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New spacesuit will rescue astronauts who become lost in space

Patient filed for suit that features a ‘take me home’ button.<p>Being "lost in space" is a nightmare scenario for astronauts, but they soon could be sleeping easier.<p>Engineers have filed a patent for a spacesuit self-return system to ensure spacewalking astronauts are safe, even if none of their …

Space Exploration

Amazon is no longer a retail company

But comparing Amazon's business to Wal-Mart Stores or other big retailers doesn't do it justice. In fact, it completely misses the mark on what kind of business Amazon is.<p>Understanding Amazon's business is important for investors in order to evaluate its decisions like its Whole Foods purchase or …

eCommerce

Once Dominant, Netflix Faces An Increasing Number Of Video Challengers

Apple is about to close a deal with director Steven Spielberg to revive his Emmy award-winning series <i>Amazing Stories</i> for Apple TV. With it, Apple is entering a world in which Netflix has been a leader. But now, new competitors to Netflix are emerging at a surprising speed.<p>It was just 2013 when …

Televisions

Twitter's crackdown on terrorism appears to be working

Twitter has been successfully weeding out terrorism from its network.<p>The company revealed Tuesday it removed 299,649 accounts over the first six …

Internet

Fake Facebook 'like' networks exploited code flaw to create millions of bogus 'likes'

SAN FRANCISCO — A thriving ecosystem of websites that allow users to automatically generate millions of fake "likes" and comments on Facebook has been documented by researchers at the University of Iowa.<p>Working with a computer scientist at Facebook and one in Lahore, Pakistan, the team found more …

University of Iowa

Georgia rolls out NEC's facial recognition technology across major cities

Surveillance activities in Georgia get a major tech boost.<p>NEC Corporation has announced its advanced surveillance system has been rolled out across …

Surveillance

Tesla is sending hundreds of Powerwall batteries to Puerto Rico — here's how the rechargeable battery works

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is speaking with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello about using the company's battery options to restore power to the storm-ridden island.<p>Tesla has already sent hundreds of Powerwall batteries to Puerto Rico to help residents keep the lights on in their homes. Hurricane …

Clean Energy

Apple sued by State Farm over alleged iPhone fire

Commentary: The insurer and one of its customers jointly sue Apple, claiming a battery defect led to a fire at her home.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Exploding phones were all the rage after Samsung's Note 7 debacle last year.<p>But …

Mobile Technology

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Tesla, the electric-automobile manufacturer led by famed CEO Elon Musk, has struggled mightily with safety over the past few years. California nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, recently made headlines when it reported that the injury rate at Tesla's Fremont, California, plant was …

Tesla

flypulse defibrillator drones get to the scene 4X faster than an ambulance

jan 12, 2018<p>strictly limited to a run of 250 cars, british-automaker lyonheart cars builds a modern iteration of the classic jaguar 'e-type' from the …

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Elon Musk’s new video of his underground tunnel project will make you nauseous

‘Warning, this may cause motion sickness or seizures’<p>Elon Musk, a man of means by no means, released a batch of new images and videos from his latest high-concept tunnel venture, The Boring Company. But before you click play, grab your Dramamine because this may make you a little queasy.<p>This video …

Elon Musk

Snapchat co-founders lose $2 billion after first quarter, throw shade at Facebook

After Snap Inc. reported its earnings for the first quarter on Wednesday afternoon, it’s co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy each lost more than $1 billion.<p>Don’t worry, they’re not out on the street now or anything like that – but the loss is significant given that it came after the company’s …

Evan Spiegel

Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is starting to define his new role in the age of Donald Trump.<p>After dropping out of sight for a pair of glamorous island getaways, Obama is emerging for a series of paid and unpaid speeches, drawing sharp contrasts with Trump even as he avoids saying …

Donald Trump

Sparks fly on Wall Street over Tesla’s current valuation

The electric carmaker overtook GM in market capitalisation last week. Is this just a bubble – or is battery tech the future?<p>Tesla, the electric carmaker, briefly became America’s most valued auto manufacturer last week when a surge in its share price saw it roar past General Motors. When the stock …

Tesla

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? Elon Musk Thinks So.

Simulation Hypothesis<p>While many people take reality at face value, others believe the far more intriguing theory that we are living in a computer …

Singularity

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Peter Thiel

Snap Is Losing More than Tesla and Twitter—Combined

Startups and young companies often talk about the importance of “failing fast.” Here’s one way to do that: Lose $2 billion a year—the amount Snap is …

Social Media

Best Companies to Work For: CEOs’ Best Advice on Making the List

Accenture doesn’t have a long history of wading into current events. But after a series of tragedies last summer, and nationwide protests over race …

CEOs

Elon Musk: I can fix South Australia power network in 100 days or it's free

The Tesla founder says he can build a 100MW battery storage farm within 100 days or provide the system free of charge<p>Elon Musk, the billionaire co-founder of electric car giant Tesla, has thrown down a challenge to the South Australian and federal governments, saying he can solve the state’s energy …

Tesla

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative adds political firepower

The philanthropic company started by the Facebook CEO and his wife hires David Plouffe, an Uber board member, to try to avoid political roadblocks.<p>Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, are bringing in some political muscle to help them give away their money.<p>The …

Silicon Valley

San Francisco limits Airbnb rentals to 60 days a year

The city's Board of Supervisors comes down hard on the home-rental site, curbing the amount of days people can rent out their home.<p>San Francisco has put the squeeze on Airbnb.<p>The city's Board of Supervisors ruled late Tuesday night that hosts can rent out their houses and apartments on the …

San Francisco

Apple Pay adds nonprofit donations and the timing is totally a coincidence

Time to make those donations you've been promising since Election Day.<p>Apple Pay now allows instant donations to nonprofits, Apple announced on Monday.<p>…

Wiring an existing home through the walls

Running Wires in an Existing Home<p>This guide explains how to fish wires through walls on an existing home - after the drywall is installed. You may …

Home Improvement

Ricoh announces a smaller, cheaper 360-degree camera

The Theta SC looks better, but its pictures won't<p>Ricoh has just announced a smaller, cheaper version of the Theta S — the company’s handheld 360-degree camera. The new camera is called the Theta SC, uses twin f2.0 lenses and two 12-megapixel sensors to capture 360-degree stills and 1080p-quality …

Ricoh

A college newspaper just ripped apart Snapchat’s new Spectacles as — gasp! — 'dorky'

The editorial board of IDS News, Indiana University's student newspaper, has taken a strong stance against Snapchat — now named Snap Inc. — and its camera-equipped glasses in a new editorial published on its website.<p>Titled "Snapchat jumps the shark ... again," the post has some harsh words for the …

Mobile Photography

Elon Musk’s proposed spaceship could send 100 people to Mars in 80 days

The ship will refuel in orbit and include ‘zero-G games’<p>Today, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Mars vehicle — the spaceship his company plans to build to transport the first colonists to Mars. The spaceship is meant to launch from Earth on top of the booster and then travel the rest of the way on …

Space Travel

Watch Elon Musk reveal his plan for colonizing Mars right here

Elon Musk is giving a keynote speech at the International Astronautical Congress today, with an hour-long talk titled “Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species.” The talk kicks off at 2:30 PM ET, and we’ll be covering it to bring you all the details of Musk’s plans to get humans to Mars (and beyond?).<p>…

Tesla

VR developers turn against Oculus Rift over founder’s pro-Trump support

Financial backing of pro-Trump trolls causes rift with VR games developers as Palmer Luckey attempts to backtrack<p>Developers of virtual reality games are pulling their support for Oculus after the involvement of its co-founder Palmer Luckey in a pro-Trump and anti-Clinton group was revealed.<p>Luckey, …

Ready Player One

Uber starts self-driving car pickups in Pittsburgh

Beginning today, a select group of Pittsburgh Uber users will get a surprise the next time they request a pickup: the option to ride in a self driving car.<p>The announcement comes a year-and-a-half after Uber hired dozens of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s robotics center to develop the …

Autonomous Cars