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Self-Driving Cars Will Be Waiting Next to You at Red Lights by 2017 Self-Driving Cars Will Be Waiting Next to You at Red Lights by 2017
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If you think all the hubbub about Google’s fancy self-driving cars is just a fleeting novelty, Ford, it of the automobile industry, thinks you should check yourself before you wreck yourself. According to ExtremeTech, Ford predicts that driverless cars will …

Sergey Brin Goes Full-on Google to Impress Turkey’s First Family Sergey Brin Goes Full-on Google to Impress Turkey’s First Family

Google’s official Twitter account posted a couple of pictures yesterday featuring the visit of Turkish President Abdullah Gül and his wife to the company’s Mountain View, California, offices. Sergey Brin and company apparently weren’t satisfied with just letting the impressive …

Larry Page On Google Self-Driving Cars: Think About Your Children Larry Page On Google Self-Driving Cars: Think About Your Children
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Google CEO Larry Page spoke at the Zeitgeist 2012 event this week, talking about Google’s Glasses, search, and various other topics. He briefly touched on Google’s self-driving cars. In his talk, he played up the safety factor, and called upon …

Google Driverless Car Bill Cruises Through the California Senate Google Driverless Car Bill Cruises Through the California Senate
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It seems that Google is continuing to impress lawmakers with its autonomous vehicle technology. The California Senate has unanimously passed (37-0) a bill regulating autonomous vehicles on the state’s roads. The bill will now head to the California State Assembly, …

Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License
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The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued an autonomous vehicle license to Google. The license is the first of its kind, and will allow Google to test its self-driving cars on Nevada roadways. It was announced in February …

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 …