Hank Greenberg's Starr Buys Stake in CoverWallet
Hank Greenberg’s Starr Cos has acquired a minority stake in CoverWallet, a New York startup that aims to dramatically speed up the insurance-buying...
Afghan girls compete in robotics contest after finally arriving in US
The Afghan girls who originally were denied entry into the United States for a robotics contest made it to the competition in time -- and received...
Apple patents way to secretly call 911 using your fingerprint
Apple has filed for a patent that would allow users to secretly call 911 using only a fingerprint.
IBM Revenue Decline Continues to Pressure Bottom Line
International Business Machines said second-quarter profit fell 6.9% from a year earlier as revenue declined in the business units that include its...
Google Tries Again With Eyeglass-Mounted Device
A new version of the product targets large corporate customers—not general consumers.
Nasdaq zooms to record as Netflix soars
The Nasdaq zoomed to a record high on Tuesday -- its first since early June -- as Wall Street drools over tech stocks like Netflix and shrugs off...
Cute floating space drone sends first images from ISS
The JEM Internal Ball Camera looks like a cool high-tech toy but is fulfilling an important role for astronauts on the International Space Station.
The House That Did the Housework
After inventing her remarkable self-cleaning house, Frances Gabe, who has died at 101, was granted a patent by the federal government. Here are...
When 5G is here, a wireless supercomputer will follow you around
AT&T outlined its plan to use 'edge computing' and 5G to power next-generation tech like self-driving cars.
Doggie DNA testing startup gets fresh funds
Embark Veterinary, a genetics testing startup for pups, banked $4.5 million from investors to help more consumers be proactive about their dog's...
Robosuicide: Security robot 'drowns' after plunging into fountain
And you think you hate your job?
A Security Robot Falls Into a Fountain. You’re No RoboCop, Says Internet.
The K5 has a passing resemblance to R2-D2 — and a dash of Paul Blart, mall cop. Its creators took the online mockery in stride.