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2009-04-27 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles River Ventures (CRV), one of the nation's leading early-stage venture capital firms, today announced that Sebastian Thrun has joined the firm as senior advisor.

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2006-05-02 13:28:47

Seven months after an unmanned Volkswagen successfully drove itself over the rugged desert, the Pentagon is sponsoring another challenge for self-driving vehicles that can weave through congested city traffic without causing an accident.

2005-10-10 08:12:50

By Reed Stevenson PRIMM, Nevada (Reuters) - A Stanford University team won a $2 million prize on Sunday for sending a modified Volkswagen across 132 miles of rugged desert, guided only by sensors and computers in a race the Pentagon hopes will lead to a technological breakthrough in warfare.

2005-10-10 08:10:00

By Reed Stevenson PRIMM, Nevada (Reuters) - A Stanford University team won a $2 million prize on Sunday for sending a modified Volkswagen across 132 miles of rugged desert, guided only by sensors and computers in a race the Pentagon hopes will lead to a technological breakthrough in warfare.

2005-10-09 17:48:03

By Reed Stevenson PRIMM, Nevada (Reuters) - A Stanford University team won a $2 million prize on Sunday for sending a modified Volkswagen across 132 miles of rugged desert, guided only by sensors and computers in a race the Pentagon hopes will lead to a technological breakthrough in warfare.

2005-10-09 10:56:25

By Reed Stevenson PRIMM, Nev (Reuters) - Three modified driverless vehicles crossed the finish line and into the history books on Saturday after traversing 132 miles of desert terrain, guided only by laser sensors and onboard computers.

2005-10-08 20:36:32

By Reed Stevenson PRIMM, Nev (Reuters) - Three modified driverless vehicles crossed the finish line and into the history books on Saturday after traversing 132 miles of desert terrain, guided only by laser sensors and onboard computers.

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2005-09-28 14:25:00

It's the ultimate robot reality show: 43 contestants battling for a spot in a government-sponsored desert race intended to speed development of unmanned military combat vehicles. The reward? A $2 million cash prize.


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