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Joann Muller
Updated Apr 3, 2022 - Economy & Business

Automation could send long-haul truckers driving into the sunset

Image of an Aurora self-driving truck on the highway
Aurora-powered PACCAR trucks are autonomously hauling freight for FedEx in pilot testing in Texas. Photo: Aurora
Joann Muller
Apr 1, 2022 - Technology

Chatbots are getting smarter — and nicer, too

Illustration of a friendly robot bearing flowers and an ice cream cone.
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Ex-Google CEO promotes digital West Point

Illustration of a group of computers featuring chalkboards with equations on them
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Joann Muller
Mar 31, 2022 - Technology

Self-driving forklifts aim to make factories safer

OTTO Motors' autonomous forklift in a factory setting
OTTO Motors' autonomous forklift. Photo courtesy of OTTO
Joann Muller
Mar 29, 2022 - Technology

Pop-up digital ads are taking over the freezer aisle

Image of Cooler Screens' digital representation of the products in a store's refrigerated section
A store's cooler section is turned into a series of digital smart screens. Photo courtesy of Cooler Screens

The next generation of aircraft will leave pilots on the ground

Illustration of a pilot uniform standing with no pilot inside it.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios
Ina Fried
Feb 24, 2022 - Technology

Meta plans AI-driven universal translator

screenshot of Mark Zuckerberg
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, speaking at an online event Wednesday. Screenshot: Axios
Joann Muller
Feb 17, 2022 - Technology

Bionic eye recipients left in the dark with obsolete tech

 Illustrated collage of an outstretched hand, eyes, pulse rates and an ear.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

Tesla agrees to fix "rolling stop" software feature over safety fears

Tesla cars charging at a charging station in Irvine, California, on Jan. 28.
Tesla cars at a charging station in Irvine, Calif. Photo: Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images