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Street Artist Spray-Paints Colorful Optical Illusion Murals on Buildings

Shrouded in mystery, not much is known about street artist 1010. However, one thing is for certain: he knows how to turn heads. For over a decade now, the Hamburg-based artist has wowed us with his eye-catching public art and unique, portal-inspired paper creations. Now, he continues to showcase …

Elon Musk vows to start company that digs tunnels under traffic

Commentary: His Twitter feed comes alive with an expression of frustration. And maybe hope. He says his new firm will be called The Boring Company. Really?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Traffic can have a numbing effect.<p>For Tesla and …

Elon Musk

The 31 biggest games of the holiday season

We've got you covered, from the latest Pokémon game to "Call of Duty."<p>Here are the 31 biggest games of the holiday season.

Acer's 21-inch curved laptop behemoth is $9,000 - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The 21-inch curved display feels very immersive in games. There are a ton of fun features and extras, including a reversible touch/number pad, eye tracking cameras and swappable WASD keys. The mechanical keyboard is excellent for gaming.<p><b>The Bad</b> Even these high-end components don't fully …

Computer Hardware

California is about to find out what a truly radical climate policy looks like

California has long prided itself on being a world leader on climate change — and with good reason.<p>Within the United States, California is No. 1 (by far) in solar power and No. 3 in wind power. It boasts the third-lowest carbon dioxide emissions per capita behind New York and Vermont. Since 2000, …

Amazon is planning to hire 1,500 people at a warehouse in Essex

The giant warehouse, which Amazon describes as a fulfilment centre, will be in Tilbury and used to stock the tens of thousands of items that Amazon sells on its website.<p>Amazon writes on its "operations" website that its UK fulfilment centres total over five million square feet and provide Amazon …

Cisco Systems to cut 5,500 jobs after reporting 2% drop in revenue

Cisco Systems is to cut about 5,500 jobs, representing nearly 7% of the US technology company’s global workforce.<p>The world’s largest networking gear maker, based in San Jose, California, announced the cuts on Wednesday night as part of a transition from its hardware roots into a software-centric …

Employment

Uber and Volvo put $300M into building self-driving cars ready for sale by 2021

Part of the arrangement that will bring self-driving Uber on-demand vehicles to Pittsburgh roads by the end of this year will also help Volvo bring its own self-driving cars, for use as either personal vehicles or as autonomous taxis, to market by 2021, according to the WSJ. The two companies are …

These Unseen Photos From World War I Are Unbelievable

Typically, when long-lost photos are found and restored they're a bit underwhelming. But this new series of images, captured by an unknown …

Abandoned McBarge Was Once A Floating McDonald's Restaurant

While the idea of eating your Big Mac while floating down a river might appeal to some, it seems the idea sank like a stone in 1986 - but the …

Hong Kong's business community is 'freaked out' over China's crackdown

The words were unusual coming from the mouth of a seasoned business figure in the hyper-competitive world of Hong Kong finance.<p>“The middle-class, the professionals, even the accountants: people are just freaked out about what is going on.”<p>Author linked to missing Hong Kong publishers calls on …

Hong Kong

With Earnings On Tap, Musk And Tesla Are On The Hot Seat

Tesla shares are down 30% in 2016, which makes the former Wall Street-darling an underperformer even in this year’s down markets. The company reports earnings tomorrow and though it has already announced production last year was just above the low end of its targeted range, all eyes will turn to …

Tesla

The problems with capitalism, as explained by a Minecraft hedge fund manager

<i>Minecraft</i> is a video game about placing blocks, but when Microsoft paid $2.5 billion for its developer Mojang, it wasn't just buying virtual Lego. It was buying a tool powerful enough to map entire countries, it was buying a way of involving citizens in public space design, and it was buying a …