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Self-Driving Cars: Young, City-Dwelling Males Lead The Market Self-Driving Cars: Young, City-Dwelling Males Lead The Market
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Google thinks that self-driving cars are inside a decade away, and the technology is so fluid that car owners could simply pay a few grand and have it installed in the time it takes to put in a new stereo. …

Google Self-Driving Car Makes a Trip to Lake Tahoe Google Self-Driving Car Makes a Trip to Lake Tahoe
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In case you misplaced the self-awareness that working at Google will always be cooler than your job, Sebastian Thrun, Google Fellow and Vice President, took a moment to remind you today and uploaded a photo to his Google+ account announcing …

Google in Talks With Detroit Automakers Over Self-Driving Car Technology Google in Talks With Detroit Automakers Over Self-Driving Car Technology
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The Detroit News, a newspaper in Detroit, is reporting that Google is currently in talks with automakers to bring self-driving car technology to market. Anthony Levandowski, the head of Google’s driverless car project, made a speech at the Society of …

Project Glass Engineer Teaches You How To Program Driverless Cars Project Glass Engineer Teaches You How To Program Driverless Cars
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Sebastian Thrun is a Google Fellow and VP, a Stanford Professor, and the co-founder fo Udacity.com. He’s also on the Project Glass team, which last week, unveiled the much talked about Google glasses. He was one of the names that …

Google Isn’t The Only One With Self-Driving Cars Google Isn’t The Only One With Self-Driving Cars

Google has made a lot of headlines with its self-driving cars. Last week, they put out the following video, showing one of the cars driving a blind man to Taco Bell: With that video, Google said its cars had completed …

Google Self-Driving Car Takes Blind Man To Taco Bell Google Self-Driving Car Takes Blind Man To Taco Bell
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Google uploaded a video of a self-driving car test, showing Steve Mahan, a legally blind man behind the wheel, and stopping at Taco Bell for a burrito. Google says in the video description, “We announced our self-driving car project in …

Google’s Self Driving Car Involved in Accident Google’s Self Driving Car Involved in Accident
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Car blog Jalopnik broke a story about one of Google’s self-driving cars being involved in a fender bender with a Prius. Justin Hyde writes, “Sent in by a Jalopnik tipster, the photos were snapped earlier this week near Google’s Mountain …

Google Lobbying Plus One: Nevada Legalizes Autonomous Cars Google Lobbying Plus One: Nevada Legalizes Autonomous Cars
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In case you’re still looking for futuristic flying cars, you may want to rest your gaze on the state of Nevada, thanks to some lobbying by Google. The state of Nevada has just passed legislation allowing the Nevada Department of …

Google “Not Betting the Farm” on Self-Driving Cars Google “Not Betting the Farm” on Self-Driving Cars
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Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page spoke to investors, and aimed to set their minds at ease with regards to the company’s spending habits. The company’s stock has not been doing so great since Page took over as CEO, with …

Google Lobbies for Self-Driving Car Legality in Nevada Google Lobbies for Self-Driving Car Legality in Nevada

Google’s once secret automated vehicle research and testing is now looking towards the next step: legality.  Well, in one state at least. The New York Times is reporting that Google is “quietly lobbying” for proposed legislation in the great state …