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Here's what's really involved in an electric car drivetrain

It looks as if the electric motor is poised to replace the internal combustion engine in the automobile.<p>• Britain and France have put an end date on …

Twitter lurkers will love its new Popular Articles feature

In an effort to make its platform better for new and logged-out users – and presumably, folks who don’t tweet much – Twitter is rolling out a new feature that surfaces articles that people in your feed are talking about.<p>BuzzFeed News first spotted links to stories under a ‘Popular Articles’ header …

Hey Google: Your devices are showing.

Hey Google: Your devices are showing.<p>On October 4, we're pretty sure Google will reveal a phone -- or two. But now, we're wondering if the company will have any surprises left.<p>Droid Life, a long-running Android news site, is reporting that it managed to get its hands on pictures and prices for <i>not</i> …

Mobile Technology

Kuo: If Face ID is 'Well Received,' It's Likely 2018 iPhones Will Fully Adopt TrueDepth Camera

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo this afternoon published a new research note for investors where he speculates about what Apple might do in future iPhones regarding Touch ID and Face ID. Investors, like many of us, are curious whether Apple plans to eliminate Touch ID in favor of Face ID, …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Donald Trump

Double Bounce is a new platform that splits the difference between Patreon and TinyLetter

A community for creators who don’t need to be famous but do need to make money<p>Email is back! This isn’t a secret, and the laziest of searches will turn up half a dozen think pieces on the resurgence of the newsletter, dominated by the MailChimp-powered site TinyLetter.<p>Last November, <i>The New York</i> …

Safe-Space

The Game-Changing Cars and Concepts at the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Freshest Ferrari<p>Ferrari’s Portofino, which replaces the California T, has a hardtop automatic convertible roof and seating for four, which is …

Electric Vehicles

WikiLeaks website apparently hacked by OurMine

‘Remember when you challenged us to hack you?’<p>WikiLeaks’ website appears to have been hacked by a group called OurMine, whose previous hacks have targeted tech CEOs, companies, and news sites.<p>As of early Thursday morning, the WikiLeaks.org homepage displayed a message that read: “Hi, it’s OurMine …

Security

Here's How Much Faster Track Tires Are Over Road Tires

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: you can have all the power and braking in the world, but if your car doesn’t have good tires, then it’s …

Sports Cars

The Eclipse Hunters

Monday's total eclipse will be the first for many Americans. A hardcore group of enthusiasts, who structure their lives around the phenomenon, says: Welcome to the club.<p>On the morning of August 11, 1999, Kate Russo and her boyfriend were traveling on a bus from Belfast to Paris when they found …

Canoeing

10 Things About Infiniti's Amazing Prototype 9 Concept

When Infiniti released images of the Prototype 9 concept last week, the automotive internet wigged out a little. Nissan’s luxury unit had gone back in time and brought forth an electrically powered vision of a Grand Prix past that never existed, which could have been a terrible idea. But in the …

Japanese Grand Prix

This Might Be The Weirdest Engine Rolls-Royce Ever Made

Rolls-Royce is known for a lot of things, but daring technological weirdness generally isn’t one of them. That’s why it’s so surprising that they …

Engines

A Closer Look at the Tesla Model 3’s Interior

See how Tesla turns car interior design on its head<p>Nothing about Tesla’s approach to running a car company is conventional, so it should come as no surprise that its approach to interior design in the new Model 3 is wildly unconventional. The California-based automaker has designed an electric car …

Tesla Model 3

See the brains of Andy Rubin's Essential Home

The base and the brains

Andy Rubin

Here are 7 of the craziest interview questions

You network, hit the job boards, send out your cover letter, and finally get the callback. Now, comes the hard part: the in-person interview.<p>Knowing …

Employment

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

Hackers are forcing Hollywood to reevaluate its cybersecurity

(Bloomberg) — Sony. Netflix. And now, HBO.<p>While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants to take computer security more seriously, recent incidents have exposed weaknesses throughout Hollywood’s food chain. Last week, as HBO investigated a cyberattack on its own systems, an …

Lyft will always have human drivers, its self-driving boss says

Director of Product Taggart Matthiesen says today’s drivers can provide other services when they’re not driving.<p>As Lyft’s director of product, Taggart Matthiesen says he’s now completely focused on autonomous cars — but that doesn’t mean he’s not thinking about drivers.<p>“Drivers have always been …

Autonomous Cars

Uber’s boardroom has gone full reality TV

Two months ago, when Uber was struggling to resolve one of the worst scandals to ever shake a Silicon Valley giant, it seemed as if the crisis had reached its climax. It might be a rough road to redemption, but at least Uber could turn its focus to cleaning up the mess.<p>Instead, Uber’s tale has …

Quantum Computers and Quantum Physics

A quantum computer is a computer design which uses the principles of quantum physics to increase the computational power beyond what is attainable by …

How to Make Someone Fall In Love With You

<b>Here’s How To Make Someone Fall In Love With You</b><p>When researchers asked people to tell the stories of how they fell in love, what were the eleven most …

Relationships

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is ‘Almost’ Edible

British explorer Robert Falcon Scott likely brought the cake with him to Antarctica, where it's stayed in "excellent condition."<p>Famously indestructible, a fruitcake has withstood a century in the coldest, windiest, and driest place on Earth.<p>Conservators with the New Zealand-based Antarctic Heritage …