Driverless Car Vs Racecar

Video: A driverless car just beat a real racecar driver for the first time ever

By on February 18, 2015 at 1:30 PM.

Video: A driverless car just beat a real racecar driver for the first time ever

A number of people believe that autonomous cars capable of carrying passengers with little or no human control will someday replace cars as we know them today. In fact, some industry watchers think it might happen sooner than you think. But are workday commutes and typical day-to-day trips the extent to which these driverless cars will gain appeal and adoption, or will they also tackle entertainment?

As it turns out, racecar drivers everywhere might want to keep a close eye on the autonomous car space, because they may soon find themselves out of a job. More →

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Apple Car Video

Top-secret Apple car prototype caught on camera again in new video

By on February 17, 2015 at 1:55 PM.

Top-secret Apple car prototype caught on camera again in new video

It is very safe to say that if Apple ever does release its own car, it’s going to look absolutely nothing like the minivan pictured at the top of this post. Why is that minivan so interesting, then? It’s one of several automobiles in Apple’s fleet of test vehicles that are being tested in public while carrying prototype Apple hardware that is believed to be related to Apple’s newly revealed plans to build a car.

That’s right, Apple is reportedly building a car. More →

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Apple Tesla Merger Speculation

The unthinkable: Would Apple really consider buying Tesla?

By on February 16, 2015 at 9:45 PM.

The unthinkable: Would Apple really consider buying Tesla?

Apple doesn’t typically make flashy acquisitions, which was why its big buy of Beats last year came as such a surprise. Nonetheless, Internet entrepreneur and angel investor Jason Calacanis makes the case that the stars are aligning perfectly for Apple to make its most massive acquisition yet: A $75 billion buy of electric car maker Tesla that he thinks will happen within the next 18 months. More →

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Apple Car Rumors The Onion

The Onion designs an Apple car that would make Jony Ive wretch

By on February 16, 2015 at 9:00 PM.

The Onion designs an Apple car that would make Jony Ive wretch

While we’ve seen a prototype for Apple’s first driverless car, we’re going to assume that the final version of the vehicle will look a lot more stylish than the clunky minivan that’s been spotted on Bay Area roads recently. The Onion has decided to pitch in with its own Applemobile concept and we’re 100% certain that Jony Ive will never use it for inspiration. More →

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Apple Car Rumor Roundup

Everything we know about the mysterious Apple car

By on February 16, 2015 at 12:50 PM.

Everything we know about the mysterious Apple car

If you thought the upcoming Apple Watch was an interesting and intriguing departure from Apple’s comfort zone, wait until you get a load of this. According to multiple independent reports from the likes of The Wall Street JournalThe Financial Times and Reuters, Apple is developing its own car. That’s right… a car. Top Apple rival Google has made its driverless car initiative public over the past few years, though the company’s efforts currently focus on technology that might eventually be applied to partner vehicles.

In Apple’s case, it looks like the company is actually developing its own car that should someday hit the streets — and here is everything we know about it so far. More →

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Apple Van Video

Apple’s top-secret car prototype gets caught on video

By on February 16, 2015 at 9:05 AM.

Apple’s top-secret car prototype gets caught on video

The cat is officially out of the bag and the new “Apple van” being tested on the roads in and around Palo Alto, California won’t be safe from prying eyes anywhere anymore. After an odd minivan with a roof-mounted camera rig of some kind was first spotted earlier this month, reports began pouring out once it was discovered that the automobile belonged to Apple. Numerous reports from reliable sources including The Wall Street Journal and Reuters have since surfaced suggesting that Apple is working on its own self-driving car that will be powered by an electric engine, and these vans are believed to be a part of that project.

Now, the first video of one of these cars has been posted. More →

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Apple Car Self Driving

Major new details spill out about Apple’s top-secret car

By on February 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM.

Major new details spill out about Apple’s top-secret car

It’s amazing how quickly the Apple Car story has gone from insane rumor to established fact. Following both The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, Reuters has now come out with its own report that offers some key new details about Apple’s top-secret Applemobile project. More →

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Apple Car Titan Rumors: Electric Minivan

Apple’s car project is real and it could be spectacular

By on February 14, 2015 at 9:45 AM.

Apple’s car project is real and it could be spectacular

What started as a highly questionable, albeit interesting, rumor — Apple building some sort of car-related product, maybe even a car of its own — is slowly getting more and more traction. Separate reports from The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal both say that Apple is eyeing the car business and the Journal has learned a lot more details about Apple’s plans to build a car of its own. The bottom line: The project might be a lot more exciting than it may initially sound. More →

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Is Apple Building A Car

It’s time to start taking those Apple Car rumors seriously

By on February 13, 2015 at 1:35 PM.

It’s time to start taking those Apple Car rumors seriously

We’ll admit it — we were highly, highly skeptical when earlier this week rumors started bubbling up that Apple might be looking into making a car. And while we’d still bet against an “Apple Car” coming out in the near future, a new report in The Financial Times shows that it’s time to start taking rumors about Apple getting into the car space seriously. More →

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Tesla Vs. Apple Market Cap

I can’t decide whether Elon Musk is a genius or delusional

By on February 12, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

I can’t decide whether Elon Musk is a genius or delusional

To be fair, there’s no doubt that Elon Musk is a genius. Tesla and SpaceX are two of the most exciting companies on the planet and they’re doing incredibly important and groundbreaking work in the fields of electric cars and space exploration, respectively. There’s no way either of those companies would have come as far as they have without Musk pushing his engineers to their limits — one anonymous SpaceX engineer, for instance, says Musk has a “reality distortion field” on par with Steve Jobs. More →

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Tesla Car Sales Elon Musk

Tesla’s terrible sales in China ignite battery acid attack from Elon Musk

By on February 10, 2015 at 5:19 PM.

Tesla’s terrible sales in China ignite battery acid attack from Elon Musk

If the reports are true that Tesla CEO Elon Musk is just as difficult to work for as Steve Jobs was, then there are probably a lot of very uncomfortable people at the company right about now. Reuters, via Re/code, brings us word that Tesla’s sales in China were so dismal last month that Musk is about to blow a gasket and start firing people. More →

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Apple iCar vs. Tesla Rumors

A top secret new Apple project may have just been uncovered

By on February 10, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

A top secret new Apple project may have just been uncovered

Not too long ago, Tim Cook hinted that Apple is working on some amazing products that will be unveiled in the future, revealing the company is also developing some products that have yet to be mentioned in rumors in the press. Recently, however, various reports have taken stabs at what the company might be working on, and Business Insider may have now shed some light on one of them. More →

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