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A Google driverless car operating on a testing path. (Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)

Google, Delphi Driverless Cars Reported In Near Collision In Mountain View; Google Denies Report

Two driverless cars, operated by Google and Delphi nearly collided earlier this week in Mountain View.

06/26/2015

Disneyland Resort (credit: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Disney Bans Selfie Sticks At Disneyland, Disney World

The ban goes into effect on Tuesday, June 30 at Disney World, Disneyland, Disney World water parks, DisneyQuest, and parts of Downtown Disney. Disney parks in Paris and Hong Kong join the ban on July 1.

06/26/2015

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon space craft are readied on October 7, 2012 for an evening launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station. (BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/GettyImages)

SpaceX Capsule To Deliver New Parking Spot For Space Station

SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia.

06/26/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Now Testing Car That May One Day Come Without Steering Wheel

The cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.

06/25/2015

A Lululemon store. (CBS)

300K Lululemon Hoodies Recalled Over Reports Of Injuries Caused By Tight Drawstrings Snapping

Clothing line Lululemon is recalling hundreds of thousands of hoodies over reports that drawstrings are pulling too tight, and whipping wearers in the face.

06/25/2015

New Ford cars on display on the sales lot at Serramonte Ford on April 28, 2015 in Colma. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ford Launches Ride-Sharing Program For Customers To Rent Their Vehicles

Ford is following the ride-sharing craze, launching its own pilot program in six U.S. cities and in London.

06/25/2015

French Taxi drivers burn tires as they protest in the southern city of Marseille on June 25, 2015 as they demonstrate against UberPOP, a popular taxi app that is facing fierce opposition from traditional cabs. Taxi drivers in France are furious over an Uber service called UberPOP, which puts customers in touch with private drivers at prices lower than those of traditional taxis. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber Protest

French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.

06/25/2015

A CropX sensor, aimed at sending soil readings to the cloud, which farmers can use to determine how much water a certain part of the field needs.  (CropX Ltd.)

Bay Area Company CropX Uses Sensors And App To Maximize Water Use For Crops

CropX allows farmers to use wireless sensors that send soil readings to the cloud and the startup’s software determines how much water different areas of the field need.

06/25/2015

The Confederate flag is seen flying on the Capitol grounds a day after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she will call for the Confederate flag to be removed on June 23, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Apple Removes ‘Mean-Spirited’ Civil War Apps Displaying Confederate Flag

Apple pulled Civil War games from the App Store Thursday, joining other U.S. companies that have already banned the sale of any Confederate flag merchandise in reaction to last week’s shooting massacre at a black church in Charleston.

06/25/2015

(Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

With 27 Million Watching, Video Game Championship Rivals World Series Ratings

Video game leagues are becoming as popular as top sporting events.

06/25/2015