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Hyperloop One Announces 11 Possible US Routes, Completes Vegas Test Track

An anonymous reader writes: Thursday Hyperloop One executives announced that they've finished constructing their 1,640-foot-long "DevLoop" test track in the desert outside Las Vegas. But they also revealed possible U.S. routes for their high-speed tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 8th, 2017

Android Pay Visa Checkout available now, one year later

“Good thing comes to those who wait” or “better late than never”. Those are probably the two overused aphorisms that come to mind when thinking of promised features that seemingly fell off the radar before suddenly and finally landing in user.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News29 min. ago

Journalist Quinn Norton says author and tech evangelist Robert Scoble sexually assaulted her at an O"Reilly unconference in the early 2010s (Quinn Norton)

Quinn Norton: Journalist Quinn Norton says author and tech evangelist Robert Scoble sexually assaulted her at an O'Reilly unconference in the early 2010s  —  Foo Camp, the original unconference thrown by O'Reilly every year, is one.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News29 min. ago

Gotham: "The Blade"s Path" Review

Edward makes a friend of an old foe while Ra's al Ghul has one final test for Bruce. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. Bruce continued to pass Ra's al Ghul's tests this week, in "The Blade's Path," meaning that he also continued to.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News37 min. ago

Quentin Tarantino says knew about Harvey Weinstein"s abuses

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News53 min. ago

Cities around US offer billions in tax breaks to be Amazon’s HQ2

Cities and states are trying to one-up each other, showing off their best features. Enlarge / Amazon's campus in South Lake Union, Seattle. (credit: Joel Rogers / Getty Images) Cities around the country are pulling out all the stops to entic.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Xperia XA1 Plus available in the US, no fingerprint scanner of course

Sony is giving 2017 one last hurrah before calling it done, at least as far as smartphones go. It didn’t exactly lavish much attention on a relatively less known but totally new Xperia XA1 Plus, but no one’s going to blame them. This is pretty mu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Blue Origin Marks Successful Hotfire Of BE-4 Rocket Engine

Guy Norris Privately owned Blue Origin completed its first successful hotfire test of a full-scale methane-fueled BE-4 rocket engine that is expected to not only power B.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Tarantino was "shocked and appalled" by Harvey Weinstein ... 22 years ago

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Google Play lets you test drive Android apps before installing them

Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition is a V-12 G-Wagen Send-off

To celebrate the coming demise of the Mercedes-AMG G65, Affalterbach is offering an exclusive Final Edition that is limited to just 65 examples. If you want one of these last luxury SUVs, expect to pony up at least $367,497. Since 1979, the G-Class h.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

 A topic like fake news (more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet) is a complex one. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking before drawing any conclusions. That’s wha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 29 min. ago

Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right for you?

Not sure what version of Windows to get? Here are the major features of Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. the newer Windows 10 S to help you figure out which one belongs on your computer. The post Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 29 min. ago

Newly discovered moon cave could house mankind’s first lunar colony

After decades of speculation, a team of researchers has confirmed a vast lava tube beneath the lunar surface. Geological formations like this could one day be used as a moon base to shelter astronauts. The post Newly discovered moon cave could house.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 29 min. ago

NZ"s Sounds Air makes progress on Beechcraft purchase

Sounds Air (S8, Picton) is one step closer to purchasing larger aircraft to be deployed along its Blenheim – Christchurch route, with the airline's board agreeing to research the acquisition of three 19-seater Beech 1900Ds, reports New Zealand ne.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

Adobe wants to let you draw data visualizations by letting you draw data visualizations

 Every year at its MAX conference, Adobe shows off a couple of interesting prototypes that may or may net end up in one of its products. This year is no exception as the company highlighted 11 projects from its labs today. These included Project.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

Thong jeans exist now and wasn"t that one of the signs of the apocalypse?

Sisqo didn't ask for this when he made his hit song the "Thong Song." Japanese designer Thibaut presented his collection at the Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo this week. But, there was one denim look in particular that caught everyone's attention and w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

Alphabet Invests $1 Billion In Lyft

Lyft announced Thursday that Google-parent Alphabet is leading a $1 billion financing round into the ride-hailing company. This ups Lyft's valuation from $7.5 billion to $11 billion. The funding is coming from CapitalG, one of Alphabet's investment f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

Franchise Services of North America Inc. Announces Reclassification to NEX Board

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V) today announced that in response to the Company's ongoing bankruptcy in the United Sates, the TSX Ven.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Carfax Is One Of The Best Companies To Sell For In 2017

CENTREVILLE, Va., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Job seekers who love to sell and want to work for a company dedicated to employee success should start their search with Carfax. The innovative consumer information technology company has earned a spot.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago
Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago