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  1. FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Star Tribune

    Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership. The companies announced in the spring of last year that they would build 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrids minivans.

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  2. US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Star Tribune

    Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men. A U.S. Department of Labor official disclosed the agency's allegations during a Friday court hearing in San Francisco.

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  3. When a tax refund means bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | Star Tribune

    For many people, a tax refund means a chance to fund a vacation or splurge on a big purchase. For some, though, it's a way to wipe out crushing debt - not by paying it off, but by giving them enough money to pay for bankruptcy.

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  4. Google Maps to allow users to share their locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The location-monitoring feature will begin rolling out Wednesday in an update to the Google Maps mobile app, which is already installed on most of the world's smartphones. It will also be available on personal computers.

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  5. The Latest: Snap Chat IPO windfall helps California schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Latest on a California high school making millions from the initial public offering of shares in Snap Inc. : A business professor says a "personal relationship" with a Silicon Valley venture capitalist is the only reason a California private Catholic high school managed to reap a $24 million windfall from an initial public offering of shares in Snap Inc. Stephen Andriole, a professor of business, accountancy and information systems at the Villanova School of Business in Pennsylvania, says it's unlikely the story could have happened anywhere but Silicon Valley.

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  6. Doctor and biomedical engineer team up on nerve stimulation deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Daniel Romo, left, and Daniel Gulick formed the start-up Aucta Technologies in 2015. It took the pair some time to get used to each other's methods.

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  7. Tech giants join together to fight travel ban, telling court it would harm economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Many tech workers have called for their executives to push back against President Donald Trump's immigration order, including at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., above. Some of Silicon Valley's biggest names have joined the court fight against President Donald Trump's immigration restrictions, as heavyweights like Apple, Google and Facebook warned that the limits could hurt the country's economy.

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  8. Lawsuit seeks to ban Google from US government contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The U.S. Labor Department is trying to bar Google from doing business with the federal government unless the internet company turns over confidential information about thousands of its employees. The potential banishment is being sought in a Labor Department lawsuit filed Wednesday with the Office of Administrative Law Judges.

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  9. Delivery robots are showing up in first U.S. citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    But the robotic delivery invasion already has arrived in the form of machines that look like beer coolers on wheels scooting along the sidewalks. The ground-bound robots, developed by the science fiction-sounding company Starship Technologies, will be showing up any day in the nation's capital and in Redwood City, Calif.

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  10. LifeLock soaring before the opening bell on $2.3B dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Shares of LifeLock are surging before the opening bell after the identity and fraud protection services company agreed to be acquired for $2.3 billion by the security software maker Symantec. Symantec Corp., based in Mountain View, California, will pay $24 for each share of LifeLock Inc. That's a 15.7 percent premium to its closing price of $20.75 Friday.

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  11. LinkedIn, Glassdoor add tools to reveal your pay potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Star Tribune

    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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  12. Hewlett-Packard removes update that forces customers to use on-brand ink cartridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Hewlett-Packard said it removed the third-party ink cartridge as an option to "ensure the best consumer experience." The company shifted gears after a flood of complaints about printers suddenly not working.

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  13. Oregon teen's bandage invention wows Google judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    An Oregon teenager has invented a bandage that can tell doctors when it needs to be changed, impressing Google judges and securing a $15,000 scholarship. Anushka Naiknaware, 13, placed in the top eight in an international science contest run by Google.

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  14. Best Buy to start-ups: We want youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Prototype of the new "Ignite" areas highlighting new tech products that will roll out in Best Buys. For now, the only dedicated space will be at the Mountain Valley, Calif.

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  15. How LinkedIn's search engine may reflect a gender biasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Star Tribune

    LinkedIn, which Microsoft is buying in a $26.2 billion deal, said its suggested results are generated automatically by an analysis of the tendencies of past searchers. Search for a female contact on LinkedIn, and you may get a curious result.

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  16. Google's Duo app joins crowded field of video callingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The app, dubbed Duo, represents Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's FaceTime, Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's Messenger app. Duo isn't much different from the other video chatting services, except that it gives a glimpse at who is making the call, helping the recipient decide whether to answer.

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  17. California startup gets FAA approval to put robotic lander on the moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A small California startup has received the green light from the federal government to do something that NASA has not done for more than four decades: land on the moon. Moon Express, based in Mountain View, California, announced Wednesday that it had received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to set a robotic lander on the moon.

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  18. Gold Star families to Trump: Apologize for comments to KhansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    So when Karen Meredith heard the grieving parents of a decorated Muslim Army officer being belittled by Donald Trump, she cried. Meredith said she hadn't wept over her son's death for a long time, but the Republican presidential nominee "ripped the wounds right open again."

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  19. Alphabet's 2Q earns soar despite rising 'moonshot' lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Business is booming at Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., even as it loses billions of dollars on kooky-sounding projects that may never produce any revenue. Huge chunks of the losses have been piling up in Alphabet's "X'' lab, a wellspring of far-out ideas that has become known as a "moonshot factory" since Google co-founder Sergey Brin launched it about six years ago.

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  20. Fatal Telsa crash shows limits of self-driving technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The U.S. government is investigating the first reported death of a driver whose car was in self-driving mode when he crashed. Joshua D. Brown, 40, died May 7 when his Tesla Model S, which was operating on "autopilot," failed to activate its brakes and hit a truck in Florida.

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