Volkswagen and its U.S. dealers reached a proposed settlement over grievances related to the carmaker's diesel emissions scandal. Under the plan, dealers will get cash payments and other compensation in return for not suing VW.
Deepwater Wind just finished installing and is preparing to flip the switch on America's first offshore wind farm. Starting this fall, the five-turbine wind farm will power Block Island, a small island off the Rhode Island coast.
In a debate similar to the one going on in the U.S., French and German politicians are calling for an EU-wide law that would compel operators to allow access to messages protected by encryption. Civil rights groups have decried the…
Now that WhatsApp has surpassed a billion users, it's time to monetize the service. The company is now sharing some user data with its parent company, Facebook, and it has a plan to bring businesses into its popular messaging app.
The researchers discovered that StarChips face two dangers from heavy atoms and gas floating around in space. For one, collisions with the atoms would wear away at the probe and lead to melting of up to 30 percent of the its mass.
Uber still considers drivers independent contractors, but will offer app-driven retirement savings account as a benefit. The company promises no related fees for the first year and stresses the convenience of deposits by app.
Today's scales can measure everything from your body mass index to your bone mass, and with connected apps and fitness trackers, the bathroom scale could be the central tool to help you reach your fitness goals. That said, here are seven of…