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Google’s self-driving car fleet has been decidedly Toyota-heavy since the project's inception, with the vast majority of the fleet consisting of Toyota Prius and Lexus RX 450h hybrids. If a new report is to be believed, it looks as though Google may be throwing Fiat Chrysler a bone (and a vote of confidence) by adding several dozen of the company’s newly launched Pacifica minivans to its self-driving vehicle fleet. Citing sources that “asked not to be identified,” Bloomberg says that Google and Chrysler have nearly finalized the partnership and an announcement could be made a soon as today. Naturally,... Read more...
It's been nearly a year since Intel announced it would buy security firm McAfee, and the CPU giant has finally shed some light on what it intends to do with its new acquisition. Initially, there was widespread speculation that Intel might begin baking additional security features into its processors while using McAfee's software to hook into and market the new capabilities. For now, at least, the CPU manufacturer has no such plans. In a recent interview with Reuters, Renee James, head of Intel's software division, stated that the company's upcoming security platform would offer additional capabilities... Read more...