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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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DMV Lays Out Rules Governing Self-Driving Car Tests

The Department of Motor Vehicles announced Tuesday it has created rules governing how self-driving cars are tested by manufacturers on California roads. These new rules could open the door for more vehicles hitting the roads in local neighborhoods.

05/20/2014

California's DMV is considering rules of the road for self-driving cars. (Getty Images)

California Pushes To Finish Driverless Car Rules

DMV considering how to regulate cars that rely on computers to do the driving.

03/11/2014

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Tesla, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie At Odds Over Proposal To Force Automaker To Sell Through Dealers

Tesla is lashing out at New Jersey governor Chris Christie for backing a proposal that would force the automaker to sell its electric cars through dealers in the state instead of directly to the consumer.

03/11/2014

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California DMV Hearing Ideas On How To Integrate ‘Driverless Cars’ Onto Roads

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is wading into the complex question of how to regulate the use of cars that rely on computers — not people — to drive them.

03/11/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is visiting California for the first time since 2006. (Getty Images)

Netanyahu And Brown To Sign Pro-Business Pact

Israeli prime minister and governor will sign agreement that gives Israeli companies access to California Innovation Network.

03/05/2014

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Computer Whizzes Brainstorm Ideas At Legal ‘Hackathons’ Across The Globe

It used to be that “hacking” was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing — and perfectly legal — mainstay of the tech sector.

02/17/2014

Joanne Marlene Conrod claims her injuries kept her from working and compromised her ability to use social media. (Getty Images)

Woman Claims Car Accident Injuries Prevent Her From Using Facebook

Joanne Marlene Conrod claims her injuries kept her from working and compromised her ability to use social media.

02/01/2014

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Bitstrips Bring Comic Amusement, Annoyance To Facebook

Bitstrips may seem like a sudden sensation now that the app maker’s comic vignettes are all over Facebook and other social networks. But the Toronto startup’s success was a drawn-out process.

01/25/2014

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo soared to a record 71,000 feet over the Mojave Desert. (Getty Images)

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Makes Successful Flight

Company says successful test flight moves it closer to flying passengers into space.

01/11/2014

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Fake Social Media ‘Click Farms’ Part Of Big Business

Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms,” where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers.

01/05/2014

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UPDATED: Millions Affected In Snapchat Security Breach

Snapchat has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

01/02/2014

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Space X Launch To Space Station

Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.

A page focusing on the love for Allah and the Islamic faith. Interactions: 568,446 (credit: Facebook)

By The Numbers: Most Engaging Facebook Pages

There are Facebook pages and then there are Facebook pages! Here is a look at the Top 20 Most Engaging Facebook pages on Feb. 6, 2012 according to All Facebook. The ranking is based on the number of time followers interact with the Facebook page.

Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian

Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Flight

The Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final flight aboard a 747 carrier aircraft from Florida to Washington D.C. where it will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

Take the top tennis players in the world and focus just on their cleavage. That was the premises of the "Adult Tennis Boobs" app. Apple said no thanks. (credit: Overdamped)

Banned: Most Controversial iPhone Apps

Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.

A humanoid robot for educational purpose is unveiled by Japan’s Nippon Institute of Technology associate professor Yuichi Nakazato at the college’s campus at Miyashiro town in Saitama prefecture on Dec. 19, 2009. The robot has been developed with Japanese robot venture ZMP for use as an assistant for teachers utilizing a mobile projector on its head. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robots

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.

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The Rise Of Bionics

The term “bionic” denotes an effort to use biological design principles to create mechanical substitutes for extension of biological organs. Basically, it’s the replenishment or enhancement of body parts by mechanical versions.

An internet user looks at a Facebook page dedicated to Anna Chapman in Paris on July 23, 2010. Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around the ring's most photogenic member, the feisty redhead Anna Chapman, shows no signs of receding. While Chapman remains in an unknown location since her arrival in Moscow, reportedly being debriefed, she has apparently found time to write enigmatic Facebook updates and negotiate with journalists on her first interview. (Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

The Rise Of Facebook

Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.

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