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GM's Autonomous Super Cruise Arrives This Fall
General Motors

GM's Autonomous Super Cruise Arrives This Fall

The feature, available first on the Cadillac CT6, will allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel and let the car steer itself on the highway.
The People, Products and Brands We've Lost This Year
Brands

The People, Products and Brands We've Lost This Year

From Don Rickles to Chuck Berry, a sad look back at this year's losses.
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United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane by Airport Employees
United Airlines

United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane by Airport Employees

Brute force was used to drag a paying passenger off one of its planes on Sunday night.
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Twitter Shareholders Will Vote on Turning the Company Into a Cooperative Owned by its Users
Twitter

Twitter Shareholders Will Vote on Turning the Company Into a Cooperative Owned by its Users

On May 22, Twitter shareholders will vote on whether to investigate a radical proposal: Turning the social network into a cooperative owned by its users.
GameStop Investigates Breach of Customer Payment Data
Hacks

GameStop Investigates Breach of Customer Payment Data

The company is investigating a report that data for payment cards used at Gamestop.com has shown up for sale online.
Nab an Adidas 3D-Printed Sneaker This Fall
3D Printers

Nab an Adidas 3D-Printed Sneaker This Fall

The company's first production shoe with a 3D-printed design uses a technology that was originally conceived in the 1980s for rear-projection TVs.
Uber Must Leave Italy in 10 Days After Nationwide Ban
Uber

Uber Must Leave Italy in 10 Days After Nationwide Ban

It can no longer advertise its services or operate in the country.
Ford's Crib Concept Tricks Babies Into Falling Asleep
Ford

Ford's Crib Concept Tricks Babies Into Falling Asleep

If your kid is prone to falling asleep during a car ride, this crib could save you a lot of time -- if you can get one, that is.
Uber's Legal Defense: Waymo Does LiDAR Better, for Now
Uber

Uber's Legal Defense: Waymo Does LiDAR Better, for Now

The ride-hailing company admits it's still using off-the-shelf components.
Plan a Getaway at Work With Kayak's Spreadsheet Decoy
Travel

Plan a Getaway at Work With Kayak's Spreadsheet Decoy

Plan your next vacation without making it obvious to your boss that you're slacking off.
You'll Soon Need 10,000 Views to Host YouTube Ads
YouTube

You'll Soon Need 10,000 Views to Host YouTube Ads

YouTube is restricting who can make money from their videos to people whose channels have at least 10,000 total views.
Feds, Seeking Twitter Account Data, Get Lawsuit Instead
Twitter

Feds, Seeking Twitter Account Data, Get Lawsuit Instead

Twitter claims that the Trump administration is abusing its power by trying to find out the identity of an anonymous account that criticizes the president.
Ready to Ride? Hyperloop One Completes Testing Tube.
Hyperloop

Ready to Ride? Hyperloop One Completes Testing Tube.

The hyperloop could take travelers and cargo between nearby cities in underground pods traveling at jet-like speeds.
Facebook Wants to Help You Spot Bogus News Stories
Facebook

Facebook Wants to Help You Spot Bogus News Stories

Over the next few days, you'll see a banner at the top of your News Feed offering 'tips for spotting false news;' just click 'Learn More' to educate yourself.