NASA Bumps Astronaut Off Space Station Flight In Rare MoveNASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency so close to launch.
Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Membership Price By 20 PercentAmazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the company said Friday.
Humans Will Review Video From Most Popular YouTube CreatorsGoogle says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. The videos being targeted are ones Google packages to advertisers as "preferred" content.
Energizer Spends $2 Billion To Acquire Rayovac Battery BrandEnergizer will spend $2 billion in cash to acquire the battery and lighting assets of Spectrum, adding the Rayovac brand to its battery and lighting division.
GM Says It's Mass Producing Cars Without Steering WheelsGeneral Motors said that it is making the first mass production autonomous car without a steering wheel or pedals. The company is seeking permission to the put vehicles on the road.
Mechanical Strippers Spur Talk About Robot Future & SexismFrom a distance, the mechanical strippers on display at CES in Las Vegas look like real dancers. But up close, they are clearly mannequins, shimmying and thrusting their boxy plastic hips.
Facebook Wants Your Feeds To Be More 'Meaningful' Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more "meaningful" in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content.
CES Tech Show Stuffed With New Gadgets We Don't Need... Or Do We?Today's vision of a smart home has more to do with what's possible than what people need. Thus the parade of internet-connected wine openers, water bottles and meat thermometers.
Apple Investors Urge Software Changes To Curb Child Gadget AddictionTwo major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to help curb smartphone addiction among children, highlighting concern about the effects of gadgets on youngsters.
Autos Overshadow Small Gadgets At CES Tech Show In VegasThe smartphones and other small machines that used to dominate the annual CES gadget show have been overshadowed in recent years by bigger mobile devices: namely, automobiles.
Intel CEO Says Fixes On The Way For Serious Chip Security FlawsIntel CEO Brian Krzanich opened his keynote talk Monday night at the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas by addressing the hard-to-fix flaws disclosed by security researchers last week.
Ford Adds Diesel Engine To Best-Selling F-150 For The First TimeHeavy duty trucks like the F-250 or F-350 have always had diesel engines, but the F-150 has not. Ford is hoping to gain some more customers by changing that.