Amtrak Didn't Wait For System That Could've Prevented WreckThe rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost — critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was not active.
Inconsistencies Cast Doubt On Harrowing Tale Of Sea SurvivalTwo Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea on a sailboat for months never activated their emergency beacon, the U.S. Coast Guard said, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies that cast doubt on their harrowing tale of survival.
AAA: Drivers Increasingly Distracted By Dashboard TechnologyWhen most people think of distracted driving they think of smartphones, but a new study says there are other distractions in vehicles that can be just as bad.
Police Deliver Bait Packages To Catch "Porch Pirates"Some police departments are trying new methods to catch brazen criminals known as "porch pirates" -- thieves who steal packages left on doorsteps.
Robots Take Over Tedious Chore: Mowing LawnsDallas lawn care startup, Robin has installed 50 robotic lawnmowers in North Texas, with plans to roll out 50 to 100 more every month.
Storm Chasers Honor 'Twister' Star Bill Paxton With GPS TributeNearly 200 storm chasers are paying tribute to the late actor Bill Paxton by spelling out his initials using GPS coordinates on a map depicting the heart of Tornado Alley.
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.
SpaceX Aborts Approach To Space Station, Delivery DelayedA navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad.
Smart Phone Data To Blame For Collin County Home InvasionsA series of home invasions has police urging everyone to limit location services on their social media platforms.
Denton Council Passes Hand Held Device Ban For DriversNext year, drivers in Denton will no longer be able to hold their phone while driving, even for using GPS.
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.
How 'Pokemon Go' Went From Prank To PhenomenonThe origin of "Pokemon Go" is as peculiar as any of the Voltorbs or Snorlaxes that players track and capture in the surprise hit game.