By Tony Reid SULLIVAN, Ill. (AP) – If something is worth inventing, it’s worth inventing again. Armed with that kind of reassurance, Sullivan entrepreneur Larry Yoder has gone ahead and reinvented the horseless carriage “because I had a ball doing it.”
By Justin Pritchard LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) – Imagine strapping into a car-sized capsule and hurtling through a tube at more than 700 mph (1,126 kph) – not for the thrill of it, but to get where you need to go.
By Lara Jakes and Adam Goldman WASHINGTON (AP) – In secretive chat rooms and on encrypted Internet message boards, al-Qaida fighters have been planning and coordinating attacks – including a threatened if vague plot that U.S. officials say closed 19 diplomatic posts across Africa and the Middle East for more than a week. It’s highly [...]
By Charlie Brennan BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Two Boulder businesses are hoping to bring pioneering drone technology to the age-old business of farming – if only federal regulators will let them out of the barn. InventWorks and Boulder Labs have developed a drone they believe could revolutionize the multi-billion dollar business of agriculture, by offering [...]
By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) – Doug Engelbart, a visionary who invented the computer mouse and developed other technology that has transformed the way people work, play and communicate, died late last month. He was 88. His death of acute kidney failure occurred at his home in Atherton, Calif., after a long battle [...]