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´╗┐Crunch Report | The World Is Melting

Waymo is exploring self-driving trucks, Bumble's meetup space, the Hive and reaction from VCs after pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | Lyft and Waymo Partner Up on Self-Driving Cars

It's the first day of TechCrunch Disrupt New York. Lyft and Waymo partner up on self-driving car technology, Sam Altman could potentially be running for governor of California and Apple acquires AI co

Crunch Report | Airbnb Hugs It Out in San Francisco

Aurea acquires Jive for $462 million, Airbnb settles lawsuit with the City of San Francisco over unfair overregulation of short-term rentals, Theranos settles a lawsuit with one of its investors and V

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does

Crunch Report | ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer…Woooah

The Last Jedi Star Wars trailer is released, Facebook runs ads in French newspapers educating people on fake news and Apple gets permission from the DMV to start testing self-driving cars. All this on

Uber restarts self-driving passenger pilots in Arizona and Pittsburgh

Uber has confirmed that all its autonomous test cars are now back on the road in the US, following an accident in Arizona on Friday evening that left one of its vehicles flipped on its side.

Uber’s autonomous test cars return to the road in San Francisco today

Uber has confirmed that its small fleet of autonomous vehicles in San Francisco will be back on the road today. The company grounded its entire self-driving test fleet in the U.S. on Saturday, followi

Crunch Report | ACLU Enrolls in Y Combinator

We are joined by the CEO of Product Hunt, which was just acquired by AngelList, the ACLU enrolls in Y Combinator, Daimler builds a self-driving car for Uber and top poker players lose to an AI develop

Crunch Report | Amazon Drone Delivery Begins in U.K.

Uber self-driving cars get into permitting issues in San Francisco, Amazon drone delivery begins in the U.K., The Wynn wants to add an Alexa to every room and Donald Trump adds Elon Musk and Travis Ka

Crunch Report | Google Spins Out Waymo, A Self-Driving Car Company

Google spins out Waymo, its self-driving car company, Group chat is now available in Snapchat, Oculus CEO steps down, Slack gets integrated video calling and Apple AirPods are now up for sale. All thi

Google has reportedly stopped developing its own self-driving car

Google has reportedly shelved its long-standing plan to develop its own autonomous vehicle in favor of pursuing partnerships with existing car makers.

Crunch Report | Tesla and SolarCity-powered Island

Tesla and SolarCity power an island in American Samoa, after skipping last year Apple holds its Black Friday sale, robots will be helping with shopping at Westfield malls in San Francisco, Michigan do

BMW and Baidu’s self-driving car partnership has reportedly run out of gas

It's been an up-and-down week for Baidu and its autonomous-driving car vision. On the plus, the Chinese tech firm yesterday announced that it had begun testing self-driving vehicles in Wuzhen, but, on

Crunch Report | GoPro releases the new Karma Drone

GoPro releases the new Karma drone, Nikon launches 3 new action cams, Twitter makes changes looking for new users, Lyft outlined some of its ideas for autonomous driving, and Foundry Group raises $500

Star Trek and Harry Potter have ruined business travel

Most of us techies agree that optimal travel is teleportation or apparition. The dream is instantaneous point-to-point transport. All business transportation should be evaluated based on how close it

MIT spinout NuTonomy just beat Uber to launch the world’s first self-driving taxi

Uber has taken the plaudits for its audacious plans to deploy driverless cars as soon as this month, but the U.S. giant has been beaten to the punch for actually introducing autonomous vehicles by a f

Otto, founded by ex-Googlers, is bringing self-driving technology to trucks

Self-driving cars are very much a part of the future of tech, with Google, Uber, Apple and plenty of other top names working to develop autonomous vehicles. But what about trucks? That's where Otto, a

Wheelie: Toshiba's new robot is cute, autonomous and maybe even useful (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/toshiba_wheelie-620x348.png" /> Toshiba is a huge company, but it's not necessarily known as a maker <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/