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Jaguar create steering wheel of the future | Concept

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From 2020, all cars built by Jaguar Land Rover from sports coupés and luxury sedans to formidable SUVs will be offered in all-electric or hybrid guise. The advanced speech recognition software will allow it to answer your questions, connect you to the news, organise your travel and select your entertainment. Read More »

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX's future space suits

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The photo depicts a man standing in front of the company's Crew Dragon manned spacecraft, designed for astronauts who will be piloting SpaceX launches to the International Space Station . They're not for use while floating out in space or visiting the surface of the Moon or Mars. In the first post, from August 23, Musk explained the suit " actually works ", and has been tested in double vacuum pressure. Read More »

Mercedes-AMG Project One revealed: F1 on the road

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The drivetrain layout shows that oddly tiny mid-mounted 1.6-liter V6 and the floorpan-based battery packs for the electric motors at each wheel . Meanwhile, the other two electric motors will be mated to the vehicle's crankshaft and its turbocharger. Read More »

Kaspersky security software pulled from Best Buy over Russian Federation concerns

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United States retailer Best Buy said it will stop selling internet security software products from Kaspersky Lab , amid fears the Russian company could have links to the Russian government, Minnesota's Star Tribune reported. While Kaspersky Labs has a positive reputation among its 400 million users and is known as a world-renowned cybersecurity firm, Best Buy heeded congressional warnings. Read More »

Tesla Unlocks Extra Battery Capacity For Owners Fleeing Hurricanes

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Due to these exceptional circumstances, and to help you better prepare to evacuate and get to safety, your vehicle has been adjusted at no cost to you to temporarily access the additional battery capacity until September 16th. In light of the risks posed to owners struggling to leave Florida as Irma approached, Tesla made a decision to let all owners get the maximum range out of vehicles with the 75 kWh battery pack, using a wireless upgrade to boost range to about 230 miles at highway speeds. Read More »

Stoke v Manchester United: The Story of the match

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The two managers aren't the best of friends, as both tend to get on each others' nerves. Hughes mentioned an incident in his technical area as being a possible source of Mourinho's annoyance. The draw ends a run of three consecutive victories for United although they do return to the top of the table on goal difference from Manchester City . Read More »

IOS 11 Beta 1 vs iOS 11 Beta 10

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Portrait Lighting is one of the new enhanced features found in iOS 11 and it is based on the original Portrait mode effect on iPhones for creating DSLR-like shots, using depth of field under varying lighting conditions. The display is touted to support 1125x2436 pixels resolution. The iOS 11 firmware also includes instructions on enabling SOS mode, which is done by pressing the power and power switch as indicated above. Read More »

Moto X4 "Android One" Render Leaked

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Google's Android One Program has mostly been initiated to provide affordable devices with stock experience to those users who can not afford high-end Android smartphones. That said, an Android One version of the Moto X4 will not be a night and day difference compared to the regular Moto X4, as it will not be a heavily skinned phone in the first place. Read More »

China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment

His remarks were made on the sidelines of an economic forum in the Russian port city of Vladivostok which is also being attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korea's Moon Jae-In. According to Denisov, further toughening sanctions against Pyongyang would be unwise. Putin is a black belt, while Battugla was head of his country's judo federation and a wrestling World Cup champion in 1989. Read More »

The new South Park game is harder if you're black

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As Eurogamer reports , a recent preview of the game showed that the "character creator" part of the game shows that characters with lighter skin are classified as "easy", while gameplay dark skin is "very hard". She was definitely a girl the whole time. Add the addictive Paper Mario-style battle system and it should be a great game, especially after the excellent Stick of Truth . Read More »

HTC in Final Negotiations to Sell Smartphone Business to…Google

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What is not known though is whether Google is opting for outright ownership of the Taiwanese manufacturer's ailing smartphone business or going for some sort of a strategic partnership. But this brings back memories when Google chose to purchase Motorola for a massive amount (for $12.5 billion). In 2011, Google bought Motorola for $12.5 billion in a effort to ramp up its hardware ambitions. Read More »

'Russians put divisive ads' on Facebook ahead of United States election

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An internal investigation Facebook released Wednesday found 470 accounts traced to a St. Petersburg-based organization bought about 3,000 ads for $100,000 from June 2015 to May 2017. Mr Zuckerberg dismissed the notion that "fake news" on Facebook had swayed the election as "crazy". "More than anything else, I think that's what we need to defend ourselves". Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 Has Gone Gold with Demo Arriving Sept. 19

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Microsoft has announced that its upcoming racing simulator Forza Motorsport 7 has now gone gold , meaning that development has finished and it's busily being put onto discs and so on. A demo release date was also announced today. Forza Motorsport 7 is releasing worldwide on October 3 while the Ultimate Edition owners can access it from September 29. Read More »

Hackers can whisper commands to Alexa, Siri, Google Now

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Also, the hacker does not require any sort of additional access from the device to carry out the attack. The hack was found to be working on all major assistants such as Alexa , Siri , Google Assistant, Bixby, etc and across devices such as an iPad, Macbook, Amazon Echo and even an Audi Q3, among others. Read More »

Major carriers team up to strengthen mobile authentication

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We all know that T-Mobile is not shy about trumpeting how much better they are from their competitors. Ookla discovered that Comcast Xfinity barely topped Verizon's FiOS service as the speediest broadband ISP while T mobile just fringed out Verizon Wireless as the fastest wireless carrier. Read More »

Whatsapp introduces PIP mode for video-calling

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WhatsApp started the testing of PIP features on Android earlier this year. In the last couple of months, WhatsApp added a couple of new features to its beta channel for some final user testing, and now those features are deemed ready for the prime time. Read More »

New TVR Griffith sports vehicle revealed

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Embodying TVR's long-standing ethos of the Sprit of Driving - the principle of delivering an involving driving interface where the driver will always be fully in control - the new Griffith uses intelligent engineering over electronic driver aids. Read More »

Sun Releases Strongest Flare Recorded Since 2006

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Another flare blasted off the Sun three hours later, measuring in at X 9.3 - the most powerful flare since 2005. The South African National Space Agency (Sansa) has warned that the sun has released two massive solar flares , the second of which is the strongest flare in over a decade. Read More »

Japan, S Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment

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It was called after it was confirmed that North Korea has conducted another test of a nuclear weapon. Following through on its goal North Korea had abandoned worldwide calls to abandon its nukes and come to the negotiating table... U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting Monday that the United States wants a new U.N. resolution with tougher sanctions adopted by September 11. Read More »

Destiny 2 Clan Features "Unavailable" For Next Few Days

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A Destiny 2 launch trailer from Japan has stopped me in my tracks and made me go "wow, I'm down for this". Bungie confirmed this via Twitter . We've reached out to Bungie for more details on when in-game clan functionality will become available, but presumably it will be ready in time for the Guided Games rollout. Read More »