A deputy commissioner at the New York Taxi & Limousine Commission also says the Hailo hailing app should be approved this week and join just-approved rival app Uber.
At just €130 -- about £105 or $170 -- the Archos 80 Cesium is a wallet-friendly 8-inch Windows tablet.
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A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.
Taxi use in the city has tumbled by 65 percent over the last year -- much of this is attributed to the growing use of ride-sharing services.
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a man giving his own blood as a medium for a robot-printed selfie, a translucent sphere that shows interactive 3D imagery, and the creepiest artificial intelligence experiment you've ever seen (it learns and looks like a toddler).
Researchers are trying a new approach to artificial intelligence: instead of demanding the AI be as intelligent as an adult, they're attempting to teach it as if it were a toddler (complete with childlike voice and CG renders). Yes, it's as creepy as it sounds, but we love it.
Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground
Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.
While there were only a handful of phablets at the Consumer Electronics Show, they're poised to have a more substantial presence in the market this year.
Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.