Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight....
Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theft
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed....
When test-driving a new car, take the technology for a spin
DETROIT (AP) -- Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore. It's also about testing the technology....
INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road....
New Jersey OKs gas pipeline through protected Pinelands
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey environmental regulators on Friday approved a hotly contested plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve amid raucous protests that included drums, tambourines and choruses of "This Land Is Your Land."...
New Apple headquarters to have theater named for Steve Jobs
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple has announced that its new headquarters will open for employees in the spring and will include a theater named for its late co-founder, Steve Jobs....
Amazon resists request for Echo info in Arkansas slaying
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights....
India police arrest cheap mobile maker on fraud charges
LUCKNOW, India (AP) -- The director of an Indian company that claimed it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone was arrested Thursday on fraud charges, police said Friday....
Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability
DETROIT (AP) -- Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners....
Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expand Tuesday
NEW YORK (AP) -- More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks....
President Trump revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of his predecessor. President Obama last May gave the bathroom directive to public schools for transgender students threatening to withhold funding for schools that did not comply. The Trump administration rescinded those guidelines arguing states and public schools should make their own decisions without federal interference. Transgender legal advocates criticized the states' rights argument, saying it's a civil rights issue under the purview of federal government enforcement.
Do you agree with the court's decision to have removed the Ten Commandments monument from outside a local high school gymnasium?