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AirPods now available, Google rolls out WaymoIn today's top tech news, Apple releases its AirPod wireless earbuds, Google spins off its self-driving car division and driverless Uber cars are headed straight for San Francisco.
This is cnet, and hear the stories that matter right now. After months of delays, Apple's tiny wireless earbuds, dubbed airpods, are finally available for purchase online and will show up at Apple stores next week. The airpods will go for a $160 and come with a charging case that can add up to three hours of additional use in just 15 minutes. Google is spinning off its automated car division and renaming it Waymo according to a report from Bloomberg. The company is also rumored to be working with Fiat Chrysler in a move that could potentially bring an automated ride-sharing service to the public by the end of 2017. Waymo could also bring self-driving tech to the trucking industry and personally owned vehicles. [MUSIC] And speaking of the evolution of ride sharing. CNet reports that Uber will be bringing its own fleet of automated cars to San Francisco, quote, very soon. CNet has also learned that Uber is working with Volvo on the vehicles, themselves. Of course, Uber had deployed a similar fleet in one other US city, Pittsburgh. And hopes to have a hundred cars there by the year's end. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple App Store.