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6/3/2015
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Company Says Autonomous Car Was Rear-Ended Last Week Google acknowledged Wednesday that another one of its self-driving cars was involved in a traffic accident last week. It wasn't immediately clear where and when the accident took place, but company co-founder...
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6/3/2015
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Biodiversity. Workplace diversity. Religion. Wind turbines. Self-driving car crashes. Science fiction. Political lobbying. And yes, even the Internet. Wednesday morning was Google’s annual shareholder meeting, which is also a perennial opportunity for activists...
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6/3/2015
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Google talks about a wide range of topics during its annual meeting with shareholders, including self-driving cars and diversity issues. CEO Larry Page even takes a turn as a film critic. It's been a long time since Google was just a search company. The tech giant...
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6/3/2015
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SAN FRANCISCO — Google co-founder Sergey Brin on Wednesday defended his company's policy of not releasing accident reports for its self-driving cars, saying the Internet giant is trying to protect the privacy of the human drivers who caused the collisions....
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6/3/2015
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At Google Inc.’s annual stockholder conference Wednesday, one shareholder urged the company to release its accident reports from the 11 that were recently reported, while Sergey Brin shared that there was another minor accident in a self-driving car in the past...
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6/3/2015
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Google co-founder cites privacy issues for shielding accident reports of self-driving cars SAN FRANCISCO -- Google co-founder Sergey Brin sees little reason to release the accident reports involving the Internet company's self-driving cars because he believes there...
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6/3/2015
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Google founder Sergey Brin said he would be "open" to releasing accident reports about crashes involving its robot cars in response to a Consumer Watchdog challenge for transparency about the crashes today. However, Google executives rejected Consumer...
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6/3/2015
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Google shareholders on Wednesday endorsed the course set by the Internet titan, rejecting proposals to dilute its power structure and scrutinize investments in renewable energy. Voting at the California-based company's annual shareholders meeting ended with the...
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6/3/2015
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The co-founder, seated in the audience rather than on stage with other executives, had a testy exchange with one shareholder activist. At Google’s annual meeting Wednesday, attendees had the chance to question both Eric Schmidt, the company’s executive...
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6/1/2015
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Just about two years ago, when gasoline prices in most of California last moved well above the $4-per-gallon level, crude oil cost $147 a barrel. Oil companies said the high price of crude was a major factor in that price spike. This spring, when gas pump prices again...