San Francisco-based Pinterest has acquired Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s “human powered” search engine start-up Jelly. Continue reading Know more about ‘human powered’ search engine Jelly
The preliminary results of an experiment confirm what the 2015 Hollywood science fiction film “The Martian” showed: potatoes can grow on Mars. Continue reading Potatoes may grow on Mars, suggests experiment
After The New York Times, The Guardian and some other leading media organisations, CNN has officially launched “CNNVR”—a new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform. Continue reading CNN debuts its virtual reality journalism unit
Fire officials in New York City say a drone was used for the first time to help put out an apartment fire.
Yellow taxi cabs have significantly fewer accidents than cabs of a darker hue, according to research that scientists say could end up saving lives and money.
Looking well beyond its past problems, Volkswagen is projecting off into the future with its self-driving concept car featuring technologies that could someday work their way into the German automaker’s brands like Audi, Bentley or Porsche.
Federal researchers have created a new tool to clean up oil spills by tinkering with the kind of foam found in seat cushions.
Pedestrian traffic lights showing female figures rather than male have been installed in Melbourne to reduce “unconscious bias” and promote gender equality, officials said on International Women’s Day Wednesday.
A new, smartphone controlled wireless patch that is wearable on the arm and uses electrical stimulation may help reduce pain of migraines without using drugs, researchers claim. Continue reading Novel wireless patch may ease migraine pain sans drugs
A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto a local public road in California’s first pilot program for a self-driving vehicle without steering wheel or human operator. Continue reading Self-driving bus with no back-up driver nears California street