google http://kvpr.org en Four Reasons Why Google Loves The San Joaquin Valley http://kvpr.org/post/four-reasons-why-google-loves-san-joaquin-valley <p>It's around 150 miles from Silicon Valley to Fresno, but over the last few years, Mountain View-based Google has quietly been increasing its presence in the San Joaquin Valley. In fact, the region that's known for its raisins and almonds is now home to some of Google's top research and development projects.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:47:47 +0000 Joe Moore 29353 at http://kvpr.org Four Reasons Why Google Loves The San Joaquin Valley Google's 'Project Loon' Takes to the Skies Over Fresno http://kvpr.org/post/googles-project-loon-takes-skies-over-fresno <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tech giant Google has turned to the skies above Fresno as the latest site for a test of an experimental balloon-based internet technology.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:56:11 +0000 Joe Moore 19790 at http://kvpr.org Google's 'Project Loon' Takes to the Skies Over Fresno California Governor Signs Driverless Car Bill http://kvpr.org/post/california-governor-signs-driverless-car-bill <p>Legislation aimed at getting the first driverless vehicles on the road in California was signed into law today. Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill at Google headquarters in Mountain View.</p><p>Google has a dozen computer controlled cars – most of them Toyota Priuses -- equipped with self-driving technology. Designers say the robotic vehicles could make roads safer, since most car accidents are the result of human error.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 01:35:20 +0000 Amy Quinton 4550 at http://kvpr.org California Governor Signs Driverless Car Bill