Automotive

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Got Into 11 Accidents Since Inception

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 9 Comments · 4.1k views

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Google has published a post mentioning that its self-driving cars have gotten into 11 accidents ever since it was tested on the road six years ago. However, before you assume that self-driving cars are not reliable, all 11 of the accidents were not the cars’ fault.

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German Car-makers Preparing For A Formal Bid To Buy Nokia’s Here Maps

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 435 views

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Nokia may really be preparing to divest itself of the Here maps service. A collective group of German car-makers, supported by Chinese firm Baidu. Here provides maps for a large portion of the automotive industy, and gaining control of it would be a very strategic move for the German manufacturers.

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Norway, The First Country To Shut Down FM Radio Services In 2017

by Terry Bass · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1.5k views

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Norway’s Minister of Culture has announced that the FM radio service in the country will be switched off for good in the industry’s transition into digital radio. The change will go through a few stages and will happen in 2017.

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App Of The Week: MyAID by Allianz – Stand Up Against Irresponsible Drivers

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 4 Comments · 1.1k views

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A few weeks back, Allianz Malaysia launched the company’s latest movement in an effort to stop irresponsible driving among Malaysians. Along with the campaign, an app called MyAID was also launched to further help Malaysian drivers stop irresponsible drivers.

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Allianz MyAID – Irresponsible Drivers, Watch Out

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 4 Comments · 1.2k views

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Have you ever been in an unfortunate encounter with a road bully? Did you ever cross paths with rude drivers, who do not have a problem with making offensive gestures on the road? In an effort to cut down on the number of irresponsible drivers on Malaysian roads today, Allianz has recently launched a new app called MyAID. The insurance company is reaching out to all Malaysians via its extensive social media campaign on Facebook and YouTube.

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Designers of Monument Valley Wants to Redesign Car Dash

by Huei Song · 3 months ago · 1 Comment · 1.1k views

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Ustwo, the company who developed the very popular game called Monument Valley, isn’t just a company that make games with beautiful artworks. The company is also an accomplished design studio and it looks like they want to redesign your car’s dashboard to not only make things a whole lot prettier, but also more useful than ever.

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Huawei Unveils CarFi, A 4G LTE WiFi Hotspot For Your Car

by Terry Bass · 3 months ago · 4 Comments · 755 views

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Huawei is on a roll with the announcement of its Android Wear watch, Talkbands, and now the CarFi. The CarFi is designed for automobiles and it is able to provide a WiFi hotspot of LTE speeds. The device is also able to host up to 10 devices at the same time.

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Halo’s Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet To Be Available This July

by Chief Chapree · 3 months ago · 4 Comments · 1.8k views

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Are you a big fan of Halo and also a biker? Well, soon you will be able to show your passion for the popular game franchise while riding your motorcycle with the upcoming Master Chief Modular Motorcycle Helmet from a US-based company called National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA).

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Apple Working On Self Driving Electric Cars

by Farhan · 3 months ago · No Comments · 272 views

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Apple may be working on building autonomous electric cars, according to a senior auto industry source. While the company itself has not commented on the matter, both the Wall Street Journal and Reuters have independently confirmed that the company has been actively gathering information and expertise on automobile manufacturing.

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Uber Increases Price of UberBLACK, but Lowers Airport Transfer Rate

by Andrew Cheng · 4 months ago · 2 Comments · 719 views

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Uber has just announced new prices for its UberBLACK service. Effective from this midnight onwards, the new price will be RM0.50 per minute and RM1.40 per kilometre, an increase of 15 sen and 25 sen respectively. However, the airport transfer rate will be lowered to RM200 from the previous price of RM270.

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New Law in Singapore Will Fine You for Holding a Phone

by Andrew Cheng · 4 months ago · 8 Comments · 2.6k views

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If you’re in Singapore, it’s worth noting that the Singaporean government has amended its Road Traffic Act that will be enforced from the 1st of February 2015. According to the updated Act, drivers who are holding their phone or tablet when the vehicle is moving will be fined up to SG$1,000 (approximately RM2,685) or jailed up to six months, or both.

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CES 2015: LG Has A WebOS Smartwatch, Rumoured To Be Launching In 2016

by Farhan · 4 months ago · No Comments · 349 views

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LG has a WebOS smartwatch, but it has put it on display or even mentioned the wearable at CES 2015. In fact, nobody would have known about the smartwatch if it wasn’t used to summon a driverless Audi and unlock the doors.

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