From its Skagit County site and elsewhere, Bellevue-based PACCAR is among companies leading the charge in creating autonomous trucking. Successes could lead to a major shake-up in the freight industry. Unions worry about the loss of trucking jobs.
Seattle and Israel’s AI ecosystem have long had close ties, from Microsoft's and Amazon’s acquisitions of Israeli startups to ongoing academic collaborations. Those ties include a global surveillance network that has also raised concerns among human rights experts. WATCH