The Mercedes-Benz Actros, a self-driving big rig, began driving on public roads in Germany last week. Once it's on the highway, the Actros automatically stays in its lane and adjusts its speed to the flow of traffic.
Sprint announced that it will sit out a major spectrum auction to be held in March. Instead of shelling out billions for new spectrum licenses, Sprint will pour money into upgrading its existing network.
Netflix analyzed data from its 65 million users to determine exactly when viewers get hooked on shows. It's not the pilot episode: Netflix's data says it takes between two and eight episodes for people to commit to watching the rest of a season.
Pebble, the makers of the popular Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel smartwatches, released the Pebble Time Round watch on Wednesday. The Pebble Time Round is the thinnest and lightest smartwatch out there, but its form comes at the cost of battery life.
The federal Office of Personnel Management said on Wednesday that 5.6 million fingerprint files, not 1.1 million, had been stolen in the massive data breach over the summer. OPM and other agencies are working to determine how those stolen fingerprints could be misused.
A White House report says broadband Internet is a core utility people need to participate in modern society. But millions of Americans, especially in rural areas, still don't have access to high-speed Internet.
Amazon introduced six new pieces of hardware on Wednesday, including a $50 Fire tablet and a Fire TV capable of streaming in 4K resolution. The line of new Fire tablets is powered by FireOS 5, a redesigned operating system that makes it easier for users to find new media.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that the company is working on a "dislike" button. The "dislike" button would allow Facebook users to more easily sympathize with sad posts, or express their disagreement with others.
Microsoft has announced a Windows 10 hardware event in New York City on October 6. Tech sites are reporting that Microsoft will unveil a pair of new Lumia phones, a Surface Pro 4 tablet, and a new Microsoft Band fitness tracker.
Apple announced new finishes and bands for the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport at its event on Wednesday. Apple also announced that watchOS 2, the new version of its operating system, will be available on September 16.