TORONTO — When a partial laptop ban at his Halifax cafe led to miffed patrons and headaches for staff, owner Sean Gallagher decided to do something more drastic to enforce his no-screen rule: a restaurant redesign.
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WASHINGTON — U.S. military leaders are considering new guidelines for the use of helmet cameras on the battlefield after Islamic State-linked fighters in Niger exploited footage taken by a fallen American soldier to make a propaganda video that highlighted the killing of four U.S. forces.
QUEBEC — A Canadian company has been chosen by Elon Musk’s SpaceX to provide special creeper seats designed to help workers inspect its Falcon 9 rockets.
Creepex designed the so-called “under rocket mobility seats” after being contacted by a SpaceX engineer.
The seats allow engineers to work comfortably under the belly of the rockets.
LOS ANGELES — Driverless cars will be tested in California for the first time without a person behind a steering wheel under new rules that state regulators approved Monday for the fast-developing technology.
VANCOUVER — The mining industry has developed a reputation for being slow to change but a new wave of start-ups is helping push it into the digital age.
NEW YORK — Samsung unveiled new smartphones with largely unchanged designs and incremental improvements such as a better camera accompanied by a second annual price increase for many customers.
PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of — There’s a competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has nothing to do with sports, and plenty to do with jousting between automakers and tech companies over autonomously driving vehicles.
WASHINGTON — The B-52, which people have called “aging” seemingly for ages, is now likely to outlive its younger, snazzier brother bombers, the swing-wing B-1 and the stealthy B-2.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world’s first space sports car is cruising toward the asteroid belt, well beyond Mars.
SpaceX chief Elon Musk confirmed the new, more distant route for his rocketing Tesla Roadster. The red electric convertible was the unorthodox cargo aboard his company’s brand new Falcon Heavy rocket during a test flight on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Russian hackers exploited a key vulnerability in U.S. cyber defences to come within reach of stealing some of the nation’s most secret and advanced defence technology, an Associated Press investigation has found.
What may have been stolen is uncertain, but the cyberspies clearly took advantage of poorly protected email and scant direct notification of victims.