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Feds declare that Google's self-driving car is its own driver

In a letter to Google, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that the computer piloting Google's self-driving cars can be considered a driver, for purposes of the car's control placement.

By February 9, 2016

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The feds are 'blown away' by Smart City Challenge submissions

The Department of Transportation's call for visions of connected cities received 77 submissions, with 300 companies offering partnerships.

By February 8, 2016

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Feds say 'Oops!' in anti-hacking deal

An update to an international accord potentially opens everyone to attacks, something the US government didn't figure out until after it was signed.

By January 27, 2016

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Feds urge you to buy fire extinguisher with your hoverboard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating whether the lithium-ion batteries in the self-balancing boards are causing them to catch fire.

By January 20, 2016

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Feds hear Tesla, seek public comments, on states' sales bans

Even better, regular Joes and Janes have the chance to chime in on the matter until March.

By January 19, 2016

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We're here to help: Feds want to accelerate autonomous-car development

From working to develop a solid national policy to allowing firms to file for rule exemptions, the government is ready to get behind the future of transportation.

By January 14, 2016

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Obama orders feds to study smart gun technology

The president asks government departments for tech-based recommendations to track lost or stolen guns and to prevent accidental gunfire.

By January 4, 2016

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Android TV

Fed up with your dumb "Smart TV?" Tired of waiting for your console to boot up just so you can watch Netflix? Lookng for a cheap tech gift? There are plenty of reasons to get a new dedicated video streamer. We'll help you choose one.

By November 5, 2015

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Can the Toyota Prius actually be sexy?

Technically Incorrect: Toyota used the Super Bowl to suggest that the environmentally friendly Prius is now an object of extreme desire. Is this faintly ridiculous?

By February 8, 2016

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Apple, Microsoft tussle with feds over access to user data

Tech companies say that user data requested by the government is encrypted and therefore inaccessible. But the government doesn't like that response.

By September 8, 2015