January 24, 2018

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Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi


Using four separate electric motors, the Semi will go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in five seconds, compared with 15 seconds in a diesel cab, Musk said. As for jackknifing, Musk said it will be "impossible" thanks to the Semi's independent motors offering vehicle stability assist. According to Musk , the truck can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 20 seconds when carrying a full load of 80,000 pounds-the maximum weight allowed on US roads. Read More »

Super Mario Animated Movie on the Way According to Reports

Illumination Entertainment is a well known animation studio, best known for their mid-budget, charming animated films that manage to make money off their high concepts. Polygon has reached out to both Nintendo and Illumination for comment. Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo's creative fellow and creator of the original Mario Bros . Read More »

IPhone X Face ID already tricked by $200 mask


Vietnamese security firm Bkav made a 3D printed mask with silicone features in order to trick Face ID into unlocking an iPhone. Bkav explains the method requires detailed measurements or a scan of the user's face, making it too advanced for your average hacker to take advantage of. Read More »

IPhone X users reporting 'crackling' sounds from earpiece speaker

All of them are going to sport a high screen-to-body ratio and there is also going to be an LCD model included. Now the recently released iPhone X still has a 3-4 week shipping estimate and Kuo expects production will rise 35-45 percent this quarter compared to last quarter to keep up with demand for the upcoming holiday season. Read More »

Twitter Has a White-Nationalist Verification Problem


White-nationalist figure Milo Yiannopoulos was "un-verified" previous year amid a free-speech controversy without much explanation, and has since been banned from the platform. Twitter verifies all kinds of accounts it considers "of public interest", including celebrities, athletes and journalists (hi!). (I'm not verified, but I recently applied to be.) When accounts are verified, they float to the top of the platform's search results for "top tweets". Read More »

Want to try the OnePlus 5T before anyone else?


Stating the first reason he writes - "Wired quick charging solutions like ours clearly outshine wireless on quantitative measures". Dash Charge is the fast charging technology by OnePlus which allow the OnePlus phones to gain a day's power by charging for only 30 minutes. Read More »

Revenge porn: Facebook wants nude photos

The new initiative is now being piloted in Australia in partnership with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner . Users wanting to take part in the scheme must first complete an online form on the Australian e-safety commissioner's website. Read More »

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro Resolutions Playing Diablo 3


It is very early days to be thinking about the next PlayStation or Xbox as the new iterations of these consoles are quite new. He added the fact that Sony and Microsoft are improving their gaming platforms with the Playstation 4 Pro and the Xbox One X, and believes that these new consoles will overall help improve the gaming industry. Read More »

Study shows sheep can recognize celebrity faces

Out of the all the shown photos, the sheep chose celebrities Jake Gyllenhaal , Barack Obama , Emma Watson , and United Kingdom television journalist Fiona Bruce. In addition to being shown images of the celebrities facing forward, scientists also tested the animals' ability to recognise the faces in photographs taken from other angles. Read More »

How to Avoid Traffic: NASA and Uber Plan to Offer Flying Taxis


Because if you're going to have people flying to work, you're gonna need some stoplights in the sky or something. Holden said the company hopes to make great use of the new technology by the time Los Angeles' Summer Olympic Games arrive in 2028 - and that NASA will work on an air traffic control grid to monitor the flying taxis and help them avoid mid-air collisions. Read More »

New Overwatch hero Moira and new map revealed


Her ability to heal will be resource based, and it will be fueled by the amount of damage that she does. This skill is called Bionic Grasp , and the damaging energy can also heal Moira and restore her energy. Much like Reaper, however, she also has her Fade ability, which allows her to teleport across a short distance. It looks like a mash-up of Reaper's Teleport ability and Tracer's Blink , so it could prove extremely useful in unsafe situations. Read More »

IPhone, Mac and iPad sales all increased this quarter


Apple reports quarterly earnings after the bell, when Wall Street will scour the company's finances for signs that consumers are shelling out for new iPhones. GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives said strong worldwide demand for the new smartphone, along with "complex production issues", meant the iPhone X would remain in short supply until April or May next year. Read More »

Sony Is Releasing A New Robotic Dog


It syncs with your smartphone using an app, allowing owners to play with it remotely. The new Aibo's tech and smart systems come at a price; starting at 198,000 Yen around £1,300, with a monthly subscription to its smart services costing around £20. Read More »

IPhone X Repair Costs: As Scary as the Price of the Device


Face ID allows users to unlock their phone, and authenticate payments, just by looking at it, thanks to biometric technology and an advanced 3-D infrared camera. Apple's premium phone starts at $999, which makes it the most expensive phone released by the company. If you pre-order now, all AT&T models will ship within five weeks to six weeks. Read More »

Twitter overcounted active users since 2014, shares surge


Shares of the social platform have rocketed up almost 15 percent in early morning trading on Thursday, after the company hinted at imminent profits in its third quarter earnings report - despite announcing it had been miscalculating its MAUs by millions. Read More »

84 cents a share vs 72 cents EPS expected — Microsoft earnings

Office consumer products and cloud services revenue increased by 12% (10% in CC), and there are now 28 million consumer Office 365 subscribers. "This quarter we exceeded $20 billion in commercial cloud ARR, outpacing the goal we set just over two years ago", said CEO Satya Nadella. Read More »

Original Xbox Games Arrive on Xbox One


More details on the exact nature of additional enhancements are awaited. If it is able to compete, the Xbox One X games available at launch will be a big reason why. The best part is that this works between all of the consoles in the Xbox console family, which means you could connect an Xbox One to an Xbox 360 , and even the original Xbox console for multiplayer games. Read More »

Ford says no to high-performance Mustang pack


Ford says its Mustang development team started working on this new Performance Pack Level 2 offering on their own time - outside of work. The Performance Pack Level 2 was developed in secret, Ford said, and will include 19-inch Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, a beefed up suspension, retuned steering, a lower stance for the auto, and a custom-made rear spoiler and front splitter. Read More »

Animal Crossing Mobile to be Detailed in Upcoming Nintendo Direct


Last month an analyst managed to drag Animal Crossing for mobile back into the spotlight by taking a punt on a December release, but we've had nothing the way of concrete news until, well, 48 hours from now. gameplay. Nintendo will host a Nintendo Direct focused on the upcoming Animal Crossing smartphone title on October 24 at 8:00 p.m. PT / 11:00 p.m. Read More »

Japan's tactical prowess shines through in exit on penalties


Appropriate that because minutes earlier, Japan coach Yoshiro Moriyama had left the stage with applause from the Japanese media ringing in his ears. "It's all about the team", said Cooper. "We've enjoyed our experience so far", said Cooper. "I can not pick one team at the moment", he signed off. England had sailed through the group stages, but lacked Jadon Sancho's spark in Tuesday's game. Read More »

Facebook Gets Supportive, Buys Polling Starup tbh

According to a release on the app's site, the company believes that after expanding communication, the internet's "next milestone will be around meeting people's emotional needs". "We wanted to create a community that made us feel happier and more confident about ourselves", the tbh's management team notes in a new blog post. Read More »