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Hyperloop One Reveals Test Track Progress

Hyperloop One has released the first photographs of its "proof of concept" test track near Las Vegas, Nevada, and there's now also a couple short videos online. Slashdot reader angry tapir quotes Computerworld: The company revealed its progress on Tu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 12th, 2017

Worldwide DAB Receiver Sales Increase YoY

New stats from WorldDAB show digital radio is making progress in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated News54 min. ago

KFC follows only 11 people on Twitter, for one mindblowing reason

KFC is very selective about who it follows on Twitter.   This international fast food brand, owned by Yum! Brands, Inc., has strict standards, unlike the people who eat its $5 Fill Ups.  SEE ALSO: So yeah, this dude got a KFC tattoo on his.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

"Gorgeous": Taylor Swift just dropped a new song from "Reputation"

Swifties, we've got another one. Taylor Swift has dropped a brand new track from her highly anticipated sixth album Reputation, dubbed "Gorgeous." SEE ALSO: Taylor Swift, Pop's Capitalist Mastermind It's the third track released from the pop monarch'.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

The new Mini Wired Gamepad for PS4 looks like the perfect travel companion

If you've been holding out for a cheaper, more compact PlayStation 4 controller for the young one in your household, you're in luck. This week, Sony announced on the PlayStation Blog that Hori's new Mini Wired Gamepad for PS4 will be available in the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board  —  From rows and columns to custom apps .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Quentin Tarantino says he 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 News1 hr. 46 min. ago

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 News2 hr. 6 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 News2 hr. 6 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 News2 hr. 14 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 News2 hr. 30 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 News2 hr. 54 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 News3 hr. 6 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 News3 hr. 46 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 News3 hr. 54 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 News4 hr. 6 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 News4 hr. 46 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 News5 hr. 6 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 News5 hr. 6 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 News5 hr. 6 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 News5 hr. 14 min. ago