granted in 1999, describes a software system that allows a user to pick...
The creator of the , an ovoid flying robot, has begun accepting orders for its newest creation, a submersible camera drone for home use. Dubbed the , the waterproof device can find, attract and record fish. It operates at a depth of 30 meters, or about 98 feet, for...
Apple has developed a testing procedure for drivers who would act as failsafe controls during autonomous vehicle testing, documents discovered by . The documents detail the testing procedure that Apple has created in order to comply with the California Department of Motor Vehicle’s rules regarding autonomous testing on state roads.Business Insider’s...
In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor withheld information about technology Uber is using in its development of self-driving cars. Waymo is in the midst of a against Uber, in which it...
They’re back! HBO’s “Silicon Valley” is set to return to television, with the fourth season debuting this Sunday.We had a chance to watch the first two episodes at the premiere and can confirm that they’re very funny (and filled with TechCrunch references). We also sat down for a video...
Today’s Stories CreditsWritten and Hosted by: Anthony HaFilmed by: Matthew MauroEdited by: Chris GatesNotesTito Hamze is on vacation until April 27. God, I’m so jealous.
YouTube with its service that was causing it to incorrectly filter content in “Restricted Mode” and  as a result. The company had come under fire last month when it was discovered that users who turned on “Restricted Mode” — a setting that allows YouTube users to filter out the...
Scott LenetContributorScott Lenet is President of . More posts by this contributor:Innovation is a hot topic, and it can be confusing for large corporations. With terms like incubator, accelerator and corporate venturing frequently mentioned, but rarely defined, the menu of innovation options can be overwhelming.A useful framework for understanding corporate...
Several teams of researchers at USC have joined forces for a study aimed at detecting vital signs to help stem conflicts in couples before they occur. Couples were brought into the lab, equipped with wearable sensors, given smartphones for recording data and sent out on their way. largely took...