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Tesla's 'autopilot mode' puts it at risk for liability in crashes

By rolling out self-driving technology to consumers more aggressively than its competitors, Tesla Motors secured a spot in the forefront of a coming industry.<p>But that strategy could expose the company to a risk it has sought to avoid: liability in crashes.<p>Tesla in 2015 activated its autopilot mode, …

Tesla

Hacker takes over Twitter account of Oculus CEO, has a good laugh

Another day, another high-profile Twitter account hacked.<p>This time it's the account of Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, whose Twitter account is apparently …

Why Half a Million Hoverboards Are Being Recalled

Not the kind of hot product you want to own<p>The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on Wednesday a massive hoverboard recall, citing the risk …

Microsoft wants you to think it's LIT AF, hilariously fails

Millennial hearts all over the world are crying over an email that Microsoft sent out recently.<p>The message was sent to a group of interns within the company, trying to promote an event by opening up Urban Dictionary on random pages:<p><i>hella noms</i><p><i>lots of dranks</i><p><i>getting lit on a Monday night</i><p>Everything has …

Recruitment

The Jet-And-Rocket-Powered Bloodhound SSC Will Go Supersonic Next Year

New funding puts the 1,000 mph car back on track for its record run.<p>Flock and Siemens<p>The United Kingdom-based crew behind the Bloodhound SuperSonic …

breaking the land speed record

Motorcycle racer Kenan Sofuoğlu is the current and four-time winner of the Supersport World Championship. Sprinting on a bike is part of his everyday …

Bloodhound's land speed record attempt set for October 2017

The team behind the Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car designed to beat the land speed record, has some good news and some bad news to share. First and foremost, it's secured new funding, meaning the crew can reform (some engineers were forced to take short-term contracts elsewhere) and start …

Ferrari 458 Italia And Lambo Huracan Show Off Misha Designs Body-Kits

If you’re going to show off your new wide-body design for the Ferrari 458 Italia, bringing out a similarly-dressed Huracan seems like something the …

Bugatti Chiron Will Attempt To Break Veyron SS' World Speed Record

Ever since Bugatti lifted the veils off the new Chiron earlier this year, enthusiasts have been wondering if it is indeed faster than the most …

Watch: Tesla Model S gets smoked by a Lamborghini Huracan in a drag race

If you’re looking for a car that can really scream and you’re not in a place to spend several hundreds of thousands of dollars in one fell swoop, a …

This New Supercar From Poland Is Inspired By WWII Fighter Planes

58.3K<p>SHARES<p>The incredible Arrinera Hussarya GT mid-engined supercar made its dynamic debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, making a run up the …

The Lamborghini Miura Homage Is A Stunning Time Machine

Home » Cars & Bikes » The Lamborghini Miura Homage Is A Stunning Time Machine<p>Featuring bespoke styling touches, meant to remind us all of the late …

This Stratos Meet-Up Looks Like Heaven on Earth for Lancia Fans

What's the plural form of "Stratos" again?<p>If you're a fan of the Lancia Stratos HF, the legendary Italian sports car and rally car, then this might actually be the event of your dreams. It's called the Zenith El Primero World Stratos Meeting, and this year's event might be the largest gathering of …

2017 Porsche 911 GT2 (991.2) Spied Showing Red Hot Exhaust

The Nurburgring is a brilliant place to hone the skills of a driver and fine-tune the driving dynamics of a car. Besides, its 12.93 miles (20.81 km) …

These Eight Obscure Pickup Trucks Are Vintage Design Classics

You've likely never seen most of these, but once you do, you'll never forget them.<p>While just about every car geek is familiar with classic pickups like the '40 Ford, Series 1 and 2 Chevys, and perhaps even more unique 4x4s by Marmon-Herrington (mostly for Ford) and Napco (mostly for Chevy and GMC), …

10 Cars With the Coolest Racing-Inspired Features

We live in a world where street cars have aerodynamic features inspired by race cars. How cool is that?<p>One of the most exciting developments in modern performance cars is the increased use of clever, race-inspired aerodynamics. While it used to be that most street car spoilers were for decoration …

Why Microsoft Didn't Beat Sony At This Year's E3

Along with several other big players in the video game industry, both Microsoft and Sony held big pre-E3 press conferences this year.<p>Microsoft announced several exclusives coming soon to Xbox One and Windows 10, as well as two new Xbox skus—the Xbox One S launching later this year, and the Xbox One …

Gaming Industry

This Chinese SUV Has More Power Than A Chevrolet Corvette

BYD is best known abroad as an electric vehicle maker, but in China, the company is famous for its cheap compact cars, trendy SUVs, and manically fast hybrids. The fastest is the BYD Tang, a monstrous plug-in hybrid SUV; it has a combined output of 505 horsepower and 820 Newton meters of torque.<p>For …

Air Purifiers

Hacker faces 25 years in prison for giving ISIS a US kill list

Last June – almost a year to the day – a hacker from Kosovo who went by the handle Th3Dir3ctorY breached a server containing databases of personal information about US servicemen and federal employees.<p>Over the next three months, he supplied data pertaining to more than 1,300 US military and …

'Spam King' is sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

Sanford Wallace, the self-proclaimed "Spam King" who was responsible for a ton of spam messages on Facebook a few years ago, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. From 2008 to 2009, Wallace blasted people with a link to an external website that stole their log-in credentials and …

NASA conducts largest fire experiment in space (update)

As part of its efforts to ensure the safety of spacefarers, NASA set a 16x37-inch block of cotton-fiberglass material on fire aboard a spacecraft that's making its way back home. Since the largest material NASA ever burned in space before this was the size of an index card, this is now officially …

Toyota 2000GT: The Road & Track Test

In 1967, we got our hands on the Toyota 2000GT. We wish we still had our hands on it.<p><i>From the 1967 June Issue of Road & Track</i><p>If the Toyota 2000GT is an impressive mechanical design on paper, and even if it looks pretty in the pictures, nothing quite prepares you for your first look at it. The …

BBC Releases Teaser Clip of New Cast, Season of "Top Gear"

First episode airs this May<p>The BBC has just released its first teaser video of the all-new season and cast of “Top Gear.” It’s a short, minute-long clip that includes snippets of hosts Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc, along with a handful of the exotic and beater cars that’ll be featured in the …

McLaren's Fernando Alonso Definitely Won't Race in Bahrain, Might Not Make China

Injuries sustained in Australia could keep him sidelined for several more weeks.<p>Following his wreck at the Australian Grand Prix, doctors determined McLaren driver Fernando Alonso would be unable to to compete in Bahrain this weekend. But Alonso's injuries might also keep him from competing in …

Motor Racing

Tanner Foust rampages all over San Diego in a Polaris Slingshot

Tanner Foust can really drive. It's almost like the Formula Drift and Rallycross champion made a deal with the devil to be so good at it.<p>While that …

This is what Microsoft HoloLens is really like

There was a fish in the bathtub. That was one of the first things we saw in the hotel room after we put on Microsoft’s developer-ready version of HoloLens, the augmented reality headset it believes will transform the way we learn, work, and play.<p>We had the chance to use HoloLens for a couple of …

Five things Science says will make you Happier

Did you know that happiness has its own holiday? Four years ago, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 20 to be the …

HoloLens is cool, but nowhere near ready for consumers

Microsoft has a grand idea wrapped in a heavy headset beset by huge promises.<p>They call it HoloLens, and it’s brought oohs and aahs since we first laid eyes on it. The idea that holograms could overlay our physical environment — <i>and</i> be interactive — opens up a world of possibilities. Unfortunately, …

North Korea officially blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites in a move underscoring its concern with the …