Safer Driver Assistance Tech Now More Important Than Self-Driving Cars, Consumers Say

Most respondents in a recent survey said they were more interested in improved vehicle safety … [+] systems than in self-driving cars. AAA Drivers overwhelmingly want automakers to improve existing driver support features before developing fully autonomous vehicles (AVs), and recent crash tests confirmed that inconsistent performance remains a problem with these semi-autonomous systems currently … Read more

Champaign County offering water payment assistance

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Champaign County is offering households impacted by COVID-19 assistance with paying water bills to avoid shutoffs and restore service. The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission’s assistance program consists of a one-time payment to be used toward water/wastewater services. To be eligible for assistance, households must have an income that does not … Read more

Four Men Arrested, Accused of Stealing Gas Using Electronic Device – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

As gas prices have gone up there has been an increase in reported fuel thefts. On Wednesday, officials with the Dallas Police Department announced the arrests of four men they say were stealing gas. According to investigators, four men drove to a gas station located in the 10400 block of Garland Road in three separate … Read more

FTC says Medtronic must divest subsidiary of device maker it wants to acquire

The Federal Trade Commission says Medtronic can move forward with a proposed acquisition so long as the company promptly divests a subsidiary that makes certain medical devices used in sinus procedures. In a proposed order this week, FTC imposed the condition on Medtronic’s planned $936.2 million acquisition of Intersect ENT Inc., a California-based maker of … Read more

Governor Newsom Proposes $18.1 Billion Inflation Relief Package

Package includes direct payments to help address costs of rising inflation and past-due water and utility bills, free public transit, money for health care workers, middle-class health care subsidies, and waiving child care fees for families SACRAMENTO – As people throughout the country face increasing costs due to global inflation, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced … Read more

Google TV app to add casting as Android TV ecosystem grows to 110M monthly active devices – TechCrunch

Following last year’s makeover of the Google TV app, which added features like movie and TV recommendations, critics’ scores and more, the company today announced at its Google I/O developer conference that, later this year, users will be able to cast TV shows and movies directly from their Android phone or tablet to their TV. … Read more

Troopers Seek Assistance in Locating Victims of Theft of Cemetery Vases – Delaware State Police

Date Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2022 Delaware State Police are seeking assistance in identifying potential victims associated with an ongoing theft investigation occurring in the Milton area. On the morning of May 2, 2022, troopers responded to Henlopen Memorial Park cemetery, located at 28787 Lockerman Road in Milton, regarding a theft complaint. The ensuing investigation … Read more