Engineering & Technology

Second Judge Dismisses Criminal Charges in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8

48 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge dismissed criminal charges against a former Amtrak engineer. The state attorney general vowed Tuesday to appeal the decision.
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Trump and Johnson: Allies in Disruption

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

President Trump is pushing Boris Johnson, the incoming prime minister of Britain, toward a hard break with the European Union. But Mr. Johnson could be constrained by British...
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Big technology companies subject of antitrust probe

2 hours ago   |   Review Journal

President Donald Trump frequently asserts that companies such as Facebook and Google are biased against him and conservative politicians.
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Resurrecting Old Films with New Technology Blackmagic Designs Products: The Movie that Wouldn't Die

Resurrecting Old Films with New Technology Blackmagic Designs Products: The Movie that Wouldn't Die

3 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

I loved shooting on film. Nothing was more exciting than the day of the telecine transfer-I finally got to see how the movie would look-but the day the bill was due, my...
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Canada to invest in satellite technology to connect rural, remote areas

3 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The federal government is making a big funding announcement Wednesday alongside a Canadian company that's developing satellite technology to expand high-speed Internet...
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Finding alternatives to diamonds for drilling

3 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Diamond is one of the only materials hard and tough enough for the job of constant grinding without significant wear, but diamonds are pricey. High costs drive the search for...
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Do your homework on driverless vehicles, city council members urged

Do your homework on driverless vehicles, city council members urged

3 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

“Technologists who come to the table are the ones that have the most incentive to see the technology implemented.”
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UPS Dashboard Offers Two-Hour Tracking ETAs for SMB E-Commerce

3 hours ago   |   Business

A new free platform from UPS, My Choice for Business , is a small business dashboard where business owners can set up delivery alerts, track incoming and outgoing packages, and...
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Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   8 articles

The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the...
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GOP businessman files to run against Rep. Dean Phillips in suburban House district

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Republican Kendall Qualls is a former Army captain who has spent the past three decades working in health care and medical technology industries.
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9yo girl tossed into the air by giant buffalo in Yellowstone Park

9yo girl tossed into the air by giant buffalo in Yellowstone Park

A nine-year-old girl has miraculously survived a potentially deadly encounter with a bison in Yellowstone National Park after being attacked and tossed into the air by the wild... Read more ...

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

The 18-year-old and his brother were stopped at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint on their way to a college soccer scouting event last month. Read more ...

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims - as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from... Read more ...

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

The CEO of La Colombe Coffee said he offered to give a school district $22,000 to wipe out unpaid lunch bills. Read more ...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with another woman

The baby slipped from mom's grasp and sustained a head injury after falling onto the pavement, police said. Read more ...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including road-tripping couple

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are considered dangerous and members of the public should not approach them, authorities said. Read more ...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

It is the administration's latest step to clamp down on the food stamps program, which covers 38 million Americans, and other public assistance services. Read more ...

DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

The US Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on... Read more ...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th birthday party

“He was just a true answer to prayers that day and just the sweetest man,” Maggard said. Read more ...

Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money

Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money

President Trump is expected to sign the measure, ending a years-long ordeal for the victims after concerns that the fund was on the verge of running out of money. (Image... Read more ...