Virtual pedestrians pave way to safer roads for driverless cars

GOTHENBURG (Reuters) – A “virtual human” suddenly steps out at a blind bend, but the engineer in the Volvo car’s driving seat on the test track doesn’t flinch, leaving it to software to take evasive action. Private test tracks like the one owned by Sweden’s AstaZero are playing an increasing role as manufacturers like Volvo put self-driving cars through their […]

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Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams hits out at drug-busters over 'unequal' testing

Williams was having her say after it emerged she had been tested more this year – on five occasions – than any other American tennis player. And that was before an official turned up unannounced at her house on June 14, in an incident which led to a story on American sports website Deadspin.com. The seven-time Wimbledon champion said: “Until […]

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