Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company's Fire tablets. As a bonus, the e-commerce giant says its service will also help spark discussions about the books...
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 10:01 AM EDT
Toyota Shows Robotic Leg Brace to Help Paralyzed People Walk
Toyota is introducing a wearable robotic leg brace designed to help partially paralyzed people walk.
The Welwalk WW-1000 system is made up of a motorized mechanical frame that fits on a person's leg from the...
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 03:27 PM EDT
Second 'Great Spot' Found at Jupiter, Cold and High Up
Scientists reported Tuesday that the dark expanse is 15,000 miles across and 7,500 miles wide. It's in the upper atmosphere and much cooler than the hot surroundings, thus the name Great Cold Spot.
Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 10:26 PM EDT
US Says Global Spam Scheme Targeted After Mastermind Nabbed
U.S. authorities announced Monday they are working to dismantle a global computer network that sent hundreds of millions of spam emails worldwide each year. The Russian man alleged to be at the head of the...
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 09:23 PM EDT
US Regulators Accuse Google of Underpaying Female Workers
Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men.
A U.S. Department of Labor official disclosed the agency's...
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 05:05 PM EDT
US Restricts Drone Flights Over 133 Military Facilities
Drone flights over 133 military facilities will be restricted for security reasons, marking the first time such flight restrictions have been applied only to drones rather than aircraft in general, the U.S....
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 12:17 PM EDT
Kids Gaming Site is Breeding Ground for Predators, Mom Warns
A Louisiana mother is sounding the alarm about a popular online gaming site for kids, telling NBC 4 New York's I-Team she believes her son was "groomed" by a sexual predator who was lurking in the virtual...
Google debuted a fact-checking tool for its search and news results Friday, amid mounting pressure on internet firms to police content it hosts online and criticism the company helps spread misinformation, CNBC...
A 3D-printed device is helping amputees swim again, "Today" reported.
After losing part of his left leg in Afghanistan, Dan Lasko, a former United States Marine, never thought he'd be able to swim the way he...
Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 12:58 PM EDT
Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network
The cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon.
Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don't use a...