Woman accused of driving drunk with children in her vehicle One woman is behind bars accused of driving drug with children in a vehicle. Sarah Granado, 31, was arrested on Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated with a child passenger. Odessa police were called out to the 5000 block of North JBS Parkway in ... 09/29/2016 - 10:16 am | View Link
Nissan Unveils Self-Driving Chair If you hate waiting in line, this product may be the solution for you. Japanese auto giant Nissan unveiled a self-driving chair called "propilot chair". A camera and a sensor follow the chair in front of the line. If the person at the front of the line ... 09/29/2016 - 10:15 am | View Link
Google Maps adds hands-free voice input to make driving safer Google has announced that Maps on Android now officially supports hands-free voice commands, allowing users engaged in navigation to interrupt the helpful narrator to ask the locations of nearby gas stations, or to reroute on the fly to avoid highways. 09/29/2016 - 10:14 am | View Link
This car symbolizes why France and the US have completely different driving cultures The Paris Motor Show is kicking off, and we're seeing some pretty wild concept cars. But what we'll see at the show and what ends up of on Gallic roadways can be two different things. Two very different things. I spent about a week and a half in France ... 09/29/2016 - 10:08 am | View Link
Why Uber has to be first to market with self-driving cars The race to get the first network of self-driving cars on the road is off to a lukewarm start. It’s all exciting — how can robot cars at your beck and call not be? — but it doesn’t yet mean much. The true test of the viability of the self-driving ... 09/29/2016 - 9:55 am | View Link
Farmers Branch-based Monitronics, a home security firm with more than one million customers, is getting a new name and will be consumer-facing for the first time.
The company will now be known as MONI and be marketed directly to consumers. Before, the company intentionally didn't have a consumer presence to allow independent dealer brands to get more play, the company said in a release.
MONI is a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group (Nasdaq: ASCMA) and MONI earned $548.6 million in 2015 revenue,…
ScaleUP! Kansas City is ready to welcome its next batch of area entrepreneurs and is accepting applications.
The four-month program connects 12 to 15 entrepreneurs to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's FastTrac and Founders School curriculum as well as peer networks, mentors and subject-matter experts.
ScaleUP's past cohorts have experienced a number of successes.
Three of Hawaii’s four major islands experienced a jump in the percentage of their hotel rooms that were occupied during the week of Sept. 18–24, according to the Hospitality Advisors LLC and STR weekly hotel report.
Statewide, the average occupancy of 83.2 percent marked an increase of 3.3 percentage points during last week when compared with the same week last year.
Rents due on certain Dallas single-family homes, which are packaged into elaborate securities by speculators and sold to investors, are outpacing what’s charged on apartments in the area.
The collapse of the housing market and ensuing wave of foreclosures gave rise to a new kind of Wall Street product that allows firms to buy up hundreds of houses and securitize the rent, sending the monthly payments to investors in the bonds.
The first deal was done about two years ago and has led to questions…
With great fanfare, American Airlines introduced new uniforms on Sept. 20. Now the outfits are giving the world's largest carrier and hundreds of its employees real headaches. Really.
Sources report that more than 400 AA flight attendants have informed their union and company management that they have broken out in hives and begun to experience itching and headaches since they first slipped into the new uniforms — the first new designs for many in the airline's employee ranks in decades.
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A Kansas federal judge has ruled that hundreds of thousands of corn farmers’ claims against Syngenta may proceed as a class action, and one Birmingham firm is part of the plaintiff's legal team.