VW"s Schmidt loved U.S. long before facing federal charges

Oliver Schmidt played a key role in a 2005 VW project designed to figure out what American consumers wanted. The German-born VW executive is now awaiting trial in a Michigan jail on charges tied to VW's conspiracy to skirt U.S. emissions rules......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 4th, 2017

Irkut conducts long MC-21 flight to Gromov test centre

Irkut has flown the initial MC-21-300 on a long-range route, from its base at Irkutsk to Moscow Ramenskoye, where the Gromov experimental test centre is located......»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

Here"s why California"s musical road sounds so darn weird

There are many, many long stretches of road in America, but not many of them are particularly interesting. Or, for that matter, particularly musical. There are exceptions, though.  On one stretch of highway in Lancaster, California, there ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

Mechanism explains how seizures may lead to memory loss

A team of researchers reveals a mechanism that can explain how even relatively infrequent seizures can lead to long-lasting cognitive deficits in animal models......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Gran Turismo Sport Review in Progress

Our first impressions of the long-awaited return of Sony’s flagship racer. Gran Turismo Sport is a remarkable technical showcase and the most polished GT game I’ve played in over a decade, although it’s still been hamstrung by a set of s.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

The evolution of gaming: From 8-bit to today

The history of gaming is as long and complex as the Lost Levels of Super Mario Bros., and it's filled with its fair share of drama, intrigue, and fierce opinion.  From a technical standpoint, the advancements of the past half-century have been f.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

GM CAMI Plant Workers Vote To Accept New Deal

Officially bringing an end to the four week-long strike......»»

Category: autoSource:  gmauthorityRelated News2 hr. 36 min. ago

This is the world’s first 5G phone

Qualcomm just took a big leap in its long shuffle towards 5G. The company has conducted the first 5G test on a single-chip smartphone, and it's released the reference design for the first 5G phone. The device will be out next year, and while it's onl.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

At last, we can all rest easy knowing this iguana has been arrested

Take a deep breath, folks. Feel that? That's relief. The nightmare is over. This one iguana is finally in jail. Florida’s Stuart Police Department has, at long last, captured this one iguana that they've been looking for. SEE ALSO: Iguana, who.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Lawyers say Qualcomm’s Chinese injunction attempt against the iPhone likely doomed to failure

The long, drawn-out legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm took a sharp turn last week when the chipmaker tried to get an injunction on iPhones being manufactured in China. But while that might sound like big news, given that it would effectively hal.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Rhino Camera Gear introduces ROV, a $229 compact motorized slider for iPhone

The iPhone has long been well-regarded for its photographic capabilities, but as of late it’s becoming quite the outstanding tool for videographers as well. For example, with the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, Apple has stepped up the device’.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Microsoft"s Surface Book 2 includes a brawnier 15-inch version

Microsoft's Surface Book has grown long in the tooth, to put it mildly: the base model hasn't been touched since 2015, and even the Performance Base version was really just a higher trim level instead of a true follow-up. At last,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

From Building Trust to Building Use

The world is facing a crisis in traditional trust. And that’s a good thing. Traditional trust has facilitated a type of god-like leadership and management model based on hierarchy and ego. A survey of 28,600 young people in 30 countries, pub.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

What’s new in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

 Announced roughly this time last year, Creators Update was Microsoft’s attempt to capture the creative types who have long been considered a core part of the Mac ecosystem’s userbase. The update brought simple 3D content creation to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Review: Google’s Pixel 2 Is the Best Android Phone for Anyone Tired of Samsung

Google is playing catch up to Apple and Samsung with the Pixel 2 The good: Clean interface, great camera, long battery life. The bad: Underwhelming screen, no facial recognition or iris scanning, not much that makes it stand apart from Samsung.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL Unboxing!

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are arriving on doorsteps in a couple of days and we’ve had them in house for long enough to bring you all the goodness. Well, our Pixel 2 review will be up shortly, but we’ve got the first 10 things you should.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

CD Projekt Red addresses company morale concerns and Cyberpunk 2077 in open letter

Several former employees of CD Projekt Red recently posted negative reviews about the company on Glassdoor. The reviews mainly leveled criticism at the company for long working hours and low pay. The complaints were met by current employees leaving p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Our Federal Science Agencies Are in Mortal Danger

Whether by strategy or ineptitude or both, the Trump administration is starving them the expertise they need to fulfill their essential functions -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

DHS will demand that feds implement basic email security

After suffering several security breaches over the past few years, the US government will finally require federal agencies to implement basic email security measures. According to Reuters, Homeland Security's deputy undersecretary for c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

This is Polestar 1: Volvo’s disruptive performance EV

You expect solid confidence with a little reserve from the Swedes, and yet the freshly-revealed Polestar 1 arrives today with some bold claims. Before you is the first vehicle from Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance brand, and the first of thr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News5 hr. 36 min. ago

Apple says it trained the iPhone X’s signature feature not to be racist

The iPhone X brings over a facial recognition system that has no rival in the mobile business. Made possible by a complex array of front-facing cameras and sensors, Face ID should be a lot more secure than anything available on competing devices, as.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News5 hr. 36 min. ago