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Waymo offers driverless taxis to the public for the first time

Waymo, the driverless car unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has launched a driverless taxi service to the public for the first time. The new service will first be offered in Phoenix, Arizona, as Alphabet looks to finally transform its robot driving unit into a revenue-generating business. Waymo said it will start …

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Why Self-Driving Cars Are Getting a Boost In China | WSJ

Autonomous-vehicle road testing has skidded to a halt in the U.S. amid the Covid-19 pandemic. But China’s startups have pushed ahead by more than doubling the number of self-driving car projects, with a boost from the country’s 5G network. Photo: Lorenz Huber for The Wall Street Journal More from the …

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Why Tech Firms Flock to Expensive Cities | WSJ

New York City’s “Silicon Alley” is back — this time, on the west side of Manhattan. WSJ explains why tech companies tend to cluster in the same neighborhoods. More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com:  Visit the WSJ Video Center:  On Facebook:  On Twitter:  On Snapchat:  #WSJ #Tech #Explainer

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Turo, the 'Airbnb for Cars', Angers Rental Car Companies

Turo lets individuals rent their personal vehicles. Some “hosts” are building businesses at airports that major car rental companies slam as unfair competition. WSJ’s Jason Bellini reports. Photo: Jake Nicol/The Wall Street Journal More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: …

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