Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, announced that he funded the 250,000-euro ($330,000) project, saying he was motivated by a concern for animal welfare.
Google has settled a shareholder lawsuit to clear the way for a long-delayed split of the Internet search leader’s stock.
California’s new driverless car legislation is raising a red flag from some consumer groups who are concerned the robo-cars could track a person’s movement and pass them on to advertisers.
Google co-founder Larry Page will take another shot at being the company’s CEO starting next week.
Google Inc. has given its top executives a 30 percent salary bump, bigger than the 10 percent raise it gave its rank-and-file this week.