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May 9, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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The roads of Nevada are going to be filling up with more cars -- but not as many drivers. After extensive testing, Nevada has approved Google's application to test driverless cars on public streets. So why go driverless? It could be safer -- no worrying about distractions -- and it could help traffic, too. Also, a new vacuum from Sharp makes us feel like we're in "The Jetsons."

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The roads of Nevada are going to be filling up with more cars — but not as many drivers. After extensive testing, Nevada has approved Google’s application to test driverless cars on public streets. So why go driverless? It could be safer — no worrying about distractions — and it could help traffic, too. Also, a new vacuum from Sharp makes us feel like we’re in “The Jetsons.”

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