UPS Testing Drones For Use In Its Package Delivery SystemUPS is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. The company has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to difficult-to-access locations.
Texas Bioengineer Among Those Receiving MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' GrantsRebecca Richards-Kortum, a Texas bioengineer and Claudia Rankine, one of poetry's brightest stars, are among this year's 23 MacArthur fellows and recipients of the so-called "genius" grants.
Waze Sets Out To Eliminate 'Tunnel Blindness' On Mobile MapsThe popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels.
Comcast Plans To Launch Wireless Service Next YearComcast plans to launch a cellphone service roughly in the middle of next year, although it would be limited to areas of the country where it's a cable provider.
Feds Want To Regulate Self-Driving CarsObama administration officials say the federal government, rather than states, should be in charge of regulating self-driving cars since the vehicles are essentially controlled by software, not people.
Exec: Most Lyft Rides Will Be In Autonomous Cars In Five YearsWithin five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday.
FAA Contemplating Whether Millions Of Drones Will Fill SkiesThe FAA began issuing drone pilot licenses less than a month ago. Already, 13,710 people have applied to take the pilot exam, and 5,080 have passed it.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones Officially RecalledSafety regulators announced a formal recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Thursday after a spate of fires led to injuries and property damage, along with a global marketing headache for the tech giant.
New "Star Trek" Series Delayed Until May 2017The latest edition of "Star Trek" is launching a few months later than planned. CBS said Wednesday that the streaming-only show "Star Trek: Discovery" will debut in May instead of January.
Official Says It Would Be Hard To Hack U.S. ElectionsPresident Obama's homeland security adviser said Wednesday that it would be very hard for someone to hack into America's voting systems in a way that could alter an election outcome.
Self-Driving Cars Still Need Humans To Program ThemAuto and tech companies are in a race to get self-driving cars to the public. But, as with many cutting-edge technologies, there aren't enough trained engineers to meet the demand for talent.
Twitter To Launch App On Apple TV, Others To Stream NFLA new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights.