That's right, Uber aims to build driverless flying cars that hold up to four passengers. And it plans to launch trials as soon as 2020.
"We want to create the network around those vehicles so regular people can take these taxis in the air for longer distances when they want to avoid traffic at affordable prices," said CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
Speaking of Uber, The Information reports that the cause of the fatal crash of an Uber self-driving car appears to have been at the software level, specifically a function that determines which objects to ignore and which to attend to.
Buried inside Twitter's Android app is a "Secret conversation" option that if launched would allow users to send encrypted direct messages. The feature could make Twitter a better home for sensitive communications that often end up on encrypted messaging apps like Signal, Telegram or WhatsApp.
The White House intends to bring executives from major tech companies and other large corporations together on Thursday to discuss AI and how American companies can cooperate to take advantage of new advances in these technologies.
The company has created an operating system of sorts for the modern datacenter — its core technology provides a way to manage datacenter resources, whether private or in the public cloud, by treating the entire datacenter as a single pool of resources.