Startup Wants To Put Self-Driving Big Rigs On US HighwaysA robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google's work on self-driving cars is now trying to transplant the technology to trucks barreling down the highway with as much as 80,000 pounds of cargo.
Google Wants New Emojis To Represent Professional WomenGoogle wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form.
Report: Fiat Chrysler, Google In Partnership TalksThe partnership would be the first to match an automaker with Google's 7-year-old autonomous car project, which is now part of the so-called X lab at Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company.
Google Apologizes For Gmail April Fool's Day JokeGoogle is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.
Google Asks Feds To Remove Self-Driving Car RoadblockThe proposal, laid out in a letter to top federal transportation officials, reveals Google's solution to a major regulatory roadblock: U.S. law does not permit the mainstream deployment of cars with the design Google has been advancing, which would not allow a person to drive.
Major Tech Companies Seeking Permission To Cut Down 'Heritage' TreesFive companies, including Google and Microsoft, are seeking permits to get rid of about 300 "heritage" redwood, cedar and oak trees standing in the way of development plans.
Google: Super Tuesday Sees Record Spike In 'Move To Canada' SearchDoes this election season have you thinking about moving to Canada? You’re not alone.
DMV: Google Self-Driving Car Hits Bus During Test RunAn accident report filed with California’s Department of Motor Vehicles says a self-driving car being tested by Google collided with a public bus on Valentine’s Day.
Google To Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars In WashingtonGoogle says it will begin testing its self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington.
Ford Begins Testing Self-Driving Car In The SnowAs Google tests self-driving vehicles on Bay Area roadways, Ford announced they are testing autonomous cars in snowy environments.
California: Self-Driving Cars Must Have Driver Behind WheelCalifornia regulators say self-driving cars of the future must have a licensed driver behind the wheel, at least until the technology is proven safe.
Feds Taking Less Cautious Position On Self-Driving CarsFederal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.