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Domino’s and Starship Technologies will deliver pizza by robot in Europe this summer

 We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again– the food delivery robots are coming! This time, they’ll be carting piping hot pizzas to Domino’s customers. The tech-loving pizza company joked about driverless delivery robots in 2015. Remember its “Domi-No-Driver” campaign? But now it’s making good on the April Fool’s gag. Domino’s has… Read More

This Delivery Robot Isn’t Just Charming. It’s Stuffed With Pizza

Starship Technologies' cooler-sized robot starts slinging the 'za. The post This Delivery Robot Isn’t Just Charming. It’s Stuffed With Pizza appeared first on WIRED.

Waze takes a small bite of the food business with ‘Order Ahead’ and Dunkin’ Donuts

 Waze is going to help you get your coffee, donuts and breakfast food constructions faster, with a new “Order Ahead” feature that lets you do exactly that: order Dunkin’ Donuts food ahead of time to pick up when you get to the restaurant. Dunkin’ calls itself the “first partner” for this Waze endeavor, meaning it’s likely to team up with other food… Read More

We could find out more about the mysterious Tesla ‘Model Y’ next week

 Tesla has long teased a Model Y, or fourth production car for its lineup, which will be another SUV, this time a compact likely with a more attractive and generally palatable price point. The Model Y fits with Tesla’s schoolyard humor name scheme, bringing the “S3X” model lineup to its natural, “S3XY” conclusion. Now, it looks like we could learn more about the… Read More

AI Wields the Power to Make Flying Safer—and Maybe Even Pleasant

From cutting delays to cutting edge autopilot, the computers are coming to help. The post AI Wields the Power to Make Flying Safer—and Maybe Even Pleasant appeared first on WIRED.

Uber Redeploys Its Self-Driving Cars After a Wreck in Arizona

The embattled ridesharing giant gets back on the road in Tempe, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco. The post Uber Redeploys Its Self-Driving Cars After a Wreck in Arizona appeared first on WIRED.

Waymo’s self-driving van heads to Tahoe for some time in the snow

 Waymo is working on one of the key areas it still needs to tackle ahead of any general public launch of its self-driving technology: snow. The company’s vehicles still had a lot to learn in this specific realm as of late last year, and it’s one of the most challenging road conditions any autonomous vehicle can face, because of the effects of deep cold and blanketing snow not only… Read More

Waymo’s self-driving van heads to Tahoe for some time in the snow

 Waymo is working on one of the key areas it still needs to tackle ahead of any general public launch of its self-driving technology: snow. The company’s vehicles still had a lot to learn in this specific realm as of late last year, and it’s one of the most challenging road conditions any autonomous vehicle can face, because of the effects of deep cold and blanketing snow not only… Read More

Want Commuters to Ditch Driving? Try Giving Them Cash Money

Washington, DC mulls a new way to cut down on congestion. The post Want Commuters to Ditch Driving? Try Giving Them Cash Money appeared first on WIRED.

Lyft to let passengers round up their fare and donate the difference to charity

 Lyft is looking at one of its biggest potential opportunities to make up some ground on its rival Uber, given the latter company’s ongoing and worsening PR crisis. So it makes sense that Lyft would go even further in the opposite direction, with a new program that lets riders top off their fare to the nearest dollar, and donate the difference to one of a group of selected charities. The… Read More

Uber grounds entire self-driving fleet as it probes Arizona crash

 Uber has now grounded its entire autonomous test fleet in the U.S., following an accident in Arizona which left one of its Volvo SUVs flipped on its side earlier today. Read More

Uber’s Self-Driving Crash Proves We Need Self-Driving Cars

Humans are really, truly terrible drivers, and the robots Uber is racing to build could save a whole lot of lives. The post Uber's Self-Driving Crash Proves We Need Self-Driving Cars appeared first on WIRED.

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