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Honda plans $124 million wind tunnel test center in Ohio

Honda said it will invest $124 million to create an aeroacoustic wind tunnel test center at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty, Ohio......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsApr 20th, 2017

Project Scorpio: Xbox Chief Talks Up Plans for Console Domination

Earlier this month, Microsoft did something console manufacturers haven't done for many years. It announced key details of its forthcoming Project Scorpio console -- an update to the Xbox One -- via a set of exclusive features on the video game news.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded $142 Million of Taxes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Milan tax police have told Amazon they believe the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

Surgeon Plans To "Reawaken" Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else"s Skull

Sergio Canavero, the Italian surgeon who plans to perform the world's first human head transplant within the next year, says he is preparing to reawaken cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull. "In an interview with.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 21 min. ago

Nismo"s global expansion could bring performance pickup

Nissan's Nismo performance tuner sub-brand plans a massive global push over the next five years......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Airbnb Gives In To Regulator"s Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts

As part of an agreement with California regulators, Airbnb will allow the government to test for racial discrimination by hosts. The Guardian reports: The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced Thursday that it had reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel idea, and has a video to prove it

"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging..." Elon Musk tweeted cryptically in December. Now, he is starting to reveal some more concrete plans. The post Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

 Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news on Facebook Twitter, sparking a one percent.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Ted 2017: Elon Musk"s vision for underground road system

Elon Musk talks about networks of tunnel roads, autonomous driving, space travel and his pet snail Gary......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing

Tesla and Apple have asked the state of California to change its proposed policies on self-driving cars to allow companies to test vehicles without traditional steering wheels and controls or human back-up drivers, among other things. Reuters reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers

 Yik Yak cofounders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allowed people to connect with other users withi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

 Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple is already taking advantage of its self-driving permit with a Lexus test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles decided to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit, allowing the company to use California's public highways in testing self-driving technology. The post Apple is already taking advantage of its self.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation

 Druva, CommVault and EMCRubrik, a startup that provides data backup and recovery services for enterprises across both cloud and on-premises environments, has closed a $180 million round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Elon Musk Outlines His "Boring" Vision For Traffic-Avoiding Tunnels

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed new details about his futuristic tunnel-boring project during his TED talk on Friday. Ina Fried, writing for Axios: In an appearance at the TED conference in Vancouver, Musk showed off a new video visualization of electri.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Report Shows Another Diversity Challenge: Retaining Employees

An anonymous reader shares a report: Women, blacks and Latinos are far more likely to quit jobs in tech than white or Asian men, according to a new report by the Kapor Center for Social Impact. The Oakland nonprofit commissioned an online survey by t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

MSI to Bundle Intel Optane Memory 16 GB Cache Drives with Select Motherboards

MSI this week announced plans to bundle Intel Optane Memory 16 GB caching drives with select Intel 200-series chipset motherboards. The company claims that the drives will not increase prices of motherboards significantly, but will bring tangible pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Zeta Global Secures $140M to Fuel Growth, More News

Zeta Global is looking to grow, and received an influx of cash this week to do so.  Earlier this week, the New York City-based provider of multichannel campaign management announced its largest funding round to date: $115 million in equity ca.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Elon Musk teases Tesla electric semi truck, up to 4 new Gigafactory locations

 Elon Musk was on stage at the 2017 TED Conference in Vancouver on Friday, and he revealed some of his tunnel work and aspirations, but he also talked about a few ongoing Tesla projects he’s referenced before. The multi-CEO showed a shadow.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple Stops Royalties to Q’comm

Qualcomm reduced its quarterly revenue forecast by $500 million, charging that Apple has stopped paying it royalties on mobile devices such as iPhones......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017