Robots Learning Human Interaction From TV ShowsA computer that binge-watched YouTube videos and TV shows such as "The Big Bang Theory" learned how to predict whether actors were about to hug, kiss, shake hands or slap high fives.
VW To Pay Nearly $10.2 Billion To Settle Emissions ClaimsVolkswagen has agreed to take a series of steps with a total cost of about $10.2 billion to settle claims from its unprecedented diesel emissions cheating scandal, two people briefed on the matter said Thursday.
Instagram To Allow Users To Translate Posts With ButtonInstagram is aiming to increase interaction with users across the globe through a new translation button it plans to roll out in the next month.
Fine Print Says Uber Not To Blame For Unsafe DriversWhen you catch a ride using Uber, you do so at your own risk. Under terms and conditions that riders agree to -- but few read -- at sign up, the ride-hailing company says that they aren't legally liable for the quality of their service.
Fiat Chrysler Speeds Up Confusing Gear Shifter RecallFiat Chrysler is speeding up the recall of 1.1 million vehicles with confusing gear shifters, like one in the SUV that crushed and killed "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin this past weekend.
Can Google Glass Help Kids With Autism Read Faces?Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces. But now ,the 10-year-old boy is getting help from facial recognition software that runs on Google Glass.
Senate Blocks Access To Online Data Without WarrantThe Senate blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a win for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened after a NSA contractor's revelations forced changes to American surveillance.
Twitter Increases Video Duration To 140 SecondsTwitter is now letting users post videos that are up to 140 seconds long, an increase from its previous 30-second limit. The move is part of the social media company's efforts to attract a broader set of users.
Millions Eligible For Free Tickets From TicketmasterIf you bought a ticket through Ticketmaster between late 1999 and early 2013, you could be eligible for free tickets to a number of events. It's the result of a class action lawsuit over ticket fees and other charges.
SUV That Killed "Star Trek" Actor Was Under RecallThe SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin was being recalled because the gear shifters have confused drivers, causing the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly, government records show.
Solar Plane Begins Transatlantic Stretch Of Global JourneyA solar-powered airplane has begun its Transatlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The plane left New York City early Sunday morning and will land in Spain more than three days later.
NASA Spacecraft To Reach Jupiter On July 4A spacecraft from NASA is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved. If all goes as planned, Juno will spend nearly a year circling the planet.