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Waymo One robot taxis are here and we took a ride

Waymo One robot taxis are here and we took a ride

Today, Waymo rolls out a driverless taxi service called Waymo One in Arizona. The company has been operating self-driving cars, occasionally without safety drivers behind the wheel, for about a year and half now. The goal is to use all the data they have collected to make Waymo’s autonomous vehicles the safest drivers on the…

Riding a Waymo self-driving taxi

Riding a Waymo self-driving taxi

Today, Waymo rolls out a driverless taxi service called Waymo One in Arizona. The company has been operating self-driving cars, occasionally without safety drivers behind the wheel, for about a year and half now. The goal is to use all the data they have collected to make Waymo’s autonomous vehicles the safest drivers on the…

This is Elon Musk’s key to Tesla’s future

This is Elon Musk’s key to Tesla’s future

Elon Musk’s Gigafactory is arguably the most important thing that Tesla makes. The 1.9 million-square-foot factory in Sparks, Nevada, is only 30 percent complete, but it’s already on track to make 60 percent of the world’s lithium ion batteries — and Tesla plans to build more Gigafactories around the world. The Verge took a look…

How to detox from your smartphone with these apps and gadgets

How to detox from your smartphone with these apps and gadgets

Smartphones are designed to make you compulsively check them. With bright colors, flashing lights, and constant notifications, it’s hard to spend less time on your phone and disconnect. In this episode of Workflow, Andrew Hawkins shows us a few different ways we can detox from our smartphone. The Verge’s sponsors play an important role in…

Unboxing The Most Useless IoT Device Ever

Unboxing The Most Useless IoT Device Ever

Clem Mayer challenged me to add more useless “functionality” to the “Most Useless IoT Device Ever” on Element14 Presents, but the IoT Rock had to get from Austria to California first! These are my initial reactions to the Cold War-themed care package my European colleague sent me! Check out Mayer Makes https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdH9Dhen7RLXVxFlb8dHtw Watch more at…