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FCC chairman vows to keep Internet an 'open pathway'

Tom Wheeler pledges to use "every available power" to prevent ISPs from degrading service for the benefit of a few.

By April 29, 2014


Cat Street View: The Internet taken to its logical conclusion

The Internet is cats, so why isn't more of the Internet for cats? One Japanese prefecture is righting this wrong and perhaps writing the perfect denouement for our entire online experiment.

By September 3, 2015


Self-driving car tech lets computers see our world like never before

The quest for self-driving cars puts deep neural networks on the fast track, a technology that teaches computers to accurately recognize objects from the real world.

By August 7, 2015


One-of-a-kind Apollo-themed Ford Mustang headed for airshow auction

Ford has created a one-of-a-kind Mustang modeled after NASA's Saturn V Apollo rocket, to be auctioned in late July.

By July 9, 2015


Tech companies urge Obama to safeguard encryption

Industry groups representing Apple, Google and many others say they're firmly opposed to any policy that would undermine technology that helps ensure users' privacy.

By June 9, 2015


Early bird or night owl? It could be in your genes

Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!

By May 15, 2015


Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015


Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.

By March 3, 2015


Lab-grown human muscle is a medical breakthrough

Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.

By January 13, 2015


NASA VolcanoBot goes where no human dares to tread

NASA's VolcanoBot is a brave little machine on wheels that doesn't mind diving into fissures and lava tubes for science.

By January 8, 2015