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Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.
Defense Distributed's newest project is a PC-connected milling machine that aims to streamline the process of self-assembling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.
Marvel's moody mutant Wolverine could get his own epic statue in the halls of government if fans have their way. Not that he's ever been fond of red tape.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.
Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.
Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are told to halt any carpool features. The California Public Utilities Commission confirms it sent two copies of a warning letter to all three peer-to-peer car services.
The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.
The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.
Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.
A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.