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So, it’s official. After years of signing “-BO” at the end of BarackObama to signal the tweets he crafted himself from an account operated by the Organizing for Action staff, the President now has his very own handle POTUS, tweeting for the first time: “Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account.”
A patch of gold, just a few centimeters wide and light as a feather, could reveal your innermost thoughts and feelings. This is the premise of Professor John Rogers’ Biostamp. By attaching flexible, miniature sensors to the user’s temple, he has been able to track brain waves in real time and transmit them as messages.
Google Inc’s self-driving cars will begin testing on public roads this summer, but it turns out they will have steering wheels and brakes, which is not what the company envisioned a year ago.
What has 10 engines, can hover like a helicopter and fly like a plane? Answer: NASA’S latest drone prototype, GL-10.
The average American child gets his or her first cellphone at the age of 6, and it only goes up from there. A survey reported on by Education Week found that 51 percent of all high school students carry a smartphone with them to class everyday.
Here are 11 websites that offer affordable ways to save money for learning, shopping and leisure activities.
After a flurry of coverage following news that Google’s self-driving cars have been involved in a spate of fender benders, the tech giant wants you to know that it’s human drivers in other cars who are at fault, not its computerized vehicles.
In a cab on the way to JFK airport, I was glued to my iPhone, per usual. Only this time, I wasn’t texting my friends, I was confiding in a therapist I had never met.
Facebook announced deals with nine publishers — including NBC News, the New York Times and BuzzFeed — to deliver select articles “instantly” on mobile apps. A next logical step for the social giant would be to extend the program to Internet-video providers.
More job openings are posted to Twitter than any other social media platform, but that doesn’t mean it is resulting in hires.
As cities continue to grow at a dizzying rate, commuters are constantly battling ever-increasing congestion on the roads and a lack of parking, just to get to work. But now a team of German engineers have come up with an ingenious solution.
PayPal is working to create ingestible pill containing a microchip that users can swallow, effectively turning their bodies into an electronic key that unlocks the service every time they’re near a computer, according to the Daily Beast.
A bill authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber to operate in Nevada was resurrected Thursday on the Senate floor as an amendment with new tax provisions to fully fund a new medical school in Las Vegas and boost the state highway fund.
According to the National Taiwan Normal University, researchers claim to have developed a listening device that can translate your baby’s cries into words, telling parents exactly what is causing unhappiness in your child.
To find out all you need to know about your body’s vital signs, all you need to do is to get dressed.
There’s a big rig on the highways around Las Vegas and nobody’s driving. Oh, there’s a “driver” in the cab, but he’s handling some administrative chores while the autonomous system in Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Inspiration Truck maintains its lanes, monitors surrounding traffic and runs at a speed of peak efficiency.
A high-tech company with a Las Vegas office has netted funding for expansion. Banjo, a California-based company that develops social-media apps, announced Wednesday that it received $100 million in funding from Softbank and BlueRun Ventures, a venture-capital firm in Menlo Park, Calif.
Las Vegas-based ArrowData is the first operation in the country to receive approval to use drones for electronic news gathering or “aerojournalism” as the company is calling it.
Apple Pay is debuting on the Strip this summer at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. By early June, the resort’s front desk, concierge, restaurants and bars will accept the new payment method, according to a Tuesday announcement.
To help parents teach their children at home, Tech Times has released a list of the best apps for home-schooling parents, but they aren’t all specific to home schooling.
Pornography is the biggest concern among parents when it comes to their child’s Internet safety.
New jets are in the works with wings that bend and twist in an effort to optimize fuel efficiency.