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As global carmakers transform into intelligent mobility service platforms, more deals with Chinese IT companies were launched to promote localisation and better serve customers in the world’s largest auto market. The latest co-operation is between Mercedes-Benz’s passenger vehicle Chinese R&D centre and IT giant Xiaomi. They are working to build the XiaoAi voice system into …

Verizon customers reported Fios system outages early Monday. (Bebeto Matthews/AP) A previous version of the story inaccurately cited another network experiencing disruptions. The story has since been updated. Service disruptions hit Verizon and Cloudflare network users early Monday, affecting customers largely throughout the Northeast but also in other parts of the country. Most of the …

(CBS4) – Summer cleaning projects may put you at risk for a relatively rare but potentially deadly disease. The Post Independent in Glenwood Springs reports public health officials want people to be aware of the dangers deer mice carry. (credit: iStock/Getty Images Plus) Hantavirus is transferred to humans through dust contaminated with mouse droppings. Symptoms …

“After two decades online, I’m perplexed,” American astronomer Clifford Stoll admitted in an article penned for Newsweek back in 1995. “It’s not that I haven’t had a gas of a good time on the Internet,” he explained, adding that he’d “met great people and even caught a hacker or two”. “But,” he conceded, “I’m uneasy …

[HONG KONG] For years, companies like Oracle and International Business Machines invested heavily to build new markets in China for their industry-leading databases. Now, boosted in part by escalating US tensions, one Chinese upstart is stepping in, winning over tech giants, startups and financial institutions to its enterprise software. Beijing-based PingCAP already counts more than …

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature has voted to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama’s health care law that has been eliminated nationwide by Republicans in Congress. The state Assembly and Senate approved the tax on Monday, sending it to Democratic Gov. …

Please enable Javascript to watch this video INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Doctors at the  Franciscan Health Cancer Center are being trained on technology that will more accurately locate cancer and find it sooner. The doctors said they’re the first in the state to use the Auris Health Monarch Platform, a navigation tool to view the inside …

Drones and crawling robots outfitted with special scanning technology could help wind blades stay in service longer, which may help lower the cost of wind energy at a time when blades are getting bigger, more expensive and harder to transport, Sandia National Laboratory researchers say. As part of the Department of Energy’s Blade Reliability Collaborative work, funded …

Beth Chapman continues to fight for her life while in a medically-induced coma. Sources “directly connected” to Duane “Dog” Chapman and his wife say told The Blast that the situation is “touch and go” at the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Over the weekend, the Dog the Bounty Hunter star was rushed to the …

Rapsodo have produced a range of pitching and hitting monitors Rapsodo In 2002, Oakland Athletics changed baseball with their much-lauded “sabermetrics” approach, bringing data into the game in a way never seen before. Now, 17 years on, clubs are taking the next step in using data on the baseball field, able to track and measure every …