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Tesla Model S on Autopilot Crashes into Fire Truck in California

Tesla Model S on Autopilot Crashes into Fire Truck in California Although the Tesla was traveling at 65 miles per hour, "Amazingly there were no injuries!" the fire fighters said in a tweet. Tesla plans for its autopilot system to one day be truly autonomous - meaning drivers can expect their Tesla to be fully self-driving, like a chauffeur. [Full Article...]

Android 8.1 Now Shows Available WiFi Network Speed

Android 8.1 Now Shows Available WiFi Network Speed The rating isn't conveyed in sheer megabits per second, but rather classified into one of four groups: Very Fast , Fast , OK, or Slow . Is this a feature you might use when thinking about connecting to public Wi-Fi? Users will find Wi-Fi connections labeled with either a Slow, OK, Fast or Very Fast after the launch. [Full Article...]

Ferrari plans electric supercar

Ferrari plans electric supercar But despite the undoubted advantage the Ferrari name will have over most serious rivals in the electric vehicle market, the evocative Italian manufacturer faces the same challenges as every other company when it comes to range. Marchionne also said, "If there is an electric supercar to be built, then Ferrari will be the first". What are the chances of a latecomer like Ferrari to make a big progres... [Full Article...]

Triple treat: Supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse coming next week

Triple treat: Supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse coming next week Unfortunately, viewing the eclipse will be more hard in the Eastern Time Zone and will be the best to see out West, in the continental U.S. The eclipse begins at 5:51 AM ET, as the moon is about to set in the western sky, and the sky is getting lighter in the east. [Full Article...]

Koreas to March Under One Flag at Pyeongchang Olympics Opening

Koreas to March Under One Flag at Pyeongchang Olympics Opening The North Korean athletes will be handed quota places, a rarely-used form of wild card, to allow them to compete in ice skating, skiing and ice hockey. With respect to fair play and the other competing teams, only 22 players will be entitled to play in each game, as is the rule for all participating teams. [Full Article...]

SBIRS GEO-4 to establish baseline space-based missile-warning capability

SBIRS GEO-4 to establish baseline space-based missile-warning capability This event took place hours before the federal government was in danger of being shut down due to budget problems. ULA's Atlas V rocket is scheduled to blast-off at 7:48 p.m. The SBIRS program is created to act as a missile-warning system and provide technical intelligence. About 42 minutes after liftoff, the satellite is expected to reach an initial orbit that ranges from 100 miles (161 kilom... [Full Article...]

It's genuinely not too late to cancel Brexit, EU says

It's genuinely not too late to cancel Brexit, EU says Juncker's comments come just a day after European Council president Donald Tusk told Britain:'Our hearts are still open to you'. Juncker told the lawmakers that "we are not throwing the British out". "We want to agree [with the EU] on a comprehensive free trade agreement, as well as on a partnership in the field of security". Constitutional lawyers are divided on whether Britain can withdraw... [Full Article...]

More than 50 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

More than 50 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire Rescue personnel saved five people from the burning vehicle and provided medical assistance, authorities said. Ministry representative Imankulov did not confirm this however, telling AFP: 'It's too early to talk about the reasons for the fire'. [Full Article...]

US Withholds $65 Million From UN's Palestinian Refugee Agency, Calls for Changes

US Withholds $65 Million From UN's Palestinian Refugee Agency, Calls for Changes Following Trump's outburst, it was reported that his ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley had been pushing for a complete end to USA aid to UNRWA. It is important to note that the USA contribution to UNRWA represents neither support nor assistance to the Palestinian National Authority, to the Palestinian people in general or the development of the Palestinian economy. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ confirmed to ship with Android Oreo

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ confirmed to ship with Android Oreo In terms of rear camera performance, the phase detection auto-focus (PDAF) assisted 16 MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture shows Samsung's expertise in mobile photography. It has a metal unibody design with fingerprint sensor in the Home button. The Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime has been priced at Rs. 12,990 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant , and Rs. [Full Article...]

Nintendo unveils interactive build-and-play kits for Switch

Nintendo unveils interactive build-and-play kits for Switch A second kit, called the "Robot Kit," lets you assemble your own cardboard exoskeleton to control a virtual robot. Well, Nintendo Labo is exactly like that, but the accessories are made of cardboard, and it includes all sorts of different physical interfaces, not just a steering wheel. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp gets YouTube integration for iOS users, supports Picture in Picture mode

WhatsApp gets YouTube integration for iOS users, supports Picture in Picture mode Therefore, in order to stay safe from such unexpected bugs creeping into your phone, it is advised to rely only on the Google PlayStore for downloading as well as updating apps on Android. According to a Xiaomi spokesperson, the company uploaded a beta version of WhatsApps APK on the Mi App Store. Now, Xiaomi has admitted that the problem lay at its doorstep. [Full Article...]

Apple Adding A 'Performance On' Switch To Make iPhones Faster Again

Apple Adding A 'Performance On' Switch To Make iPhones Faster Again Cook also commented on Apple's announcement that it plans to hire 20,000 new workers and open a second campus, saying that only some of its new investments are due to the tax law passed last month. Cupertino's skipper couldn't "stress enough" that "our actions were all in service of the user", admitting to a certain lack of transparency "at a point in time", and an inability to properly and thor... [Full Article...]

Is Your Portrait Stored in Any of World's Top Museums? Ask Google

Is Your Portrait Stored in Any of World's Top Museums? Ask Google An update to Google's Arts & Culture app now matches people's selfies with a museum art portrait that features their doppelganger. The new selfie feature uses Google's face-matching technology to match your photo to "similar" looking portraits from a database of over 70,000 works. [Full Article...]

Google Removes 60 Malware-Infected Apps Displaying Pornographic Ads

Google Removes 60 Malware-Infected Apps Displaying Pornographic Ads Check Point wrote that according to Google Play's data, the apps have been downloaded between three and seven million times. The attacker then chooses what action to take from those mentioned above and then displays it on the owner's device. [Full Article...]

New facelifted 2018 Ford Ranger pick-up revealed

New facelifted 2018 Ford Ranger pick-up revealed Ford pulled the Ranger from the US market seven years ago so the company could focus on its full-size F-Series pickup. Production is expected to start late this year in MI with sales starting in early 2019. The truck was designed with an athletic look in mind, which truck buyers favor. The Ranger nameplate stamped in the tailgate conveys strength, and the tailgate itself is created to handle p... [Full Article...]

Mario Tennis Aces Announced for Nintendo Switch

Mario Tennis Aces Announced for Nintendo Switch He'll be swinging into the game this Spring via a new DLC pack. " Dark Souls: Remastered " is heading to the Nintendo Switch on May 25. Mario Tennis Aces' story mode doesn't look quite as deep, but it's a welcome addition following the disappointingly bare bones Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash on the Wii U . [Full Article...]

Dark Souls Remastered is coming to current platforms, including Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls Remastered is coming to current platforms, including Nintendo Switch As expected, the Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set includes all three "sadistic" games, this includes the new Dark Souls Remastered , Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin and Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition , which is the all-in-one version of the game with all the downloadable content. [Full Article...]

Facebook's fight against fake news is going local

Facebook's fight against fake news is going local News appearing on each cities' " Today In " feed will reportedly be vetted by Facebook's news partnership team. The users in the batches in which the test is going on can access the icon on the bottom of the menu in their mobile app. A company spokesperson was adamant in an email to Quartz that the section will be an addition to local news shared in the News Feed, likely because of publisher... [Full Article...]

Google makes little noise buying United Kingdom sound tech startup Redux

Google makes little noise buying United Kingdom sound tech startup Redux It also creates solutions to create so-called haptic feedback, which allows users to carry out different tasks on current smartphones by applying different pressure to the screen. If Google decides to use Redux's display-speaker technology on its future Pixel phones , the company could achieve a better bezel-less design without removing front-facing speakers. [Full Article...]


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