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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

Judge rips lawyers in IP rift over viral Facebook childbirth video

Judge says media should be paid the “costs of defending this frivolous litigation.” (credit: WSPA.com) A year ago, the US Supreme Court announced guidance to lower courts in determining whether the prevailing party in a copyright lawsuit s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News27 min. ago

Lawsuit Accuses Comcast of Cutting Competitor"s Wires To Put It Out of Business

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A tiny Internet service provider has sued Comcast, alleging that the cable giant and its hired contractors cut the smaller company's wires in order to take over its customer base. Telecom Cable L.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News51 min. ago

BBC Technical Glitch Leaves TV Presenter In Silence

Viewers of BBC's News at Ten were entranced last night when a glitch in its system produced over four minutes of surreal beauty. Two readers share a report: Huw Edwards was left sitting in silence for four minutes at the start of BBC News at Ten on T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

Tesla in Talks to Set Up Electric Car Factory in Shanghai

The company said foreign production was needed to make its models more affordable overseas. Its plan for a plant would require a Chinese partner......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC Review

The X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC is a mid-high end motherboard found within the HEDT platform. MSI has kitted this board out with features which should satisfy both gamers and enthusiasts. For storage needs this board utilises U.2, M.2 and SAT.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Synology RT2600ac AC2600 Wireless Router Review

Synology has a solid reputation for making high-quality, feature-rich network-attached storage (NAS) devices. But the company also started making wireless routers about two years ago. It has taken a while for these to arrive in the UK, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Chrome and Firefox Headless Modes May Spur New Adware & Clickfraud Tactics

From a report: During the past month, both Google and Mozilla developers have added support in their respective browsers for "headless mode," a mechanism that allows browsers to run silently in the OS background and with no visible GUI. [...] While t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Windows 10 Task Manager now keeps an eye on graphics card usage, too

If you're part of Microsoft's Windows Insiders program, you no longer need to download a third-party tool to check on your graphics card usage, as the Task Manager can do it just like it has for years with CPU and memory usage. The post Windows 10 Ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Netflix trailer for ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ reunites gang

Netflix has released the first trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, which brings the gang from Camp Firewood into the '90s with an eight-episode sequel to the 2001 cult-classic film Wet Hot American Summer. The post Netflix trailer f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Cross out everything else on your want list for this human-carrying drone

American technology company Workhorse has announced an ambitious plan to introduce a personal helicopter in 2019. Named SureFly, the model boasts a hybrid drivetrain and a full suite of safety features. The post Cross out everything else on your want.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Interpol seeks 5 ex-VW managers over emissions fraud, report says

The U.S. has issued international arrest warrants for five former VW managers accused of wrongdoing in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

Tesla Is Talking To the Music Labels About Creating Its Own Streaming Service

An anonymous reader shares a Recode report: Music industry sources say the carmaker has had talks with all of the major labels about licensing a proprietary music service that would come bundled with its cars, which already come equipped with a high-.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

News Analysis: Tough Task for Next Uber Leader: Mending Fences With Drivers

With Travis Kalanick out as Uber’s chief executive, the company has a chance to improve its treatment of drivers. An option for tipping drivers is a start......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

Facebook Has a New Mission: Bring the World Closer Together

Facebook CEO believes the company's primary purpose is a social one -- the same it has had for year -- but he's ready to update this mission for the first time. From a report: "We used to have a sense that if we could just do those things, then that.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Yahoo closes internet prodigy"s news app

Three years after its high-profile launch, Nick D'Aloisio's News Digest app is being shut down......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Interpol seeks five ex-VW managers over emissions fraud, report says

The U.S. has issued international arrest warrants for five former VW managers accused of wrongdoing in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: Lessons From the Tumult at Uber

Travis Kalanick’s fall is instructive about the way the Silicon Valley start-up machine functions and the power venture capitalists still exercise......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

Stephen Hawking Says He Is Convinced That Humans Need To Leave Earth

Reader dryriver writes: Back in May, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking made yet another doomsday prediction. He said that humanity has 100 years left on Earth, which knocked 900 years off the prediction he made in November 2016, which had given huma.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago

The ultracheap Moto E4 smartphone is finally available unlocked

Motorola's E line has proved over the last few years that you can spend double digits on a new phone and still get a quality experience. The newest generation should offer an even better bang for your buck. The post The ultracheap Moto E4 smartphone.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago

Electra launches its latest two ebike models for cruising the town

As one of the top lifestyle bike manufacturers in the United States, Electra is leading the ebike revolution with not one, but two new electric bikes, the new Townie Commute Go and Loft Go models. The post Electra launches its latest two ebike model.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 59 min. ago