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Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:09 AM EDT

Waze Traffic App Rolls Out 'Where to Park' Feature

Waze Traffic App Rolls Out 'Where to Park' Feature

The trusty tool that some commuters use to dodge unwanted traffic now has a tool to help drivers catch a parking spot. Waze, Google's real-time traffic app that compiles live updates from drivers on the...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 04:55 PM EDT

Tips to Keep Your Data Plan From Draining Your Wallet

Tips to Keep Your Data Plan From Draining Your Wallet

Data is what drives our devices, and Americans are paying a premium. Posting pics, snaps and even live feeds can devour smartphone data plans.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 12:31 PM EDT

Japan Designates "Animation Spots" to Boost Tourism

Japan Designates "Animation Spots" to Boost Tourism

Eighty-eight places in Japan are going to be designated "animation spots" to encourage tourism — using train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where popular "manga"...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 11:27 AM EDT

Pennsylvania Improves 'ChildLine' for Child Abuse Reports

Pennsylvania Improves 'ChildLine' for Child Abuse Reports

The head of Pennsylvania's Department of Human Services says his agency has improved the performance of a hotline that handles reports of suspected child abuse. Secretary Ted Dallas said Thursday that the rate...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 11:16 AM EDT

WADA Hackers Leak Another Batch of Athletes' Data

WADA Hackers Leak Another Batch of Athletes' Data

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has "no issue" with his medical data being leaked, in an alleged criminal attack by Russian hackers on a World Anti-Doping Agency database. Froome was a headline...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 09:21 AM EDT

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...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 07:29 AM EDT

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 08:03 AM EDT

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 05:40 PM EDT

Amazon Hooks Up NJ School With $10K in Gifts

Amazon Hooks Up NJ School With $10K in Gifts

An elementary school in New Jersey's capital city has received a surprise gift of about $10,000 in supplies courtesy of e-commerce giant Amazon.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 10:55 AM EDT

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...

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