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Snap Poll: Majority wary of self-driving cars (access required)

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The push toward self-driving cars took another step forward recently when a company created by Google began testing a vehicle on public roads without a human backup driver. Waymo started using an automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, Arizona, last month with only an employee in the back seat. The employee is not able to steer the minivan but can press a button to stop the vehicle if necessary.

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Help families in need (access required)

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The economy, both locally and nationally, has made huge strides since the Great Recession. However, there are still many people in our community who are struggling to make ends meet, and the holidays can be an especially difficult time for them. Rochester has always been a generous community, and no doubt you and your company already do something to help those in need. If you don’t, please consider finding a way to help out this year. Even if you do, examine whether you can afford to be doing more, financially or with your time.

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Two legal services providers merge (access required)

New York state-based Avalon, and Cleveland-based C:DOX, both litigation support and electronic discovery providers, have announced a merger. Under the deal, Avalon will add to its market presence in Cleveland and will retain all C:DOX employees. All employees will stay ...

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