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Imagine a time in the near future where a diabetic can have their blood sugar levels assessed by a doctor halfway across the world or have their insulin levels changed automatically in response to what they eat and be able to receive medical advice without leaving the comfort of their

Project Wing, Alphabet, drone

Burritos and medicine are being delivered via drone to homes on the outskirts of the ACT. Australian retailers Chemist Warehouse and Guzman y Gomez are participating in drone delivery trial with Google-parent company, Alphabet. Alphabet’s moonshot unit X is using its Project Wing drones to make deliveries directly to people’s

Two security experts famed for hacking a Jeep say the auto industry is finally getting serious about cyber security. Dr Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek who both now work for Cruise, General Motors’ self-driving car unit, said car makers are now learning the same security lessons software companies started learning

The way we produce and use electricity is changing which means there’s an urgent need for Australian electricity networks to innovate in order to meet customer needs into the future, according to a new report. Deloitte’s Innovation in Electricity Networks report assessed the state of innovation within Australian electricity networks

General Motors announced it acquired LIDAR technology company Strobe, to advance the car maker’s autonomous driving ambitions. As part of the deal, Strobe’s engineering talent joins GM’s Cruise Automation team to define and develop next-generation LIDAR solutions for self-driving vehicles. Sign up to Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Terms of the

Deutsche Post DHL Group will outfit electric light trucks with the ZF ProAI self-driving system, based on NVIDIA DRIVE PX technology.

One of the world’s largest mail and logistics companies Deutsche Post DHL Group will deploy a test fleet of autonomous delivery trucks next year. In partnership with NVIDIA and automotive parts supplier ZF, the parcel company is working to reduce the cost of last mile deliveries. Sign up to Which-50’s

GE and CSIRO’s Data61 have developed a data analytics solution to give the Royal Australian Navy greater insights into its fleet engine performance and enhance operational efficiency. GE supplies the Royal Australian Navy with its LM2500 gas turbines that power the ANZAC-, Adelaide-, Canberra- and Hobart-class vessels. CSIRO’s Data61 has

Lyft and Ford

Ford and Lyft are partnering in the development of autonomous vehicles. The goal is for Lyft users to be able to summon a Ford self-driving car. One day. For now the two companies say they are working together to make sure their respective platforms talk to each other. Sign up

HoloLens, Microsoft, Ford

Ford designers in Melbourne are increasingly using virtual and mixed reality to accelerate the design process for new vehicles. Designers have been piloting Microsoft HoloLens technology for a year now in Ford’s Dearborn headquarters, allowing them to see proposed virtual design elements brought to life inside the physical vehicle. Sign

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Chinese search engine Baidu will invest $1.5 billion in autonomous driving projects over the next three years. The Apollo Fund will be used to advance the self-driving industry, an area Baidu has invested heavily in over recent years. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter This week Baidu also announced