Congress Gives Final OK To Local Internet Tax BanCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
MADD Says Car Devices Stopped 1.77 Million Drunk DriversCar-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, MADD said in a report on the devices nationwide.
Virtual Reality Pioneers In No Rush To Succeed In 2016Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day. The founder of Oculus said that the medium's success should be measured by time spent on it, not necessarily money.
Twitter Makes Timeline Changes To Resemble FacebookTwitter will let people turn on a setting that lets popular tweets related to people you follow show up first in your timeline, followed by the real-time feed most people on Twitter are used to.
13 Apps For Fitness At HomeDon't want to fight traffic, travelling for work, can't afford a $30 barre class? Those excuses for missing your workout no longer fly thanks to a host of new fitness apps and online subscriptions.
Online Dating Services Racking Up BBB ComplaintsA Consumer Justice warning just before Valentine’s Day about the "F" rated dating services in North Texas racking up the most number of complaints, according to the Better Business Bureau.
Apple To Accept Broken iPhones For Trade-InApple for the first time is accepting damaged iPhones as a trade-in from people wanting to upgrade. North Texas residents can trade in their old iPhones at any of the six Apple stores in Dallas, Fort Worth, Frisco, Plano or Southlake.
Robot Voice Designed To Annoy TelemarketersThe phone rings and you pick up only to find out that you have now been roped into an unwanted conversation with a telemarketer. Have you ever wanted to give them a taste of their own medicine?
Facebook Celebrates 12th Birthday With Friend CollagesFacebook is giving friendship collages to its 1.6 billion users in celebration of the social network's 12th birthday. The collages will be packaged in video presentations of photos that have been previously been posted on Facebook.
Google To Test Self-Driving Cars In Washington StateGoogle says it will begin testing its self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington. The Seattle suburb will become the third city, Austin is one of the others, to see the vehicles on its streets.
Toyota Discontinues Scion After Slumping SalesToyota is discontinuing its Scion brand, aimed at younger car buyers, after years of slumping sales. Sales of all models combined peaked at just over 173,000 in 2006. Last year, there were just over 56,000 sold.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls Chargers That Can Slip Off JacksFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 500,000 Dodge Chargers worldwide because they can slip off of a jack when tires are being changed. The recall covers vehicles from the 2011 to 2016 model years.