An Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg

Intel leads US$100m funding round for Chinese AI start-up Horizon Robotics

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An Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg
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