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The U.S. and the EU ratcheted up economic pressure on Russia as fighting in Ukraine prevented investigators from getting to the MH17 crash site. Erin Burnett has more.
May 28th, 2014
08:12 PM ET

Quest: Google's self-driving car is the "future"

The latest version of the self driving car from Google has no steering wheel and no pedals.

Google's new self-driving car has no steering wheel or brake

And it's tiny - room for only two people.

But it's electric, which means drivers have to completely rely on the vehicle's sensors to get around safely -  though there is a stop button. Just in case.

OutFront, Richard Quest is host of Quest Means Business.


Filed under: Google • News • Tech
May 19th, 2014
09:04 PM ET

Are hologram performances the new norm?

The King of Pop is back.

Billboard music awards aired Sunday night and despite some high-profile appearances by the world's top musical artists, it was a person who wasn't really there that stole the show.

Michael Jackson's hologram: Creepy or cool?

A Michael Jackson hologram wowed the crowd with a live performance of "Slave to the Rhythm," a track from the late singer's latest posthumous album, "X-scape."

Many insiders predict the performance could help propel the album to the Number 1 spot on the charts this week, despite the fact Jackson died in 2009.

From Elvis to MJ: Hollywood's hologram takeover

This isn't the first time that a deceased celebrity has been used for promotional purposes.

Eric Barba, an Oscar-winning Visual Effects Supervisor who works for a company that developed a similar hologram of rapper Tupac Shakur is OutFront.


Filed under: Entertainment • News • Tech
May 2nd, 2014
08:48 PM ET

Morgan Spurlock: "Cyber-spying paranoia is justified"

Every day millions of people log onto their computers and expose themselves to cyber spies. But there are some things you can do to avoid it though.

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, "Inside Man" Morgan Spurlock shows us how to avoid the traps.


Filed under: NSA • Tech
April 25th, 2014
09:53 PM ET

Demo shows how MH370 passengers' phones can be key to solving mystery

Did passengers on board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 send text messages the night the plane vanished?

Those final words could solve the mystery of what happened.

To simulate conditions in the ocean, our Ted Rowlands submerged his phone in a salt water pressure chamber for over a week. He was able to successfully retrieve text messages, photos, and even video from the phone.

Rowlands and Computer Forensics Expert Chad Gough demonstrates how cell phone messages can be retrieved.


Filed under: International • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • News • Tech
April 24th, 2014
08:40 PM ET

MH370: Passengers' cell phone data could solve mystery

Did passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 try to send messages the night the plane vanished?

If they did, those final goodbyes to family members and friends could also be crucial to the investigation.

If and when the plane is found, forensic experts say personal cell phones will be key to solving one of the biggest aviation mysteries in history.

But can data be retrieved from cell phones that have been at the bottom of an ocean for more than six weeks?

CNN's Ted Rowlands is OutFront with the story.


Filed under: International • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • News • Tech
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