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Morning Six-Pack: What we're reading Wednesday

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Happy Wednesday. Be especially careful of the driverless cars out there.

Look, Ma! No hands, no feet, no steering, no nothing—or so it goes with Google's new car that doesn't require anyone to do much of anything, which might not be such a bad idea. (Forbes)

Elsewhere in tech, the space race is getting amped up some as Google and Facebook look to satellites to increase their global footprint. (Engadget)

Wall Street is still talking about former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's book in which he portrays as valiant his efforts to bail out the system that caused the financial crisis. Banking analyst Chris Whalen, though, wonders what systemic harm would have come from "jailing crooked bankers." (National Interest)

Here's an interesting pairing: Ralph Nader, the tireless and seemingly ageless consumer advocate, and Grover Norquist, the austerity-loving head of Americans for Tax Reform, who agree on more than you might think. (Washington Post)

Check out the fascinating story behind how Brian Williams and our colleagues over at NBC News scored the Edward Snowden interview that airs Wednesday night. (New York Times)

And finally ... back on the techie beat, everyone is watching what wild and crazy stuff will come out of this week's Code Conference. CNBC.com's Cadie Thompson has the rundown.

Disclosure: Re/code is the sponsor of the Code Conference. CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in Re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

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