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Google looks to be expanding its commuter ferry boat service

While Google bus protests continue, the Web giant tests another ferry service to bring employees from the East Bay to its Silicon Valley campus.

By 5 February 2014

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Forget buses, Google's using ferry boats to shuttle workers

The tech giant has begun using a catamaran service on a trial basis to transport its employees from San Francisco to its Silicon Valley campus.

By 8 January 2014

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Woman renews marriage vows with Ferris wheel

MTV-owned Logo TV presents a show about people who claim to be in love with objects, such as cars, planes, Monopoly boards, and a Ferris wheel called Bruce. No, the iPhone didn't seem to feature.

By 13 November 2013

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By 12 April 2015

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World's biggest ferris wheel features AR sightseeing

A Ferris wheel to be built in Japan is going to be the biggest in the world — and will integrate augmented reality into the glass of its viewing pods.

By 5 September 2013

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Ingress: The friendliest turf war on Earth

We embed in the field and go behind the scenes of Google's augmented reality game, Ingress. Is walking through the streets of hundreds of countries the future of gaming?

By 18 February 2015

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Google designing self-driving 'robo taxi' to ferry you about

Google is reported to be working on its own self-driving car, in case it doesn't reach a deal with vehicle makers.

By 24 August 2013

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SpaceShipTwo probe said to focus on possible structural failure

Early reports suggested an engine explosion led to the crash of the experimental space plane, killing one pilot.

By 3 November 2014

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Branson on Virgin Galactic crash: 'Space flight is hard -- but worth it'

As the National Transportation Safety Board takes the lead role in investigating the crash of SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson says the space-tourism venture would still "love to finish what we started."

By 2 November 2014

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes, 1 dead

The space plane, designed for space tourism, crashed in California's Mojave Desert. One fatality and one major injury have been confirmed by Virgin Galactic.

By 1 November 2014