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Car Tech 101: What exactly is a 'compliance car'?

Brian Cooley explains regulations established in 2012 by the state of California that require larger carmakers to design and build a number of zero-emission vehicles.

By June 2, 2015


Low wages, long hours persist at iPhone factory, says labor group

New York-based China Labor Watch claims more work needs to be done to improve conditions at a supplier-owned factory in Shanghai.

By October 22, 2015


Volkswagen halts sale of European diesels linked to emissions scandal

German automaker also adds a vehicle ID lookup tool to its US site and suspends its head of quality control.

By October 21, 2015


Apple deletes over 250 data-mining apps from App Store

Once again, the tech giant has deleted apps from its App Store over security concerns. This time the culprit is Chinese advertiser Youmi, which used third-party apps developed with its software to mine user data.

By October 19, 2015


US House committee aims to make car hacking illegal

The proposed bill would make vehicle hacking illegal, with civil penalties up to $100,000, among many other changes.

By October 15, 2015


Volkswagen recalls 8.5M European diesels amid global probes

German transport authority rejects a voluntary recall, and Italian police raid VW's headquarters in Verona.

By October 15, 2015


Microsoft lab working on multiperson augmented reality

Project Comradre will allow multiple people, each wearing an AR headset, to interact with the same virtual object.

By October 13, 2015


VW to install software to bring cheating diesels into emissions compliance

New software reportedly will be added to as many as 11 million of Volkwagen's diesel cars to bring them in to compliance with emissions laws. The fix could cost $6.5 billion.

By September 29, 2015


​FAA seeks $1.9M fine against drone photography company

The US Federal Aviation Administration, which just missed a deadline to set rules governing commercial use of unmanned aircraft, says a company that's used drones for 27 years has violated its regulations.

By October 7, 2015


Samsung denies fudging TV energy efficiency tests

Hot on the heels of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, Samsung faces accusations it makes its products seem more energy efficient under test conditions.

By October 2, 2015