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How smartphones offer Syrian refugees a lifeline

Startups and nonprofit organizations are offering high-tech assistance to the hyper-connected wave of Syrian refugees.

By 28 November 2015


The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

In an attempt to woo his girlfriend, a Chinese man sent her a drone carrying vouchers for a popular Chinese delicacy. Unfortunately, his plan backfired when a group of senior women spotted the UAV.

By 23 September 2015


Google looks to be expanding its commuter ferry boat service

While Google bus protests continue, the Web giant tests another ferry service to bring employees from the East Bay to its Silicon Valley campus.

By 5 February 2014


Forget buses, Google's using ferry boats to shuttle workers

The tech giant has begun using a catamaran service on a trial basis to transport its employees from San Francisco to its Silicon Valley campus.

By 8 January 2014


Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By 17 August 2015


London to NYC in an hour with this Airbus rocket jet concept (Tomorrow Daily 221)

A new Airbus patent recently approved by the USPTO describes a jetliner that could travel at hypersonic speeds without disturbances from sonic booms, thanks to rocket-powered vertical acceleration. It's faster than the Concorde was, which means future flights won't likely be cheap.

By 6 August 2015


Forget binders of women, now there's a database

A new project called the Boardlist lets tech firms peruse a database of more than 600 female leaders prepped to serve on a board of directors.

By 17 July 2015


One-of-a-kind Apollo-themed Ford Mustang headed for airshow auction

Ford has created a one-of-a-kind Mustang modeled after NASA's Saturn V Apollo rocket, to be auctioned in late July.

By 10 July 2015


We'll never make driverless cars, says Jaguar Land Rover exec

Technically Incorrect: Wolfgang Epple, head of R&D for Jaguar Land Rover, says the company doesn't consider people as cargo. How oddly human.

By 1 July 2015


Woman renews marriage vows with Ferris wheel

MTV-owned Logo TV presents a show about people who claim to be in love with objects, such as cars, planes, Monopoly boards, and a Ferris wheel called Bruce. No, the iPhone didn't seem to feature.

By 13 November 2013