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  1. Google's new self-driving cars hit streets of Mountain ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Mashable

    Google took another step toward taking self-driving cars mainstream on Thursday, after the company announced that its new prototype vehicles are already cruising the streets of Mountain View, California. This new breed of car, a two-door pod-shaped vehicle that Google said it built from scratch, was engineered from the ground up to be self-driving.

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  2. Google launches website to address safety concerns about self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Mashable

    Google has launched a new website focused on educating people about its self-driving cars, and to ease customer concerns about their safety. The company's self-driving car program is at a critical juncture.

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  3. Google's self-driving cars are coming to public roads in California this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Mashable

    The autonomous two-seaters have so far been confined to the test track, but this summer, they'll start showing up on the roads of Mountain View, California, Chris Urmson, Director of Google Self-Driving Car Project, announced in a blog post Friday . Google unveiled its self-driving car prototype in May 2014.

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  4. Report on self-driving car accidents is in violation of good senseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Mashable

    Writing a good news story is, to a certain extent, like driving in busy traffic. To do a good job of it you have to pay attention, follow the rules of the road and show some skill.

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  5. Twitter reportedly strikes deal for tweets in Google search resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Mashable

    Thanks to a deal recently struck between Twitter and Google, those tweets will have a larger audience than ever before. According to Bloomberg, Twitter has reached a deal with Google that will make its 140-character updates from users - all 284 million of them - instantly searchable.

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  6. Google buys Launchpad Toys as it seeks more kid-friendly productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Mashable

    LaunchPad Toys makes a handful of popular mobile apps for children including an augmented reality app called TeleStory and an animation storytelling tool called Toontastic. The San Francisco-based startup was founded in 2010 and took part in Y-Combinator in 2011.

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  7. What will U.S. transport look like in 2045?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Mashable

    In January 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation tasked a team of experts with producing a comprehensive report on the state of the country's infrastructure. The resulting report, at more than 300 pages, paints a sorry picture of systems designed and implemented as much as 80 years ago, when planners had far fewer people to consider.

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  8. Portuguese buses and taxis are also wi-fi routersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Mashable

    A massive mobile Wi-Fi network that could be a model for many cities was launched in the city of Porto, Portugal, this fall. Buses and taxis are equipped with routers that serve as mobile Wi-Fi hot spots for tens of thousands of riders.

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  9. Robots could soon replace human security guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Mashable

    As the sun set on a warm November afternoon, a quartet of five-foot-tall, 300-pound shiny white robots patrolled in front of Building 1 on Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus. Looking like a crew of slick Daleks imbued with the grace of Fred Astaire, they whirred quietly across the concrete in different directions, stopping and turning in place so as to avoid running into trash cans, walls and other obstacles.

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