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Driverless car tested on UK streets for the first time

MILTON KEYNES, England (Reuters) - With the steering wheel turning on its own and radar and camera technology guiding it, a driverless car took to Britain's streets for the first time on Tuesday, as part of trials aimed at getting autonomous vehicles onto the roads by 2020.
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You'd probably assume that the U.S. Army was being targeted by hackers. It's quite possible, then, that you'd be confused to find out that the Army actually invited hundreds of hackers to attack its s
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President Barack Obama, who became a civilian around noon Friday, used his last hours as president to codify a program that brought tech leaders into government. 
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A researcher has identified a new species of small palm that once grew in Canada — millions of years ago.
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We all need it, but what are the best options for tech support? Let tech expert Marc Saltzman be your guide.        
Users will have to initiative a group FaceTime video call from a group chat in Messages. Up to five people should be able to participate.
As Donald Trump was about to take the oath of office on Friday, the state of California was unveiling an aggressive new carbon plan -- as if to tell the president that it would singlehandedly undercut
As President Donald Trump was sworn in Friday, he was given control of the presidential Twitter account, instantly amassing tens of millions of followers. Trump is already well known for his active s
Music meets technology with iPhone guitar, 3-D printed electric violin and more        
NBC’s new TV series “Emerald City” aired episode 4 this week in which Dorothy (Adria Arjona) met a mysterious girl who could transform men and women into stone giants. This little girl converted her
A meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump could happen soon as the Russian president has agreed to meet his U.S. counterpart. However, preparations for the possible meeting may take months, n
With the right technology, games and other VR experiences have the potential to change the lives of people living with disability.
Mike Pence became the vice president of the United States Friday, but he and his family won’t be moving into the White House. Instead, Pence will move not too far from President Donald Trump’s new dig
Hundreds of thousands of people across the country are set to participate in the Women’s March Saturday, hours after President Donald Trump’s swearing-in ceremony. The Women's March on Washington is
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who is currently in exile in Russia for leaking classified information, has endorsed the relaunch of Lavabit, an encryption email
An analysis of tweets based on 40 march-related keywords and hashtags reveals the topics marchers are prioritizing. The post Why Women (and Men) Are Marching Today, According to Twitter Data appeared
Fire up your private jet and hustle down to Arizona. The post 11 Outrageously Fancy Cars You Can Buy This Weekend appeared first on WIRED.
Space photos of the week, January 15—21, 2017. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Pulsar Spins Right Round, Baby, Right Round appeared first on WIRED.
Your Facebook and Twitter posts could be fueling government surveillance. That doesn't mean you should stop sharing, just try to be smart. The post How Use Social Media at a Protest Without Big Broth
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Unmasking the Master of That Web-Crippling Bo
The Kensington Palace has revealed Kate Middleton and Prince William's plans for 2017, which will focus on more royal duties and spending more time with their children. On Friday, the palace released
A social icebreaker was perhaps the first giveaway that 1951 Coffee, a new coffee shop in Berkeley, is not your typical latte stop. “Where are you from?” Nazira Babori, 26, a barista-in-training,
Google is pushing out an update called Instant Tethering that will help you switch connections seamlessly.
Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow” is slowly but surely finding its footing without lieutenant Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie).
W. Bruce Cameron, the author of the book that inspired the film "A Dog's Purpose," responded to a controversial video from the set that has sparked outrage over alleged animal abuse. The clip, which
The video offers a trip down onto the surface of Pluto - starting with a distant view of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon - and leading up to an eventual ride in for a "landing" on the sh
Apple Inc. filed a $1 billion lawsuit against telecommunications equipment company Qualcomm on Friday, days after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) questioned the company’s patent royalty practices
The Vine Archive takes over the URL, but with a handy index page to help you navigate the millions of archived video loops.
Howard’s (Simon Helberg) dad will still appear in “Big Bang Theory,” but it might not happen in Season 10.
A single person's tweets will get their own special spot on your timeline, reports TechCrunch
“Orange is the New Black” star Ruby Rose is very happy with her decision to not under gender reassignment surgery because she still wants to have a baby someday.

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