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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

Netflix for iOS update brings HDR support to the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPad Pro

In between the rollout of iOS 11 and the launch of the iPhone 8 this week, Netflix updated its iOS app to add support for Dolby Vision HDR video on the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, as well as the 10.5-inch model and 12.9-inch model of the se.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

New Antibody Attacks 99% of HIV Strains

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BBC: Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus -- making it harder for HIV to resist.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Hackers Using iCloud"s Find My iPhone Feature To Remotely Lock Macs, Demand Ransom Payments

AmiMoJo shares a report from Mac Rumors: Over the last day or two, several Mac users appear to have been locked out of their machines after hackers signed into their iCloud accounts and initiated a remote lock using Find My iPhone. With access to an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

YouTube Plus subscription reference found in app code

A tidbit found within the YouTube v12.37 apk indicates that Google’s video service may be preparing to launch yet another subscription option, this one called ‘Plus.’ The subscription seemingly would be a companion to the existing Y.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Pact fitness app settles with FTC over unfair billing accusations

Fitness app Pact wants to help users reach fitness goals by using a cash incentive…or at least it says it wants to. The app works by charging users if they don’t meet their weekly fitness goals and rewarding them with money if they do mee.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Nintendo rolls out two-step authentication for online accounts

Nintendo now supports two-factor verification to its Nintendo Accounts. This adds another layer of security by requiring codes generated from the Google Authenticator app, though it comes years later than most other gaming platforms......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Imagination Technologies agrees to sell to China-backed private equity firm Canyon Bridge for £550M; its US-based MIPS unit sold to Tallwood VC for $65M (Tim Bradshaw/Financial Times)

Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times: Imagination Technologies agrees to sell to China-backed private equity firm Canyon Bridge for £550M; its US-based MIPS unit sold to Tallwood VC for $65M  —  Imagination Technologies has agreed a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Court Rules That Imported Solar Panels Are Bad For US Manufacturing

The International Trade Commission has ruled that American companies are being hurt by cheap solar panels from overseas, providing an opportunity for President Donald Trump to tax imports from countries like China. The Verge reports: Today's unanimou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Danganronpa V3 Review

Murder mystery mayhem strikes again in an unforgettable adventure game. Danganronpa is a series that doesn’t look like much on the surface, but once you start playing, it’s easy to get sucked into the weird character drama and the lengthy,.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Uber"s new chief says the company is paying for its bad rep

New company chief Dara Khosrowshahi has sent out an email to his employees about London, and it shows that the company might truly be under a different kind of leadership now. One that doesn't sound like it'll encourage "hustlin�.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

Verizon Backtracks Slightly In Plan To Kick Customers Off Network

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Verizon Wireless is giving a reprieve to some rural customers who are scheduled to be booted off their service plans, but only in cases when customers have no other options for cellular service......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Bleeping Computer: The Project Zero team at Google has created a new tool for testing browser DOM engines and has unleashed it on today's top five browsers, finding most bugs in Apple's Safari. Results sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

A robot in China performed dental surgery on a living person

Going to the dentist is a scary experience for many, but obviously not for the brave person who volunteered to undergo oral surgery performed by a robot. The procedure took place in China, where the robotic dentist successfully implanted a pair of te.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

Tim Cook is ‘thrilled’ with iPhone 8 sales, says Apple Watch LTE fix is coming

Apple last year decided to break a multi-year tradition when it opted not to release opening weekend sales figures for the iPhone 7. Similarly, there's a slim-to-none chance that Apple will be forthcoming with precise iPhone 8 sales figures this year.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

2017 has been a great year for the music industry, and it’s thanks to streaming

According to the 2017 midyear report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the music industry in the U.S. is very much on the upswing, thanks largely to streaming services. The post 2017 has been a great year for the music indus.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, September 25, 2017

Volume 261, Issue 58 Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2017-09-25.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Ruohang To Buy 12 Bell 505s From Reignwood

Ruohang Group’s Lhasa Xueying General Aviation signed a contract at the China Helicopter Exposition with Reignwood Aviation for two Bell 505 JetRanger X and a purchase agreement option for 10 more. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

AVIC, CITIC Set Up MRO For Russian Helicopters

A center to maintain Russian-made helicopters will be set up in Tianjin under an agreement signed at the China Helicopter Exposition. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Wipaire Earns China OK For Floats On Twin Otter

Wipaire has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China for the installation of Wipline 13000 floats on the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

India Considers Satellite To Aid Border Patrol

After a summer of scuffles with China along the Tibetan border, India is considering developing a satellite to improve border surveillance. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago