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Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:13 AM EDT

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch

A new robotic pup does a lot of things real dogs are known for — it plays fetch, hides under the dinner table and even cleans up dirty dishes — only without the slobber. Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 07:15 AM EDT

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

The shot wasn’t always steady, and sometimes people got in the way. Such are the perils of recording video on a cellphone. Streaming media conveyed House Democrats' message to the masses when C-SPAN cameras...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:16 AM EDT

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss Officials Say Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Spain

Swiss officials say an experimental solar-powered airplane has completed a three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Aero-Club of Switzerland said the Solar...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 03:26 PM EDT

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Uber, Lyft Battle Governments Over Fingerprint Checks

Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities is coming down to a fight over fingerprints. Following incidents where Uber drivers were found to have criminal records, a number of state and local...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:13 AM EDT

Small, Commercial Drones Cleared for Takeoff

Small, Commercial Drones Cleared for Takeoff

The Obama administration has cleared the way for routine commercial use of small drones. The decision comes after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 06:20 AM EDT

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Stretch of Global Journey

A solar-powered airplane has begun its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from New York City early Monday morning. Bertrand Piccard,

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