• This undated photo provided by NRD Capital shows NRD Capital founder and interim Frisch’s Restaurants CEO Aziz Hashim. The new lead owner of the Cincinnati-based Frisch’s Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy’s brand muscle. Atlanta-based NRD Capital has taken after shareholder approval last week of its $175 million acquisition that ended family operation of the business dating to its first 1939 drive-thru. (Alex Martinez/NRD Capital via AP)

    New boss of Frisch’s Big Boy restaurants plans expansion

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The new leader of the Frisch’s Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy’s brand muscle with franchise expansion, new restaurant shapes and sizes, menu and beverage additions, and doing more to court younger customers.

  • In this Monday, July 29, 2013 photo, the Terrafugia "roadable plane" flies during the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis.  Terrafugia, a privately backed startup in Woburn, Massachusetts, admits on its website that flying cars have become a pop-culture symbol for dreams that don't come true. CEO Carl Dietrich wants to change that. (Joe Sienkiewicz/The Oshkosh Northwestern via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Tech startups want to change the way you drive

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A veteran computer scientist hates sitting in his car at stop lights, so he creates software that makes the experience less annoying. A former engineering professor wants to double the range of today’s electric vehicles. And an aeronautics expert believes flying cars shouldn’t be science fiction.