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Google branches off 'Waymo' unit as company to handle self-driving cars - UPI.com;

Google branches off 'Waymo' unit as company to handle self-driving cars - UPI.com

UPI.comGoogle branches off 'Waymo' unit as company to handle self-driving carsUPI.com"We're not in the business of making better cars. We're in the business of making better drivers," Waymo CEO John Krafcik said Tuesday. By Doug G. Ware | Dec. 13, 2016 at 7:52 PM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter.and more »

Google launches self-driving car brand called Waymo - CampaignLive;

Google launches self-driving car brand called Waymo - CampaignLive

CampaignLiveGoogle launches self-driving car brand called WaymoCampaignLiveGoogle's parent company, Alphabet, has spun off its self-driving car project into a separate entity called Waymo. Previously, the self-driving project was housed within Google's experimental arm, X. That the company has spun out the venture and ...and more »

Google Parent Alphabet Inc. Plans to Launch Ride-Sharing Service - And Now U Know;

Google Parent Alphabet Inc. Plans to Launch Ride-Sharing Service - And Now U Know

And Now U KnowGoogle Parent Alphabet Inc. Plans to Launch Ride-Sharing ServiceAnd Now U KnowMOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - On the heels of self-driving vehicles, drone delivery services, and more, Google parent Alphabet is looking to push itself even further in the transport industry with its latest project: ride-sharing. And it wants it to be done in ...and more »

Meet Waymo, Google's self-driving car company - The Daily Star;

Meet Waymo, Google's self-driving car company - The Daily Star

The Daily StarMeet Waymo, Google's self-driving car companyThe Daily StarJournalists take a test drive in a prototype of Google's own self-driving vehicle during a media preview of Google's current autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, California September 29, 2015. Photo: Reuters/Elijah Nouvelage/ File photo. Reuters, San ...and more »

Waymo: Google forms stand-alone company for its self-driving car project - International Business Times UK;

Waymo: Google forms stand-alone company for its self-driving car project - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKWaymo: Google forms stand-alone company for its self-driving car projectInternational Business Times UKGoogle has announced that its self-driving car project will be spun off from its research lab X and operate as a stand-alone company under the name Waymo. "We're a self-driving car company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things ...and more »

Google's Self-Driving Car Project Becomes Stand-Alone Unit, Gets New Name: Meet Waymo - Tech Times;

Google's Self-Driving Car Project Becomes Stand-Alone Unit, Gets New Name: Meet Waymo - Tech Times

Tech TimesGoogle's Self-Driving Car Project Becomes Stand-Alone Unit, Gets New Name: Meet WaymoTech TimesAlphabet announced that its self-driving car will now have its own standalone business unit, graduating from the so-called Google X, the super secret research and development unit based a few miles away from Google's Mountain View headquarters.and more »

Hello Waymo: Google spins off self-driving car project into new company - New Atlas;

Hello Waymo: Google spins off self-driving car project into new company - New Atlas

New AtlasHello Waymo: Google spins off self-driving car project into new companyNew AtlasGoogle's self-driving cars have logged more than 2 million miles (3.2 million km) of testing over the last seven years. Now the project has entered a new phase with the announcement that the self-driving car venture has been spun off into Waymo, a new ...and more »

Google's Waymo to put big car firms in the robot car driver's seat - ReadWrite;

Google's Waymo to put big car firms in the robot car driver's seat - ReadWrite

ReadWriteGoogle's Waymo to put big car firms in the robot car driver's seatReadWriteA new report says Google has spun out its self-driving unit — now called Waymo — and is undertaking a major pivot away from making its own autonomous vehicles, instead moving to become a provider of self-driving car tech for major automakers.and more »

Google creates 'Waymo', an independent self-driving car company - Marketplace.org;

Google creates 'Waymo', an independent self-driving car company - Marketplace.org

Marketplace.orgGoogle creates 'Waymo', an independent self-driving car companyMarketplace.orgThis picture taken on June 30, 2016 shows the Google's self driving car project on the Google stand at the Viva technology event in Paris. - ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images. Listen To The Story. Marketplace. Download download; Embed embed.and more »

Google's Self-Driving Cars Have a New Name: 'Waymo' - Motherboard;

Google's Self-Driving Cars Have a New Name: 'Waymo' - Motherboard

MotherboardGoogle's Self-Driving Cars Have a New Name: 'Waymo'MotherboardIt stands for a new way forward in mobility. Also--the name of a workout in Arkansas. Google today rebranded its self-driving car unit into a separate company called Waymo—which, by the way, bears no connection to a workout of the same name at an ...and more »

Google says driverless cars are ready to make money, but we won't know if they do - MarketWatch;

Google says driverless cars are ready to make money, but we won't know if they do - MarketWatch

MarketWatchGoogle says driverless cars are ready to make money, but we won't know if they doMarketWatchSteve Mahan, who is legally blind, takes what Waymo called the world's first fully autonomous ride in Austin in 2015, in an image provided by the Alphabet unit. By. TheresePoletti. Columnist. Alphabet Inc. has changed its self-driving cars business ...and more »

Google's Self-Drive Tech Project Becomes Waymo - Cars.com News;

Google's Self-Drive Tech Project Becomes Waymo - Cars.com News

Cars.com NewsGoogle's Self-Drive Tech Project Becomes WaymoCars.com NewsCARS.COM — Google is plotting a new course for its self-driving vehicle program by spinning the project into a new business unit called Waymo. As a division of Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, Waymo will continue to pursue autonomous-drive ...and more »

Google Self-Driving Car Project Spins Off into Waymo - Motor Trend;

Google Self-Driving Car Project Spins Off into Waymo - Motor Trend

Motor TrendGoogle Self-Driving Car Project Spins Off into WaymoMotor TrendSay farewell to Google's self-driving car project. The endeavor has spun off into Waymo, an independent company owned by Alphabet, also the parent company of Google. Waymo stands for “a new way forward in mobility,” the company said in a blog post ...and more »

Google is one step closer to making money off self-driving cars - Washington Post;

Google is one step closer to making money off self-driving cars - Washington Post

Washington PostGoogle is one step closer to making money off self-driving carsWashington PostGoogle's long-running project to create technology for self-driving cars has been spun off into its own company, executives announced Tuesday, a sign that the Internet behemoth now plans to turn its years of research into a moneymaking enterprise. The ...and more »

Google self-driving car project steps out on its own as 'Waymo' - The Mercury News;

Google self-driving car project steps out on its own as 'Waymo' - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsGoogle self-driving car project steps out on its own as 'Waymo'The Mercury NewsMOUNTAIN VIEW — Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday spun off its self-driving car project from the “moonshots” unit into its own company, a strong step toward commercializing the technology. “We can see our technology being useful in personal vehicles, ...and more »

Google spins off Waymo, its self-driving car company - San Francisco Business Times;

Google spins off Waymo, its self-driving car company - San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco Business TimesGoogle spins off Waymo, its self-driving car companySan Francisco Business TimesSteve Mahan, executive director of the Santa Clara Valley Blind Center, discusses Google's new autonomous car company Waymo, which is focusing on self-driving car technology. (Antoinette Siu | San Francisco Business Times). Google unveiled its ...and more »

Google is spinning its self-driving car project out into its own company - Quartz;

Google is spinning its self-driving car project out into its own company - Quartz

QuartzGoogle is spinning its self-driving car project out into its own companyQuartzGoogle's parent company Alphabet announced today that its self-driving car project will be spun out into a new standalone business under the Alphabet umbrella, called Waymo. It had been gestating in X, the company's “moonshot” lab, for the last few years.and more »

Google's driverless car project goes from research to business - Computerworld;

Google's driverless car project goes from research to business - Computerworld

ComputerworldGoogle's driverless car project goes from research to businessComputerworldGoogle parent company Alphabet is taking its autonomous car effort to the next level. John Krafcik, CEO of Google's Self-Driving Car Project, announced in a blog post Tuesday that the company's effort to build and test a driverless car has gone from a ...and more »

Alphabet Spins Off Self-Driving Car Initiative Into Waymo Unit - TheStreet.com;

Alphabet Spins Off Self-Driving Car Initiative Into Waymo Unit - TheStreet.com

TheStreet.comAlphabet Spins Off Self-Driving Car Initiative Into Waymo UnitTheStreet.comShares of Google parent company Alphabet (GOOGL) were higher in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, after the company announced earlier today that it would separate its self-driving car business into a new unit called Waymo. The name stands for "way ...and more »

Google's self-driving car project gets a new name: Waymo - CBC.ca;

Google's self-driving car project gets a new name: Waymo - CBC.ca

CBC.caGoogle's self-driving car project gets a new name: WaymoCBC.caThe self-driving car project that Google started seven years ago has grown into a company called Waymo, signaling its confidence that it will be able to bring robot-controlled vehicles to the masses within the next few years. "We are getting close and ...and more »