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Rolls-Royce is building a flying taxi. No, not that Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce is building a flying taxi. No, not that Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Holdings's engines power the world's biggest passenger jets. Now it's turning to much smaller aircraft.

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Self-driving cars don't need rules yet, says regulator
Cars

Self-driving cars don't need rules yet, says regulator

The US government's top auto safety official is maintaining a hands-off approach despite criticisms,

Flying trains? French entrepreneur makes the pitch to Boeing
Public transport

Flying trains? French entrepreneur makes the pitch to Boeing

Could be a James Bond thing: A plane that lands on a runway, shrugs its wings off, turns into a train and rolls on to rails to take you to your local station.

  • by Marie Mawad & Ania Nussbaum
Secret Apple plans 'stolen': ex-employee arrested at airport
Innovation

Secret Apple plans 'stolen': ex-employee arrested at airport

It was almost a perfect getaway, but a former Apple employee was captured at the airport just before boarding a flight to China.

'How are they going to pay for it?': Tesla's groundbreaking China deal raises eyebrows
Tesla

'How are they going to pay for it?': Tesla's groundbreaking China deal raises eyebrows

Tesla and the Shanghai government have left out a crucial detail in announcing a deal to build its vehicles in China: how much it's all going to cost.

Uber to invest in electric scooter-rental business
Uber

Uber to invest in electric scooter-rental business

Uber is getting into the electric scooter business,

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Inside China’s dystopian dreams: AI, shame and lots of cameras
China

Inside China’s dystopian dreams: AI, shame and lots of cameras

With millions of cameras and billions of lines of code, China is building a high-tech authoritarian future.

  • by Paul Mozur
Zoox, Aussie led self-driving startup, closes in on $US3b valuation
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Tesla

Zoox, Aussie led self-driving startup, closes in on $US3b valuation

Zoox, a California-based autonomous vehicle company co-founded by a Melbourne designer, Tim Kentley-Klay, is in advanced funding talks with investors.

  • by John McDuling
Peak Screen: Future of tech is screenless, and it could be glorious
Apple

Peak Screen: Future of tech is screenless, and it could be glorious

Tech giants are torn between making smartphones better and worrying they are too addictive. So they are building the beginning of something new.

  • by Farhad Manjoo
Dell to buy out VMware tracking stock in move to go public again
Sharemarket

Dell to buy out VMware tracking stock in move to go public again

The world's largest private technology company is taking a step closer to a return to the public market and ending a months-long review of its business.

Tesla 'real car company' after hitting Model 3 goal, Musk says
Tesla

Tesla 'real car company' after hitting Model 3 goal, Musk says

"We did it!!" Musk proclaimed in an email to employees.