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Going mobile: Apple enters race for self-driving cars

/ Apr 15, 2017

Going mobile: Apple enters race for self-driving cars

Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that the company that has already reshaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation too. Ending years of speculation, Apple’s late entry into a crowded field was made ...

Tokyo IT firm taps 3-D technology to offer perfect-fitting shoes

/ Apr 14, 2017

Tokyo IT firm taps 3-D technology to offer perfect-fitting shoes

It’s every shoe lover’s dream: Footwear perfectly made for their feet. Tokyo-based information technology firm Flickfit Inc. is developing just that — a service that virtually fits shoes to a person’s feet using 3-D scans. The service, which would enable customers to search for ...

/ Apr 5, 2017

YouTube unveils India mobile app for spotty internet signals

Alphabet Inc.’s Google said Tuesday it would roll out a mobile YouTube application designed for India, boosting the search company’s presence in a burgeoning market with spotty internet access. Since the fall, Google has been conducting extensive tests in India of YouTube Go, which ...

/ Apr 5, 2017

Automatic brakes targeted for 90% of new vehicles by 2020

The government aims to double the proportion of new vehicles equipped with automatic brake systems to over 90 percent by 2020, in an effort to reduce traffic accidents. To achieve the goal, the government will publicize the benefits of vehicles with the safety technology ...