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$700 wheel gives bicyclists a battery boost

The Copenhagen Wheel from startup Superpedestrian helps accelerate a cyclist going uphill, charging its battery with energy stored while braking and descending.

By December 3, 2013

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Google Maps for Android adds turn-by-turn navigation for bicyclists

A new version 6.11.1 update for the Google Maps Navigation app fills the navigation void for pedal-powered users.

By August 29, 2012

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Google X: Where Google meets world

Google X division honcho Astro Teller tells the Solid Conference in San Francisco just why the "moonshot" lab exists.

By May 22, 2014

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​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.

By May 14, 2014

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Google claims big progress in self-driving cars' street smarts

The robo-cars can now handle sticky situations like signaling bicyclists and navigating through railway crossings and construction zones. That means, says Google, they've got a better sense of handling real-world risks.

By April 28, 2014

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Missed connections: Limbo in high tech's culture clash

The term "Google bus" has come to symbolize very real tensions between tech companies and the communities they call home. Here's a look below the surface.

By February 8, 2014

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Delphi demoes autonomous car technologies at new lab

At a launch event for its new Silicon Valley facility, automotive supplier Delphi demonstrated sensor and infotainment technologies.

By September 19, 2013

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Undercover cops' devious new method to stop iPhone theft

Police in San Francisco decide on a new tactic to stop iPhone theft. Undercover officers are walking down streets offering to sell iPhones they claim are stolen. The idea is to kill the market for stolen phones.

By April 27, 2013

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Cyclist wearing headphones, running red lights fined $1,555

A Brooklyn man is bemoaning his fate, despite admitting going through three red lights while wearing headphones and riding his bicycle. Should he be?

By October 14, 2012

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Google Glass: $1,500 for developers, shipping next year

Co-founder Sergey Brin shows off Google's computerized glasses -- but they're only for Google I/O attendees -- i.e., developers -- who are on the "bleeding edge."

By June 27, 2012