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Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 at 08:19 AM CDT

Apple Sued In China Over Showing of 90s War Film

Apple Sued In China Over Showing of 90s War Film

Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China's broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film more than 20 years old, in the latest legal wrangling for the tech giant in China in recent weeks. A Beijing...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 06:38 PM CDT

Feds to Investigate 1st US Self-Driving Car Death

Feds to Investigate 1st US Self-Driving Car Death

The first U.S. self-driving car fatality took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle's "autopilot" automated driving system died in a collision with a truck in Florida, federal...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 11:12 AM CDT

NBC to Offer VR Olympics Content to Samsung Users

NBC to Offer VR Olympics Content to Samsung Users

The content, which will be presented on delay during the games running Aug. 6 to Aug. 22, will include opening and closing ceremonies, men's basketball, gymnastics, track and field, and other sports.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 07:45 AM CDT

Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk

Tesla Investor Group Wants Less Dominance by Musk

An investor group has requested that Tesla Motors add two independent directors to its board and separate the roles of chairman and chief executive, citing founder and CEO Elon Musk's dominance of the board...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 04:28 PM CDT

'What Is the EU?' Among Top UK Google Searches After Brexit

'What Is the EU?' Among Top UK Google Searches After Brexit

The United Kingdom's historic vote to exit the European Union is dominating the conversation online as well as global headlines. Google Trends is reporting spiking searches in the United Kingdom for "getting an...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:15 AM CDT

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

The shot wasn’t always steady, and sometimes people got in the way. Such are the perils of recording video on a cellphone. Streaming media conveyed House Democrats' message to the masses when C-SPAN cameras...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:13 AM CDT

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

A new robotic pup does a lot of things real dogs are known for — it plays fetch, hides under the dinner table and even cleans up dirty dishes — only without the slobber. Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 06:16 AM CDT

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss officials say an experimental solar-powered airplane has completed a three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Aero-Club of Switzerland said the Solar...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 02:26 PM CDT

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities is coming down to a fight over fingerprints. Following incidents where Uber drivers were found to have criminal records, a number of state and local...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 05:20 AM CDT

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

A solar-powered airplane has begun its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from New York City early Monday morning. Bertrand Piccard,

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