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The $380,000 vertical-takeoff-and-landing "Speeder" will reach at least 150 mph, have a 45-mile range and be able to fly as high as 15,000 feet, company officials say.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Scooters are crowding sidewalks and injuring pedestrians in cities around the country. A startup called Swiftmile says it has created new charging stations that could help bring order to the chaos.

  • Mar 12, 2019

To these design-savvy start-up founders, the “good book” looked surprisingly bad.

  • Mar 8, 2019

On farms in New Zealand, drones are being used to herd and monitor livestock, supplementing a role that working dogs have held for more than a century.

  • Mar 7, 2019

Beginning in 2020, Volvo cars will be limited to 180 kilometers per hour -- or about 112 mph. The auto manufacturer said the change is part of an ambitious plan to eliminate all serious injuries and driving deaths in new Volvos by next year.

  • Mar 5, 2019

MIT researchers say they have developed the first four-legged robot capable of executing a backflip. Similar robots could someday be used for search-and-rescue missions and surveillance, experts say.

  • Mar 4, 2019

The new video uses virtual reality to highlight the many dangers of venturing onto frozen water as the spring thaw approaches.

  • Feb 28, 2019

Lime, one of the world’s largest electric scooter companies, is urging riders to be extra cautious while operating their devices because of a technical “bug” that can cause “sudden excessive braking during use.”

  • Feb 25, 2019

A Denver fast food restaurant has turned its drive through lane over to an artificially intelligent machine. The new employee is the latest sign that machines are already filling fast food jobs traditionally staffed by people.

  • Feb 22, 2019

The billionaire said his engineers spent the weekend testing the device.

  • Jul 9, 2018
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