Piper Jaffray sees 'Apple Car' as longterm project with potential short-term affect on stock

Investment firm Piper Jaffray doesn’t expect a mythical “Apple Car” to be on the roads anytime soon, but the firm did advise its clients this week that the rumored project will affect shares of AAPL as investor expectations adjust.

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Google uses its Street View cars to sniff out gas leaks in US cities

Mindful that Google’s Street View cars cover thousands of miles of roads in a methodical and organized way, an environmental agency recently contacted the Web company to suggest fitting the vehicles with sensors to detect potential hazards such as gas leaks. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/17/google-uses-its-street-view-cars-to-sniff-out-gas-leaks-in-us-cities/

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Google’s self-driving car passes 700,000 accident-free miles, can now avoid cyclists, stop at railroad crossings

Google self-driving car at some red lights in Mountain View
Google’s self-driving cars, of which there are usually a dozen on the roads of California and Nevada at any given time, have now logged 700,000 miles of awesome accident-free autonomous driving. To celebrate, Google has released a new video that demonstrates some impressive software improvements that have been made over the last two years: Most notably, its self-driving cars can now track hundreds of objects simultaneously, including pedestrians, an indicating cyclist, a stop sign held by a crossing guard, or traffic cones. You really should watch the video — it’s one of the coolest bits of tech that I’ve seen in a long time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/181508-googles-self-driving-car-passes-700000-accident-free-miles-can-now-avoid-cyclists-stop-for-trains

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