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High pay was a reason why a lot of engineers quit from the Google self-driving car project
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High pay was a reason why a lot of engineers quit from the Google self-driving car project

Google's self-driving car project, now called Waymo, has seen its fair share of departures over the last couple of years. But a latest report in Bloomberg gives a very unconventional reason for the departure of some employees - they were reportedly paid a lot of money. And that is being debated as one of the reasons as to why they left.

Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialise self-driving cars
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Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialise self-driving cars

Alphabet's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace.

Google patents sticky layer technology to protect pedestrians in crash
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Google patents sticky layer technology to protect pedestrians in crash

Google has still not mentioned if it plans to use the same technology on its self-driving cars too

Want to become a test driver for Google's self-driving cars? You will need a bachelor's degree
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Want to become a test driver for Google's self-driving cars? You will need a bachelor's degree

Google is now looking for test drivers in Arizona, to test out its self driving cars in the state, but the requirements needed to applying for the job will surprise you.

Google, Fiat Chrysler team up to build self-driving minivans
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Google, Fiat Chrysler team up to build self-driving minivans

Both the companies will relocate engineers to a Michigan plant to integrate autonomous driving technology into the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Google's self-driving cars had 13 near-miss incidents: Report
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Google's self-driving cars had 13 near-miss incidents: Report

Google has published its annual report about its self-driving car program which discloses the fact that the company has been in a total of 17 accidents, as of December 31, which is the same number that the company finished with in November as well.

Google unveils its prototype driverless cars at its Mountain View HQ
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Google unveils its prototype driverless cars at its Mountain View HQ

Google unveiled its prototype driverless cars this week at its Mountain View, California headquarters to delighted applause that echoed around the world.

Ever wondered how Google's self-driving cars see the world? Here's all you need to know
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Ever wondered how Google's self-driving cars see the world? Here's all you need to know

Self-driving car project head Chris Urmson was at a Ted Talk and explained exactly how the car works and the improvements, so far.

Google's self-driving car involved in accident, four injured
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Google's self-driving car involved in accident, four injured

Google Inc revealed on Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an accident for the first time. In the collision, a Lexus SUV that the tech giant outfitted with sensors and cameras was rear-ended in Google's home city of Mountain View, where more than 20 prototypes have been self-maneuvering through traffic.

Google begins testing self-driving prototype cars in Austin, Texas
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Google begins testing self-driving prototype cars in Austin, Texas

Google Inc has begun testing its self-driving cars in Austin, Texas, expanding efforts to gather information on how the prototypes interact with traffic, road conditions and people, the company said early Tuesday.

Google introduces Sidewalk labs initiative to improve city life
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Google introduces Sidewalk labs initiative to improve city life

Google unveiled a company devoted to making a thriving business out of solving big-city problems such as overpriced housing and traffic-snarled streets.

Google founder defends accident records of self-driving cars
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Google founder defends accident records of self-driving cars

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he sees little reason to release the accident reports involving the Internet company's self-driving cars because he believes there's nothing new in documents withheld to protect the privacy of other motorists.

Self-driving cars vulnerable to cyber-attack, warn experts
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Self-driving cars vulnerable to cyber-attack, warn experts

Hackers pose a real danger to self-driving vehicles, US experts are warning, and carmakers and insurers are starting to factor in the risk.

Google admits 11 accidents with its self-driving cars
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Google admits 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

Internet search company Google Inc's self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents, but have not been the cause of any, over the last six years since the project began, the program's director said on Monday.

Continental AG, Google to work on self-driving cars
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Continental AG, Google to work on self-driving cars

German automotive parts maker Continental AG is close to agreeing alliances with Google and IBM to ...