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  • Would you let Google drive you to work?

    Google is now talking about a autonomous driving technology that it has invented with the help of some of the best minds in the field.

    Two weeks ago Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the TechCrunch Disrupt conference something which at the time seemed more than a little off-topic for a web software-focused audience.

    "It's a bug that cars were invented before computers. Your car should drive itself. It just makes sense."

    I turned MORE

    - Oct 9, 2010 8:04 PM ET
  • Pandora by the dashboard light

    Whether hooked to a laptop or iPod, or mainlining the Internet, car radios are evolving, with big assists from music companies like Pandora, MOG, and Jelli

    By Betsy Feldman and Benjamin Snyder, contributors

    Radio – the word is likelier to conjure up FDR's fireside chats than the cutting edge of the Web, but the original broadcast warhorse has survived the Internet boom far better than other traditional media. Americans listen to the MORE

    Aug 25, 2010 3:08 PM ET
  • Bill Ford: Venture capitalist

    The Ford chairman has a surprising side project: funding ideas that could ease car congestion.

    A few years ago the CEO of Ford Motor, Bill Ford, began pushing the company to be more sensitive to the environment. The result: The automaker today produces five different hybrid models that help reduce gas consumption and pollution. Now Ford, currently executive chairman of the car company, has turned his attention to another byproduct of MORE

    - Jun 28, 2010 3:00 AM ET
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