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IU Students Still Figuring Out New Engineering Major

By Michael Reschke | The (Bloomington) Herald-Times BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — If you don’t understand exactly what Indiana University’s new intelligent systems engineering major is all about, you’re not alone. “At this point, a lot of us aren’t sure,” said Anthony Tugman, a freshman from Schererville, Ind. He and his peers have just completed their […]

Apps for Haggard Parents With a Wailing Child on a Flight

By Barbara Ortutay ABOARD JETBLUE FLIGHT 669 (AP) — There are few things worse than getting on a plane and discovering a wailing child and a haggard parent sitting next to you. Few things, that is, except being that haggard parent of the wailing child. As a parent who flies alone with a baby regularly, […]

Google’s Self-Driving Car Project Gets a New Name: Waymo

By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The self-driving car project that Google started seven years ago has grown into a company called Waymo, signaling its confidence that it will be able to bring robot-controlled vehicles to the masses within the next few years. “We are getting close and we are getting ready,” Waymo CEO […]

Google Adds Digital Whiteboard to Expanding Device Lineup

By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has designed a giant touch-screen canvas for companies trying to make it easier for their employees to brainstorm as they work on team projects and other assignments. The product is called “Jamboard,” an allusion to its goal of replacing the physical whiteboards that companies have been setting […]

Apple Adds Keyboard Touch Functions to Mac in Major Refresh

By Brandon Bailey CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch control strip above the keyboard, part of a long-awaited update aimed at reviving interest in a product often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone. The new Touch Bar, which is both a narrow display and a control […]