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February 3, 2015 7:41 PM Is Google already the victor in Uber's race for driverless taxis?

Uber announced Monday it would be opening a research lab to explore driverless technology. The same day, Bloomberg reported Google has been piloting a ride-sharing app. Will this be a clash of the titans or did Google win the battle before it began? What do a ride-sharing app and a search engine have in common? They both want to bring you driverless 51

February 3, 2015 4:14 PM Uber working on driverless cars

PITTSBURGH — Ride-hailing service Uber is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University on a Pittsburgh research lab they say could lead to the development of driverless cars. The partnership announced Monday includes Uber funding for faculty chairs and graduate fellowships at the private research university. San Francisco-based Uber says the Uber Advanced 58

February 3, 2015 5:20 AM like cab service: Report : News, News

Google Inc is preparing to offer its own ride-hailing service, putting it in direct competition with Uber, Bloomberg News reported, citing a person close to Uber's board. David Drummond, Google's chief legal officer and a member of Uber's board, has informed the app-based ride service of Google's plans, Bloomberg reported. The source also said Uber's 35

February 3, 2015 12:42 AM Whoa, If True: Is Google Launching an Uber Rival?

Uber has spent the past year punching down at would-be rivals like Lyft and Gett. It hasn’t been a particularly fair fight. Uber is not only far larger than its challengers in the suddenly booming car-hailing business. It also fights dirtier, from its secretive campaign to poach drivers from Lyft to its alleged “denial-of-service” attack on Gett. If true, this would 32

February 3, 2015 12:28 AM Google and Uber going to war over taxis

[NEW YORK] Uber faces an ever-growing cast of adversaries that includes dubious regulators, litigious drivers, hostile members of the press, and some well-funded rivals. But the most significant threat to the app-based transportation company may be much closer to home: one of its biggest investors, Google. Google Ventures, the search giant's venture 40

January 30, 2015 7:49 PM The failures, successes, scandals and Ohio connections of Super Bowl coaches Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll: Bill Livingston

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Eleven days after 911, Ohio State played UCLA in the Rose Bowl in 2001. On the day before the game, a Cleveland sportswriter walked down the airport concourse after the nearly empty flight he had been on landed in Los Angeles. Walking the other way toward a flight to Eugene, Ore., heading to his third game as coach at Southern California 12

January 26, 2015 3:01 PM The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt hands-on preview and interview – ‘we are raising the bar as high as it’s possible’

GameCentral is amongst the first in the world to play CD Projekt RED’s epic new role-player, put is it really good enough to be this gen’s Skyrim? We’ve spent over three hours playing The Witcher 3 now and yet we still feel only barely qualified to talk about it. Like Skyrim and Dragon Age: Inquisition the full game will offer hundreds of hours of gameplay 49

January 23, 2015 7:10 PM Tech Retrospect: Microsoft strikes back

Microsoft is looking for love, your love, and it might just get it. Also, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gets more money, and BlackBerry CEO John Chen makes a ridiculous request. All that and more in this look back at the week in tech. Microsoft did something amazing this week: it got people excited about something. That's tough to do as we enter what is a challenging 66

January 23, 2015 4:03 PM Uber Emails Rape Survivor to Say It's Back in Delhi

New Delhi: US taxi-hailing app maker Uber Technologies Inc has restarted services in Delhi after a ban following rape allegations against one of its drivers, but a government official said the company remains blacklisted. The US-based lawyer hired by the financial executive who was raped in December said Uber had emailed her to inform her it "has re-entered 19

January 23, 2015 3:13 PM Katy Perry Is All About Comfort in Her Pink Shower Shoes: See Her Wacky LA Fashion Awards Outfit

Katy Perry was surely not about to risk a tragic foot injury by donning high heels ahead of her big Super Bowl performance next month. That had to be the reason why the "Roar" singer, 30, attended The Daily Front Row Fashion Los Angeles Awards Show in bright-pink slides that were very reminiscent of uber-comfortable shower shoes. If there was any doubt 15