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Richard Branson and Virgin Group invest in Hyperloop One

Hyperloop, the proposed rapid transit concept from serial entrepreneur Elon Musk, gained significant validation on Thursday thanks to a high-profile investor......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotOct 12th, 2017

Flexible car ownership startup Fair nabs up to $1B in debt and equity funding from BMW and Penske

 Fair.com — an all-digital car marketplace that was co-founded by car industry vets Georg Bauer of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla; Scott Painter of TrueCar; and Fedor Artiles of Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Volkswagen, and Tesla — has.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 min. ago

Apple hires Amazon Studios exec Morgan Wandell in push for scripted programming

 Apple’s first few pieces of original programming, Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps, felt more like stumbles out of the gate. In this era of prestige television from cord-cutting platforms like Netflix and Amazon, the shows werenR.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 min. ago

Vungle CEO arrested on charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and lewd act upon a child

 Zain Jaffer, who has been CEO of fast-growing mobile ad startup, Vungle, is out of the company after being arrested on a slew of charges, including a lewd act upon a child and attempted murder. We’re short on details, but we found the cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 min. ago

Apple and AT&T activate provisional LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service

 Apple has been working with AT&T to extend and activate cell service for users in Puerto Rico. To improve what is a terrible connectivity situation there, it’s going to enable a provisional band of LTE that has been recently approved, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 min. ago

Project Loon"s LTE balloons are floating over Puerto Rico

About a month after Hurricane Maria's devastating landfall on Puerto Rico, and a couple of weeks after the FCC gave clearance, Project Loon is bringing wireless internet to people on the island. Part of (Google parent company) Alphabet&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News15 min. ago

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is digging a 10-mile tunnel in Maryland

The venture follows Musk’s recent obsession with tunneling equipment. Enlarge / A hyperloop test track built outside SpaceX headquarters. (credit: Megan Geuss) On Thursday, Maryland officials gave Elon Musk’s Boring Company permission to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 min. ago

"Dungeon Boyfriend" is a game about dating your weapons and we"re already in love

You know that feeling when you're in a particularly infuriating argument with your boyfriend or SO and just think to yourself, "Wow — wish I could turn you into a baseball bat and smack you with it." The newly announced Boyfriend Dungeon has yo.....»»

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NVC: Switch"s September Success and System Update

Our Nintendo panel talks about Switch hitting a new sales milestone, the system update, and Sony on Switch. Welcooooooome back to Nintendo Voice Chat! It's the calm before the storm: we're just a week away from Super Mario Odyssey, can you beli.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News43 min. ago

Pieces of a famous comet will fall to Earth this weekend

This weekend, look up at night to see bits of Halley's Comet falling through Earth's atmosphere.  The Orionid meteor shower is set to peak in the overnight hours through the weekend, according to Sky & Telescope, and if you're in a dark part of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News44 min. ago

Beautifully bizarre art game "Everything is going to be OK" is about how not OK everything is

Listen, everything is absolutely not OK right now. The short list of not-OK things just happening in the news lately, for instance, includes the pervasive culture of sexual assault that rots our society and is finally coming to bear. Or that our eart.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News44 min. ago

9 mind-blowing facts about the avocado

Avocados are everywhere now: on toast, in sushi, even in ice cream. Most people pick one up from the store like their college debt isn’t waiting for them at home. But did you know there’s more to this droopy fruit than meets the eye? From.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News44 min. ago

Apple is already being sued over one of the iPhone X"s features

The iPhone X isn't even out yet and Apple is already being sued over one of its biggest features. A developer is suing Apple for copyright infringement, alleging that Apple stole the "Animoji" name from the developer's app of the same name. SEE ALSO:.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News44 min. ago

Bathe in Elon Musk"s musk courtesy of this creepy air freshener

What does a dream smell like? The promise of distant worlds? A hairline that defies time and space? Or, perhaps, something more terrestrial — a magical underground tunnel, whisking you away to destinations heretofore only envisioned one sunny a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News44 min. ago

This Photoshop fail from Netflix is actually pretty hilarious

Hearing the term "Photoshop fail" will likely invoke strong feelings about the manipulations of models and actors' bodies with unrealistic beauty standards. But sometimes, Photoshop fails can be completely innocent, and totally hilarious. The most re.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News44 min. ago

Here’s a Multi-Angle Look at the HTC U11 Plus

Forget 3D renderings, want to see real images of the HTC U11 Plus? These images were pulled from TENAA, a telecommunications certification group in China (like the FCC), and show the device from almost all angles. It most definitely matches up to tho.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News44 min. ago

Google wants to pay you to find bugs in popular third-party Android apps

Google teams up with HackerOne to offer a bounty program focused on reducing phishing and malicious code downloads. Google is eager to clamp down on security flaws associated with some of the most high-profile apps in its Android library, so it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News44 min. ago

Body Camera Giant Wants Police To Collect Your Videos Too

tedlistens shares a report from Fast Company: Axon, the police supplier formerly known as Taser and now a leading maker of police body cameras, has also charged into police software with a service that allows police to manage and eventually analyze i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News44 min. ago

The Tech Info Group Acquired By Capitas Partners

Los Angeles-based The Tech Info Group, a managed IT services, back-up, cloud, and security provider, has been acquired by Capitas Partners, the two said late Friday. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. According to the companies,.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News44 min. ago

Apple slashes iPhone 8 production according to supply chain source

One of Apple's key supply chain sources in Taiwan has reported that the tech giant has cut orders for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus by about 50%. This drop will affect November and December orders. Following the announcement, Apple shares fell n.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News51 min. ago