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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

Mac malware is on the rise, but here’s why that’s not as scary as it sounds

Antivirus developer McAfee released its latest threat report on Friday, and there's some big news for Apple fans: Mac malware is more prevalent than ever before, but it's still not as bad as it is on Windows. The post Mac malware is on the rise, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News43 min. ago

Michelin’s new 3D-printed tire concept responds to terrain, regenerates tread

Unlike traditional tires, which must be replaced every few years, Michelin's new 3D printed tires will regenerate new tread -- and maybe even outlast your car. The post Michelin’s new 3D-printed tire concept responds to terrain, regenerates tre.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News43 min. ago

Tesla rolls through Michigan towing an Airstream

Tesla is touring Michigan with an Airstream trailer towed by the new Model X crossover -- a way to showcase its vehicles where they are unable to be sold......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News55 min. ago

G433 Gaming Headset

Logitech has been releasing gaming headphones with a steady regularity of late, and this summer we have another new model to examine in the G433 Gaming Headset, which has just been released (along with the G233). This wired, 7.1-channel cap.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News55 min. ago

Victims Aren"t Reporting Ransomware Attacks, FBI Report Concludes

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: Despite being an expanding threat, ransomware infections are rarely reported to law enforcement agencies, according to conclusions from the 2016 Internet Crime Report (PDF), released yesterday by the FBI.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Including Cisco and IBM Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets

An anonymous reader shares a Reuters report: Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing num.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Gwyneth Paltrow"s Goop $120 "Bio-Frequency Healing" Sticker Packs Get Shot Down by NASA

From a report: Goop had claimed the costly "Body Vibes" stickers were "made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so they can monitor an astronaut's vitals during wear" and because of that were able to "target imbalan.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: A Crusader Against a Severe, Previously Unseen Cyberattack

A ransomware demand of a Newark firm, carried out with stolen federal cyberweapons, was a smoke screen for a frightening crime with higher stakes......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Ford"s China move casts new cloud on Mexican carmaking

A second U-turn this year by Ford in Mexico has raised the specter of Chinese competition for local carmaking, adding more economic and political pressure on the industry......»»

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

NOR Prices Forecast to Rise 20% in Q3

New and rapidly growing applications are ratcheting up demand for NOR flash while some companies are scaling back production, according to DRAMeXchange......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

Q&A: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

Like many large companies, TiVo has grown in recent years through mergers and acquisitions, which means CIO Steve Palmucci now faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage.While he's yet to see tools that allow him to bring all m.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News3 hr. 18 min. ago

Director Ben Wheatley used ‘Minecraft’ to map out action scenes for ‘Free Fire’

Minecraft proved to be a valuable tool during pre-production of Ben Wheatley's latest film Free Fire, as the game was used to build virtual sets that helped the crew visualize its action sequences. The post Director Ben Wheatley used ‘Minecraft.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

Linus Torvalds Says Linux Still Surprises and Motivates Him

Linus Torvalds: What I find interesting is code that I thought was stable continually gets improved. There are things we haven't touched for many years, then someone comes along and improves them or makes bug reports in something I thought no one use.....»»

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

Google Will Stop Reading Your Emails For Gmail Ads

Google will soon stop scanning emails received by some Gmail users, a practice that has allowed it to show them targeted advertising but which stirred privacy worries. From a report: The decision didn't come from Google's ad team, but from its cloud.....»»

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

Samsung Begins Production of Exynos i T200 SoC for Miniature IoT Devices

Samsung on Thursday said it had begun to mass-produce its first SoC for miniature IoT devices, the Exynos i T200. Aimed at devices that do not need a lot of compute power, but require ultra-low standby power consumption, the first Exynos i SoC integ.....»»

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

Alfa Romeo won"t use incentives as brand puts panache over sales

Alfa Romeo's global brand chief says he won't cut prices to meet lofty U.S. sales goals, because he insists FCA isn't setting such targets......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

YouTube’s “VR180” format cuts down on VR video’s prohibitive requirements

VR in only 180 degrees is easier to stream and fits traditional video content better. Enlarge / Grab a phone, strap in, and start watching VR content. VidCon, the largest conference for online video creators, took place this week, and YouT.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Destiny 2’s guns won’t recoil on PC as they do on consoles

Project lead says aiming drift "doesn't feel good" when using a mouse. Captured footage of the PC version of Destiny 2 shows what looks like extremely limited recoil on a number of powerful weapons. When Destiny 2 brings the first-pers.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Mitsubishi eyes Renault-Nissan resources to grow in U.S., China

Mitsubishi wants to tap the Renault-Nissan "toolbox" to unlock sales growth in the world's two biggest auto markets: the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Microsoft Claims "No Known Ransomware" Runs on Windows 10 S. Researcher Says "Hold My Beer"

Earlier this month, Microsoft said "no Windows 10 customers were known to be compromised by the recent WannaCry (WannaCrypt) global cyberattack," adding that "no known ransomware works against Windows 10 S." News outlet ZDNet asked a security researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago