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Mark Cuban defends Musk's leadership: 'You have to really respect him'

Amid hardships at Tesla, CEO Elon Musk has taken heat for recent behavior some have called "bizarre." But billionaire investor Mark Cuban defended …

Tesla

Tesla chose not to add eye-tracking to Autopilot because it’s ineffective, says Elon Musk

New autonomous driver assist systems are coming to market using eye-tracking and other driver monitoring systems to make sure that drivers are paying attention to the road.<p>Tesla apparently looked into adding such a system to its Autopilot, but it chose not to because it found it to be ineffective, …

Tesla

A list of Tesla car fires since 2013

Fatal Florida crash is the latest<p>Electric carmaker Tesla has seen a number of its vehicles catch fire in the past five years. The latest fire involves a 2014 Tesla Model S immediately igniting after a high-speed crash. Two teenagers died. The NTSB is investigating the battery fire in that crash, …

Tesla

Far Cry 5 is the most frustrating game I’ve played this year, but it has one brilliant mission

Big-budget games don’t normally do things like this<p>The fifth numbered entry in the broad series of nature-and-tourism themed open-world shooters, <i>Far Cry 5</i> is a mess. Its story doesn’t make sense, its themes don’t cohere, and it fails to do any justice to its real-world setting, Montana, or the …

Far Cry 5

Cramer thanks Tesla CEO Elon Musk 'for telling the truth' after boorish conference call

CNBC's Jim Cramer felt for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after the auto chief's bizarre post-earnings conference call on Wednesday.<p>"Last night was absolutely, …

Tesla

Barlog: God of War's 'single shot' camera trick was a tough sell for devs

"40 percent of the team came to me after the game was done, and they played it, and they finally...said, 'oh I get it now'," God of War lead Cory …

Game Development

Associated Press News

Don't have time to replay the 'God of War' trilogy? Here's a recap.

How did Kratos get here?<p>The new <i>God of War</i> picks up many years after a trilogy that kicked off in 2005. Kratos has a new home. A wife and child. A …

They Changed God Of War's Combat For New PS4 Game And Here's Why

The new God of War game for PlayStation 4 is almost here. One of the first things you may notice is that the combat is changed significantly from past entries in series. We spoke with game director Cory Barlog today about these changes and why the developer, after seven games in the series, thought …

Santa Monica

Full-sized Elon Musk masks aren't a flame thrower, but they'll do in a pinch

An Elon Musk probably isn’t going to move the needle in the same way as a Boring Co. flamethrower, or — I hate myself for this — a Model 3 that actually moves off the production line. But look, it’s Friday and in an effort to keep things light heading into the weekend I thought this might make you …

Tesla owner almost crashes on video trying to recreate fatal Autopilot accident

Tesla and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are both investigating the fatal accident involving a Model X Autopilot in Mountain View last month, but now another Tesla owner also conducted his own little investigation into the accident by following a similar scenario on Autopilot …

SpaceX granted permission to launch satellites beaming high-speed internet back to Earth

SpaceX has received official permission from the US government to launch a fleet of satellites designed to beam high-speed internet signals down to …

Far Cry 5 players have already created Counter-Strike, PUBG and Call of Duty maps

It begins!<p><i>Far Cry 5</i>’s arcade mode is one of the most interesting parts of the game, allowing players to create their own maps and challenges to share with others. You can even earn in-game currency and perks by playing through maps created by the community.<p>Of course, players are using these tools …

Tech billionaire Elon Musk's father, 72, has 10-month-old baby with 'stepdaughter' he's known since she was four

The 72-year-old father of tech billionaire Elon Musk has a 10-month old child with his stepdaughter, it was sensationally reported last night.<p>The …

SpaceX Raises $500 Million From Investors

Elon Musk make money moves.<p>It’s been a week since Elon Musk declared his intention to start testing a Mars spaceship, and now, SpaceX is about to …

Tomb Raider's 8 Biggest WTF Questions

<i>Full spoilers for Tomb Raider continue below! Make sure to check out IGN's review.</i><p>Warner Bros.'s Tomb Raider, an adaptation of the 2013 Square Enix …

Surviving Mars Review

I stopped asking the question, “How can you make a survival city builder?” when my metal mine ran dry. That left me without materials to repair …

Elon Musk's hyperloop dream may come true — and soon

Elon Musk first described his idea for a futuristic transportation system that would send passenger pods through tubes at speeds of hundreds of miles an hour back in 2013. At the time, the idea of actually building and operating a so-called “hyperloop” seemed far-fetched, to say the least.<p>But …

High-speed Rail

‘This is violent, isn’t it?’

Trump begins game industry meeting with gaming sizzle reel<p>At the White House earlier today, President Donald Trump sat down for a round table meeting with a few game industry execs, as well as a group of determined critics of games. Trump began the meeting by screening a montage of games, …

Elon Musk sides with Trump on trade with China, citing 25% import duty on American cars

Musk believes China isn't playing fair in the car trade with the U.S.

Tesla

Tesla's Model S is due for an update — here’s what customers want to see

Tesla's Model S sedan made waves when it was released in 2012, becoming the first car without a combustion engine to win Motor Trend's Car of the Year award. It was only the second car Tesla had produced, after the Roadster, and it helped demonstrate the demand for electric, luxury vehicles.<p>Almost …

Tesla releases new tool for people to retrieve ‘blackbox data’ after a crash

Tesla is making it a little easier for people to retrieve ‘blackbox data’ from their vehicles after a crash with new EDR tools.<p>While Tesla’s vehicles are highly connected and log a lot of data, the company didn’t use an EDR (Event Data Recorder), which acts as a black box for cars, to make crash …

Far Cry 5's New American Setting Made Me Feel Like An Outsider

Far Cry 5's setting of an American county under siege seems to become more provocative as the days go by. Moving away from the tropical jungles of the South Pacific and African savannas, the series now dips its toes into the US setting of Hope County, Montana for its action-packed fish-out-of-water …

Far Cry 5

Elon Musk went on a Twitter rant about America's failing infrastructure — and it made his Hyperloop idea sound less crazy

Elon Musk's ideas for future transportation systems might sound a little crazy at first.<p>The Hyperloop, a high-speed transit system, first proposed by Elon Musk in 2013, would send pods full of passengers through tubes at over 500 mph and require tunnel networks to be built from scratch.<p>His Boring …

Hyperloop

Meet the SpaceX ships that will never go to space

These ships catch waves (and rockets) instead.<p>SpaceX is known for its spaceships—from the Dragon capsule that resupplies the space station, to the proposed interplanetary transport system. But it’s the company's more traditional, water-going vessels that keep the lofty dreams of affordable …

Space Travel

Numbers starting to add up for Tesla trucks: DHL executive

(Reuters) - The numbers behind Tesla Inc's long-distance Semi electric trucks are close to making sense for haulers looking at a shift away from diesel that may save them tens of thousands of dollars a year, according to an executive with DHL.<p>Jim Monkmeyer, president, Transportation at DHL Supply …

Trucks

One naked man failed to win a chicken dinner, but instead became a legend

This is the best of what PUBG has to offer<p><i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> gets tense in the final moments of each round, as players are funneled into one small area and are forced to do battle in order to become the last player — or team — standing. The video above begins as a standard document of …

Before Tesla And SpaceX, Elon Musk Worked In Video Games

Before Elon Musk was shooting his own Tesla roadster into space, he was doing other cool stuff. Like? Making video games, that’s what.<p>As YouTuber …

SpaceX gets FCC approval for satellite broadband internet

Launch of the first experimental satellites is scheduled for Saturday<p>WASHINGTON — Elon Musk's SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world's most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using …

Net Neutrality

The $1 Million Rimac Concept Two Is Slower Than The $200-250K Next-Gen Tesla Roadster

Rimac's next hypercar is loaded with numerous features, but it is not quite as powerful as Tesla's next-generation Roadster.<p>There are very few pure …

Roadsters