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24

Jul

Why Honda’s hybrid strategy is all wrongHow about bringing the Concept B, a very cool 5-door hybrid, to the U.S.? Sorry, only for China. And a hybrid version of the stunning new Fit? Japan’s got it. Argggh.

Why Honda’s hybrid strategy is all wrong
How about bringing the Concept B, a very cool 5-door hybrid, to the U.S.? Sorry, only for China. And a hybrid version of the stunning new Fit? Japan’s got it. Argggh.

28

May

Self-driving cars are closer than you think

Autonomous vehicles may sound like science-fiction, but the technology exists now. Here’s a look at our hands-free future

Self-driving cars are closer than you think

Autonomous vehicles may sound like science-fiction, but the technology exists now. Here’s a look at our hands-free future

24

Apr

How technology affects our sleepChecking your email or reading a book on your tablet before you hit the hay is not good for your beauty rest. Find out how modern technology could be affecting your sleep patterns and what you can do to correct the problem.

How technology affects our sleep
Checking your email or reading a book on your tablet before you hit the hay is not good for your beauty rest. Find out how modern technology could be affecting your sleep patterns and what you can do to correct the problem.

10

Nov

How Hyundai is making a car that helps grow fish and produce
Hyundai provided its ix35 fuel-cell car as part of a unique and sustainable city garden in London.

 Steve Jobs’ childhood Los Altos home designated as historic siteYet another unassuming home in the Silicon Valley burg of Los Altos, Calif. gets historic designation thanks to world-changing, non-automative activities that went on in its garage.

Steve Jobs’ childhood Los Altos home designated as historic site
Yet another unassuming home in the Silicon Valley burg of Los Altos, Calif. gets historic designation thanks to world-changing, non-automative activities that went on in its garage.

08

Nov

 Jetman ascendant: How Yves Rossy learned to fly with four jet engines strapped to his backThe human plane just made a series of amazing flights around Mount Fuji in Japan.

Jetman ascendant: How Yves Rossy learned to fly with four jet engines strapped to his back
The human plane just made a series of amazing flights around Mount Fuji in Japan.

01

Jul

Researchers see through walls with ‘Wi-Vi’The device is intended to be portable so a person worried that someone was hiding in the bushes could do a quick scan of their surroundings.

Researchers see through walls with ‘Wi-Vi’
The device is intended to be portable so a person worried that someone was hiding in the bushes could do a quick scan of their surroundings.

28

Nov

The case against robots with license to killAutonomous robots capable of choosing targets and firing weapons on their own may come online within the next 20 or 30 years, if not sooner.

The case against robots with license to kill
Autonomous robots capable of choosing targets and firing weapons on their own may come online within the next 20 or 30 years, if not sooner.

23

Jul

'Minority Report' software in the real worldThe interface developed by scientist John Underkoffler has been commercialized to sift through massive amounts of video and other data.

'Minority Report' software in the real world
The interface developed by scientist John Underkoffler has been commercialized to sift through massive amounts of video and other data.

29

May

4 cool tech ideas for green cars and renewable energyMaybe tech won’t save the world, but these innovative concepts will make it just a little bit better: River power, pedal power, battery power and iPhone app power.

4 cool tech ideas for green cars and renewable energy
Maybe tech won’t save the world, but these innovative concepts will make it just a little bit better: River power, pedal power, battery power and iPhone app power.