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Two Dudes Test Tesla's Autopilot During Rush Hour Traffic

Seen here looking like they're auditioning for parts on The Big Bang Theory, Ginnard and Adam from Youtube channel Slow News Day test out a Tesla …

Tesla

This 26-year-old hacker can make a self-driving car, but can he take on Tesla?

George Hotz has scored $3.1m investment in his startup Comma, and thinks he can build a better self-driving car than Elon Musk<p>George Hotz, the latest Silicon Valley startup founder to get a multimillion-dollar check from venture capitalists, went for a ride in a Rolls-Royce around San Francisco on …

Amazon and Microsoft are very close to investing in mapping tech for self-driving cars

Last week's news that Amazon and Microsoft were both considering getting involved in the world of self-driving cars was no April Fools' prank. This week, Daimler, the German automobile manufacturer that owns Mercedes-Benz, confirmed to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> that the two tech giants were close to …

FBI: It’s ‘simply too early’ to say whether anything valuable is on the San Bernardino iPhone

By Mark Berman and<p>Mark Berman<p>National news reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Ellen Nakashima<p>Ellen Nakashima<p>National security reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>After a protracted and very public dispute between the FBI and Apple, federal authorities said last week that investigators were able to access a locked iPhone …

Privacy

Syrian fighter filmed eating organ of dead man is shot dead by militants

Al-Nusra Front member Khaled al-Hamad, known for role in brutal video, killed near Turkish border, according to group<p>A senior fighter with the al-Nusra Front who was filmed eating an organ of a dead government soldier has been killed by gunmen near the Turkish border, the militant group has …

Panama Papers have politicians, celebs playing defense

The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm.<p>The revelations have raised suspicion that such offshore entities were set up to avoid taxes, but Petro Poroshenko …

Chinese agency bans online mention of Panama Papers

China is flexing its censorship muscles yet again, banning any online mention of the widely publicized Panama Papers.<p>A government agency sent an order to media groups to "find and delete reprinted reports of the Panama Papers. Do not follow up on related content, no exceptions," according to the …

Panama Papers

Apple News is now curating content on Twitter

Just like you, Apple News is now using Twitter to share articles curated by its US-based editorial team.<p>The account currently has around 6,800 followers. Unfortunately, we can’t tell if that’s because News readers simply haven’t found it or because there aren’t many Apple News readers. Apple just …

Finally, a camera that can live stream virtual reality

The medium of virtual reality is just beginning to blossom and developers are experimenting with how to take advantage of the technology. There have …

Virtual Reality

Prepare to be fingerprinted on future European vacations

European countries are looking to introduce a new automated border control system that will log people's photos and fingerprints when they visit for business or leisure.<p>The proposal is part of a push by European countries to fight terrorism and enhance security.<p>The system is expected to come into …

European Parliament

3D printing BioPen lets surgeons draw with stem cells

Doctors perform hundreds of thousands of knee surgeries every year, often to replace damaged or worn cartilage. The techniques for performing these …

Stem Cells