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Innate behavior determines how we steer our car

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now inexplicable jerkiness when we steer a vehicle. The discovery may lead to safety systems ...

Jan 02, 2015
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New Year's Eve to test Uber, Lyft

After the clock strikes midnight, the champagne is popped and verses of "Auld Lang Syne" are sung with the slur of too many libations, for millions of people on New Year's Eve there will be only one thing left to do - order ...

Dec 31, 2014
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Taxi app Uber defies ban in Spain

Smartphone car-ride service Uber vowed Friday to keep operating in Spain despite a ban following a lawsuit by taxi drivers and said it would fight the case in court.

Dec 26, 2014
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Uber hits roadblock as CEO charged in S. Korea

South Korean prosecutors brought charges on Wednesday against the founder and CEO of controversial smartphone taxi app Uber for operating an illegal cab service, the latest roadblock for the California-based ...

Dec 24, 2014
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Loose bear eludes capture in Phoenix suburb

Authorities called off the search Monday for a black bear that caused a stir when it was spotted running through an alfalfa field on the eastern edge of metropolitan Phoenix.

Dec 22, 2014
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Study reveals mature motorists worse at texting and driving

A Wayne State University interdisciplinary research team in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has made a surprising discovery: older, more mature motorists—who typically are better drivers in ...

Dec 18, 2014
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