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Tim Cook confirms Apple is working on a self-driving car system

CEO Tim Cook confirms that Apple is working on an autonomous driving system, but stops short of saying the company is working on a full-fledged vehicle.

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24% off Resqme Keychain Car Escape Tool 2-Pack - Deal Alert

Made in the USA and originally developed for first responders, this 2-in-1 safety and survival tool features a blade for cutting a seatbelt and a spring-loaded steel spike for breaking a side window. Keep in on your keychain, or clip it to your visor.

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53% off Nulaxy Wireless In-Car FM Bluetooth Kit with Display and USB Charger - Deal Alert

Nulaxy's car transmitter works with Bluetooth enabled devices like smartphones and tablets to wirelessly transmit audio through your car's speakers. Its display will show incoming call & music information, and also features a USB charging port.

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36% off iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder - Deal Alert

Averaging 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 17,000 people on Amazon, this popular smartphone car mount locks and releases the device with just a push of a finger, features a telescopic adjustable arm, and is discounted a generous 36% right now.

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Lyft riders may get early taste of self-driving tech from Google's Waymo

Cars driving for ride-hailing service Lyft may soon sport lidar sensors alongside the pink logo and Amp dash display.

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Delphi does self driving without the ugly tech

A self-driving car test bed from Delphi has the scanners and cameras integrated into the body of the car so it's almost indistinguishable from a normal car.

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Sedric is Volkswagen's first autonomous car

Sedric is all-electric, fully autonomous, and operated by a voice-controlled AI agent.

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59% off RAVPower 14000mAh Portable Car Jump Starter - Deal Alert

A compact power bank, a car jump starter, and a LED flashlight, all fit into a minimal and portable design. Store it in the glovebox or simply drop it in your bag. Have a concentrated 14000mAh source of power always with you.

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50% off Foval 150PSI Car Digital Tire Pressure Air Gauge - Deal Alert

This pressure guage from Fovsal features a lighted nozzle and display screen for ultimate visibility in low light, and doubles as a vehicle emergency tool with LED flashlight, car window breaker, seat belt cutter, and red safety light.

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Apple received a permit to test self-driving cars in California

Apple joins Google, Uber, Tesla, and BMW in testing autonomous driving technology.

You won't find a steering wheel or a driver on this autonomous shuttle

Small, autonomous shuttles have been transporting passengers around Sion, Switzerland for free in an attempt to integrate autonomous vehicles into cities.

Electric Eve is a vision of the autonomous car future

The concept vehicle is designed by Chinese start-up, Nio, and offers a glimpse of the company's dream for the future of autonomous, connected travel.

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After legal scuffle, Uber gets permit to test self-driving cars in California

Uber Technologies’ autonomous cars could be returning to California soon after state authorities permitted the company to test the vehicles.

Renault's Trezor concept is the race car of the road

The all-electric Trezor borrows technology from Renault's Formula E race cars and can go from 0 to 100km/h in just 4 seconds.

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Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

Robocar is the first AI race car

Software engineers may be the new race car drivers with the debut of the first AI operated race car

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38% off Maxboost 4.8A/24W Dual USB Port Smart Car Charger - Deal Alert

This 24W / 4.8A USB car charger safely charges your favorite mobile devices at high speed, is highly rated on Amazon, and is currently discounted 38% to just $9.99.

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17% off MAXSA Innovations Park-Right Laser Garage Parking Device - Deal Alert

This innovative gadget turns on two visible lasers when you enter the garage, allowing you to park both cars in the exact right place every time.

Software allows all cars to coexist

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have come up with an algorithm that allows autonomous and manually-driven cars to share the road.

The INU is a high-end scooter for the stylish urbanite

INU is an electric, luxury scooter that's intended for a young generation of urban working professionals.

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Tesla poaches Mac designer and Swift creator from Apple

More key Apple employees are leaving to work on cars.

Toyota's Concept-i car just wants to be loved

We interview Ian Cartabiano, the chief designer of Toyota's Concept-i car.

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Uber ships self-driving cars to Arizona after San Francisco spat

A day after it was forced to halt self-driving car testing in California, Uber loaded its cars onto trucks on Thursday and shipped them to neighboring Arizona where it says testing will continue with the support of that state.

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Uber relents, suspends self-driving car tests in San Francisco

Uber has halted its self-driving car trials in San Francisco and agreed to work with state regulators on obtaining proper permits for 16 test cars.

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas, Deals and Discounts - Deal Alert

Here we've compiled a list of great techie stocking stuffer ideas that are reasonably priced, highly rated, and deeply discounted.