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Ambulance drone delivers help to heart attack victims

An ambulance drone carrying a defibrillator for rapid response to heart attacks has just been unveiled in the Netherlands.

By October 28, 2014


Uber more reliable than ambulance, says 'Sin City' actress

Jaime King explains to Conan O'Brien that when she went into labor, Uber was her obvious choice of transport.

By August 21, 2014


'Ghostbusters' director Paul Feig tweets first look at Ecto-1

What ya gonna ride to bust ghosts? The new film's director tweets photos of the new car that will be hauling around the specter-catching ladies.

By July 8, 2015


'Sinister' and 'Orwellian': BioBeats founder warns of the dark side of wearables and biometrics

The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.

By May 13, 2015


Arizona shooting victim stops to snap selfies of his wounds

After being shot in the shoulder in Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday, a student decides it would be a good idea to stop and snap a few selfies.

By March 19, 2015


Push notification? Doctor helps deliver baby via Apple's FaceTime

Technically Incorrect: So what if you go into labor at your doctor's office, but she's at a hospital a few miles away? Never fear, she can still guide the birth -- as one New Jersey mom has discovered.

By March 16, 2015


EE's 4G speeds up London's Air Ambulance response times

London's Air Ambulance is using EE's 4G network to power its sat-nav system after it found 3G too patchy to map routes to incidents.

By April 23, 2013


Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.

By February 23, 2015


Gamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shooting

An allegedly "confused" gamer calls emergency services and says there's been a shooting at his house. He was actually describing the action in his "Grand Theft Auto" game.

By December 21, 2014


Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014