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John Zimmer: Most of Lyft’s car rides will be handled autonomously by 2021

John Zimmer: Most of Lyft’s car rides will be handled autonomously by 2021

In a fairly lengthy Medium post released on Sunday, John Zimmer, co-founder and president of ride-hailing service Lyft, outlined how his company envisioned the future of transportation in the next ten years.

Zimmer also made a bold claim that most of the rides on Lyft's ride-sharing car network will be handled autonomously by 2021.

Samsung sued over exploded Galaxy Note 7 handset

Samsung sued over exploded Galaxy Note 7 handset

According to a Reuters report, a man named Jonathan Strobel has filed a lawsuit in Florida against Samsung Electronics over the company's exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

The lawsuit, filed on Friday, is apparently the first lawsuit involving Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 handsets --- the company's newest flagship smartphones.

Tesla brings “dramatic improvements” to its Autopilot technology

Tesla brings “dramatic improvements” to its Autopilot technology

Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors announced the rollout of Autopilot 8.0 update on Sunday. The update comes against the backdrop of a number of Autopilot-related crashes, including an accident which occurred in Florida in May this year, resulting in the death of a Tesla Model S driver - Joshua Brown - who was driving his vehicle in Autopilot mode.

Facebook’s ‘Trending’ section is getting a makeover

Facebook’s ‘Trending’ section is getting a makeover

In a Friday announcement, social network Facebook said that it is giving a makeover to the 'Trending' section on its homepage, specifically to eliminate its hot topics which show up next to descriptions which are written by humans.

Tesla announces new Model S and X versions with upgraded battery, super fast acceleration

Tesla announces new Model S and X versions with upgraded battery, super fast acc

In a Tuesday announcement, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors said that the new versions of its Model S sedan and Model X crossover will be equipped with a new upgraded battery pack -- to offer a longer battery range -- and will be capable of super fast acceleration.

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