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Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:39 AM PST

Nintendo Reveals Launch of Switch Console

Nintendo Reveals Launch of Switch Console

The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. and Europe. The Japanese company promises the device will...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 06:31 PM PST

VW Admits Emissions Cheating, Will Pay $4.3B

VW Admits Emissions Cheating, Will Pay $4.3B

Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. on Wednesday in the VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the company itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 03:23 AM PST

Honda Adds 772,000 Vehicles to Ongoing Air Bag Recall

Honda Adds 772,000 Vehicles to Ongoing Air Bag Recall

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. The vehicles, announced in a...

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 12:19 AM PST

Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says

Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says

Yahoo Inc. announced Monday that CEO Marissa Mayer, one of the highest-profile women in the predominantly male tech world, will resign once the company's merger with Verizon Communications Inc. closes, NBC News...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 04:18 PM PST

How Apple's iPhone Changed the World in Just 10 Years

How Apple's iPhone Changed the World in Just 10 Years

Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks. "Every once in a while, a revolutionary...

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 08:40 AM PST

TV News Report Prompts Amazon Echo to Buy Dollhouses

TV News Report Prompts Amazon Echo to Buy Dollhouses

A San Diego TV station’s report on Friday about an Amazon Echo -- and how a young girl in Texas accidentally bought a dollhouse and 4 pounds of cookies through it -- prompted a slew of dollhouses orders...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:29 AM PST

Detroit Auto Show Kicks Off With Self-Driving Cars and More

Detroit Auto Show Kicks Off With Self-Driving Cars and More

The North American International Auto Show opens Monday in Detroit. The concept cars are cool, but in an industry coming off an unprecedented seventh year of record sales, the spotlight is on the moneymakers....

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 09:10 AM PST

Uber Offering up Data to Help Cities Grasp Traffic Patterns

Uber Offering up Data to Help Cities Grasp Traffic Patterns

Uber is offering a helping hand to some of the same city leaders it sometimes antagonizes with the aggressive way it runs its popular ride-hailing service.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:28 AM PST

Chevy Bolt Gets Top Car Award at Major Auto Show

Chevy Bolt Gets Top Car Award at Major Auto Show

The Chevy Bolt has been named top car in North America, an important milestone for a car General Motors hopes will finally get Americans hooked on electric vehicles. The Honda Ridgeline grabbed the honor for top...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:29 AM PST

Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Will Start Test Drives This Month

Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Will Start Test Drives This Month

Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, will start testing its new fleet of minivans on public roads in California and Arizona later this month. The minivans, built in collaboration with Fiat Chrysler,...

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