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Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Netherlands Might Beat U.S. On Self-Driving Cars, Trucks

The Dutch government says it wants to encourage large-scale tests of self-driving cars in the Netherlands by next year, and supports a plan to allow tests of self-driving trucks by 2019, giving the Google Car and other self-driving vehicles in the U.S. a run for the money, literally.

06/17/2014

A man tries out Google Glass.

3 San Francisco Firms Among 5 Companies Selected As Certified Google Glass At Work Partners

Google has partnered with a handful of developers to create specialized Google Glass versions for use in daily business functions.

06/17/2014

(Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Where To Find Cheap Rental Cars

To save on your next rental, be prepared to scout around and travel a bit farther. Here are the best places to check as you select your rental agency.

06/16/2014

A microsatellite made by Skybox Imaging of Mountain View. (Skybox Imaging)

Google’s Purchase Of Skybox Imaging Could Be Satellite Fleet’s Launch Pad

Google is buying Skybox Imaging in a deal that could serve as a launching pad for the Internet company to send its own fleet of satellites to take aerial pictures and provide online access to remote areas of the world.

06/10/2014

TrackingPoint YouTube video shows a shooter using Google Glass that displays the image of a networked scope on a specialized AR-15 rifle. (TrackingPoint, Inc.)

Weapons Technology Firm Uses Google Glass To Allow Shooters To Aim, Fire Around Corners

A Texas-based company that makes precision-guided firearms and weapons technology has unveiled a prototype system that uses Google Glass to allow shooters to aim and fire around corners or behind objects providing cover.

06/09/2014

Google's Android And Chrome Chief Sundar Pichai Holds News Event

Massages, Nap Pods, Dance Classes Among Sweet Perks For Silicon Valley Interns

Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world are assigned big-time responsibility at firms such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter.

06/08/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

Condoleezza Rice, Charles Schwab, Steve Young, Yahoo!’s Marissa Mayer Join Dignitaries Advising San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl Host Committee

The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee advisers read like a who’s who list of Bay Area dignitaries, working to make the 2016 Super Bowl iconic, and different from the previous 49 games.

06/05/2014

A screenshot of Gmail. (CBS)

Google Encrypting Email Amid Spying Fears

Mountain View-based Google and other companies are now automatically encrypting all email, but that doesn’t ensure confidentiality unless the recipients’ email provider also adopts the technology.

06/03/2014

Silicon Valley Location Of IBM In San Jose. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

06/02/2014

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Plans To Launch Satellites To Expand Global Internet Access

Google’s latest efforts to expand Internet access around the world includes plans to launch over $1 billion worth in low-orbiting satellites.

06/02/2014

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