The idea that everyone makes automatic, subconscious associations about people is not new. But now some companies are trying to reduce the impact of such biases in the workplace.
The FAA has granted 1,300 permits that allow commercial firms to operate drones for everything from selling real estate to inspecting utility lines. But there's concern over some recent close calls.
A new, highly automated restaurant in San Francisco looks to speed up service through efficiency. You won't see any people taking your order or serving you at Eatsa, a fast-casual quinoa eatery.
North Dakota is out in front with a law setting the parameters for police use of drones. It bars the use of lethal weapons on these remote controlled flying machines, but it seems to specifically rule in non-lethal weapons. Some legislators are concerned that a change in the original bill that was written by a lobbyist now makes North Dakota the first state to allow police forces to arm drones with pepper spray and rubber bullets.
The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.
In developing countries, folks may trek hours to fetch water — or turn on the spigot and wait endlessly for drops to flow. A new app offers a promising solution for the latter problem.
Two then-students at Dartmouth College built a game-changing mobile robotic football dummy that they say will decrease head injuries sustained from repeated tackling collisions.
The parent company, Avid Life Media, has been reeling since hackers released information on 33 million of its customers. The company did not immediately appoint a new CEO.
"It kind of broke the system," says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine's auto test division. Tesla's stock rose 8 percent Thursday.
Clever, a three-year-old startup, is used by 20 million students and teachers to manage all their other apps.