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Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers

By | founders fund, Gadgets, Gecko Robotics, Hardware, industrial equipment, Justin Kan, machine learning, mark cuban, pittsburgh, Recent Funding, Robotics, Silicon Valley, Startups, TC, Y Combinator, yc

Gecko Robotics aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile sources, including Founders Fund, Mark Cuban, The Westly Group, Justin Kan and Y Combinator. We first reported on the Pittsburgh-based company when […]

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Video: The driver of the autonomous Uber was distracted before fatal crash

By | arizona, Automation, autonomous car, car sharing, commuting, Gadgets, pittsburgh, San Francisco, self-driving car, spokesperson, toronto, Toyota, transport, Uber, United States, volvo

The Tempe, Arizona police department have released a video showing the moments before the fatal crash that involved Uber’s self-driving car. The video includes the view of the street from the Uber and a view of minder behind the wheel of the autonomous Uber. Warning: This video is disturbing. Tempe Police Vehicular Crimes Unit is […]

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