Tom Vanderbilt writes about the current crop of self-driving cars in Wired. "After almost a hundred years in which driving has remained essentially unchanged, it has been completely transformed in just the past half decade."
Jan 23, 2012 Wired
With much fanfare, Kansas City was selected in 2011 as the launching site for Google's experimental fast fiber-optic network. Now, a dispute about how and where to run fiber optic lines on poles in the city is causing significant delays.
Jan 21, 2012 The Kansas City Star
Google starts charging for its maps, and an open source alternative -- with support from Microsoft -- begins to challenge Google's dominance.
Dec 29, 2011 MIT Technology Review
Google announces the addition of D.C.'s Metro and bus routes to their online and mobile maps, including connections to other commuter transit systems.
May 16, 2011 TheCityFix.com
...particularly if you live in Nevada, where Google is pressing hard to convince lawmakers to allow their autonomous vehicles on public roads.
May 12, 2011 The New York Times
Internet search giant Google has announced plans for the long-term purchase of power produced by a 100 megawatt wind power plant being built in Oklahoma.
Apr 23, 2011 Reuters
Google announced that it had chosen Kansas City, Kansas as the launching site for an experimental fiber-optic network with speeds of up to 1 Gb per second.
Mar 30, 2011 TechCrunch
Google Labs has released another fascinating tool for researchers. Readers may already be familiar with Google Trends which can chart and reveal trends in search patterns for the last decade. The new tool allows similar analysis of Google's impressive library of digitized books spanning centuries.
Dec 17, 2010 By
Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?
Sep 29, 2010 TheCityFix
San Jose hosts the 4th Podcar Conference, Oct 27-29, part of San Jose's Green Vision.
Sep 21, 2010 New York Times