WIRED |Google Accuses Uber of Stealing Its Self-Driving Car Tech

Until today, the race to build a self-driving car seemed to hinge on who had the best technology. Now it’s become a case of full-blown corporate intrigue. Alphabet’s self-driving startup, Waymo, is suing Uber, accusing the ridesharing giant of stealing critical autonomous driving technology. If the suit goes to trial, Apple’s legal battle with Samsung…

WIRED |Android Can’t Compete With iMessage. Google Is Changing That

When text messaging was simple, SMS worked beautifully. You could send 160 characters to anyone with a cellphone, and they’d receive it the same way they would a phone call. In the age of flip phones and nine-key texting, that was all anyone needed. But when texting gave way to group messaging, video calls, and…

WIRED |Take a Spin in Hyundai’s Ioniq, the Driverless Car for the Masses

https://www.wired.com/video/ces-2017-take-a-spin-in-hyundai-s-driverless-car-for-the-masses-i-ces-2017   As cars become less like cars and more like gadgets, the Consumer Electronics Show is the place where automakers demonstrate their coolest new tech, and their vision for the future. As always, that future is electric and autonomous. And along comes Hyundai with the debut of an autonomous version of the upcoming Ioniq, the…