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Learning how to drive is an ongoing process for we humans as we adapt to new situations, new road rules and new technology, and learn the lessons from when things go wrong. But how does a driverless car learn how to drive, especially when something goes wrong? Take our Which-50

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GE has signed its first contract with an Australian mining company in the digital space as part of the industrial giant’s push to become a software provider for industrials aligning their IT and operational technology. Take our Which-50 reader survey and go into the draw for a chance to win

Self-driving cars are accelerating towards consumer acceptance. According to Roy Morgan Research, 46 per cent of all Australians would travel in a driverless vehicle today. That means 54 per cent of Australians still aren’t ready to entrust their lives to a computer on wheels. For the first time, a majority

If driverless cars live up to the safety hype, they could result in a significant reduction in the number of court cases dealing with human-related traffic offences. But before we can clear the courts, we will need to have a period where human drivers share the responsibility (both actual and

Despite the futuristic technology at play, Caterpillar’s self-driving trucks are an example of incremental business improvement rather than revolutionary change. The data spinning off these giant computers of wheels will unlock the potential revolutionary changes. That’s the view of James Scott group executive director of technology and innovation for Seven

Mining and other asset-intensive industries have been less-visible exponents of digital technologies than their consumer-facing peers. However, the scale of their operations means the industrial internet might well dwarf the commercial internet in the coming decades. Read the Industrial Internet edition today GE, which coined the term “industrial internet”, estimates

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The South Australian government via its Future Mobility Lab Fund has provided a $2 million grant to Cohda Wireless. The deal is part of a $10 million government funding project lasting three years to help local companies demonstrate, develop or contribute to the applied research of future mobility technologies. Take

The term “Edge computing” is starting to get a lot of air time, along with suggestions it might blow away clouds and get the likes of Amazon and Microsoft trembling. It won’t do that. Indeed, it might just give the big clouds an interesting extension. Take our Which-50 reader survey

Microchip manufacturer Intel has invested heavily in the driverless car race with the latest US$15 billion (A$19.5bn) purchase of Israeli tech company Mobileye. Mobileye develops sensors and intelligence technology behind automated driver-assistance systems and many self-driving cars. Its tech enables a car to “see” and understand the world. Take our

Intel is set to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm, for US$15.3 billion. Intel believes the acquisition will allow them to tap into a market that’s worth $70 billion by 2020. Take our Which-50 reader survey and go into the draw for a chance to win a pair