Tesla said to be working on its own self-driving AI chip with AMD

Tesla is reportedly developing its own processor for artificial intelligence, intended for use with its self-driving systems, in partnership with AMD. Tesla has an existing relationship with Nvidia, w

Autopilot raises $12 million to help businesses with targeted client emails

Why hunt for new customers when you can make more money from the ones you already have? At least that’s the idea behind Autopilot, a startup which helps businesses reach out to existing clients. Bla

Uber isn’t welcome in Italy anymore | Crunch Report

Netflix reaches 75% of U.S. streaming viewers, LeEco scraps its plan to acquire Vizio, Uber isn't welcome in Italy anymore and Cadillac is launching an autonomous driving system. All this on Crunch Re

Tesla’s 8.1 software update brings Autopilot 2.0 cars up to speed

Tesla is releasing new 8.1 software out to vehicles, which includes updates to Autopilot for hardware that supports version 2.0 of the advanced driver assistance features. These late model cars are ge

Crunch Report | Zoom CEO Eric Yuan Raised $100 Millon

Hanging out with the CEO of Zoom Eric Yuan and talking about the most recent investment for Sequoia for $100 million, LinkedIn's major desktop update, and the NHTSA fully exonerates Tesla's AutoPilot.

Tesla begins rolling out much-anticipated Autopilot update for its newest cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has bold plans for self-driving cars in 2017, and his company took a step towards that goal after it began rolling out a much-anticipated Autopilot update to owners of its newer ve

Crunch Report | Uber Ordered to Stop Self-Driving Pilot in SF

Uber stops self-driving pilot in SF, sweet Tesla Gigafactory drone footage, VW dreams of a self-driving future and Tesla won't let autopiloters speed. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | Soylent Is Back

Super Mario Run is the most downloaded app in 24 hours on the App Store, Soylent is back with its reformulation and we now know why Facebook's drone crashed. All this on Crunch Report.

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

Crunch Report | Oracle Acquires Dyn “Thanksgiving Special”

The Thanksgiving edition of Crunch Report: What I'm thankful for... disappearing live video and messages in Instagram, Nutonomy hits the streets in Boston, Oracle acquires DNS provider Dyn and Ed Zitr

Tesla told to stop using “misleading term Autopilot” in Germany

Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has asked Tesla to stop using the term 'Autopilot' to refer to its driver assistance technology because of the risk of misleading consumers about the

Tesla Autopilot 8.0 uses radar to prevent accidents like the fatal Model S crash

Today, Tesla revealed Version 8 of its Autopilot software, going live in one to two weeks. Version 8.0 includes updates to the signal processing tech used to interpret images received from the onboard

Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 said to add triple camera system and more radar

Tesla’s Autopilot is set to get a major update soon, according to multiple reports, and a new one from Electrek details some of the new hardware improvements that will pave the way for its arriv

Autopilot in Tesla Model X helps driver get safely to a hospital

A Missouri man might not have made it safely to the hospital without the aid of his Tesla Model X’s self-driving features (via Slate). Joshua Neally, the 37-year old Model X owner, was on the wa

What the NTSB knows about the fatal Tesla crash, so far

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a preliminary report on the fatal crash involving a 2015 Tesla Model S and a 2014 Freightliner Cascadia truck in Williston, Florida in May. Unfor

Senate committee calls out Elon Musk, wants answers on Tesla Autopilot

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has called out Tesla CEO Elon Musk to answer some questions about the company’s Autopilot technology, and what the Silicon Valle

Autopilot was off when Tesla Model X in Pennsylvania crashed

The Tesla Model X that crashed in Pennsylvania on July 1 had autopilot disabled at the time, Elon Musk announced on Twitter. This info comes straight from the vehicle's own logs.

There are no autonomous vehicles—yet

Let’s talk about autonomous vehicles. Again. In the aftermath of the recent fatal crash that occurred in a Tesla running in Autopilot mode, it seems like it’s a topic worth digging into. I

Tesla’s reported Autopilot 2.0 will face new goalposts for ‘smart’

Two separate reports claim Autopilot 2.0, an enhanced version of Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving tech, is coming to vehicles soon, potentially as part of the upcoming 8.0 update of Tes

Tesla says it informed government of crash involving Autopilot before its huge stock sale

Tesla says it told regulators about the May 7th crash involving one of its electric cars in self-driving Autopilot mode nine days after the incident, adding that there was nothing unusual in either t
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