Uber is taking to the skies with its next project — "flying cars" — even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground.
On Tuesday, the embattled ride-hailing company announced plans for an on-demand network of...
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 03:30 AM PDT
Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies
Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just...
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 07:44 AM PDT
World's Last Male Rhino Getting Help From Tinder Dating App
There's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's getting some help from the Tinder dating app.
A Kenyan wildlife conservancy is teaming up with Tinder for a campaign called "The Most...
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 03:09 AM PDT
Antivirus Tool Removes Windows Files, Shuts Down Computers
Popular antivirus service Webroot mistakenly labeled key Microsoft Windows system files as threats Monday, causing the misidentified files to be removed and an untold number of PC computers to be shut down, NBC...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:54 AM PDT
Inside the Place Where Uber Tries to Make Nice With Its Drivers
As Uber's problems pile up — executives resigning, sexual harassment allegations and more — the ridesharing company is doubling down on the driver experience, NBC News reported.
Uber's head of customer support,...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:51 AM PDT
3 African Countries Chosen to Test 1st Malaria Vaccine
Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year...
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 11:11 PM PDT
In New Book, Sandberg Details Healing After Husband's Death
Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing...
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:01 AM PDT
Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale
It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car.
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed...
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:07 AM PDT
MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor
MasterCard is testing payment cards with fingerprint sensors in South Africa and hopes to roll it out to the rest of the world by the end of the year, the company said Thursday. The technology works in the same...
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 07:02 AM PDT
Here's How Some Fortune 500 Companies Are Going Green
Through research and application, clean and renewable energy sources are something some of the nation's most valuable companies are focusing on. Software giant Microsoft has a data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming...