- Meet the next sport of the modern age: Drone racing
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Decked out in high-tech goggles, pilot Steve Zoumas dives low and sees the final gate zooming toward him: a 20-foot-tall metal-framed box ringed with neon. Boom! His sight goes black. The crowd lets out a collective "Whoa!" as pieces of his aircraft, which has just smashed into a concrete barrier, go flying.
- Fiat Chrysler, Google to cooperate on autonomous minivans
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler and Google will work together to more than double the size of Google's self-driving vehicle fleet by adding 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
- In Tech: Dish techs fix iPhones, Best Buy gets Oculus VR
When Dish technicians aren't busy installing satellite TV services in people's homes, they'll be making house calls to replace iPhone batteries and broken screens.
- Syria's volunteer sappers improvise mine-clearing methods
BEIRUT (AP) — Volunteers in opposition-held areas of Syria are forced to improvise as they carry out one of the world's most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn areas safe for civilians to return.
- Google offers $250,000 for Flint research, local nonprofit
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Google is offering $250,000 to help with the ongoing response efforts in Flint as the Michigan city reels from the effects of a lead-contaminated water supply.
- Who created bitcoin? The long search may not be over
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? For many in the tech world, the identity of bitcoin's elusive creator has been a long-running parlor game. And the speculation might not be over.
- Apple loses Chinese lawsuit over iPhone name
BEIJING (AP) — Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags.
- Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder
LONDON (AP) — An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world.
- AP EXPLAINS: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency
NEW YORK (AP) — Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties. Its origins have long been a mystery — though an Australian man long rumored to have ties to bitcoin has come forward claiming to be its creator.
- Military tests unmanned ship designed to cross oceans
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
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