For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles at first denied the Associated Press' request for the information, but has now changed course.
The deal shows how important mapping and location data are to the future of the car industry, particularly in the coming era of self-driving cars.
As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.
Technically Incorrect: As the Queen Juliana Bridge in Holland is being restored, two of the project's cranes mysteriously collapse.
The good news: walking texters did a fine job adapting their movements to avoid mishaps. The bad news: the rest of the world was stuck behind them and late to an appointment.
Smartphone manufactures are working with phone carriers to make life easier for everyone. YouTube's subscription service is ready for a release this year, and Google's self-driving cars are tracking car accidents more accurately.
The recall follows an instance in which security researchers were able to take control of a connected car via the Internet.
Scientists and researchers are actively working on ways to make cloaking devices reality. A new video from the American Chemical Society shows us how.
The National Geographic show "Science of Stupid" explains what happens when you oversteer or understeer (beside the part where you skid into a guardrail and your insurance premium goes up).