LONDON — Britain’s fertility regulator has approved controversial techniques allowing doctors to create babies using the DNA from three people ‚Äî what it called a “historic” decision to help prevent a small number of children from inheriting potentially fatal diseases from their mothers.
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SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has discovered a 3-year-old security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company’s own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — “Pokemon Go,” the Olympics and the presidential election are among Google’s top trending searches of 2016.
Powerball tops the list. The multi-state lottery handed out a record $1.6 billion prize in January and a $429 million payout in June.
WASHINGTON — All new cars and light trucks would be able to talk wirelessly with each other, with traffic lights and with other roadway infrastructure under a rule the Transportation Department proposed Tuesday. Officials say the technology holds the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths and transform driving.
WASHINGTON — Airlines could let passengers make in-flight phone calls using Wi-Fi under a proposal from federal regulators.
Flight attendants and others have complained that the calls could be disruptive. But the Department of Transportation said Thursday that it envisioned allowing the calls if airlines tell all customers about the policy when they buy their tickets.
LAS VEGAS — Maybe getting stuck at a traffic signal might not be so bad, if you know how long the wait will be.
That’s what vehicle manufacturer Audi is hoping, with the debut this week in Las Vegas of a first-in-the-nation commercial system that lets moving vehicles “read” traffic signals ahead and tell the driver how long it’ll take for a red light to turn green.
NEW YORK — Twitter has suspended the accounts of several prominent members of the so-called “alt-right” in an apparent crack down on accounts tied to hate speech or threats of violence.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The futuristic city-state of Dubai announced a deal on Tuesday with Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One to study the potential for building a line linking it to the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it is sending fire-resistant packages to its customers in the U.S. as a precaution against possible fires or explosions from Galaxy Note 7s they return to retailers.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Rocket company Blue Origin pulled off a double success Wednesday, coming a step closer to launching people into space.