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Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam footage of the first fatal self-driving car crash involving a pedestrian shows the Uber vehicle operator gasping in horror seconds before the impact.

Pakistan aims to revive glory of ancient Mughal city Lahore

Pakistan aims to revive glory of ancient Mughal city Lahore

Perched on scaffolding, restoration experts chip away at decades of grime and repair broken mosaic tiles in a bid to save the colossal murals depicting historic battles and regal ceremonies on the walls of Lahore fort.

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Suicide victim video by YouTube star sparks anger in Japan

Japanese social media reacted with a storm of outrage to a video by YouTube star Logan Paul showing a suicide victim in a forest near Mount Fuji, as anger spread over the now-deleted video on Wednesday.

Apple CEO must fly private for 'security, efficiency'

Apple CEO must fly private for 'security, efficiency'

Apple's board has instructed chief executive Tim Cook to use only private aircraft ‘in the interests of security and efficiency’ at the world's most valuable company, regulatory documents show.

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

The UN warned Wednesday that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide, and it urged far better recycling of the often hazardous rubbish.

Traffic-weary Chinese man fined for repainting road lines

Traffic-weary Chinese man fined for repainting road lines

A Chinese man fed up with sitting in traffic during his daily bus commute came up with a brazen way of solving the problem -- repainting the lines on the road.

Backlash grows on 'Star Wars' video game 'loot boxes'

Backlash grows on 'Star Wars' video game 'loot boxes'

A new ‘Star Wars’ video game is drawing fire for a feature that essentially allowed money instead of skill to determine who wins.

AI 'boy' granted residency in central Tokyo

AI 'boy' granted residency in central Tokyo

An AI character was made an official resident of a busy central Tokyo district on Saturday, with the virtual newcomer resembling a chatty seven-year-old boy.

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

Dutch officials toasted on Tuesday the opening of what is being called the world's first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists.

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

If you think technology has shaken up the news media -- just wait, you haven't seen anything yet.

Former Uber chief names 2 directors, surprises board

Former Uber chief names 2 directors, surprises board

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick on Friday unilaterally appointed two new members to the board of directors in a surprise move that increased tension within the leadership of the popular ride service.