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Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it would begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020, which will use artificial intelligence (AI) to engage with drivers, as the company competes with tech firms to develop new vehicles.

Formula E virtual race ends in controversy

Dutch SIM racer Bono Huis collected a $200,000 jackpot, the biggest prize in eSports racing history, after winning the first virtual race between drivers from the Formula E electric series and gamers in Las Vegas.

Xiaomi says shrinking smartphone sales won't hit the company

Sharp drops in smartphone sales for China's Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL] will not have a major impact on the company as profit growth will be driven by sales from smart home devices as well as revenue from its software eco-system, a senior executive said.

China's LeEco unveils a car, but cannot make it drive

(This version of the October 19 story corrects the headline and first paragraph to show the car was delivered too late to drive down the runway; corrects name of car in paragraphs 5, 7 and 8 to LeSEE Pro instead of LeSEE; corrects paragraphs 5 and 7 to add context about why car did not drive on runway; corrects paragraph 8 to show the company unveiled its first prototype of the car in Beijing and the LeSEE prototype was the latest version)

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Kentucky lawmaker a 'probable suicide' amid sexual misconduct accusations

Kentucky state Representative Dan Johnson, who was facing sexual assault accusations, died in a probable suicide on Wednesday, Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said.