Alexander Mann

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Why Mercedes’s Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google’s

Mercedes-Benz just dreamed up the first tempting self-driving car. And in the process, they show us all what Google was missing.<p>A man pulls his cellphone out of his pocket and hits a button. A glowing vehicle pulls up that looks like it was carved from a single block of silver. The door opens …

Driverless Cars

Don't Googlefy Your Office |

Ten years ago, Tuesday afternoons at your office involved strolling to the kitchen, grabbing your favorite office mug from the cupboard, and enjoying a cup of coffee freshly brewed by the office receptionist. Your routine was unenthusiastic, but it did help you finish projects on time and …

The Workplace

I tried, and failed, to crash a BMW i3 at CES 2015

During a demonstration of BMW's ActiveAssist technology in an i3 electric car, I aimed it at a fake brick wall and floored the accelerator, only to have the car hit the brakes.<p>LAS VEGAS -- On the top level of a parking garage during CES 2015, BMW invited me to take the wheel of its i3 electric car, …

Driverless Cars

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Motors Stock

<b>Crude oil has dropped 50% in just 6 months</b><p>At under $50/barrel, gasoline is now selling for under $2/gallon in many USA locations. This is a price rollback to 2008 – something almost no one expected in early 2014.<p><b>Don’t jump to conclusions</b><p>It is easy to jump to conclusions about what this will mean …


From coffee-makers to cameras: six gadgets to simplify your life

Technology has got so complicated thanks to ‘feature creep’. Here are some great gizmos that do the job just as well as flashier options<p>• Read Stuart Heritage on the joys of low tech<p>1. Coffee<p>If you’re a coffee lover, you’ve probably found yourself yearning for a fancy espresso machine at some point …

Apple Watch

The 10 Most Incredible Weapon Systems Used By The Russian Army

Though the country is perhaps not considered the superpower it once was, Russia's armed forces have gone through a significant transformation since President Vladimir Putin's re-election in 2012. The army is being split into smaller, more dynamic brigades. The focus is on new technologies rather …