Self-driving cars will have to pry the steering wheel from our cold, dead hands, poll says

Self-driving cars will have to pry the steering wheel from our cold, dead hands, poll saysAmericans like the idea of self-driving cars, but are less willing to cede control of the steering wheel to a computer program, according to a new poll released today. An overwhelming majority, 80 percent, said humans should always have the option to drive themselves, while 64 percent expressed a need to be in control of their own vehicle. …

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Nissan creates self-driving chairs because standing in line was too hard

Nissan creates self-driving chairs because standing in line was too hardIt's become a cliché to compare the latest tech innovation to that scene from Wall-E with the tubby future humans flopping around in hoverchairs, but by my god, sometimes the comparisons are difficult to avoid. Take this video from Nissan, which shows how the company has used its self-driving tech to create prototype self-driving chairs. Just look at the people being carted around while staring in their phones! (Who am I kidding though, it looks like great fun.)

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IBM Watson’s new job: third grade math teacher

IBM's famous supercomputer has accomplished many, many things these past years, from making movie trailers to saving a person's life. Now, it's also helping teachers make lesson plans by powering Teacher Advisor, a program IBM developed with the Amer…

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Mastercard is offering free Tube travel with Android Pay

In a bid to boost mobile payments, Mastercard kicked-off a series of promotional events last year where it would pay for Londoners' travel if they used its cards to tap in and out of the Tube with Apple Pay. It must have been a success, because today…

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South Korea to widen Takata air bag recall by 110,000 vehicles

A sign with the TAKATA logo is seen outside the Takata Corporation building in Auburn Hills, MichiganSouth Korea said on Wednesday that 13 automakers will recall some 110,000 vehicles equipped with Takata Corp's defective air bags, the latest development in a long-running safety crisis involving the Japanese company. The United States in May announced a new round of recall of Takata's air bag inflators which have been linked to at least 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries and triggered the largest-ever auto recall. South Korea's transport ministry said a total of 221,870 vehicles made by 17 automakers have faulty Takata air bags.

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