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  1. Google gets hit with huge fine by EU for its dominance in online searchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    The European Commission found evidence that Google's search results give illegal precedence to its own shopping service over rival services, resulting in a record-breaking 2.42 billion-euro fine. Meanwhile, the internet giant is considering an appeal.

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  2. Kepler telescope discovers new batch of 'just right' planets that could foster lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    NASA's planet-hunting telescope offers up even more evidence that Earth-like planets orbiting sun-like stars are 'not rare.' An artist's rendering of Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world to be found in the habitable zone of a star that is similar to our sun.

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  3. To colonize space, start closer to EarthRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    Science fiction has long painted space settlements as inevitable, and talk of Martian brick-building and life-supporting gardens makes it feel closer than ever. But some suggest a simpler path to long-term living in space: orbital habitats near Earth.

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  4. Is Google underpaying its female employees?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    The company, which has been criticized for a lack of diversity among its workforce, is now accused of severely underpaying the small number of women who do work there. A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

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  5. Howard University West: Can Google-Howard partnership increase diversity in tech?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Google-Howard collaboration, announced Thursday, is intended to help Google access tech talent and give top computer science students at Howard a taste of life in Silicon Valley. Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., in 2013.

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  6. California's proposed self-driving laws eschew the driver's licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    California's DMV is considering rules that would allow self-driving cars without steering wheels and pedals to be tested on public roads, and that would do away with driver's licenses in some cases. Google introduces its new self-driving prototype car at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.

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  7. California wants to give driverless cars their learners' permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    California proposes letting cars go fully autonomous, a vote of confidence in a self-driving future where vehicles stop assisting and take the wheel. Google introduces its new self-driving prototype car at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.

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  8. How a California high school suddenly earned millions from SnapchatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    A California high school just made $24 million after selling shares in Snapchat's initial public offering, shortly before the company's New York Stock Exchange debut on Thursday. In 2012, the board of the St. Francis private high school in Mountain View, Calif., shrewdly invested $15,000 of seed money in the app that allows people to send photos and videos that quickly disappear, after an invitation from a school parent, who is a venture capital investor.

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  9. Google workers rally against Trump's travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    Joined by Google co-founder Sergey Brin, hundreds of the company's employees rallied outside their headquarters to protest President Trump's immigration ban, echoing criticism levied by CEOs of some of the world's biggest companies. Hundreds of Google employees gathered outside the company's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters Monday to protest President Trump's executive order temporarily banning immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries, hours after nearly a thousand Google workers held a similar march and rally in San Francisco.

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  10. How Michigan lawmakers seek to open the path for self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Michigan self-driving cars: A new comprehensive package of laws tries to pave the way for an innovation that could upend how we get around. In this photo taken May 18, 2016, a Google self-driving car is seen on display at Google's I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif.

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  11. How Michigan lawmakers seek to open the way for self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Michigan self-driving cars: A new comprehensive package of laws tries to pave the way for an innovation that could upend how we get around. In this photo taken May 18, 2016, a Google self-driving car is seen on display at Google's I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif.

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  12. 'Rock star' physicists, biologists win $25 million in Breakthrough PrizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    From left, Anne Wojcicki, life sciences prize winner Huda Zoghbi, Sergei Brin, and Julio Cardenal backstage at the fIfth annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. This year, the Breakthrough Foundation awarded $25 million to geneticists, biologists, physicists, and mathematicians for groundbreaking work in their fields.

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  13. 'Rock star' physicists, mathematicians win $25 million in Breakthrough PrizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    From left, Anne Wojcicki, life sciences prize winner Huda Zoghbi, Sergei Brin, and Julio Cardenal backstage at the fIfth annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. This year, the Breakthrough Foundation awarded $25 million to geneticists, biologists, physicists, and mathematicians for groundbreaking work in their fields.

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  14. What's your pay potential? LinkedIn, Glassdoor shine light on salaries.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Money isn't everything, but it counts for a lot at work. That's why work-related websites like LinkedIn and Glassdoor are adding new online tools to help professionals understand their salary potential.

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  15. Why Google News is adding a 'Fact Check' labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    While pundits are in disagreement about the role the media should play in vetting politicians' statements, readers are bringing record traffic to fact-checking websites like Politifact. Google's headquarters is seen in Mountain View, Calif., on Jan. 3, 2013.

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  16. Traffic deaths spiked this year. Will self-driving cars bring them back down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    A report found that traffic deaths in the first half of 2016 spiked at the highest rate since 1966. Can the government's plan to push self-driving vehicles save lives? A Google self-driving Lexus car drives along street during a demonstration at Google campus on in Mountain View, Calif.

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  17. Forbes list boasts more immigrants than ever. Is the American dream alive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Immigrants now make up more than 10 percent of the richest 400 people in the United States, and nearly all of them are self-made billionaires. Google co-founder Sergey Brin at a media preview of Google's prototype autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, Calif., in September 2015.

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  18. California approves cars with no steering wheel, pedals for testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Google's self-driving Lexus car drives along street during a demonstration at Google campus on in Mountain View, Calif. Self-driving cars inched closer to reality this week when the California governor approved a bill that would open small sections of public roads for testing.

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  19. Is a pizza chain run by robots the future of the industry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    California pizza chain Zume Pizza has cut its labor costs in half by replacing human chefs with robotic ones. But experts say a robot takeover of the fast food industry isn't imminent.

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  20. Lessons from the latest Google self-driving car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    After a van ran a red light and hit an autonomous Google car, some are wondering if the two types of vehicles are ready to coexist. A collision involving a self-driven Google car and a human-operated vehicle that occurred late last week has raised the question of how well human and computer drivers can share the road.

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