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Brussels terror suspects: Brothers, a bomb-maker and 2 people on the run

<b>(CNN) —</b> One terrorist blew up himself up at an airport. His brother did the same thing on a crowded subway train near a busy station.<p>Another person seen carrying a large bag at the station also may have played a role in the subway attack.<p>And perhaps most puzzling, a man suspected of being a skilled …

Terrorism

Some Xbox Live services are down once again

You may have trouble hooking up with friends on Xbox One.<p>Xbox Live isn’t working for everyone right now, according to a number of complaints on social media. Affected services include matchmaking, cloud storage, and friend invites. The issues are primarily impacting social features, but some gamers …

Online Life

Detroit and Silicon Valley are both in love with Obama’s self-driving car plan

Not to mention that $4 billion<p>Both legacy automakers and disruptive technology companies were quick to praise the Obama administration Thursday for its proposal to encourage the development of self-driving cars, especially for the promise to present a model policy for states to avoid a regulatory …

Report corroborates rumor that Project Aura will include audio-based devices to complement Glass headset

A couple of months ago, a report claimed that Project Aura — the newly rebranded Alphabet/Google company responsible for head-worn wearable tech — will include screen-less headsets. These screen-less devices will allegedly rely on audio to pass on relevant information to the wearer through the use …

Wearable Tech

Virtual reality will bring fans ringside for live boxing match

This Saturday's fight between David "Hayemaker" Haye and Mark "The Dominator" di Mori in London will be the first boxing match to be broadcast live …

Prominent Bitcoin Developer Declares the Digital Currency a Failure

One of digital currency Bitcoin’s long-time supporters and developers has decided to walk away from it. His reason: Bitcoin has failed.<p>Mike Hearn, …

Jakarta Terror Attack Was Funded by ISIS: Indonesia Police

An audacious bomb and gun attack on Westerners in the heart of Indonesia's capital was funded by ISIS, police said Friday after arresting three men on suspicion of links to the plot, seizing a militant flag from the home of one suspect.<p>National police chief Gen. Badrodin Haiti told reporters that …

Extremism

As the 2016 balloting nears, Republican debate takes on a barbed edge

With the balloting just over two weeks away, the Republican presidential race took a sharply negative turn Thursday night in a hard-edged debate filled with personal jabs over integrity and electability.<p>When<p>Donald TrumpchallengedTed Cruz's legal standing to serve as president, citing his birth in …

Government

Obama administration proposes $4B spend to tackle legal barriers to rapid rollout of self-driving cars

When Tesla’s Elon Musk tweeted that he expected to the company’s cars to be able to drive themselves across the U.S. from coast to coast within two years, my response was that I might believe the tech could hit that deadline, but not the law. It seems I may be wrong.<p>The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the Obama …

Obama Administration

Google self-driving cars would have caused 10 accidents in 2015 without test drivers taking control

Google published today its annual report on disengagements of autonomous mode for its self-driving car program (SDC), which is required by California’s DMV. The report details events where Google’s test drivers have taken control over the car’s autonomous system, whether it’d be because of a …

Autonomous Cars

Google may be partnering with Ford to accelerate its autonomous car ambitions

Ford, which recently opened a Silicon Valley R&D facility, may be partnering with Google on future autonomous car initiatives.<p>According to The Wall Street Journal, Ford is also looking into making autonomous cars a branch of the company rather than central to its efforts. A partnership with Google …

Wall Street

This Alarm Clock Won't Shut Off Until You Get Out of Bed

Did you struggle to get out of bed this morning? Did you hit the snooze button more times than you care to admit? We don’t blame you. After all, it’s Monday and alarm clocks make it way too easy for us to snooze another nine minutes.<p>But there’s a new alarm clock on the scene that promises to get …

Memoryfoam

Will LiFi Take Big Data And The Internet Of Things To A New Level?

The enormous demand for WiFi and transmissions of mass quantities of data is putting a strain on the current technologies. With the predicted exponential growth of mobile devices, by 2019 more than ten billion mobile devices will exchange 35 quintillion (1018) bytes of information each month — and …

Internet of Things

Suicide bomber kills 10, wounds 15 in Istanbul tourist area

ISTANBUL (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in the heart of Istanbul's historic district on Tuesday, killing 10 foreigners — most of them …

Extremism

CES 2016: Acer launches new all-in-one Intel Core-powered Chromebase, affordable tablet and 11-inch Chromebook

Today at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, Acer announced its next lineup of budget-friendly Chrome OS and Android based products. It announced a brand new Chrome desktop with Intel Core processors, a small, durable Chromebook and an affordable tablet…<p>CHROMEBASE 24<p>The new Chromebase — which features a large …