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Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 09:37 AM EST

'The Future of Aviation': U. of Maine Offers Class on Drones

'The Future of Aviation': U. of Maine Offers Class on Drones

From package delivery, to photography, to search and rescue operations, drones are the future of flight. One New England university is preparing students to be the next generation of pilots. Students at the...

Friday, Dec 23, 2016 at 06:58 AM EST

Pa.'s 511 App to Alert Drivers of Prolonged Delays

Pa.'s 511 App to Alert Drivers of Prolonged Delays

Pennsylvania is making its 511 app even better when traffic troubles take hours to clear.

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 12:30 AM EST

Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From California Roads

Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From California Roads

The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday revoked the registration for Uber’s 16 self-driving cars over a permit fracas, effectively ending the company’s pilot program in San Francisco. Uber sent...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 07:03 AM EST

Zuckerberg Unveils Morgan Freeman-Voiced Virtual Assistant

Zuckerberg Unveils Morgan Freeman-Voiced Virtual Assistant

Mark Zuckerberg has enlisted the help of Morgan Freeman and taken a shot at Nickelback while unveiling his new artificial intelligence assistant.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 12:22 PM EST

Attempted $28,000 Charge for Philly Woman's Uber Ride

Attempted $28,000 Charge for Philly Woman's Uber Ride

Ride-hailing giant Uber is blaming a computer glitch for overcharging a "handful" of customers, including one Philadelphia woman whose bank blocked an attempt to charge her more than $28,000 for a ride.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 06:29 AM EST

Facebook's Unmanned Aircraft Crashed in Test Flight: Report

Facebook's Unmanned Aircraft Crashed in Test Flight: Report

An unmanned aircraft that is part of Facebook's plan to send internet signals to remote parts of the world crash-landed in the Arizona desert over the summer because of strong winds, investigators said. The...

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 11:49 AM EST

Solar Power Project at South Jersey Military Base in Motion

Solar Power Project at South Jersey Military Base in Motion

A solar power project that officials say is the largest in the military in the Northeastern U.S. is moving forward.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 01:57 PM EST

Archivers Busy Preserving Obama Admin.'s Web Pages

Archivers Busy Preserving Obama Admin.'s Web Pages

A team of researchers and skilled web archivers is working diligently leading up to the President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration to preserve web content from the Obama Administration. A group of institutions,...

Monday, Dec 19, 2016 at 02:36 PM EST

Students Engineer Tech Toys for Kids With Disabilities

Students Engineer Tech Toys for Kids With Disabilities

Engineering and physical therapy students at the University of North Florida team up together to convert toy cars for children with disabilities, for whom, parents say, the toy market is virtually nonexistent....

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 01:41 AM EST

Facebook Is Now Letting You Flag Fake News

Facebook Is Now Letting You Flag Fake News

Facebook is letting its users flag news stories as fake or a hoax and working with fact checkers to vet them, the social media giant announced Thursday, in its first efforts to address fake news since the United...

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