The ever expanding field of consumer technology just got several dozen new specimens, showcased at the Netherlands' first Consumer Electronics Show. None are expected to spectacularly change our lives ... but at least some of them may prove to be truly useful. VOA's George Putic reports.
Internet companies are sending representatives to Washington to testify in front of at least three congressional hearings; lawmakers have proposed legislation that would change rules of political advertising online
Automakers from around the world take the stage this weekend at the 45th annual Tokyo Motor Show. Designers will showcase electronic cars with advanced artificial intelligence and at least one concept car with safety features for the world around it. Arash Arabasadi reports.
Facebook, Google and Twitter are heading to Washington to answer questions about how their services were used by Russia-based operatives to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In Silicon Valley, there's concern that the scrutiny may bring new regulations, as VOA's Michelle Quinn reports.
Paper folding known as origami is widely considered a Japanese art form. From a single piece of paper, an animal, a flower or even a boat can take shape. Besides the fun and artistic side of origami, the art of paper folding also has applications that can take it to outer space. VOA's Elizabeth Lee has the details from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.