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All hail robo-taxis?
A new study finds driverless cabs could significantly cut emissions from vehicles, especially in big cities
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015, 10:27am
Rating: | Views: 6768 | Comments: 0
The future of travel? A glass tube called Hyperloop
When asked to imagine the future of transportation, most might draw a car of the future, perhaps solar powered and autonomously driven.
Technology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015, 10:27am
Rating: | Views: 6788 | Comments: 0
Teaching old dogs new tricks with 'smart harness'
North Carolina State University researchers have developed new technology designed to improve communication between dogs and humans.
Animal Behavior
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015, 10:27am
Rating: | Views: 632 | Comments: 0
Is Google eavesdropping on you?
There are reports that Google Chrome secretly downloads audio listening code on your device.
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015, 12:40pm
Rating: | Views: 6985 | Comments: 0
What the Astros hack teaches us about cybersecurity
It's a mistake people make all the time - and it may have opened the door to the breach of a Major League Baseball team
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015, 12:40pm
Rating: | Views: 6917 | Comments: 0
Facebook can recognize you just from your clothes
The company's algorithm has gotten so good that it can identify people in photos even when their faces are obscured
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015, 12:40pm
Rating: | Views: 6985 | Comments: 0
Samsung's 'See-Through' Truck Aims to Make Roads Safer
Samsung wants to leverage its technological expertise to make the roads a safer place.
Technology
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015, 9:26am
Rating: | Views: 6808 | Comments: 0
How might virtual reality change the world? Stanford lab peers into future
From pretending to being a flying superhero or embodying a coral reef, academics ponder vast potential for quickly evolving technology
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Jun 18, 2015, 10:42am
Rating: | Views: 6101 | Comments: 0
Honda to stop selling some "green" models
Japanese automaker is scrubbing production of certain hybrid and other "clean" vehicles because of slow sales
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015, 8:38am
Rating: | Views: 241 | Comments: 0
​Elon Musk to build Hyperloop test track in California
The SpaceX CEO's hypothetical high-speed people mover is getting real
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015, 8:38am
Rating: | Views: 386 | Comments: 0
The doctor is in -- on your phone
The number of people using their phones and computers to connect with a doctor is skyrocketing. Eight-hundred thousand online patient consultations are expected this year, and that number could double in 2016. Dr. Holly Phillips reports on apps changing the digital diagnosis landscape
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015, 8:38am
Rating: | Views: 374 | Comments: 0
Tiny Team Uses Satellites to Bust Illegal Fishing Worldwide
Nonprofit organizations are leveraging new technology to combat "pirate" fishing, with a little help from Google.
Environment
Source: National Geographic News
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015, 8:38am
Rating: | Views: 394 | Comments: 0
Oculus' Virtual-Reality Headset to Simulate Touch, Gestures
Oculus expanding virtual-reality headset to simulate touch, gestures heading toward 2016 debut
Technology
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Friday, Jun 12, 2015, 10:49am
Rating: | Views: 474 | Comments: 0
Watch This Boeing Dreamliner Shoot Straight Into Sky
The new Boeing 787-9 can take off nearly vertically.
Technology
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Friday, Jun 12, 2015, 10:49am
Rating: | Views: 392 | Comments: 0
How to Avoid Real Objects While in a Virtual World
Occipital wants to interrupt virtual-reality scenes with what’s coming at you in real life to prevent surprises and spills.How will you walk around virtual worlds without smacking into actual walls?
Technology
Source: Technology Review
Posted on: Friday, Jun 12, 2015, 10:49am
Rating: | Views: 374 | Comments: 0
Who is most anxious about self-driving cars?
Insurance industry keeping close tabs on autonomous vehicles and new ways to charge for risks
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 09, 2015, 10:15am
Rating: | Views: 490 | Comments: 0
New prosthetic limbs provides sensation and mobility
Engineers in Austria have developed prosthetic limbs that can provide sensation to the amputees wearing them. CBSN's Jeff Glor discusses the new technology.
Health
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 09, 2015, 10:15am
Rating: | Views: 366 | Comments: 0
DeepMind: 'Artificial intelligence is a tool that humans can control and direct'
Co-founder of technology company insists AI is not a danger to humanity, but will help tackle lack of clean water, financial inequality and stock market risks
Computer Science
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 09, 2015, 10:15am
Rating: | Views: 549 | Comments: 0
Tesla co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks
Ian Wright's company Wrightspeed sells electric powertrains that convert noisy, gas-guzzling trucks into clean machines
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 03, 2015, 9:09am
Rating: | Views: 388 | Comments: 0
New facial recognition technology under scrutiny
For the next three months, airport customs and border agents will test facial recognition that aims to identify foreigners who stay in the United States too long. Kris Van Cleave reports from Washington Dulles International Airport on how the new technology has some worried anonymity will be a thing of the past.
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Friday, May 29, 2015, 12:43pm
Rating: | Views: 619 | Comments: 0
What's coming from Google: I/O developer conference highlights
A sneak peek at the new version of Android and better smartwatches, photos and maps - plus HBO Now and Android Pay
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Friday, May 29, 2015, 12:43pm
Rating: | Views: 721 | Comments: 0
Man sets hoverboard flight world record
Watch as a Canadian inventor travels the length of three football fields on a hoverboard that would make Marty McFly proud
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8:05am
Rating: | Views: 409 | Comments: 0
Look How Far the Internet Revolution Has Come
The push to get the world online has never been greater, with some of technology's biggest companies leading the charge to find innovative ways to connect people.
Internet
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:24am
Rating: | Views: 384 | Comments: 0
Crowd size estimated with phone data
A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.
Technology
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:24am
Rating: | Views: 386 | Comments: 0
Technology helps unlock secrets of mummies
CT scans and MRIs are being used by scientists to understand everything from a mummy's sex to its cause of death
Archaeology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 8:45am
Rating: | Views: 201 | Comments: 0
Those secret security answers may not be so secure
A new study led by Google researchers found most security questions are either too easy to guess or too hard to remember
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 8:45am
Rating: | Views: 220 | Comments: 0
What's hot? Life sciences challenge tech in global innovation
The life sciences industry is increasingly taking over from the tech sector in driving global innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis of global patents.
Technology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 8:45am
Rating: | Views: 255 | Comments: 0
Data replaces voice in new airline communication system
FAA says computerized messages will reduce delays during weather events, prevent human error and save time
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Friday, May 22, 2015, 11:49am
Rating: | Views: 335 | Comments: 0
Energy Companies Step In To Fund STEM Education
Many public high schools lack funding for STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — programs. Energy companies worried about finding future employees are donating to schools.
Energy
Source: NPR
Posted on: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:50am
Rating: | Views: 338 | Comments: 0
Cool tech at the top of One World Trade Center
An exclusive look at the technology inside the tallest building in the Western hemisphere
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 8:02am
Rating: | Views: 148 | Comments: 0
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