Driverless Car Project Waymo has filed a federal injunction to stop Uber's self-driving research. The documents filed are part of a case we reported last month that involves Google's claim that Uber stole Waymo's designs for LIDAR, a key technology of the driverless car.
Google is looking to make things a bit less annoying for humans by making CAPTCHAs invisible. Google isn’t sharing the secret sauce, but the company says its system no longer needs your help recognizing when you are a human, and when you might be a robot posing as a human. THEY ALREADY KNOW.
Facebook is testing a new feature that will remind you to finish videos that you started watching. Facebook is testing the continue-watching feature only on the web version of Facebook right now.
We also discuss drones that shouldn't hurt when they fall on your head and how one man bred a snake with emoji on its skin. Plus, Sam Abuelsamid from the Wheel Bearings Podcast tells us everything we need to know about the uncertain future of vehicle-to-vehicle communication in driverless cars.
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- Alphabet’s Waymo asks judge to block Uber from using self-driving car secrets
- Google’s reCAPTCHA turns “invisible,” will separate bots from people without challenges
- Facebook is testing a feature that asks you to keep watching videos you started but didn’t finish
- An insect-inspired design lets you smash your drone against a wall and fly away
- The Marine Corps' nude-photo-sharing scandal is even worse than first realized
- GM's Slow Early Launch Of V2V Communications Now To Reach Critical Mass For Automated Vehicles
- This guy spent 8 years making an emoji snake, and it was totally worth it