A team from Holland's Delft University is leading the world's toughest solar car race at the end of its second day.
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You wouldn't buy a convertible unless you liked to show off, and in the case of the 2014 Volkswagen EOS Komfort, there's even an app for that. Volkswagen is rolling out its new Car-Net service on select 2014 models, including the EOS Komfort, with a focus on providing safety, remote access, family tracking, and diagnostics information. This information is nothing different or revolutionary compared to what you'll find on competing vendors' cars. But this is VW's first shot at it, and to the company's credit, the subscription prices (after a six-month free trial) are reasonable.
A South Korean company has developed a smartphone and camera combo that it claims brings to any car some driving safety features typically found in only high-end automobiles.
A Japanese start-up says it has finessed a technology that could finally make consumer-grade fuel cells a reality. If successful, the company, Aquafairy, would create a business where many much larger companies have failed.
Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) won first place and was awarded the a prize of $3000 in the National Instruments (NI) Autonomous Robotics Competition.
The rendezvous and docking of a commercial cargo spacecraft with the International Space Station was rescheduled for Saturday at the earliest after a software glitch prevented the docking over the weekend.
Pablos Holman sees a day not too far off when our diets will be tailored to our metabolisms, adding a few bits of broccoli, a smattering of beets and some meat - all extruded from a 3D printer in an appetizing form to please our palates.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has not found a single trace of methane in the Martian atmosphere, decreasing the odds that there is life on the planet.
Hours after liftoff, Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus spacecraft is flying at 17,500 mph as it races to rendezvous with the International Space Station.
Samsung unwisely decided not to incorporate the majority of our recommended features in their new Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Fools! Fortunately, Samsung (sort of) got one recommendation right.
In a new twist on strange brew, an Intel engineer has shown off a project using wine to power a microprocessor.
NASA's Voyager 1 space probe has left the solar system, making it the first human-made object to journey into interstellar space.
When you're not taking snorkeling pics or reading Proust in the bathtub with your water-resistant slate, do you slop spaghetti sauce and raw beef juices all over it? If so, you're in luck! Sony has introduced the foodie-friendly Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition.
The debate has raged ever since Google announced in 2011 that its pet project, a fleet of autonomous Prii, had logged almost 200,000 miles on California highways: Are self-driving cars ready for primetime?
South Korean electric folds up to conserve parking space
With the launch of NASA's lunar mission, the space agency is taking a big step in an effort to create an outer space Internet.
Having helped drive watches from the wrists of smartphone users around the world, the smartphone industry is now seemingly bent on bringing them back – on its own terms, of course.
NASA is developing plans for space mission to visit an asteroid
Agilent Technologies has opened new Spectroscopy Technology Centre in Mulgrave, Victoria.
Sony's new high-concept Cyber-shot QX lens cameras may look like a gigantic lens you place on top of your smartphone screen--which, oddly, you actually can do. But in reality, each of the two models, the higher-end QX100 and the smaller but farther-zooming QX10, is a standalone camera that will fit into a decent-sized pocket all by itself. The real advantage with these lens cameras--announced at the IFA consumers electronics show in Berlin--is that you can use either one with your smartphone to shoot photos with excellent image quality and resolution, in effect transforming your smartphone into a high-quality point and shoot.
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