Apple and Google: We’ll Pick You Up

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The frantic pace of progress in artificial intelligence (AI) over the last several years has had a number of unexpected consequences. The rapid development of autonomous vehicles, which have their foundation in AI, has escalated far more quickly than many imagined. Companies the world over, from traditional automakers to big tech, are developing these technological marvels and racing to be the first to market with a self-driving car.One of the earliest casualties of this movement has been car-rental companies. The specter of autonomously piloted vehicles paired with the surging popularity of ride-hailing services has left the future of rental-car companies in doubt.

Source: Apple and Google: We’ll Pick You Up

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