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Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade
Far Out Tech

Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade

A new Kickstarter project hopes cyclists can say bye bye to blindspots.
Jason Fell
Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers
Uber

Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers

According to proposals for Columbus, Ohio, public transportation subsidies would instead be handed to ride-sharing services.
A Highway That Will Produce Power Instead of Roadkill
Far Out Tech

A Highway That Will Produce Power Instead of Roadkill

Missouri hopes to have the first solar panel-paved stretch of U.S. highway before the end of the year.
Jason Fell
Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?
Drones

Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?

Chinese startup EHang is testing out a pilotless drone in Nevada.
Nina Zipkin
Honda Shows Off Self-Driving Cars at New Calif Testing Facility
Self-Driving Cars

Honda Shows Off Self-Driving Cars at New Calif Testing Facility

Under the radar, Honda has been building semi-autonomous functionality, including forward-collision warning, lane- departure warning and lane-keeping assist.
Uber, Lyft Set to Defend Driver Settlements in Court
Transportation

Uber, Lyft Set to Defend Driver Settlements in Court

The ride-hailing companies are seeking to resolve lawsuits by drivers who contend they should be deemed employees and therefore entitled to reimbursement for expenses, including gasoline and vehicle maintenance.
This Car-Swallowing Contraption Is Actually a Futuristic City Bus
Far Out Tech

This Car-Swallowing Contraption Is Actually a Futuristic City Bus

It's not as frightening as it looks at first glance.
Jason Fell
This Company Wants City Dwellers to Travel in Flying Pods. First, It Must Face the Huge Hurdle of Regulations.
Innovation

This Company Wants City Dwellers to Travel in Flying Pods. First, It Must Face the Huge Hurdle of Regulations.

SkyTran is challenged to convince cities to update their aging infrastructure.
Nina Zipkin
Elon Musk's Dream of People Traveling in Tubes Is Alive!
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Dream of People Traveling in Tubes Is Alive!

Hyperloop One yesterday in the Nevada desert took a shot at greatest and scored.
Dan Bova
'Hyperloop' Sled Speeds Through U.S. Desert Via Electromagnets
Hyperloop

'Hyperloop' Sled Speeds Through U.S. Desert Via Electromagnets

Brogan BamBrogan, a former SpaceX engineer who co-founded Hyperloop One, called the test a major milestone.
Elon Musk's Dream was Put to the Test Today
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Dream was Put to the Test Today

Startup company Hyperloop One put Musk's idea of propelling commuters at the speed of sound into motion.
Entrepreneur Staff
Lyft's First National TV Ad Makes a Statement About Ridesharing. It Also Reminds Us TV Still Matters.
Marketing Bootcamp

Lyft's First National TV Ad Makes a Statement About Ridesharing. It Also Reminds Us TV Still Matters.

The commercial makes commuting look like Dante's 10th circle of Hell, replete with a wandering giraffe and zebra.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Gets Slapped With Record $11.4 million Fine in Pennsylvania
Uber

Uber Gets Slapped With Record $11.4 million Fine in Pennsylvania

Uber spokesman Jason Post said the San Francisco-based company was 'shocked' by the fine, which is more than 45 times higher than the $250,000 that Lyft paid in a similar case.
Nissan Thinks This Tiny Car May Be the Future of Urban Transportation
Transportation

Nissan Thinks This Tiny Car May Be the Future of Urban Transportation

The car maker showcased its New Mobility Concept vehicle at the New York International Auto Show.
Nina Zipkin