Filipino replicates device designed by Taiwanese doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A device designed by a Taiwanese doctor to better protect medical workers as they intubate patients has already been replicated by a doctor in the Philippines, where cases...

Taiwanese doctor invents device to protect US doctors against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese doctor on Saturday (March 21) released the design for a device that better protects doctors as they intubate patients, as physicians battling the Wuhan coronav...

People with albinism issued with protective alarms in Malawi

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — On a sunny February day, Catherine Amidu looked downcast. The protective alarm she received in October had not been working for close to two weeks, she said. ...

Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy got more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. Startups now volunteer information about how they’re securing your d...

CES Gadget Show: Pizza from robots, underwater scooters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robots were front and center at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. One even made pizza. The annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas runs through Friday and offe...

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___ Facebook again refuses to ban political ads, even false ones SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reaffirming its freewheeling policy on political ads, saying it wo...

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___ Commercial airlines reroute flights amid US-Iran tensions NEW DELHI (AP) — Commercial airlines are rerouting flights throughout the Middle East to avoid potenti...

Kitchens get smarter at CES tech show, not yet in many homes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it’ll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week, sending a shopping list to your smartphone when it notices you’ve run out of...

New US autonomous vehicle plan lets industry regulate itself

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled its most recent round of guidelines for autonomous vehicle makers that still rely on the industry to police itself despite calls for specific regulations...

Hollywood-backed Quibi thinks you'll pay for its video bites

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A startup heavily backed by Hollywood is wagering that you're ready to set aside YouTube and TikTok to watch star-studded short videos on your phone — for a price. ...

Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Canadian cannabis tech company has pulled out of the CES gadget show after being given constraints on how it could promote its products. Nearly a dozen states allo...

CES Gadget Show: Say 'no' to junk food with DNA wristband

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wristband that will help you say “no" to junk food. A machine that will mix drinks for you. These were among the gadgets showcased this week at the CES technology...

Sex tech from female-led startups at CES gadget show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sex tech will grace the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week after organizers endured scorn for revoking an innovation award to a sex device company led by a female founder. ...

The other fake meat: Impossible Foods unveils pork, sausage

After a big year for its plant-based burger, Impossible Foods has something new on its plate. The California-based company unveiled Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage on Monday e...

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___ Oil price keeps rising as industry eyes Iran-US conflict PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — The global benchmark for crude oil has risen above $70 a barrel for the...