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Microphones on buses may not be a good idea, say schools

Having first installed microphones as well as cameras on its buses, Boston school officials decide that maybe they're a touch Orwellian.

By September 5, 2014

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Google bestows Silicon Valley town with free shuttle buses

Mountain View is the recipient of four electric buses that will serve neighborhoods with limited public transportation starting this fall.

By July 16, 2014

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Battery-topped electric buses flash charge in 15 seconds

These electric buses can charge up at a stop in the amount of time it takes for passengers to get on and off.

By June 16, 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 January 7, 2014

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San Francisco to charge for tech buses using city stops

SF Mayor Ed Lee announces a program that would require shuttle buses used by tech companies to pay up for using stops designated for city public transit.

By January 6, 2014

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Google's brilliant response to Colbert's inferiority complex

Satirist Stephen Colbert complains that a Google search has his height wrong. So, try searching "How tall is Stephen Colbert" now.

By October 18, 2014

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Google Street View driver makes case for robo-driven cars -- he hits two buses (and a truck)

Panic? An accident? Perhaps both. In Indonesia, a (human) Street View driver loses his bearings and causes mayhem.

By September 14, 2013

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Electric road charges buses while they drive

South Korea has launched the world's first road-powered electric vehicle network to charge public buses while they're on the move.

By August 7, 2013

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New batteries charge 70 percent in 2 minutes

Using a titanium dioxide gel, researchers make a battery that could one day allow electric cars to fuel up as fast as their gas-guzzling cousins.

By October 13, 2014

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Facebook bus drivers seek to organize union

Teamsters urge Mark Zuckerberg to support effort to improve working conditions and provide a wage that allows drivers to live near their jobs.

By October 6, 2014