• I rode in a self-driving car for the first time, and it was operated by the Google of Russia - here's what it was like

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    I rode in a self-driving car for the first time at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
    The car was operated by Yandex , the Google of Russia.
    If I hadn't been making a point of paying attention to the vehicle's performance, I likely would have forgotten that it was driving without human assistance.
    Yandex is the Google of Russia, known for running a search engine that, by some measures , is more popular than Google in its home country. Like Google , Yandex is also developing autonomous driving technology.
    The company operates an autonomous ride-hailing service...
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