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Facebook acquired the Virtual Reality (VR) start-up Oculus VR, in 2014 for a whopping $2 million. This made the Oculus founder, Palmer Luckey a legend in the eyes of next generation start-up heroes. When he made this fortune of $2 million he was just 21, a very young age to become a millionaire. But this is what happens when the Facebook CEO shows interest in your start-up. Well, everyone does not get a chance to get acquired at this price, that too, at 21. But life took a strange turn for Luckey after news spread like fire that secre...
The globally popular car-hailing app Uber has been concentrating on developing its self-driving cars department in an efficient manner. In order to achieve this motive, the company has announced the launch of the Uber AI Labs. To run self-driving cars without any mishap, it is essential to have expertise in the field of artificial intelligence. Keeping this in mind, Uber has decided to take the big step of launching its own technological lab. This lab will mainly focus on the proper development of self-driving cars to make autonomous ...
The autonomous truck startup Otto has merely arrived out of covert-mode. The team of self driving truck startup includes Anthony Levandowski (team member in Google’s first autonomous car project) and Lior Ron (prominent personality at Google Maps). They are accompanied by members from Here Maps, Apple, and Tesla, too. Otto aims to solve the complex and necessary challenges in self-driving concept first by introducing the autonomous tech to highways and making the system of trucks completely autonomous. The technology in thisΒ self...
Google’s self-driving car initiative has been going well over the past year, but it seems that it has huge news up its sleeve. According to report, Google and Ford partnership will be building autonomous cars. It is reported that Ford will announce the partnership at CES in Las Vegas. Since neither company has confirmed the partnership, the exact details of the partnership are still unknown. By partnering with Google, Ford gets a huge jump in the self-driving vehicle market. While Ford has been experimenting with its own self-drivi...