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Your next Lyft ride may cost a little more

Lyft is a popular ride-hailing service and competitor to Uber. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Faiz Siddiqui San Francisco-based tech reporter covering automation and the future of transportation, including Tesla, Uber and Lyft August 7 at 6:56 PM Lyft said riders in multiple cities are paying higher prices, an unwelcome development for thousands of customers as the […]

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Micro machines: How the next big thing in robotics is actually quite small

A micro bristle bot beside a penny. Max Planck Institute’s Physical Intelligence Department Half a century after Neil Armstrong memorably uttered the words “one giant leap for mankind,” technological innovation has gotten smaller. Yes, we still thrill to enormous, sky-scraping buildings and the gravity-defying power of rockets, but many of the biggest advances take place […]