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Google self-driving car incident rate seen as 'impressively low,' but caution urged - World - CBC News

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Futuristic self-driving cars travelling along California roads have needed plenty of old-fashioned human intervention to stay safe.Futuristic self-driving cars travelling along California roads have needed plenty of old-fashioned human intervention to stay safe.

California's Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday released reports filed by seven companies the agency gave permission to test prototype vehicles in public. The documents summarized instances in which a human driver had to take over due to technology problems or other safety concerns.
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Global streams of David Bowie's songs on Spotify soar 2,822% after his death | Music | The Guardian

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Twitter goes into overdrive too, and singer now occupies all but three of the top 10 spots in iTunes’ UK album chart, and all the top 10 videos.

It seems fitting that reaction to the death of David Bowie – a digital native in spirit, if not in years – could be measured in spikes and ripples across the internet.

David Bowie's Blackstar sales soar as tribute shows announced
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When Bowie’s death was announced on his verified Facebook and Twitter accounts on Sunday, the impact was first felt on social media.

Data from the social analytics company Max Kelsen showed that more t
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Paul Dummett strike earns Newcastle draw against Manchester United | Football | The Guardian

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Paul Dummett’s last-minute goal earned Newcastle United a 3-3 draw with Manchester United, with Steve McClaren’s men earlier coming back from 2-0 down

There were moments when Louis van Gaal looked slightly smug. At other times he seemed deeply frustrated and, occasionally, downright furious but there is one emotion Manchester United’s manager surely did not experience. It is safe to assume he was never bored by his team on Tuesday night.

Even Van Gaal had confessed to finding his latest team a little dull lately but here they provided the perfect antidote. Almost a throwback to the glor