Autonomous Cars (No Human Backup) May Hit Roads Next YearAutonomous vehicles with no human backup will be put to the test on publicly traveled roads as early as next year in what may be the first attempt at unassisted autonomous piloting.
Baseball Coming To Virtual-Reality HeadsetsBaseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets. Traditional TV coverage of the games will appear on a virtual screen in front of you.
UN, Microsoft Announce $5M Partnership On Human RightsMicrosoft says it's contributing $5 million over five years to the U.N. human rights office, which the Geneva-based agency calls a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit.
Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The WorldEmployees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear.
NCAA Officials Use Tablets To Look At Plays During The HalfOfficials are always looking for ways to improve their accuracy on calls. Now many of them have the opportunity to review plays at halftime thanks to technology developed by DVSport.
States Scramble For Funding To Upgrade Aging Voting MachinesElection officials in Texas and across the U.S. are eager to replace aging fleets of voting machines but are grappling with how to fund the nation's next generation of voting equipment.
Bill Would Require Insurance To Cover 3-D MammographyA bill in the Texas Legislature would mandate that better mammograms be covered by insurance. Currently, an out-of-pocket 3-D mammography screening can cost up to $150 more than regular mammograms.
Chinese Electronics Company Pleads Guilty To Violating Iran SanctionsChinese electronics giant ZTE Corporation this week pled guilty to violating U.S.-Iran sanctions.
Amazon Shares Echo Data With Prosecutor In Murder CaseAmazon dropped its fight against a subpoena issued in an Arkansas murder case after the defendant said he wouldn't mind if the technology giant shared information that may have been gathered by an Amazon Echo smart speaker.
Study: Technology Trouble Dents Car And Truck ReliabilityTechnology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.
Mesquite Teacher Chosen As NASA “Space Educator”A Mesquite engineering teacher has received a very special honor. Adlena Jacobs has been named as a member of the Space Educator Expedition Crew Program.
How Con Artists Are Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the U.S. has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year.