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How much does Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' earn as the most-watched YouTube video ever?

It’s finally happened: South Korean music sensation Psy’s wildly popular video, <i>‘Gangnam Style‘</i> has been toppled from the top spot on YouTube’s list of most-watched videos. The mantle goes to Wiz Khalifa’s <i>‘See You Again’</i>, a rap-ballad combo from the Furious 7 soundtrack, at 2.9 billion views at the …

Apple appears to be interested in the satellite internet business

Key hires indicate a new push into space<p>Apple looks like it’s staffing up an internal hardware team responsible for satellite internet delivery, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. The company just hired Alphabet’s John Fenwick, who was Google’s head of spacecraft operations, and Michael Trela, …

Apple’s self-driving car test program detailed in new document

Last week Apple was granted permission to publicly test self-driving car technology on California roads, and now a new document has surfaced that details Apple’s self-driving car training program for drivers. The new document provides further evidence that Apple is actively working on autonomous …

Autonomous Cars

5 Upgrades That Increase Home Values

The time has come for you to sell your house. But what if you can’t find the right buyer? And what can you do to increase your property’s value? …

How will maintenance change with the autonomous vehicle?

All machines eventually break down. Self-driving vehicles are no exception.<p>Autonomous vehicles pose two problems for the future of vehicles. The removal of the driver means there is no person providing feedback on how the vehicle performs over time. You are removing the point-person who says …

Sony Will Bring The Wheel of Time to TV

Is the long, weird saga of <i>Wheel of Time</i>’s journey to television is seemingly over? After that bizarro pilot that lead to legal troubles and the final …

Nvidia Pushes Computing To The Edge

The future of computing is on the edge. Powerful, self-contained devices at the periphery of networks will make cloud computing obsolete, say venture capitalists.<p>Nvidia Corp is not waiting around to see how it all plays out. Recently it announced a partnership with Bosch, the German …

Las Vegas

Meet the 800bhp “Sutton Mustang”

Does anybody else remember the days when 400bhp was seen as an impossibly exotic and fearsome power output for a car?<p>Well, those days are long gone …

Alfa Romeo Sales Surge In Europe And North America In 2017

For Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) CEO Sergio Marchionne, the Alfa Romeo brand has always been the final element in his grand worldwide brand strategy. …

Autos

Tesla Owners Filed a Lawsuit Saying the New Autopilot Is 'Demonstrably Dangerous'

Tesla owners filed a class-action lawsuit against the automaker for allegedly mischaracterizing the capabilities of its Autopilot 2 feature to …

Tesla is confident it will get Model 3 production lines in time despite strike threats

As we reported on Sunday, Tesla’s negotiations with the union at its newly acquired ‘Tesla Advanced Automation Germany’ escalated to threats of a strike.<p>This week, CEO Elon Musk got personally involved to try to defuse the situation as the group is just weeks away from shipping its Model 3 …

An Interview With Aston Martin Design Chief Marek Reichman

Aston Martin makes handsome, powerful and exclusive motor cars. In today’s competitive car market though, it pays to explore the wider world of luxury and so the British marque, with its impressive 104-year history, has had to dip its toes in other territories – fashion and lifestyle, nautical, …

Red Bull Racing

9 Podcasts That Will Make You 10% Smarter

The results are in! Thirty-one percent of podcast listeners earn upwards of $100,000 per year and monthly listeners have increased from 21% to 24% according to Edison Research. Listening to podcasts during my commute or while walking my dog has turned downtime into productive learning. Listening on …

Self-improvement

Apple convinces 3 more suppliers to switch to renewable energy

Three more of Apple’s suppliers say they are committed to making the switch from energy generated from fossil fuels to using 100% renewable energy to make iPhone components.<p>Despite Donald Trump’s plan to roll back environmental regulations, Apple Inc is continuing on with the promises it made under …

Renewable Energy

Dating app Happn is getting paid subscriptions and will use AI to recommend matches

CEO Didier Rappaport told Business Insider in an interview at Happn's Paris headquarters that the company was working on a "new business model."<p>A spokeswoman clarified that subscribers to Happn wouldn't see any ads, which is how the app is now funded.<p>She added that the company was still testing …

How do I protect my privacy online?

Digital security expert Tony Gambacorta answers your questions about security and privacy on Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>Even for the technically minded, weighing all the potential threats to your digital privacy can be a headache. But especially for non-techies who take it for granted, the need to …

Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft: who will get to the future of PCs first?

The war for cheap computers is about to begin<p>It feels like a long time since we've had a great big knock-down, drag-out operating system battle. Windows vs. Mac shook out in the ‘90s. iOS vs. Android is mostly settled. But another one is starting this summer if you know where to look. It's not in …

Pokémon Go Might Actually Make You Happier, a New Study Says

While many may blame video games for keeping kids inside and isolated, one new study on the monster-catching app Pokémon Go found the game was tied …

The NSA’s Alleged Hacking Tools Put Millions Of Windows Users At Risk

Today, an internet hacking collective called The Shadow Brokers dumped a giant pile of what they claim are NSA hacking tools that target Windows machines online. And unlike other recent breaches from the CIA, this might have a direct, and nasty, effect on users around the world. Here’s what you …

Apple now upgrading iPad 4th gen replacements to newer iPad Air 2 as stock dwindles

Customers in need of a whole unit replacement for their fourth generation iPad may now receive a newer and more capable iPad Air 2 as a substitute from Apple Stores and authorized service providers. Apple is implementing the new policy, allowing its repair staff to ship an iPad Air 2 for a unit …

IPad Air

Apple has a new iPhone menu that makes it way easier to manage your iCloud account

Apple took various important settings — like account security, passwords, credit cards, and photo — and put them in a single, easy-to-access menu atop the Settings app.<p>All of these options were available before, but they were scattered around the iPhone's settings. Checking out the new menu is a …

Apps

One of Kendrick Lamar’s new songs was created entirely on iPhone

Kendrick Lamar unleashed his eagerly anticipated fourth studio album, <i>DAMN</i>, on the world today.<p>Lamar is known for his perfectionism, using some of the best producers and equipment in the game to get his sound just right. But when it came to one of the best tracks on his new album, one of Lamar’s …

YouTube Dark Mode Surfaces in Latest Desktop Chrome Browser Update

Google appears to be testing a Dark Mode feature for YouTube in the latest version of its Chrome 57 desktop browser.<p>The built-in mode was discovered on Thursday and shared in a Reddit post, and while the setting doesn't appear by default, a quick command in the developer console is all that's …

Apple will replace your busted iPad 4 with the iPad Air 2

If you bought Apple's first iPad with the now-ubiquitous Lightning connector (released way back in late 2012) and need to get it repaired, you might end up with a pleasant upgrade. According to a memo obtained by <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple has basically run out of that old iPad and is now replacing it with the …

Apple's Project Titan: California Makes It Official

A special holiday edition of Rethink Technology business briefs for April 15, 2017.<p><b>California DMV Adds Apple to Autonomous Vehicles Permit</i> …

Autonomous Vehicle

Tesla On A Tear: Model 3 Design A Wrap, Pickup Planned, Model S Used Value, Semi Coming Soon

This week Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered a few tantalizing tweets about what’s in the pipeline as its stock stayed on a tear — among other news.<p><b>The final Model 3 imminent</b>: Musk offered a one word response to a query about the “final unveil” of Model 3: “July.” To be sure, the final version of the $35K …

Tesla

Blizzard Servers Down: 'Overwatch' Error BC-101, 'Hearthstone' Not Loading And More

<b>UPDATE: Blizzard says the log-in issues have been fixed.</b><p>The login issues have been resolved. Thanks for your patience and sorry for any …

Rumor claims Apple TV to add multi-user login and Picture-in-Picture video with tvOS 11

Apple will almost certainly unveil tvOS 11 (along with iOS 11, macOS 10.13 and watchOS 4) at WWDC in June, but not much has been said about what new stuff these software updates will bring.<p>According to a unverified report from The Verifier published today, the Apple TV is set for a significant …

Smart TV

Travel back to a black-and-white Mac interface with this Apple emulator

About 25 years ago, Apple released what was considered by some to be the most elegant personal computing interface available at the time, MacOS 7.0.1.<p>…

Stephen Curry gives up iPhone for Chinese competitor?

Commentary: The Golden State Warriors star, who's appeared in an iPhone ad, takes his marketing talents to China's Vivo.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It's not easy trying to become a global sporting superstar.<p>You need to be in a sport …

Basketball