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2018 iPhone prices leaked along with surprise

Apple is expected to unveil three new iPhones next month, and the 6.1-inch LCD model will reportedly get the most attention from Apple when it comes to production.<p>And there's a very good reason why.<p>$699 Starting Price?<p>According to just-revealed analysis from TrendForce (and spotted by MacRumors), …

Mobile Technology

Tinder co-founders and 8 others sue dating app's owners, claiming they're owed $2 billion

Co-founders of Tinder and eight other former and current executives of the popular dating app are suing the service's current owners, alleging that they manipulated the valuation of the company to deny them of billions of dollars they were owed.<p>The suit, filed Tuesday in state court in New York, …

Sexual Harassment

This Is The Craziest Car I’ve Seen At Bonneville Speed Week So Far

Team McLeish Bros. has been running for land speed records since 1999, and have used a variety of different cars, engines, and bodies to accomplish …

Nissan

Elon Musk's plan to take Tesla private isn't crazy. Just ask Henry Ford

A similar drama played out 100 years ago<p>Although Elon Musk's proposed idea of taking Tesla private seems like something totally unthinkable, there really is precedent for this in the auto industry — something that occurred nearly 100 years ago.<p>Henry Ford, who was to cantankerousness what Musk is to …

Tesla

Pre-Production Mid-Engined Corvettes Allegedly Being Built Today

Chevy can reportedly build them on the same assembly line at the existing Corvette.<p>Information about the mid-engined Corvette is coming fast and …

Sports Cars

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

Alfa Romeo 8C Could Have As Much As 800 Horsepower

The mid-engined coupe will inherit the Giulia Quadrifoglio's twin-turbo V6, but with an electric twist.<p>When Alfa Romeo presented its 2018-2022 …

Alfa Romeo

SHAASUIVG is my new favorite tech brand

It takes courage to build a brand name out of a fake Samsung logo<p>Step aside, Samsung, Sony, LG, and Apple, there’s a new king of the consumer tech business, and its name is SHAASUIVG. This literally unbelievable new brand has cropped up on Chinese online store Pinduoduo, offering eyebrow-raising …

Nasdaq

WhatsApp messages and senders can be altered after you received them, say researchers

Security researchers have discovered that it’s possible for hackers to change both the content and the sender of a WhatsApp message after you’ve received it …<p>This includes the ability to change quoted messages, to make it appear you said something you didn’t.<p><i>CNET</i> reports that the possibility was …

Privacy

Romanian, German archaeologists find 3,400-year-old fortress

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian and German archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania.<p>Archaeologist Florin Gogaltan told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the find represented "one of the biggest prehistoric fortresses in Europe …

Archaeology

Snapchat's leaked source code is clean, literally

In May, hackers leaked a portion of Snapchat’s top secret source code to the wider Internet. Snapchat owner Snap Inc was quick to issue a takedown notice, but the Internet never forgets. You can still find it, if you know where to look.<p>I got my hands on a copy last night. What impressed me is the …

Source Code

An Entire Generation Is Missing One of The Great Joys of Being a Car Enthusiast

This generation has been losing out a lot on manual transmissions. Fewer and fewer cars come with them. Fewer and fewer drivers know how to use them. …

Aston Martin Vantage

New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease

The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.<p>A new way to compromise the WPA/WPA2 security protocols has been accidentally …

Information Systems

Wilbur Ross is accused of swindling $120 million from associates and 'could rank among the biggest grifters in American history,' according to a bombshell Forbes report

According to former colleagues, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has been known to grab handfuls of Sweet'N Low on his way out of restaurants, to save himself the trouble of having to buy his own.<p>But that may just be the tip of the iceberg, according to a bombshell report on Tuesday from Dan …

Wilbur Ross

Rich men will go to crazy lengths to cheat on board their yachts

While celebs like Beyoncé and Jay-Z — not to mention Karlie Kloss, Paul McCartney and Barry Diller, all recent guests on David Geffen’s floating …

Boats

Tesla Says Its New Self-Driving Chip Is Finally Baked

Tesla's Model S sedan, the car company’s flagship vehicle, was first shown as a prototype in 2009, has been on sale since 2012, and, barring one …

Tesla

How to Change the Perspective of Anything in Photoshop

If you want to correct unwanted distortion, or if you are trying to make an object fit the scene in a composite, the perspective warp tool is one of …

Tutorials

Inkas will sell you an awesome armored G-Wagen limo for $1.16 million

Back in the day, if you were a dictator, despot, or just ludicrously wealthy and paranoid person, then you had yourself a Mercedes 600. It was the biggest, fastest and most expensive car you could buy. Nowadays, the world is a different place, and those same despots and celebrities want the same …

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Ecology

Tesla's Model 3 Performance gets some real track time

We recently were offered a quick spin in the Performance version of the Tesla Model 3, and while it was about a million miles from being comprehensive, we did get an inkling of what Mr. Musk and Co. were trying to do with the car. It seemed like it would be a hoot on track and according to the …

Los Angeles

Daniel Ricciardo rocks Red Bull by quitting to join Renault on £20m-a-year deal from next season after becoming frustrated in Max Verstappen's shadow

Daniel Ricciardo has stunned Red Bull by telling them that he is leaving them to join Renault on a two-year deal, as exclusively revealed by …

Daniel Ricciardo

'You're getting nothing': Steve Jobs' daughter wrote a heartbreaking memoir about their often brutal relationship

Lisa Brennan-Jobs, a daughter of the longtime Apple CEO Steve Jobs, has published an excerpt from her coming memoir, "Small Fry" — and it contains heartbreaking details about her difficult relationship with her father.<p>This is the first time Brennan-Jobs has written in depth about her father, who …

Steve Jobs

Lewis Hamilton Has His Ferrari LaFerraris Towed Home to Keep the Mileage Down

Also, he says the Pagani Zonda is "terrible to drive."<p>HOCH ZWEI/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will Sabel Courtney's …

Los Angeles

Saudi Arabia Planned to Invade Qatar Last Summer. Rex Tillerson’s Efforts to Stop It May Have Cost Him His Job.

Thirteen hours before Secretary of State Rex Tillerson learned from the presidential Twitter feed that he was being fired, he did something that …

Saudi Arabia

Naked Labs' 3-D Body Scanner Shows You the Naked Truth

I ate a big breakfast. So if my scans are off, don’t sweat it, I tell myself. And this was immediately following a long, unhealthy weekend (a …

Body Fat

Elon Musk promises 'party and camper mode' for your next Tesla bender

If you've ever played one of those nighttime basketball games lit by a row of car headlights, you'd know that batteries don't last forever. But Elon Musk has an idea that might keep the party going longer than the keg will.<p>On Twitter today, Elon Musk promised that Tesla will add a "party and camper …

Tesla

World's longest aircraft looks like a 'flying bum' but will have a posh interior

The Airlander 10 is designed to let wealthy travelers cruise the sky.<p>It's one of the world's biggest aircraft but maybe not the prettiest: The Airlander 10 airship has been likened to a “flying bum” on account of its creased, bulbous hull.<p>But newly released renderings of its posh interior suggest …

Aviation

Nobody Wants This Ford GT

Mecum Auctions sold a 2017 Ford GT for nearly $1.7 million in May, much to the distress of Ford and its buyer contract that, on paper, aimed to …

Ford GT

F1: Renault responds to Red Bull’s spray after Max Verstappen’s retirement from Hungarian GP

RED Bull’s impending divorce with Renault was never going to be anything other than messy, was it?<p>The Hungarian Grand Prix saw a Red Bull scuppered …

Motorsport

Fernando Alonso: I felt like Grosjean stole my wallet with VSC overtake

Fernando Alonso has retracted his complaint towards Romain Grosjean after suggesting the Haas driver had illegally overtaken him under the Virtual …

Auto Racing