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Almost a dozen Google employees quit over drone warfare project

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https://www.androidauthority.com - “About a dozen” Google employees quit their jobs today in protest of the company’s involvement with a controversial government program. Project Maven aims to enhance drone’s abilities when it comes to analyzing video footage. The employees in question feel that Google’s participation in the program is a violation of the company’s code of ethics: “Don’t be evil.

Maven shows how a company that makes cars can also share them

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https://www.digitaltrends.com - General Motors’ Maven division operates the kinds of services that are supposed to be a threat to old-guard car companies. But GM wants to beat upstarts like Zipcar at their own game.

GM Teams With EVgo For Maven-Only Bolt Fast-Charge Network

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https://insideevs.com - General Motors’ Maven and EVgo announced an agreement to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available only to Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers. The Maven Gig car sharing service for freelance drivers was launched in seven major U.

VW names Diess CEO, overhauls leadership, restructures (with video)

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http://www.autonews.com - VW names Diess CEO, overhauls leadership, restructures; M-B subscription pilot; Tech tidbits: Uber expands mobility offerings, Charging up GM's Maven, Lidar maker scales up.

GM, EVgo to build Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging network, for Maven drivers only

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https://www.greencarreports.com - General Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells. The company said firmly two years ago it had no intention of spending money on a charging network, a stance that distinguished GM from BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen, not to mention Tesla.

Maven and EVgo Partner on Electric Car Charging for Ride-Hailing Drivers

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http://www.thedrive.com - General Motors' Maven division and charging-infrastructure company EVgo are teaming up to help ride-hailing drivers who use electric cars find a place to charge. EVgo will build a dedicated network of charging stations for drivers renting Chevrolet Bolt EVs under GM's Maven Gig program.

Maven Celebrates One Year On The Road

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http://media.gm.com - Imagine being able to trial a job for a month to decide if you liked the conditions, pay and hours, with so many new ways of working through the sharing economy, why shouldn’t this be possible? Holden agreed, so they launched Maven Gig, a car-sharing service that puts power into the hands of the driver.

Maven Is Going Electric In Texas With 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs

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https://insideevs.com - GM’s Maven introduced its Maven Gig car sharing service for freelance drivers in Austin, Texas, beginning with 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs. Cars are available from $229 per week plus taxes and that includes: car, unlimited miles, insurance (minus deductibles) and maintenance.

Experts debate whether we’re ready for self-driving cars

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https://www.cnbc.com - In the wake of the fatal accident involving a self-driving car, Jim Scheinman, Maven Ventures, and Mary Cummings, Duke University, debate whether this technology as it stands right now is safe for our roads and whether it should continue to be developed.