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Google Spawns "Urban Innovation Company"

Never short of side projects, Google is launching Sidewalk Labs -- an independent company dedicated to developing new technologies to make urban life a lot better. Target issues include cutting pollution, curbing energy use, streamlining transportation and reducing the cost of city living, The New York Times reports. Helming the new outfit is Daniel Doctoroff, former deputy mayor of New York City for economic development, and ex-CEO of Bloomberg L.P.

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