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Comic: Lucky, the littlest Google self-driving car

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: The adventures of Lucky, the littlest Google self-driving car.

on macworld.com

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Google launches a tool for testing your ISP's YouTube performance

Does your Internet service provider suck? Google's Video Quality Report tool can tell you—and even recommend a better ISP in your area.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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Home Sweet Google: What if the ads-everywhere model didn't suck?

Google wants to redefine mobile as "any device we can show you an ad on," and that might not be such a terrible thing.

Tech giants team up to take on US Government gag orders

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Yahoo are working to end US government gag orders that prevent them from disclosing how many national security data requests they've received.

Nope, ads aren't coming to thermostats, says Nest

Ads might be headed to all kinds of Google-owned products, but not Nest thermostats.

Google warns ads may come to Nest, Google Glass, and more

Right now it's a possibility, rather than a reality.. oh, who are we kidding?

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Reports: Google in talks to buy Twitch game-streaming service for $1 billion

The Wall Street Journal reports that the deal is not imminent, while Variety says Google has agreed to pay over $1 billion

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How we arrived at today's self-driving cars -- and where the road leads

Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum has launched an exhibit on the past, present, and future of driverless cars. We take a closer look in this video report.

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Google sells Glass at PGA golf tournament in Florida

In an unusual move, Google pulls in more Explorers at the Players Championship in Ponte Verde, Fla.