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University of Michigan Getting Driverless Shuttles This Fall

University of Michigan Getting Driverless Shuttles This Fall

The tall, airy, 15-passenger shuttles will carry students and staff in a two-mile loop on campus roads alongside regular traffic.

China Tightens Online Video Controls, Jolting Investors

China Tightens Online Video Controls, Jolting Investors

By Joe McDonald | Jun 25
Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues.

Facebook Wants to Nudge You into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

Facebook Wants to Nudge You into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

By Barbara Ortutay and Michael Liedtke | Jun 25
At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing.

German Parties Salvage Vote on Social Media Hate Posts Bill

German Parties Salvage Vote on Social Media Hate Posts Bill

Jun 25
Germany's governing parties have cleared the way for parliament to vote on legislation designed to get illegal content such as hate speech or defamatory fake news removed quickly from social networking sites.

'Superhero' 3D Printed Hands Help Kids Dream in Argentina

'Superhero' 3D Printed Hands Help Kids Dream in Argentina

By Luis Andres Henao | Jun 25
Hundreds of Argentine kids who were born without limbs are now able to write, play sports and make music thanks to low-cost prosthetic hands.

As Heat Wave Hits, Air-Conditioner Fixers Are in Hot Demand

By Clarice Silber and Angie Wang | Jun 24
The Associated Press spent part of Monday alongside an air conditioner repairman to provide a snapshot into the hectic work necessary in a region heavily reliant on air conditioning to beat the heat.