Brad Stone

Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Lawyer David Estrada Takes On Autonomous Safety Questions at Nuro

Autonomous safety questions Kroger and Nuro's R1 driverless delivery vehicle. (Andrew Brown/The Kroger Co. via Associated Press)P)

Silicon Valley lawyer David Estrada is taking on a new role at Nuro Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based self-driving car startup founded by two of his former Google colleagues and backed by nearly $1 billion from SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund.

Brad Stone | Bloomberg News
November 6, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Bezos Makes ‘Climate Pledge’ for Amazon

Amazon Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Acknowledging a steady drumbeat of criticism from activists and a vocal group of his own employees, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced the formation of a new organization, the Climate Pledge, to meet the goals of the landmark Paris climate agreement 10 years early.

Brad Stone | Bloomberg News
September 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Amazon Pitches a Fantastic Tech Future — and Itself

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Last week, held its first conference devoted to the technological frontiers of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and space exploration. The message: The future is good, and so is Amazon’s role in it.

Brad Stone | Bloomberg News
June 10, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Senate Bill Could Clean Up Patchwork Autonomous Vehicle Laws

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The companies and officials influencing the development of self-driving technology offered a wide variety of reactions to the death of a pedestrian struck by an Uber autonomous vehicle March 18.

Brad Stone | Bloomberg News
March 26, 2018