As Uber's problems pile up — executives resigning, sexual harassment allegations and more — the ridesharing company is doubling down on the driver experience, NBC News reported.
Uber's head of customer support,...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT
3 African Countries Chosen to Test 1st Malaria Vaccine
Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 02:11 AM EDT
In New Book, Sandberg Details Healing After Husband's Death
Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing...
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:01 AM EDT
Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale
It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car.
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed...
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:07 AM EDT
MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor
MasterCard is testing payment cards with fingerprint sensors in South Africa and hopes to roll it out to the rest of the world by the end of the year, the company said Thursday. The technology works in the same...
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:02 AM EDT
Here's How Some Fortune 500 Companies Are Going Green
Through research and application, clean and renewable energy sources are something some of the nation's most valuable companies are focusing on. Software giant Microsoft has a data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming...
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 01:06 PM EDT
American, Russian Cheered as They Reach Int'l Space Station
A Soyuz space capsule blasted off Thursday for the International Space Station, carrying an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut.
NASA's Jack Fischer and Russia's...
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 05:43 PM EDT
Facebook Is Working on Letting You Type With Your Brain
Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a research project that will allow people to type using their thoughts, or hear through their skin, NBC News reported.
Such a product could allow the deaf and blind to communicate...
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 03:30 PM EDT
Another Nearby Planet Found That May Be Just Right for Life
Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It's not so far away, either.
This new, big, dense planet is rocky, like...
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:57 PM EDT
Zuckerberg: Facebook Has More Work To Do on Safety
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his first public comments since the Cleveland murder case, saying that the social media giant has more work to do when it comes to policing disturbing content online and making...