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A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. self-driving car startup NuTonomy and southeast Asian ride services partner Grab hope to turn a test pilot in Singapore into a paid, commercial service as soon as the se
The board is the fourth to unravel this week as private sector advisers blast Trump's comments about the violence in Charlottesville.             
Many Americans will follow the solar eclipse on Monday because of a scientific prediction. But we seem to take some forecasts more seriously than others.
Dell: "Hatred, violence, racism and terrorism" displayed in Charlottesville, Va., and Barcelona "have no place in our global society."             
A new study explains why whiskey tastes better when it is diluted with water.
24-year-old live streamer Lele Tao has one million fans, mostly young men. The first of a three-part series.
Researchers from Montana State University has partnered with NASA for the Space Grant Ballooning Project to send more than 50 high-altitude balloons 80,000 feet up to capture the solar eclipse.
The sun influences every process on Earth including one of the most important ones, the weather we experience on a day to day basis. When the sun is blocked during Monday’s eclipse the Earth will s
A scrappy white dwarf star flying through the Milky Way galaxy may have survived a supernova explosion and if it’s what scientists think, it would give them evidence to back up a new idea about wha
Young millennial men aren’t into boobs — and big butts might be to blame. While in the millions, the term “breast” only makes up 1.5 percent daily searches on PornHub, an X-rated website that
A 10-year-old child killed a 6-year-old child Wednesday while playing with a gun in Togiak, Alaska, according to NBC-affiliate KTUU Friday. Alaska State Troopers and Village Police said they responde
A woman and her 70-year-old father who were en route to visit an ailing relative Wednesday were reportedly kicked off a Frontier Airlines flight after the two expressed their dissatisfaction with th
Sometimes the right equipment can give you just the edge you need. Here are 5 things we think will super charge your video game sessions.             
Renting doesn't mean you can't renovate. You just have to choose wisely. Here are 12 different easy ways to 'renovate' the kitchen in your rental that won't get your evicted.
We recount the scariest and most exhilarating rides we’ve ever had on the wildly expensive Stromer ST2 S eBike.
Cryptocurrency is quickly going mainstream, garnering attention from world leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin and celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday formally launched an investigation into China's alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, a widely expected move following a call from President D
If you don’t have time to go to the movies to catch Hollywood’s latest releases, you might be able to watch them at home. Movie studio companies, including Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures, co
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient trade network crisscrossing Vietnam's Mekong Delta region.
Buzz about the Essential PH-1 has started again as several tech outlets have released their in-depth reviews for the device. The smartphone, brainchild of Android co-founder Andy Rubin, is expected
A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such as an organ or a small animal; technolo
A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful ef
Astrophysicists have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, respectively. White dwarfs are the remnants of Sun-like stars, many of wh
While much of the research around the eclipse on Monday will focus on the effects of the Sun's brief, daytime disappearance on Earth and its atmosphere, a group of solar physicists will be leveraging
After years of promoting sugar-packed treats, it's the perfect time for Google to turn a new leaf and what better place to start than with O?
The next episode of “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” may be days away, but that didn’t stop cast member Masika Kalysha from posting a shady jab on social media that seemed directed at one perso
The phenomenon was first spotted during a birdwatching excursion in Turkey’s Kizilirmak Delta, one of the largest wetlands in the Middle East. In one instance, a buffalo had 27 frogs.
Scientists want to do espionage on a microbial level, hijacking the signals of harmful bacteria and sending them different messages while they invade someone’s body. Those false messages could disa
Amazon's Echo Dot was made available for free through Amazon.com thanks to an apparent promotional price offering a $49.99 discount on the popular miniature speaker powered by voice-controlled assis
Researchers from the University of Utah looked at what makes the decision to stay or leave a relationship so difficult.
The United States Department of Justice has reportedly entered “advanced stage” in its review of telecommunications giant AT&T’s potential acquisition of Time Warner, according to the Wall
Amid growing tensions following a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that saw white supremacists, neo-Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan, several technology companies have a
New research suggests parents who want their kids to pick up on a story's moral lessons should choose books featuring humans, not animals.
The sun's getting a lot of the spotlight these days. It's time to give the moon its due.
Research scientists at the firm describe how a computer algorithm can get past this protection and remove watermarks automatically when working with collections instead of single images.
"Protecting free speech is not something we do because we agree with all of the speech that gets protected," it said.             
It’s official: Steve Bannon is out. The former White House Chief Strategist was out after serving in the Trump administration for seven months. While Bannon’s name was on the tip of nearly everyo
Weather Channel founder and longtime meteorologist John Coleman has a message he'd like to share about climate change: It's not real. Coleman, who runs a blog dedicated to attempting to prove that wi
There’s no better way to celebrate it being Friday than with all new songs from your favorite artists. No matter what type of music you’re in the mood for, there’s a brand new track to help fi
Names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about 1.8 million registered voters in Chicago was left exposed and publicly available online.             
A quick and easy way to maintain your privacy             
Dubbed ‘Florence,’ the huge space rock will pass 4.4 million miles from our planet – or, about 18 times the distance between Earth and the moon. It's estimated to be 2.7 miles wide, NASA says.
A class action lawsuit filed against Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. Tuesday claimed Poland Spring Bottled Water is “a colossal fraud.” Eleven bottled water drinkers accused Poland Spring of
While citrus orchards are common in Mediterranean regions today, researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that citrus fruits are not native to the Mediterranean - they came from Southeast Asia
(Reuters) - Delphi Automotive Plc said on Friday it has partnered with laser-based sensor maker Innoviz Technologies to improve vehicle safety for self-driving cars, after making a minority investment
Google lets streamers enjoy music on its smart speaker without paying extra for Spotify Premium.
Google lets streamers enjoy music on its smart speaker without paying extra for Spotify Premium.
A video that shows an automatic bathroom soap dispenser failing to detect the hand of a dark-skinned man has gone viral and raised questions about racism in technology.
Uber’s co-founder and former chief executive, Travis Kalanick, has struck back at venture capital firm Benchmark: In seeking to dismiss a fraud lawsuit Benchmark filed against him, he called the
On Sept. 1, a large asteroid named Florence will come closer to Earth than any asteroid of its size for as long as NASA has been monitoring near-Earth asteroids. But don’t worry, Florence isn’t o
After the Charlottesville attack that left one dead and others injured, tech companies went after white supremacist groups. However, the nonprofit Electronic Frontier Foundation has criticized the f
A study of kidney cancer incidence in California over 25 years is the first report to demonstrate that the rising rate of kidney cancer seen in the US over the past two decades may have ended.
TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd shares have been plunging from their more than two-year high hit in June after lackluster earnings and competitive threats have raised doubts about prospects for a
Facebook Inc is testing a feature in the Facebook News Feed that provides customized links to news on topics of interest to individual users, the firm has revealed. It is called 'Featured Topic.'
Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy released five mini satellites by hand, including one made almost entirely of 3D-printed materials.
The latest court decision brings the total of blocked domains to 340.
"Infowars" host Alex Jones was reportedly attacked Thursday by a man with boiling hot coffee in the streets of Seattle, Washington. Jones was in the midst of conducting a live report for his viewers
Do you have a phone? Do you have the Snapchat app? Instagram? You're one tap away from breaking the rules, buddy.
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