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Waymo will build self-driving cars in Michigan

The company says the state has 'excellent snowy conditions' for testing

The company says the state has "excellent snowy conditions" for testing.

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Lyft to drive into Canada in first international foray

Going into Toronto as Uber opts out of Quebec.

Going into Toronto as Uber opts out of Quebec.

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Waymo will test self-driving cars on Michigan's snowy roads

Autonomous cars have to operate "safely and smoothly in all kinds of environments."

Autonomous cars have to operate "safely and smoothly in all kinds of environments."

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Self-driving cars' problem (besides making them work): Too many players, not enough profit

"It's impossible for me to believe there will be 50 successful autonomous vehicle software producers."

Uber says it never told self-driving car exec to take Waymo files

He told Travis Kalanick he had 'found' five CDs filled with information.

Instead, Anthony Levandowski told Travis Kalanick he had "found" five CDs with Waymo information.

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Waymo working on self-driving trucks

The company expects autonomy to be a big player in long-distance hauling.

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Waymo says Uber hid a LiDAR device based on its technology

The accusation could spell big trouble for Uber's self-driving project.

Waymo says it discovered the device after one of Uber's engineers was forced to admit its existence.

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Alphabet asks court to halt Uber's self-driving car project

A preliminary injunction could prohibit Uber's self-driving vehicle tests while the case is ongoing.

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Alphabet sues Uber over Waymo's self-driving car tech

A legal wrangle erupts between the two autonomous tech companies.

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Waymo in talks to install autonomous tech in Hondas

Expect something similar to Waymo's FCA venture.

These vehicles would be added to Waymo's test fleets.

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Google's self-driving car project gets more autonomy

The division is looking to expand in both staff and real estate.

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Chris Urmson leaves Google's self-driving car project

Autonomous car expert says he's "ready for a fresh challenge."

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Alphabet proposes scrapping buses in favor of Ubers (Update)

Google's parent company Alphabet proposes that Columbus, Ohio, drop public transit in favor of ride sharing transport like Uber at discounted prices.

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Toyota wants to buy Google robotics division Boston Dynamics

The car maker's R&D arm is close to signing a deal for not only Boston Dynamics, but also Google's Japanese robotics company, Schaft.

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Google is hiring autonomous car testers in Arizona

You'll need a bachelor's degree, though.

If you're in Arizona, Google is hiring for a gig that could be a good alternative to doing Uber. The job entails test driving an autonomous car around the state for $20 an hour, six to eight hours a day.

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Google reveals Alphabet, but BMW already owns that trademark

BMW and Google could be on the way toward a dispute over the name Alphabet, the new company under which the technology giant now lives and which BMW already owns the trademark for.