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Alphabet’s drone delivery company just received FAA approval to start dropping packages on customer’s front doorsteps in Virginia

Wing, the aerial-delivery venture spun out of Google, has become the first US drone operator to receive federal clearance as an airline.

Elon Musk slams rivals’ self-driving-car tech, says ‘anyone relying on lidar is doomed’

Lidar is a honeycomb-looking sensor that many companies, including Waymo, rely on to give their self-driving cars an understanding of the road.
Waymo CEO John Krafcik.

Waymo CEO John Krafcik explains why a parking lot is one of the most difficult environments for a self-driving car

Since John Krafcik became Waymo's CEO in 2015, the company has launched the first commercial, autonomous ride-hailing service in the United States.

Google Fiber is paying $4 million to Louisville, Kentucky to repair damage to city streets caused by its failed high-speed internet rollout

Google Fiber agreed to leave Louisville's streets in the same, or better, condition than before it started digging trenches and laying cables in 2017.
Quayside will sit along Toronto's Eastern Waterfront.

Activists say Alphabet’s planned neighborhood in Toronto shows all the warning signs of Amazon HQ2-style breakup

The fate of projects in New York and Berlin could provide a window into Alphabet's future in Toronto.
A Wing delivery drone.

Google just beat Amazon to launching one of the first drone delivery services

Newly approved Alphabet-owned drones are set to deliver items including coffee and ice cream to homes in Canberra, Australia.

Over a thousand Google employees have signed a petition calling for the removal of a member of Google’s new AI ethics board over her comments on...

Googlers are speaking out against a conservative appointee who was named to its AI ethics board over her previous statements on transgender rights.

Google’s Inbox by Gmail service is about to shut down for good. Here are 19 other Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared.

Google is known for varied and expansive products and services, but not all are successful (remember Google Buzz?).
Shilpa Gulati creates robot brains.

A Waymo engineer reveals how the self-driving car company develops its robot brains

Shilpa Gulati leads Waymo's Behavior Prediction team. Her inspiration was reading Isaac Asimov's legendary robot stories when she was 12 years old.
Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page speaks during a news conference at the Google offices on May 21, 2012 in New York City. Google announced today that it will allocate 22,000 square feet of space in its New York headquarters to CornellNYC Tech while the university completes its new campus on Roosevelt Island. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google cofounder Larry Page threatened to leave if the company didn’t find a way to keep him in control, newly unsealed court docs reveal

Page was worried he might lose control over the search giant if cofounder Sergey Brin and top executive Eric Schmidt sold their shares.