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A Hyperloop prototype is on its way to SpaceX

A Hyperloop prototype from Delft University is headed to SpaceX's headquarters in California in preparation for a real-life test in January.

Leading women in technology: LinkedIn's Erica Lockheimer

CIO senior writer Sharon Florentine, journeys to Grace Hopper 2016 to meet up with LinkedIn's senior director of engineering growth and head of its Women in Technology group, Erica Lockheimer, where they discuss LinkedIn's women in tech initiatives.

What drives you? Tesla can

Tesla is now producing all of its cars with full self-driving hardware.

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PCWorld founder David Bunnell remembered: The mutiny, the magazines, the Mao suit

He was a pioneer and a bit of a prankster, as longtime colleagues recall.

This disinfection robot zaps away bacteria with radiation

The robot, made by Blue Ocean Robotics, uses UV-C light to destroy the nucleic acids within bacteria and disrupt their DNA.

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Remembering David Bunnell, the Macworld founder who relished lying to Steve Jobs

In memory of David Bunnell (1947-2016), we share this classic story of how Macworld's famous first cover story came to be.

Mingis on Tech: Guns get smart, Sony does VR

It's hardware day as our tech trio looks into smart guns, a new virtual reality setup from Sony and the nifty Lenovo Yoga Book. (Look ma! No keyboard!)

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Hillary Clinton considered Tim Cook, Bill Gates for vice president, Wikileaks reveals

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft founder Bill Gates were both on a list of potential vice presidential candidates for Hillary Clinton, according to a leaked email published on Tuesday by Wikileaks.

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Report: Apple slams the brakes on electric Apple Car to focus on auto software

Don't count on seeing an actual Apple Car anytime soon, but a future car may still run on Apple's self-driving platform.

These pedestrian robots could deliver your next package

Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.

PAL-V opens the first flying car school in North America

Pal-V is opening the first flying car school in North America to help prospective clients obtain a pilot's license before the company distributes the first commercial flying car in 2018.

Musk's SpaceX spaceship will take us to Mars...and beyond

Elon Musk says space travel throughout our solar system will be made possible with SpaceX's Interplanetary Transport System (ITS).

This table tennis robot now has artificial intelligence smarts

Forpheus, the mighty table tennis robot developed by Japan’s Omron, is getting smarter. An updated version on show at the Ceatec electronics show this week has artificial intelligence to become a tougher opponent.

Interview: Carl Tsukahara, CMO, Birst

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Carl Tsukahara, Chief Marketing Officer of Birst, speaks to Josh London, CMO of IDG, and shares his thoughts on the importance of using intent data to find the best fit companies, buyers and use cases to build a framework for evaluating and priming their sales pipeline and more.

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Robot cars will make up most of Lyft’s rides in five years

Autonomous cars are set to take off but they are less likely to be driven by private owners and will in all probability be part of networks operated by ride-hailing services, according to the co-founder and president of Lyft.

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Self-driving Ubers are now arriving in Pittsburgh

Uber has begun offering customers the chance to ride in one of its autonomous car prototypes. The new service has launched in Pittsburgh, where Uber carries out its high-tech research, and is a sign of confidence by the company in its self-driving car technology.

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Tesla's free Autopilot 8.0 update shifts focus to radar to avoid car crashes

Autopilot 8.0 is rolling out to Tesla vehicles soon with improved radar to help mitigate problems where the system's visual system falls short.


The Week in Apple News: Apple Sept. 7 iPhone event, new Macs in Oct., Jessica Alba, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Sept. 2, 2016.

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Apple's Cook calls European tax ruling 'total political crap'

The European Commission's decision to force Apple to pay Ireland billions in back taxes is "total political crap" and a reflection of anti-U.S. sentiment, company CEO Tim Cook said in an interview published Thursday.