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.
Circuit City Announces Relaunch 9 Years After Closing StoresThursday, Circuit City announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it will be launching a chain of "innovative retail stores" across the country.
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.
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.
What's On Center Stage At The CES Tech Show? Your VoiceAs the annual CES gadget show kicks off in Las Vegas this week, manufacturers are expected to unveil even more voice-controlled devices — speakers and beyond — as Amazon and Google make their digital assistants available on a wider array of products.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Skipping CES Tech Show After Death ThreatsThe FCC has confirmed that chairman Ajit Pai will be skipping the CES gadget show in Las Vegas because of death threats that he received after scrapping popular net neutrality rules.
The Big Thing In TV Sets This Year Is... Big TV SetsTelevision manufacturers haven't run out of technological tricks yet. But, for this year at least, they're mostly improving upon what's already out there -- better pictures, larger screens and cheaper prices.
Drones Are Not Just Passing FadIf you're used to thinking of drones as a passing fad, last week's CES gadget show should give you second thoughts. The tiny, self-piloted copters promise to buzzily follow you around into the future.
Company Unveils Drone That Can Carry HumanChinese drone maker Ehang on Wednesday unveiled what it called the world's first drone capable of carrying a human passenger. It looks like a small helicopter but with four doubled propellers spinning parallel to the ground.
Volkswagen Executive Expects Emissions Fixes SoonThe top executive of the Volkswagen brand worldwide said that he's optimistic that U.S. environmental regulators will approve fixes within the coming weeks or months for diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests.
New TVs Promise Sharper Colors, But Little ContentFor years, TV makers have focused on making pictures sharper by squeezing more pixels onto screens. Now, their attention is shifting to improving the way sets display color, with a newish technology called HDR taking center stage.
TV Makers Design For Streaming VideoDoes anyone just watch TV anymore? The dramatic shift toward online and mobile viewing is driving television set makers to design as much for streaming video as for watching broadcast or cable channels.