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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 10:29 AM EDT

Disabled Man Gets License, Shows Driverless Tech's Potential

Disabled Man Gets License, Shows Driverless Tech's Potential

Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He's raced a sailboat using his chin....

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:46 PM EDT

Aetna to Make Apple Watch Available to Large Employers, Individuals

Aetna to Make Apple Watch Available to Large Employers, Individuals

Aetna announced that it will be making Apple Watches available for large employers and individual customers during open enrollment season. The health care services company said the new initiative will...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 06:44 AM EDT

SpaceX's Elon Musk Outlines Plan to Go to Mars

SpaceX's Elon Musk Outlines Plan to Go to Mars

It was a press conference with a little bit of everything – space travel, science, technology and the offer of a kiss. Welcome to the world of Elon Musk. Musk spoke at the International Astronautical Congress...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 10:43 AM EDT

Comcast Joins YMCA in $15M Partnership

Comcast Joins YMCA in $15M Partnership

Comcast announced Monday it's embarking on a $15 million partnership with the national YMCA organization to promote the nonprofit's work in tandem with the Philadelphia-based company's low-cost internet adoption...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 08:01 AM EDT

Sixers 1st Major Sports Franchise to Buy eSport Companies

Sixers 1st Major Sports Franchise to Buy eSport Companies

The companies will be combining under the Team Dignitas banner. The Sixers become the first North American sports franchise to acquire an eSports team and intend to manage the day-to-day operations of Team...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 07:23 AM EDT

Skill-Based Slot Machines in Atlantic City Casinos?

Skill-Based Slot Machines in Atlantic City Casinos?

A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 07:23 AM EDT

Labor Department Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm Alleging Discrimination

Labor Department Sues Silicon Valley Tech Firm Alleging Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a high-flying Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants over the last five years. Palantir...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 07:00 AM EDT

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Snapchat Makes 'Spectacle' With Video-Recording Glasses, Name Change

Social media app Snapchat is changing its corporate name to Snap Inc. and introducing video-recording glasses called 'Spectacles.' The glasses can record video 10 seconds at a time by tapping a button on the...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 09:45 AM EDT

Snapchat Introduces Camera-Equipped Spectacles

Snapchat Introduces Camera-Equipped Spectacles

Snap, Inc.'s $130 glasses will able to record 10-second videos from the wearer's vantage point, according to the Wall Street Journal. Spectacles' 115-degree camera lens closely mirrors people's line of sight.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 12:38 PM EDT

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

How to Protect Yourself From Hackers

Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure. One easy way to...

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