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Friday, May 06, 2016

Technology

Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as the man responsible for its creation
Published: 05/02/16
Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country

Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country

Officials say the Hungarian government wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country while proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport
Published: 05/02/16
Solar plane on global trip soars from California to Arizona

Solar plane on global trip soars from California to Arizona

A solar-powered airplane soared above the clouds Monday after taking off from California for Arizona to resume its journey around the world using only energy from the sun
Published: 05/02/16
Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up

Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up

Four years after the Higgs boson, or "God particle," was confirmed, physicists are revved up with excitement as CERN's collider starts spinning again
Published: 05/02/16
Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer

Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer

Scion of legendary gun manufacturer seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer
Published: 05/02/16
Some of the gun safety features over time

Some of the gun safety features over time

Efforts to use "smart gun" technology to make firearms safer have been around for some time
Published: 05/02/16

LA sheriff official resigns after offensive emails revealed

The chief of staff to Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell stepped down days after it was revealed he forwarded emails containing jokes mocking minorities, Muslims and women when he worked for Burbank police
Published: 05/01/16

College student starts business recycling dorm fridges

A college student appalled at the dorm furnishings his roommates were leaving behind his freshman year has started a booming business recycling mini refrigerators
Published: 05/01/16

Miami man accused of hacking frequent flyer accounts

Police say a Miami computer programmer hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles
Published: 05/01/16

Engineering students compete for hybrid, electric car titles

Dartmouth College is launching its 10th annual Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Published: 05/01/16