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The battle against climate change can be waged with sober policymaking, an engaged citizenry and corporate responsibility. It also, it turns out, can be fought by a few hipster Millennials with flying machines.

And should we?

Choosing languages may soon be as easy as changing the channel. But a lot more could get transformed along the way.

MiamiCoin has generated roughly $7 million for the city since its August launch, and Mayor Francis Suarez said cryptocurrency contributions could one day replace city taxes.

Four centuries after the Mayflower reached America, a robotic Mayflower with no humans onboard struggles to retrace its steps.

The crypto market allows hackers and tax evaders to launder money secretively, outside of the traditional banking system. But forensics investigators are getting savvier at mapping activity on blockchains and figuring out who is behind specific accounts.

iRobot's new robot vacuum uses a front-facing camera and artificial intelligence to deftly maneuver your home. However these tools require more data.

Underground power lines can still experience outages caused by floods. So researchers and power companies are seeking ways to recover quicker.

Microsoft, Facebook and other tech firms increasingly claim to be building a “metaverse” to usher in a new era of interacting online.

Val Kilmer lost his natural speaking voice in 2015 during a battle with throat cancer. The Hollywood actor worked with an AI firm to digitally restore it.

Facebook researchers came up with a way to translate your facial features onto the front of VR headsets.

Researchers at Google, Stanford and Princeton say they used Google’s quantum computer to demonstrate a “time crystal.”

Cryptocurrencies generate a lot of money, sometimes trillions of dollars in trading transactions, which is partially why the Senate wants to squeeze revenue out of the market to support its infrastructure plan.

Autonomous-driving researchers say the industry is far from deciding how AI chooses who receives the brunt force of an oncoming accident. They propose a possible solution.

Boeing’s next Starliner launch attempt is up in the air after a valve in the capsule’s control system led to a delay.

NASA, Boeing and United Launch Alliance (ULA) have scrubbed the Aug. 3 launch attempt of the agency’s Orbital Flight Test-2 to the International Space Station.

An unusual occurrence at the International Space Station sparked by the newly-docked Russian Nauka aircraft caused Boeing and NASA to reschedule Starliner's relaunch.

Boeing’s first Starliner flight mission in 2019 was a flop. Friday's re-do is a make-or-break chance to show Boeing can still be a major participant in the U.S. commercial crew program.

CUE, Toyota's AI basketball robot, showed off at the Tokyo Olympics.

The pursuit of self-driving cars drives Intel's Mobileye to New York City.

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