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Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 04:29 AM PDT

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 06:21 AM PDT

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 05:03 AM PDT

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 07:55 AM PDT

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...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 06:54 AM PDT

Space Agency to Map 1 Billion Stars in Milky Way

Space Agency to Map 1 Billion Stars in Milky Way

If space is the final frontier, it will help to have an accurate map, and the European Space Agency said Wednesday its mission to chart more than 1 billion stars in the Milky Way is on track for completion in a...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 02:35 PM PDT

Samsung's Quick Fix for Galaxy Note 7 Is No Full Recharge

Samsung's Quick Fix for Galaxy Note 7 Is No Full Recharge

Samsung plans to issue a software update for its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that will prevent them from overheating by limiting battery recharges to 60 percent. The front page of the Seoul Shinmun, a...

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 04:02 AM PDT

Facebook Apologizes for Removing 'Napalm Girl' Photo

Facebook Apologizes for Removing 'Napalm Girl' Photo

Facebook's chief operating officer has apologized to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg for deleting a photograph from its pages and conceded that "we don't always get it right." Sheryl Sandberg said in a...

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 02:58 AM PDT

Yahoo CEO Could Reap $44 Million if She Leaves After Sale

Yahoo CEO Could Reap $44 Million if She Leaves After Sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stands to collect a $44 million severance package if she leaves after Verizon completes its purchase of the once-mighty internet company. Mayer hasn't announced plans to leave, but...

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 03:20 PM PDT

Burritos in the Sky: Chipotle Tests Drone Deliveries

Burritos in the Sky: Chipotle Tests Drone Deliveries

Flying burritos will soon be a reality over Virginia Tech. Chipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university's students and staff have their favorite tortilla-wrapped meal...

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 02:44 PM PDT

CPSC: Stop Using, Charging Samsung's Note 7

CPSC: Stop Using, Charging Samsung's Note 7

The United States Consumer Products Safety Commission is urging all consumers who own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to power them down and stop charging or using the device a week after the company issued a recall of...

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