• Toyota pushes deeper into ride sharing
Toyota pushes deeper into ride sharing

Last month, Grab said that Didi and Softbank would add $2 billion and that $500 million would come from other sources, making it South-East Asia's biggest-ever single round of financing. The ride-hailing sector is now dominated by technology firms, but automakers such as Toyota, Volkswagen, and General Motors have been investing in tie-ups with the...

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  • A Super Meat Boy Sequel Has Finally Been Announced
A Super Meat Boy Sequel Has Finally Been Announced

And now, he's back with a vengeance! Not only is a second game, Super Meat Boy Forever , on the way, but it will add Meat Boy and Bandage Girl's child, Nugget, to the equation. Fetus kidnaps this beefy offspring. The levels in the game will also be randomly generated - or "dynamically constructed" as its developer Team Meat prefers to put it...

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  • Colorado Construction Crew Unearths 66-Million-Year-Old Triceratops Fossil
Colorado Construction Crew Unearths 66-Million-Year-Old Triceratops Fossil

Dinosaur fossils have been known to lay beneath Denver for around 150 years, but most of the city is covered by buildings or parking lots, which make fossils hard to unearth, Sertich told KMGH . These bones might eventually find a home at the museum. The difference in this case was construction crews were digging deeper for this building than th...

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  • Hyundai plants in China resume operations
Hyundai plants in China resume operations

Hyundai Motor , Korea's largest automaker, halted its vehicle production in China as of last week. Reportedly, Beijing is anxious that the US system with its powerful radar apparatus would spy on Chinese defense installations and more. Beijing Hyundai Motor Co , a joint venture between Hyundai Motor and BAIC Motor Corp. set up in 2002, was gradual...

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  • Resistance Free Update Coming this Fall
Resistance Free Update Coming this Fall

Encompassing two new zones, players will be able to venture across West Side Pier to counter factions that are now forming an alliance. The co-op mode is called Resistance, and it's set to be a Horde-like experience involving four players teaming up against increasingly hard odds as enemies keep swarming the would-be Agents, while the PvP mode na...

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  • Intel unveils AI-focused Movidius VPU chip
Intel unveils AI-focused Movidius VPU chip

Movidius , now an Intel subsidiary, was acquired by Intel last September. The chip combines computer vision processing, dedicated imaging, and high-performance deep learning inference within the same chip. Intel on Monday announced its next-generation Movidius vision processing unit with improved processing capabilities for edge devices such as dro...

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  • Field Museum dinosaur shuffle: Titanosaur coming, SUE on the move
Field Museum dinosaur shuffle: Titanosaur coming, SUE on the move

The dinosaur will be a cast made from the fossil bones of a titanosaur, a giant, long-necked herbivore from Argentina. The titanosaur arrives as part of a $16.5 million gift from Citadel CEO Ken Griffin, the wealthiest person in IL; the Field describes it as one of the largest private contributions ever to a Chicago museum.

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  • Acer Switch 7 Black Edition boasts fanless design with GeForce graphics
Acer Switch 7 Black Edition boasts fanless design with GeForce graphics

It also supports three M.2 slots and four PCIe x16 slots. New entries in Acer's ultraslim and ultralight notebook range Swift and its convertible notebook range Spin were unveiled at the event, as well as a new version of the Switch 7 2-in-1 notebook introduced previous year.

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  • Nintendo Switch's indie lineup through 2018 shows promise
Nintendo Switch's indie lineup through 2018 shows promise

We've rounded them up for you below. In addition to the release of the final episode next year , Annapurna also announced that a console edition of the title will release at the same point next year for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch .

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  • Alexa and Cortana to start talking to each other
Alexa and Cortana to start talking to each other

Google , of course, has Google Assistant built into the Google Home speaker as well as select Android phones. Allowing Cortana to access the thousands of available interactions available on the wildly successful Amazon Echo could squash the dream of Cortana-powered appliances before it happens.

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  • Expedia Chief Dara Khosrowshahi Accepts Uber CEO Job
Expedia Chief Dara Khosrowshahi Accepts Uber CEO Job

He is described as being a "calming influence" at Expedia, which is exactly what Uber would appear to need right now as it faces up to litigation from Google parent Alphabet over its alleged theft of self-driving auto intelligence, and continuing accusations of spying on customers, not to mention sexism and poor conditions for drivers .

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  • Over 700m email addresses compromised by giant spambot
Over 700m email addresses compromised by giant spambot

Called Onliner, the spambot is being used to spread the banking credentials-stealing Ursnif malware . He found this database on a spambot server, dubbed " Onliner Spambot ". The accounts that don't work are ignored. Once the Windows systems have been detected, Onliner then sends another batch of emails, said to be disguised as receipts or invo...

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  • Apple iPhone 8 to be Priced Somewhere Around $999
Apple iPhone 8 to be Priced Somewhere Around $999

And when it comes to a new iPhone , the world just can not wait to get their hands on the latest iOS mobile phones. The spine of most Android smartphones is wireless charging however, Apple's deployment of this technology would prove sub-standard to those who were hoping that it would be welcomed.

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  • MINI Electric Concept for Frankfurt - production 2019
MINI Electric Concept for Frankfurt - production 2019

Mini's new electric auto is due in 2019 , and is set to join other electrified Minis such as the current Cooper S E ALL4 Countryman plug-in hybrid. Nearly ten years ago BMW conducted a massive "field study" with 600 Mini Es, which it leased to committed eco-enthusiasts in the US, UK, Germany and others.

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  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is a new budget smartphone contender
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is a new budget smartphone contender

Not only is the Galaxy Note 8's screen bigger in size while maintaining the same 3K resolution and screen specs, but its screen brightness is 22% higher than the Galaxy S8 , reaching a maximum of 1,200 nits, the report shows. These days is the season the rain, and it might bring delight toIt is certified IP68, making it resistant to both water...

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  • Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne
Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne

It's meant to be sportier than ever, though it probably won't make those purists happy. There will be two turbocharged six-cylinder engines available at launch - a 250kW unit in the base Cayenne with the upspecced Cayenne S getting a 324kW unit.

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  • MediaTek officially launches Helio P23 and P30 mid-range chipsets
MediaTek officially launches Helio P23 and P30 mid-range chipsets

The Helio P23 and Helio P30 bring value to mid-range phones and it is up to OEMs to take advantage of the new capabilities. To expand its presence, Lee said the company will step up its cooperation with the mainland's telecom carriers, which often influence smartphone makers through subsidies, and it will maintain closer communication with ot...

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  • Parrot witness case: MI woman guilty of husband's murder
Parrot witness case: MI woman guilty of husband's murder

She suffered a head wound in the incident in the couple's Sand Lake home in May 2015, but survived. Martin's ex-wife Christina Keller, who now looks after Bud , previously said the parrot had been repeating a conversation from the night of the murder - ending with "don't shoot!" Duram is due to be sentenced August 28 on the murder and a fe...

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  • Gas Prices Beginning to Rise
Gas Prices Beginning to Rise

Including the change in gas prices in San Bernardino during the past week, prices yesterday were 26.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 9.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. Any price increase is expected to be brief, given that prices naturally come down toward the end of summer anyway. For several drivers ou...

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  • Apple, movie studios argue pricing for new movie streams
Apple, movie studios argue pricing for new movie streams

It's understandable that Apple wants to solidify some sort of competitive advantage before announcing the 4K Apple TV next month, but it's looking like an uphill climb to get movie studios on board with a lower price point for what is now the gold standard.

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