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Artificial Intelligence in Insurance – Three Trends That Matter
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Artificial Intelligence in Insurance – Three Trends That Matter

BY: Edmund Zagorin Change is here, more is coming. The insurance market is dominated by massive national brands and legacy...
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How ‘Exposure Data Tracking’ Is Taking Over Personal Lines Insurance
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How ‘Exposure Data Tracking’ Is Taking Over Personal Lines Insurance

[Joseph Harrington] Today’s insurers want to be there for their customers — literally. With sensors in policyholders’ cars, homes and...
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Uber slapped down by ECJ: Taxi app must follow same rules as black cabs in huge crackdown
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Uber slapped down by ECJ: Taxi app must follow same rules as black cabs in huge crackdown

[Vincent Wood] UBER faces tough regulation after being forced to obey the same rules in Europe as other taxi services,...
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GM says it will launch a robot taxi service in 2019
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GM says it will launch a robot taxi service in 2019

[Andrew J. Hawkins] GM says it will have a ride-sharing service featuring its line of self-driving Chevy Bolts ready to...
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Airbnb Is Popular, but Renting Out Your Car? That’s Another Story
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Airbnb Is Popular, but Renting Out Your Car? That’s Another Story

By: Ron Lieber On any given holiday weekend, there might be a million people paying to stay in rooms in...
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How AI will play a major role in the auto industry
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How AI will play a major role in the auto industry

Martin Prescher, AutoGravity Artificial intelligence (AI) systems, blending data and advanced algorithms to mimic the cognitive functions of the human...
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Honda Recalls 800,000 Odyssey Minivans Because of Seat Latches
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Honda Recalls 800,000 Odyssey Minivans Because of Seat Latches

Honda announced on Saturday it was recalling about 800,000 Odyssey minivans in the United States because of problems with locking...
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Hyundai will bring assisted highway driving to US in 2019 – Expect it to arrive alongside a refreshed Genesis G90.
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Hyundai will bring assisted highway driving to US in 2019 – Expect it to arrive alongside a refreshed Genesis G90.

Hyundai will bring assisted highway driving to US in 2019 Expect it to arrive alongside a refreshed Genesis G90.
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Massive $23 million auto insurance fraud was an intricate operation
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Massive $23 million auto insurance fraud was an intricate operation

[By Paula McMahod] When the feds started scrutinizing two men accused of running a massive $23 million auto insurance fraud...
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WREK Technologies, Inc. prepares to launch its WREKcam and WREKapp iPhone and Android App for your car
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WREK Technologies, Inc. prepares to launch its WREKcam and WREKapp iPhone and Android App for your car

(PRNewswire) Coined as "The Safer and Smarter way to Drive" by Uber and Lyft drivers who beta tested earlier this...
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GM buys Strobe, a Pasadena startup that makes crucial tech for self-driving cars
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GM buys Strobe, a Pasadena startup that makes crucial tech for self-driving cars

Last week, General Motors Co. announced plans to release a fleet of new electric vehicles by 2023, laying the groundwork...
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Tree falls in front of moving car in Griffin as Hurricane Irma moved through Georgia.
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Tree falls in front of moving car in Griffin as Hurricane Irma moved through Georgia.

Tree falls in front of moving car in Griffin. Large tree nearly lands on woman driving down road. A man...
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IIHS auto safety study: Lane-departure, blind-spot warning could save thousands of lives.
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IIHS auto safety study: Lane-departure, blind-spot warning could save thousands of lives.

[By: Nathan Bomey] Technologies that warn motorists when they're risking a collision could save thousands of lives if widely adopted, according to two new...
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Dash cams: Should you use one in your car?
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Dash cams: Should you use one in your car?

(CBS News) Cameras seem to be everywhere these days, and now they're showing up on the dashboards of cars --...
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California Car Accident Statistics
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California Car Accident Statistics

With the high volume of cars on the road in California, there is always the possibility of a car accident....
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Suppliers prepare for self-driving bonanza – Mega players tout ability to integrate
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Suppliers prepare for self-driving bonanza – Mega players tout ability to integrate

[By: David Sedgwick] Robert Bosch is the largest global supplier. Top N.A. suppliers As ranked by 2016 original-equipment parts sales...
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Kick From Motorcycle Rider Touches Off 2-Car Crash In Santa Clarita
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Kick From Motorcycle Rider Touches Off 2-Car Crash In Santa Clarita

SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA.com) — A motorcyclist kicked at a car in an apparent case of road rage, kicking off a...
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Most Dangerous Intersections in the United States
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Most Dangerous Intersections in the United States

It’s in Pennsylvania. WREK analyzed the most recent data available, which spanned from 2006 to 2016, and used latitude and...
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Get This Neat Heads-Up Display and Stop Distracted Driving
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Get This Neat Heads-Up Display and Stop Distracted Driving

The CDC reports that more than 8 people are killed each day in the United States due to distracted driving....
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WREK’s America’s Most Dangerous Road #7
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WREK’s America’s Most Dangerous Road #7

California State Route 138 #7 California drivers have borrowed the phrase "highway of death" or "death road" from Bolivia's famous...
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