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«Personal flying machine» maker plans deliveries this year

A Silicon Valley «flying car» startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a «personal flying machine» this year.

Tech firms urge court to toss Trump travel ban

Scores of technology firms including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft joined a legal filing urging a judge to toss out President Donald Trump's latest travel ban.

Google Earth re-invented for new era

Google on Tuesday launched a re-imagined version of its free Earth mapping service, weaving in storytelling and artificial intelligence and freeing it from apps.

Google's Waymo to expand self-driving partnerships

Waymo, the autonomous car subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, announced Sunday at the Detroit auto show that it would develop its self-driving technology with multiple partners, positioning itself as an automotive supplier.

Pokemon Go, Trump top Google trend list

The past year was a big one for Donald Trump, but also for Pokemon Go. According to Google's global trends report released Wednesday, the augmented reality game from Nintendo was the most-searched item online in 2016.

Stunned tech sector ponders future under Trump

After disbelief, anger and grief, the US tech sector is looking to come to grips with the presidency of a man described by many of its leading lights as a «disaster» for innovation.

Online sharing a treasure trove for snoops

They show what we like, reveal who we've been with and flag where we are going. Social networks offer windows into people's lives, and exploiting those insights is big business -- with some sounding the alarm over the ever-growing intrusion from corporations and governments alike.

Grab expands self-driving car trial in Singapore

Southeast Asia's leading ride-hailing firm Grab on Friday teamed up with a US-based software developer to run a limited public trial of a self-driving car service in Singapore.

Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

Google and French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi have announced a new joint venture focused on diabetes care. The tie up between the drug maker and Verily, the health subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, will focus on treatments for people living with the chronic disease.

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