• Uber is hiring dozens of 'mission specialists' to help relaunch its autonomous vehicle program after deadly Arizona crash

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Darren Weaver
    Uber says it will replace a host of operators who had been monitoring the company's fleet of self-driving vehicles on the road, after one of those vehicles fatally struck a pedestrian in Arizona in March.
    The ride-hailing company is hiring 55 "mission specialists" who will report technical data and feedback to developers.
    Uber has made sweeping changes to its autonomous-vehicle program since that fatal collision in Arizona. Since then, the company has paused its autonomous vehicle program in several states and laid off hundreds of people.
    Uber is replacing the drivers who had...
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  • Elon Musk Says on Twitter He'll Pay to Fix Flint, Michigan Homes With Contaminated Water

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Elon Musk is taking on the Flint water crisis and has pledged to get clean water to every house in Flint, Michigan that does not currently have it. Best of all, he did it via Twitter.
    Wednesday afternoon, Twitter user DylanSheaMusic, who currently has roughly 530 followers, tweeted at Musk saying, "Hey elonmusk I heard a bunch of people saying there's NO WAY you could help get clean water to Flint, Michigan. Said you wouldn't be capable idk."
    Musk apparently took the tweet as a challenge, responding a few minutes later saying, "Please consider this a commitment that I will fund fixing the...
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  • Elon Musk says he will help pay to fix the water in any house in Flint, Michigan that exceeds the FDA's accepted contamination levels

    Elon Musk says he will help pay to fix the water in any house in Flint, Michigan that exceeds the FDA's accepted contamination levels

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk said on Wednesday he will help pay to fix the water in every house in Flint, Michigan, that has contamination levels above FDA guidelines.
    "Please consider this a commitment that I will fund fixing the water in any house in Flint that has water contamination above FDA levels. No kidding," he said on Twitter .
    On Tuesday, Musk said he had already helped Flint , but didn't elaborate on what he did.
    Elon Musk said on Wednesday he will help pay to fix the water in every house in Flint, Michigan, that has contamination levels above FDA guidelines.
    "Please consider this a commitment...
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