Retailers Look To Woo Holiday Shoppers From Rivals, As Amazon GrowsEven as retailers are counting on a lift from a better economy, they're looking beyond economic data and mapping out ways to pick up sales from other retailers, all as Amazon expands its reach.
Flat-Earther To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket To See Planet's ShapeA man in California, who believes that the Earth is actually flat, plans to launch himself in a homemade rocket so that he can get a better look at our pancake-shaped planet.
Hulu Sued For Not Offering Audio Service For Blind CustomersAdvocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired.
Uber Reveals Cover-Up Of Hack Affecting 57M Riders, DriversUber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.
Tips For Protecting Your Personal Information While Shopping OnlineThe days of camping in front of stores for the best deals are over. Now, shoppers are on websites, hoping to grab discounted gifts on a computer or smartphone.
Amazon Heads Into The Holidays With Magnified Store PresenceOnline retailer Amazon now has more than a dozen stores selling toys, electronics and small gifts. This could make a massive impact heading into the holiday shopping season.
Woman Hurt By Takata Air Bag Urges Owners To Get Cars FixedA woman who was seriously hurt by an exploding Takata air bag inflator in a 2013 crash is helping Honda's effort to persuade car owners to get the dangerous parts replaced.
General Motors Recalls Nearly 49,000 Trucks To Fix Potential Fuel LeaksGeneral Motors is recalling nearly 49,000 trucks worldwide to fix a fuel tank problem. The recall covers Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 3500 trucks from 2011 through 2015.
Are High-Tech Dashboards The New Culprit In Distracted Driving?A just-released study looks at how new in-car technology is taking our eyes off the road.
American Scientists Try First Gene Editing Inside Of The BodyScientists in California, for the first time, have tried editing a gene inside of the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease.
Dallas Has Fighting Chance To Host Amazon's Second HQIt looks like Dallas has a fighting chance to be Amazon's choice for its second headquarters in the US.
UTA Working To Make Robots Become More HumanThe research project looks to include input from the departments of education and social work as well in an effort to make the so called 'social companion' robots more human.