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Google and Apple steer toward different auto ambitions

Google hires testers for self-driving cars while Apple invests in a major car-hailing app. Meanwhile, Facebook's Zuckerberg is meeting with conservative leaders to calm concerns of liberal bias.

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Want to test a self-driving car? Google is looking to hire some help in Arizona as it grows its fleet of road robots. But Apple is shifting toward another car focus: It invested $1 billion in a ride-hailing app that competes with Uber in China.

CNET Update also covers the controversy swirling at Facebook regarding how stories make it into the Trending box. CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a statement to assure users that the team that curates the highlighted news does not prioritize one viewpoint over another -- be it conservative or liberal political news:

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Google and Apple steer toward different auto ambitions