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Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 04:29 AM PDT

VR Arrives at Tokyo Game Show, Counted on to Revive Industry

VR Arrives at Tokyo Game Show, Counted on to Revive Industry

Virtual reality has arrived for real at the Tokyo Game Show, one of the world's biggest exhibitions for the latest in fun and games. That's evident everywhere. Players at the booths are donning chunky headgear...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 06:21 AM PDT

Wal-Mart's Robot Shopping Carts Are Coming for Us All

Wal-Mart's Robot Shopping Carts Are Coming for Us All

Wal-Mart customers will be able to use a handheld device to summon an empty cart and have it whisked their way via "motorized transport unit," according to Wal-Mart's patent, granted last week. The customer's...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 06:19 PM PDT

Future Driverless Car Engineers: Your Class is Online

Future Driverless Car Engineers: Your Class is Online

The future will likely be full of driverless cars, whether you like it or not. But, in order for the Ubers and Googles and Lyfts to roll autonomously, they’ll need to be designed and built by engineers. Enter:...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 05:03 AM PDT

Uber Gives Riders a Preview of the Driverless Future

Uber Gives Riders a Preview of the Driverless Future

Uber riders in Pittsburgh can get a glimpse of the future by summoning a car capable of handling most of the tasks of driving on its own. Starting Wednesday morning, a fleet of self-driving Ford Fusions will...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 07:55 AM PDT

New Twitter App Brings NFL Games to Apple TV, Xbox One

New Twitter App Brings NFL Games to Apple TV, Xbox One

A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights. The short-messaging service secured the rights to stream 10 Thursday night...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 06:54 AM PDT

Space Agency to Map 1 Billion Stars in Milky Way

Space Agency to Map 1 Billion Stars in Milky Way

If space is the final frontier, it will help to have an accurate map, and the European Space Agency said Wednesday its mission to chart more than 1 billion stars in the Milky Way is on track for completion in a...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 02:35 PM PDT

Samsung's Quick Fix for Galaxy Note 7 Is No Full Recharge

Samsung's Quick Fix for Galaxy Note 7 Is No Full Recharge

Samsung plans to issue a software update for its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that will prevent them from overheating by limiting battery recharges to 60 percent. The front page of the Seoul Shinmun, a...

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 09:45 PM PDT

Steph Curry Supports Kaepernick But Won't Be Following Suit

Steph Curry Supports Kaepernick But Won't Be Following Suit

Warriors guard Stephen Curry reiterated his support for Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest during an appearance at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 03:42 PM PDT

Hackers Snag Private Medical Data From Olympic Athletes

Hackers Snag Private Medical Data From Olympic Athletes

Hackers have broken into a database of the World Anti-Doping Association, accessing private medical information on several Olympic athletes, including Team USA's Simone Biles and Serena Williams.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 04:02 AM PDT

Facebook Apologizes for Removing 'Napalm Girl' Photo

Facebook Apologizes for Removing 'Napalm Girl' Photo

Facebook's chief operating officer has apologized to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg for deleting a photograph from its pages and conceded that "we don't always get it right." Sheryl Sandberg said in a...

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