GM to start pure-electric model production in China within 2 years, report says

General Motors will start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years, the Associated Press reported......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsApr 21st, 2017

Heavier Rainfall Will Increase Water Pollution In the Future

An anonymous reader shares a report from National Geographic: If climate change continues to progress, increased precipitation could mean detrimental outcomes for water quality in the United States, a major new study warns. An intensifying water cycl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Cloud-Based Game Streaming and Cross-Platform Play in Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan): What"s the Impact on PC Sales?

This IDC Study looks at game streaming and what role it will play in the future of console gaming within APEJ. The console market is only a fraction of the size of the PC gaming market within Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ). At the same time, c.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Clean garbage?

The clock is ticking for petrol and diesel-powered cars, but electric vans, trucks and buses could reduce pollution quicker......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

US Indicts Suspected Russian "Mastermind" of $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

schwit1 shares a report from Reuters: A U.S. jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator of a digital currency exchange he allegedly used to launder more than $4 billion for people involved in crimes ranging from computer hacking to drug.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

A Look at Spidey"s New Costume for Infinity War

Please be advised there are some SPOILERS within for both Homecoming and Infinity War. Please be advised there are some SPOILERS ahead for both Spider-Man: Homecoming and Marvel's The Avengers: Infinity War. Fans who were able to attend Marvel'.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago

Subscription Journals Are Doomed Because of Sci-Hub"s Big Cache of Pirated Papers, Suggests Data Analyst

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Science Magazine: There is no doubt that Sci-Hub, the infamous -- and, according to a U.S. court, illegal -- online repository of pirated research papers, is enormously popular. But just how enormous is its re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

WhatsApp is beating Snapchat at its own game, reports 1 billion daily users

WhatsApp reports it now has 1 billion daily active users. The company also says it has 250 million daily "WhatsApp Status" users, meaning that its beating Snapchat, which reports having 166 million daily users. The post WhatsApp is beating Snapchat a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 8 min. ago

Marvel TV Boss on How Runaways Show Connects to MCU

Marvel's Jeph Loeb talks about how Hulu's new Runaways series ties into things within the MCU. During a panel today at the Television Critics Association press tour for Marvel's new Runaways series -- premiering November 21st on Hulu -- head of.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Police body cam footage of man tased in back prompts $110K settlement

However, police board said tasing was “reasonable, appropriate, and within policy.” (video link) Body cam footage of an Aurora, Colorado, cop tasing an unarmed black man in the back paved the way for the city to pay $110,000 to settle.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

China just deployed a fleet of sophisticated submarine drones in the South China Sea

China has been testing underwater military drones for years. With the ability to dive nearly four miles at a time, its latest fleet of underwater drones are the most durable and efficient models to date. The post China just deployed a fleet of sophis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

Destiny 2 PC Beta Dates and Minimum Specs Revealed

The recommended specs, and the specs of Bungie's own "event machine," are also listed. If you're eligible for Destiny 2 early access for the PC beta, you can start playing August 28, with the open beta beginning August 29. On top of the beta da.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Google Wants You to be a Google+ Beta Tester

Google+ is scouting potential beta testers, not just for the Android app, but for the platform itself. If you become a beta tester, Google says you’ll be testing out new features, chatting with the G+ product team, and providing many details ab.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

U.S. likely to approve FCA"s 2017 diesels, report says

U.S. and California regulators are expected to approve FCA's request to sell 2017 diesel vehicles, two sources told Reuters......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 15 min. ago

German Court Rules Bosses Can"t Use Keyboard-Tracking Software To Spy On Workers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Local: The Federal Labour Court ruled on Thursday that evidence collected by a company through keystroke-tracking software could not be used to fire an employee, explaining that such surveillance violates.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 16 min. ago

First Human Embryos Edited In US

randomErr shares a report from MIT Technology Review: The first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States has been carried out by a team of researchers in Portland, Oregon, MIT Technology Review has learned. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 16 min. ago

Honda says Florida crash death could be linked to Takata inflator

Honda said a Takata airbag inflator ruptured in car crash last week in Florida, in what could be the 19th death worldwide linked to the supplier's faulty airbags......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 44 min. ago

Tesla Model 3: Performance, specs, and news

Production of the Tesla Model 3 has officially begun. Tesla's long-awaited entry-level model, the Model 3 will be far cheaper than the Model S and compete head-to-head with the Chevrolet Bolt EV. The post Tesla Model 3: Performance, specs, and news a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 52 min. ago

AMD Ryzen 3 Processor Tech Report

Let Team AMD tell you everything you need to know about the new AMD Ryzen 3 processors!... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 hr. 0 min. ago

Apple streamlines iPod lineup, says goodbye to the Nano and Shuffle

Apple confirmed it has said goodbye to the iPod nano and iPod shuffle, by discontinuing both models to simplify the iPod lineup. Two models of the iPod Touch are now available with double the storage. The post Apple streamlines iPod lineup, says good.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII pairs 92 years of refinement with cutting-edge tech

Rolls-Royce has revealed its new Phantom VIII online ahead of its debut later this year. The range-topping sedan features an evolutionary design, advanced technology, and a more comfortable interior. The post Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII pairs 92 years o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago