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Google dives into business of improving urban life

Sidewalk Labs will develop technologies to cut pollution, curb energy use and streamline transportation
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 05:50
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Google's ambitions and investments have increasingly broadened beyond its digital origins in Internet search into the arena of physical objects: self-driving cars, Internet-connected eyeglasses, smart thermostats and a biotech venture to develop life-extending treatments.

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GOOGLE's ambitions and investments have increasingly broadened beyond its digital origins in Internet search into the arena of physical objects: self-driving cars, Internet-connected eyeglasses, smart thermostats and a biotech venture to develop life-extending treatments. Now