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'Mr. Robot,' 'Suicide Squad' Debut in VR Form At Comic-Con

By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 23
The creators of the USA Network hacker drama and the Warner Bros. supervillain mash-up respectively premiered virtual reality experiences Thursday in atmospheric venues located outside the San Diego Convention Center.

DOT Secretary Wants More Rigorous Reviews of Robotic Cars

By Michael Liedtke | Jul 23
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday that he wants government regulators and the auto industry to work more closely together to test self-driving technology.

As PCs Decline, Microsoft Betting Its Future on the Cloud

By Brandon Bailey | Jul 22
In a world where there's a smartphone app for everything, one company __ Amazon.com Inc. - has long been the host for an outsized share of online software and computing services.

What's Next for Augmented Reality After 'Pokemon Go'?

By Lou Kesten | Jul 22
"Pokemon Go" has introduced much of America to augmented reality. It also has game designers scrambling to create the next AR smash. What classic games could be good choices to make the leap?

Woman Trying to Catch Pokemon in Cemetery Gets Stuck in Tree

Jul 21
Authorities say a New Jersey woman trying to catch Pokemon in a cemetery ended up stuck in a tree and had to call 911 to rescue her.

Leslie Jones is Just the Latest Casualty of Twitter Abuse

By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 21
"Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones publicly abandoned Twitter , one of several celebrities to do so after becoming the target of sexist and racist abuse on the service.

Macy's Tests Artificial Intelligence Tool to Improve Service

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jul 21
Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in.

#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes Dominate Social Media After Speech

Jul 19
Accusations that Melania Trump lifted parts of her speech Monday to the Republican National Convention from one Michelle Obama gave eight years ago have become a trending topic on social media under #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes.

New Hampshire City Police Ue Pokemon to Lure Fugitives

Jul 19
Police in New Hampshire's largest city have gotten the Pokemon Go bug, trying to lure fugitives with the popular app.

Japan Companies Seek Hipness Through Teens Posting to Vine

By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 19
What's helping turn Japanese youngsters into stars on Vine, the Twitter-owned social network devoted to looping, six-second video clips, is the stodginess of this nation's business world.

I'm Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Blocks Access to Porn on Its WiFi

Jul 18
McDonald's customers can no longer watch porn on their devices using the fast food giant's free WiFi.

That Big Pub Crawl Downtown? It's Just "Pokemon Go" Fans

By Brandon Bailey | Jul 17
If you thought it was bad dodging phone-fixated "Pokemon Go" players on the sidewalk, just wait: Legions of tipsy people could soon be chasing cartoon monsters from one tavern to the next in a series of pub crawls.

Technology Gives Unique Voices to Those Who Can't Speak

By Holly Ramer | Jul 17
Multiple companies and research groups are using speech synthesis engines to create voices from spoken samples, usually thousands of recorded sentences.

Route 66 Becoming Green with Charging Stations, Solar Panels

By Russell Contreras | Jul 15
Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green.

Property Owners: Get Off My Lawn, Pokemon!

By Ryan Nakashima and Mae Anderson | Jul 15
As throngs of "Pokemon Go" players traipse around to real-world landmarks in pursuit of digital monsters, some ticked-off property owners are asking to have their locations in the fictional Poke-verse removed.

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