Safety

02.08.16
Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can
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Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can

AI could spot people crossing the street in virtual real-time, with few mistakes.

By J. Fingas,   02.08.16
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02.02.16
Microsoft formally recalls Surface Pro power cords

Microsoft formally recalls Surface Pro power cords

If you own a Surface Pro 3 or earlier, it's time to swap AC cables.

By J. Fingas,   02.02.16
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01.21.16
The US is looking into exploding self-balancing skateboards
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The US is looking into exploding self-balancing skateboards

America's CPSC has launched a priority investigation into the devices after a spate of explosions.

By D. Cooper,   01.21.16
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01.19.16
Taser's smallest weapon ever is for civilians, not cops
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Taser's smallest weapon ever is for civilians, not cops

The Pulse will be available later this year for $399.

By E. Alvarez,   01.19.16
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01.18.16
Toshiba's wrecking-bot will dismantle Fukushima
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Toshiba's wrecking-bot will dismantle Fukushima

It will work where humans cannot.

By A. Tarantola,   01.18.16
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01.13.16
Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California
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Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California

The company will relax screening rules for those convicted of nonviolent or nonsexual crimes.

By B. Steele,   01.13.16
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01.12.16
Samsung lets inspectors into its factories following deaths
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Samsung lets inspectors into its factories following deaths

But activists say that it's still not good enough.

By S. Dent,   01.12.16
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01.09.16
Google's self-driving cars don't crash as much as humans do
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Google's self-driving cars don't crash as much as humans do

Autonomous cars get in 27-percent fewer accidents per million miles

By S. Buckley,   01.09.16
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01.04.16
In & Motion's Ski Airbags aim to save your spine
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In & Motion's Ski Airbags aim to save your spine

It's like Bond's inflatable ski jacket from 'The World is not Enough,' but real.

By D. Cooper,   01.04.16
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