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The School Based Health Alliance, in partnership with the Aetna Foundation, harnesses big data to help local school districts and healthcare providers deliver services to at-risk adolescents across the U.S.
The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent of Americans will drive cars -- if, of course, autonomous car technology can go mainstream.
Uber was quick to announce a new autonomous vehicles research center in Toronto; but the move north of the U.S. border may be because Uber has worn out its welcome just about everywhere else.
Satellite data reveals that energy companies spilled nearly 1 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico last year -- substantially more than these companies reported, according to a trio of Louisiana nonprofits.
Apple plans to launch a $1 billion fund to boost American manufacturing. But can the investment counter how automation will affect employment within the manufacturing sector?
Zoltan Istvan, a Libertarian candidate for governor of California, wants to provide a universal basic income for all state residents -- and lease out public lands to generate the revenues. Could it work? Would Californians buy in?
Facebook adopted stronger measures against fake accounts as France's presidential election nears. These accounts are often the culprit behind the proliferation of fake news, which regularly dogged this year's campaign in France as it did in the U.S. last year.
Tesla will introduce three new all-electric vehicles in the coming months, including two that excited investors: a semi truck debuting in September and a pickup set to roll out two years from now at the latest.
Ford is tinkering with the idea of using bamboo as a raw material, either in the form of upholstery for seat coverings or in plastic car parts.
Maryland is the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will provide tax credits, not cash rebates, to consumers and businesses that invest in energy storage.
Google is applying machine learning technology to monitor some YouTube videos in order to separate advertisers from offensive content.
JPMorgan recently slashed its online advertising to avoid being placed next to fake news or offensive videos -- and it says the move didn't hurt its online presence.