Helicopter drones and driverless cars have been doing their thing for a while now, but having the two work together in unison is not a simple task. Not to be put off by a challenge, researchers at Carnegie
Apple has a new patent (via AppleInsider) that could show you notifications on your Smart Cover, even when your iPad’s screen is obscured by the protective accessory. The filing details both active Smart
The last 12 months may be remembered for many things, but in the tech realm, the surge of wrist-mounted activity-trackers will surely be one of them. Some might say there’s been too much choice. The latest
Toggling between Windows and Android on a single device? That sounds desirable enough maybe, especially the way Intel describes it, but the quest for a practical mixture of green and blue has had its (And
A soldier's natural home is on the battlefield. So what happens when to infantry when conflicts move online? It turns out that DARPA, America's mad science division, has a solution called "Plan X." The
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The Onion conquers the internet The year is 2014. The internet's mass media juggernaut has fully processed your brain, churning it in a vat of vague hyperbole. It is now a lukewarm, absorbent porridge.
The NSA may claim it's not collecting photos of American citizens for a facial recognition database, but the FBI most certainly is. The feds has been building what it calls the "Next Generation Identification
What happens to your information online? Is it safe? Is it private? The answers depend in part on what services you use. So we set out to help you figure out the answers for yourself. But you may have
RC cars and helicopters are cool and all, but if you want a combo breaker in your collection, here's something different: a multi-legged robot that runs. At the moment, you can only get this remote-controlled
Netflix is continuing its push into exclusive documentaries with three new titles for this summer and fall, according to Deadline. The first, The Battered Bastards of Baseball, tells the story of Oregon's
It's hard to justify letting the agency collect sensitive data when even its defenders admit it struggles to protect its secrets. General Keith Alexander, who recently stepped down from his position atop
Can a robot weigh the consequences of its decisions -- and the consequences of those consequences? Researchers from Tufts, Brown and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are exploring the possibility of developing
Seems everybody's got to have a sinkhole nowadays, the sudden collapse of huge chunks of ground swallowing cars and homes in Baltimore, Buckinghamshire, Chicago, Ohio, and seemingly every week, Florida.
It's a sports thing -- speed kills. A desired trait in most any sport. The results are often pretty obvious, but sometimes there's a ripple effect that is not immediately apparent. The struggling Dodgers,
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — At any age, Jeff Gordon sure knows how to win. Nearly two decades after he burst onto the scene with his first victory, Gordon keeps taking checkered flags, storming to the lead
This seemed inevitable -- security at ballparks is about to get tougher. The Dodgers will begin experimenting with metal detectors next week in anticipation of the majors requiring them for the 2015 season.
Some people keep lists of overused phrases and verbal tics. Others keep score of business clichés. CEO Ben Smith and SVP of Business Development Mark Menell of Wanderful Media, a startup that re-imagines
This story appears in the April 2014 issue of . Subscribe » "Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing," Ralph Waldo Emerson once mused. It's a solid observation about handling with
There was a near-miss in the skies above Tallahassee recently. According to a Federal Aviation Administration official, an American Airlines regional jet nearly collided with a "small, remotely piloted
fastcoexist.com - About the author Ben Schiller is a New York staff writer for Fast Company. Previously, he edited a European management magazine and was a reporter in San Francisco, Prague, and Brussels. More
Airline passengers should be allocated seats based on how much carry-on luggage they have, according to scientists who devised a formula for speedy boarding. Lengthy queues at departure gates could be
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Some 17 million Americans don't have bank accounts, which makes everything from depositing paychecks to paying utility bills a hassle. Many aren't unbanked by choice. Some are stuck on bank "black lists"