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Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 02:17 PM EST

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Texas Boy Invents Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The number of children who overheated and died inside cars increased across the country last year, and Texas had the highest number of cases. Now a boy from McKinney has invented what he hopes is a life-saving...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 08:20 AM EST

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating

Two luxury electric vehicles — the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 — fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested...

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 at 04:38 PM EST

DriveTime: From the Washington Auto Show

DriveTime: From the Washington Auto Show

Rev your engines for DriveTime, NBC4's special look inside the Washington Auto Show! Hosted by News4's Chuck Bell.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 05:25 AM EST

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

Celebrities, Tech VIPs Drive ACLU's $24M Weekend Surge

The American Civil Liberties Union took in more than $24 million over the weekend in a surge of online donations following President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, NBC News reported. The...

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 at 08:41 PM EST

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Google, Apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech...

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 02:11 AM EST

In Trump's Twitter Presidency, Experts See Risks and Rewards

In Trump's Twitter Presidency, Experts See Risks and Rewards

Former President Barack Obama was the first commander-in-chief to ever send a tweet, but President Donald Trump is pioneering an approach to mass communication that may put Twitter at the center of his strategy,...

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 09:13 AM EST

Google's Pixel is Giving iPhone, Galaxy a Run For the Money

Google's Pixel is Giving iPhone, Galaxy a Run For the Money

The Pixel phone, Google's answer to Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, is off to a promising start that would have been even better if consumer demand had been managed as smartly as the device's sleek design.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 03:24 PM EST

HP Recalls More Than 100,000 Batteries Due to Overheating

HP Recalls More Than 100,000 Batteries Due to Overheating

HP is recalling about 101,000 laptop batteries due to risk of overheating and causing fires. The company has expanded the number of recalled batteries to include those shipped with laptops sold between March...

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 08:56 PM EST

Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused Fires: Samsung

Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused Fires: Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire. The announcement of results from...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 05:22 AM EST

Facebook's Zuckerberg Testifies at VR Copyright Trial

Facebook's Zuckerberg Testifies at VR Copyright Trial

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in Dallas Tuesday to testify at an intellectual property lawsuit over his company's virtual reality headset. Zuckerberg arrived at the Earle Cabell Federal Building for the trial...

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