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Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google"s parent, Alphabet: How to ride, cost, accident record

Waymo was previously known as the Google Self-Driving Car Project. Alphabet's robotaxi service now offers rides in Phoenix, San Francisco, and LA. Waymo is Alphabet's robotaxi service currently operating in multiple US cities, with plans to lau.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 15th, 2024

Tesla executive joins self-driving car venture Waymo

A top Tesla executive has left to join Waymo, the autonomous car technology startup owned by Google parent company Alphabet......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 12th, 2018

Waymo Looks Beyond Parent Google For Funding

Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) self-driving subsidiary Waymo is eyeing raising more funds from outside the parent company and making acquisitions on its own, Bloomberg read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 30th, 2021

Waymo to pull driverless cars out of Austin

Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company owned by Google parent Alphabet Inc., said it is closing down its Austin, Texas, operations. Waymo’s small tech team of fewer than 10 employees in Austin are being offered transitions to Waymo’s other opera.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are breaking in to ride-sharing

Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 27th, 2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street

Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 27th, 2019

Waymo wants to test its self-driving car tech in China

The self-driving car division of Google parent company Alphabet has registered a company in Shanghai......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 24th, 2018

Waymo, Alphabet"s Self-Driving Unit, Steers Into China

Waymo is setting up shop in Shanghai, giving parent company Alphabet a foothold in China as it considers rebooting its Google search engine behind the Great Firewall......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 24th, 2018

Waymo sets up shop in China

The self-driving car division of Google parent company Alphabet has registered a company in Shanghai......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 24th, 2018

Google Self-Driving Sister Company Waymo Loses More High-Profile Executives A Month After CEO"s Exit

Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) self-driving unit Waymo is seeing the departure of two more key executives, a little over a month after CEO John Krafcik’s exit in April, Techcrunch read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 13th, 2021

Google"s self-driving car company Waymo has broken ground in Europe by buying an Oxford startup

Waymo Alphabet self-driving subsidiary Waymo announced Thursday that it had acquired Oxford University spinout Latent Logic. As well as buying up Latent Logic's tech and talent, Waymo ann.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2019

Alphabet earnings miss estimates, driving down shares 2%

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, reported a third-quarter earnings miss that sent its stock down 2% in after-hours trading on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 28th, 2019

NewsWatch: Alphabet earnings miss, driving down shares 2%

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, reported a third-quarter earnings miss that sent its stock down 3.4% in after-hours trading on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 28th, 2019

Alphabet earnings miss, driving down shares 2%

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, reported a third-quarter earnings miss that sent its stock down 3.4% in after-hours trading on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 28th, 2019

Waymo urges U.S. to "promptly" remove barriers to self-driving cars

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, on Thursday urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to "promptly" remove regulatory barriers for cars without steering wheels and brake pedals......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 29th, 2019

Google project brings Internet access to Kenya

Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” the opportunity to purchase 4G service......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 5th, 2019

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya

Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4G service......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 5th, 2019

Waymo Just Partnered With Renault and Nissan to Research Driverless Mobility Services

Waymo the self driving technology company owned by Alphabet NASDAQ GOOG NASDAQ GOOGL said this week that it had entered into an exclusive partnership with Renault SA NASDAQOTH RNSDF and Nissan Motor NASDAQOTH NSANY to explore driverless mobility services.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJun 23rd, 2019

Waymo applies to begin testing driverless cars without backup drivers in California

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Waymo, Google parent Alphabet's self-driving vehicle unit, submitted an application to begin testing autonomous vehicles without a backup driver.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 13th, 2018

Tesla loses top safety executive to rival Waymo

Alphabet Inc.-owned self-driving car company Waymo confirmed over the weekend that it’s poached Tesla’s top safety executive, Matthew Schwall. Schwall had been at Tesla for nearly four years, as its director of field performance engineering, r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Tech sector hits record as Google parent sees best session since Oct. 2015

The technology sector hit a record high in early trading on Tuesday, supported by a better-than-expected quarterly earnings report from Alphabet, the parent company of Google. The sector rose 1......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2018