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Are innovative transport systems the way to go in the future? Some of these inventors think so.


The programs controlling driverless cars are computers, after all, and all computers are hackable.


Say goodbye to humans behind the wheel. Self-driving cars are coming faster than you think, and the changes they bring will reach far beyond our roads. Meet the companies building our driverless future and find out what to expect when machines take the wheel.


Digital artist Jan Frojdman spent three weeks shifting through 33,000 images obtained from NASA to create this 3D model of Mars.


Wonders of the universe


A global heatmap from GPS-tracking company Strava that tracks people's exercise habits could pose security risks for military forces around the world.



More than 1.25 million people die every year in auto accidents. Driverless cars could change that.


All stories start somewhere, and the story of the driverless car begins in a research lab in Pittsburgh, where Carnegie Mellon University Professor Red Whittaker was one of the first to develop a fully autonomous driving machine.


Two swimmers were in serious trouble off the coast of Australia, until a drone came to their rescue.


New lifesaving drone rescues swimmers

A new lifesaving drone has been used to rescue two teenagers from the rough seas off the coast of Australia's Lennox Head, New South Wales.


How a company founded by ex-spies uses AI to fight hackers

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace uses artificial intelligence to stop cyber attacks before they even start.


People who quit Twitter in 2017

Some big names grounded their Twitter birds this year. But why?


Autonomous vehicles will reshape how we live in more ways than you think.


Are we prepared for a massive disruption in the jobs market?


Below the surface of the Internet we all know, lies a deeper, darker web where a piece of your personal data may end up.


Mihir Garimella is making drones that go where humans can't

Drones can enter dangerous environments where humans cannot. But what if a drone could stop disasters from happening in the first place?



It seems like every week we're finding new uses for drones. Here's some of the most interesting out there today.