New York driver groups push for a ban on autonomous cars
One outfit is even calling for a 50-year moratorium.
The Morning After: Monday, January 16th 2017
Time to get ready.
Smart body armor could gauge brain damage from explosions
Sensors could tell whether or not soliders are likely to face trauma.
MIT wants you to change 3D-printed objects after you make them
You wouldn't be stuck with the same design forever.
Report: Samsung's Note 7 probe points blame at batteries
The company will release its investigation results on January 23rd, says Reuters.
Samsung leader faces arrest in South Korea
Prosecutors want Lee Jae-yong over bribery allegations.
Batteries with built-in flame retardant could prevent fiery mishaps
It can stop batteries from blowing up within 0.4 seconds.
Virginia bill would effectively ban city-run broadband
Not surprisingly, cable companies are behind it.
Canada may have delivery drones in service by late 2017
The country has approved its first UAV test range ahead of a launch this year.
Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure
It was supposed to break new ground, but only highlighted problems with the space program.
PBS' new kids' channel lets you flip between streams and games
Children can take a hands-on approach when passive viewing isn't enough.
China tells app stores to register with the government
It's a security measure, but it also enables stricter censorship.
Facebook tests fake news filtering outside of the US
A trial run in Germany could influence an election and keep Facebook out of trouble.
Volkswagen's modern Microbus remake, and more in the week that was
Also, Tesla's Gigafactory is on track to run entirely on solar energy.
Ben Heck's Xbox One S laptop
Not exactly what you would have expected Ben to do with Microsoft's latest console, eh?
A visual history of gadgets that have burst into flames
3D zebrafish can replace real animals in the lab
The 3D platform is ideal for neurobehavioral studies conducted to better understand the brain.
France isn't ready to ban cyclists from cheating with motors
The government turned down a proposed law that would punish 'technological doping.'
Next 'Titanfall 2' update mostly ignores the Titans
A new pilot-only mode is the cornerstone of the upgrade.
Tesla explains how much Supercharging will cost new buyers
Exxon must turn over decades of climate change research
So regulators can determine if it knew about the impact of its business and chose not to speak up.
Lily Drone is dead despite $34 million in pre-orders
Pre-order customers can expect a refund in the next 60 days.
Report: Fitbit tried to buy wearable arch-rival Jawbone
It offered too low of a price for its troubled sparring partner, though.
Whill's all-terrain wheelchair is built for rough surfaces
Amber's sensors aim to save farmers' grain from spoilage
Whirlpool's Zera Food Recycler turns food scraps into fertilizer
The ZenFone AR feels better than it should
Honda's amazing self-balancing motorcycle defies gravity
Razer's projector turns your gaming room into a hippie freakout
Lenovo Yoga 910 review: The devil is in the details
An otherwise promising laptop is hampered by a jumpy trackpad, loud fan noise and an unreliable fingerprint reader.
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier review: Lots of features, not enough apps
$350 gets you a great design and a very limited ecosystem.
The new Razer Blade Pro trades gimmicks for 4K gaming power
For the first time in years, Razer’s ‘Pro’ laptop is actually its best.