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  1. A glimpse inside the secret site where driverless cars undergo 20,000 testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | The Washington Post

    This video shows a Waymo self-driving van going on a test drive at a facility outside of San Francisco. The van was tested in a staged scene with cyclists, pedestrians and other vehicles.

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  2. Attention, humans: I am Rosie, your new robot security guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    I miss Steve. I never knew him. But the humans speak about him when they see me.

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  3. What caused the mysterious lights in the night sky after Mexicoa s earthquake?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The earthquake that struck southern Mexico this month was accompanied by fuzzy green smears in the night sky. After a major earthquake struck off the southern coast of Mexico on Sept.

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  4. Friends join pilgrims from all over the world on Spain's Camino de SantiagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Who: Shankar Chaudhuri of Glen Ridge, N.J., with friends Shailendra Ghorpade of Montclair, N.J., and Pradeep Saxena of Mountain View, Calif. Where, when, why: The Camino de Santiago is a network of walking paths leading to Santiago de Compostela, the burial city of Saint James, in Galicia, Spain.

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  5. Google exec denounces employee's views on female workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google's new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from an employee who suggested women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences.

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  6. Google diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    In a screed that rocketed around Silicon Valley this weekend, a software engineer at Google blasted the company's efforts to increase the number of minorities and women in its ranks and leadership positions. The essay, reported by Motherboard and posted by Gizmodo , was posted on an internal Google forum by a male software engineer and titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber."

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  7. The most-loved social network among Americans isn't the one you thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Google co-founder Sergey Brin looks on during a news conference at Google headquarters on Sept. 25, 2012 in Mountain View, Calif.

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  8. What happens to local news when there is no local media to cover it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Henrietta Burroughs, publisher of the newspaper East Palo Alto Today, looks on while summer interns work on a story. Lots of newsworthy things happen in this city of nearly 30,000, located in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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  9. 4These pizza-making robots can have a hot pie at your door in 4 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A great pizza dough flipper probably can't turn out one perfectly shaped pizza dough every nine seconds, but one California company's robotic pizza dough press can make a great pie at that whiplash-inducing rate. Silicon Valley start-up Zume Pizza has nearly fully automated the process of making fresh, made-to-order pizza - and it's streamlined the delivery process, too.

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  10. Shareholders of Googlea s parent company squash plan to disclose its gender pay dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt is seen in this May 2017 file photo. Schmidt was the first person to speak at the shareholders meeting.

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  11. Google's focus on AI means it will get even deeper into our livesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address at the Google I/O 2017 Conference at Shoreline Amphitheater on May 17, 2017 in Mountain View, California. MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.

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  12. Judge asks federal prosecutors to investigate Uber in trade secret caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The stakes are getting higher in a trade secrets case that pits two of Silicon Valley's biggest companies against each other in a battle over the future of self-driving cars. A judge asked federal prosecutors Thursday to investigate whether Uber Technologies and one of its executives colluded to steal key technology from Google's self-driving car project, now known as Waymo, before the executive joined Uber last year.

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  13. Waymo and Uber fight over missing documents in self-driving car trade secret caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A hearing to decide whether to temporarily block major parts of Uber's self driving program devolved into a debate over missing documents - 3,500, to be precise. It remains to be seen whether the fact that Uber withheld the documents are enough to warrant suspending much of its business, and a decision by a federal judge could appear at any moment.

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  14. Self-driving cars should leave us all unsettled. Herea s why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events It is a warm autumn morning, and I am walking through downtown Mountain View, Calif., when I see it. A small vehicle that looks like a cross between a golf cart and a Jetson-esque, bubble-topped spaceship glides to a stop at an intersection.

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  15. New Google Translate app now available in China as company tries to edge back inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The Google logo is seen at the company's headquarters Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in Mountain View, Calif. BEIJING - Google launched an updated Translate app Wednesday aimed partly at Chinese users and accessible in the country, in what could be a sign of the company's continuing efforts to explore a partial re-entry into the market here.

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  16. Google wants to fix tech's diversity problem with an outpost for historically black collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A worker rides a bike on Google's campus in Mountain View, Calif. The company is partnering with Howard University to start a "Howard West" campus ultimately aimed at boosting its ranks of black engineers.

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