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F1: Daniel Ricciardo’s cheeky R-rated explanation for Red Bull’s one-sided unreliability ledger

NEITHER Daniel Ricciardo nor his Red Bull team can explain Max Verstappen’s run of mechanical mishaps in 2017 — although that didn’t stop the Aussie …

Tesla unveils new e-car, but is it sustainable?

"A computer on wheels" - the hype surrounding the launch of electric automaker Tesla's long-awaited sedan is more like that for a new iPhone. The CEO …

Tesla

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

Internet giants resist the FCC's relaxed net neutrality rules

It's no secret that many people object to new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's plans to soften net neutrality rules, but the companies affected by these plans have now had a chance to object directly to his strategy. The Internet Association lobbying group, which represents tech companies like Amazon, …

Net Neutrality

Getting started with Google Home: the best things to do with personal assistant

The battle of the artificial intelligence personal assistants is on. To compete with Amazon's Echo, Google has released its own Home device in the UK.<p>…

$50 gadget adds a high-tech Head Up Display to any car

Unless you’ve got money to burn, luxury cars aren’t really worth the money anymore. Cars from affordable brands like Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai and …

IBM invented a way to store data on a single atom

Electronics get faster, smaller, and (hopefully) more reliable as time passes, but the march towards the miniature only has one logical place to end, …

Child porn case dropped as US refuses to show software code

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have dropped child pornography charges against a Washington teacher after the U.S. Justice Department refused to …

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to put it through its paces, chances are you just clicked "I agree" to all those screens of legal mumbo jumbo that came up during the setup process.<p>Did you know one of …

Smart TV

A Mathematician Might’ve Created an Anti-Tsunami Cannon That Could Save Millions Of Lives

A mathematician might’ve figured out how to stop tsunamis in their tracks… or at least dampen their power. Image: Sean Davey<p><b>Back in 2004, I was in</b> …

Google's self-driving car engineers made so much money that they quit

The engineers building self-driving cars for Google had an unusual problem. They made so much money that they quit.<p>Google paid its staffers on Waymo, …

Universal Cancels The Premiere Of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ After Disturbing Video Of On-Set Dog Mistreatment Emerges

On Wednesday, TMZ posted video that purported to show the abuse of a German Shepherd on the set of the upcoming heartwarming family film <i>A Dog’s Purpose</i>. The backlash against the movie and its animal handlers was quick and severe. PETA called for a boycott and the companies behind the film, …

Universal Pictures

Why Amazon's Echo is totally dominating — and what Google, Microsoft, and Apple have to do to catch up

In 2016, the Amazon Echo line of devices appeared to have a great sales year, with the cheap Echo Dot smart speaker finishing out the holiday shopping season as the best-selling item on all of Amazon.com. Forrester research estimates that 6 million Amazon Echo devices were sold by the end of …

Margot Robbie calls her Vanity Fair profile 'really weird'

Australian actor reveals the ‘Aussie pride’ she felt in the aftermath, when Rich Cohen’s article was denigrated as sexist and patronising<p>Australian actor Margot Robbie has described a controversial Vanity Fair profile of her as “really weird”, telling Channel Ten’s The Project that she remembered …

Margot Robbie

Inside a Hamptons Sex Party for the Elite

For the first time, London-based Killing Kittens brought its upper-class orgy to an exclusive East Hampton estate. Armed with La Perla lingerie and an open mind, one writer decided to investigate.<p>"This is going on too long," said a 30-something guy with a job in the film industry. "If we all get to …

Intel goes 'extreme' with first 10-core processor, puts tick-tock tactics on hold

Dual-core. Quad-core. Octa-core.<p>Chipset manufacturers have been boosting processing power by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now, Intel is going one better with the next-generation Broadwell-E chip family, its first ever 10-core desktop processor.<p>You heard that right: Intel is going for "10-core" …

Computer Hardware