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Can Tech Speed Up Emergency Room Care? 28 March 2017, 1:40 am

A New York hospital system tests a new way to use telemedicine, where E.R. doctors examine patients without being in the same room.

Elon Musk's Latest Startup: Brains Linked to Computers 28 March 2017, 12:28 am

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to merge computers with human brains to help people keep up with machines.

Amazon Delays Opening of Cashierless Store to Work Out Kinks 27 March 2017, 10:57 pm

Amazon is facing a setback in its efforts to modernize brick-and-mortar retail as technical glitches delay the opening of its first cashierless convenience store.

Uber Resumes Self-Driving-Vehicle Program After Arizona Accident 27 March 2017, 10:37 pm

Uber Technologies is putting its autonomous vehicles back on city streets after an accident involving one of them in Tempe, Ariz., caused the company to halt its test program.

Facebook Wants to Help You Be a Better Citizen 27 March 2017, 10:21 pm

Facebook is getting more serious about the role it plays in your political life. The social network rolled out a civic outreach tool in the U.S. that identifies your elected officials, sends reminders to vote and goads you to pick up the phone.

Foreign Robots Invade American Factory Floors 27 March 2017, 9:02 pm

The U.S. is losing the battle to supply the kind of cutting-edge production machinery behind the new automated factory floor, from digital machine tools to complex packaging systems and robotic arms. The equipment increasingly has to be imported from Europe or Japan.

The Galaxy S8 Is Samsung's Best Shot at Redemption 27 March 2017, 6:59 pm

Samsung’s Galaxy S8, which will be unveiled Wednesday, has a lot more at stake than sales targets: it must restore consumer trust and stabilize a brand dogged by political scandal, product recalls and privacy concerns.

Seller of Hijacked DVR in Colorado Laundromat Pledges to Tighten Security 27 March 2017, 5:47 pm

A surveillance-camera company featured in a previous article about hacked devices said it is taking steps to harden its products against attacks.

Samsung's Restructuring Plan Faces Challenges 27 March 2017, 4:29 pm

Samsung Electronics’ chief executive said that officials see challenges in restructuring the sprawling Samsung conglomerate, with a continuing review revealing “adverse implications” to switching to a holding-company structure.

Why PTC's Revenue Still Raises Eyebrows 27 March 2017, 3:04 pm

Software maker PTC has said its shift to a subscription model is attracting new customers, but its numbers look different from others that have undergone similar transitions.

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