Yahoo! Inc.’s Marissa Mayer is boosting the company’s research unit, which was downsized under her predecessor, as the chief executive officer bets on emerging technologies from big data to artificial intelligence.
The U.S. military is testing the use of foam injections as a way to staunch internal bleeding of soldiers wounded on the battlefield. The technology may also eventually save the lives of civilians injured in car or other serious accidents far from a hospital emergency room.
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Elon Musk, the California billionaire who leads Tesla Motors Inc., said the electric-car maker is considering adding driverless technology to its vehicles and discussing the prospects for such systems with Google Inc.