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Feds preview rules of the road for self-driving cars

If followed, the checklist will compel companies to state how their autonomous vehicles deal with grey zones and ethical dilemmas. The guidelines were unveiled on September 18 and include a 15-point safety assessment, encourage states to adopt u...

Panasonic targets the prosumer market with the new Lumix GH5

It also features "6K Photo" which extracts approximately 18-megapixel still images from ultra high-quality video with approximately 9 times the pixel count of Full-HD. The camera's two control rings for focus and aperture make it even easier for enth...

Google May Face Indonesia Tax Bill of over $400m for 2015

Most of its revenue generated in the country is booked at Google's Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore. Google is facing a bill for hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid taxes. The Indonesian communication and information ministry is working...

Pokemon Go player streams assault, robbery in Central Park

The assailant punches Yaneza, takes the 3 visible phones comprising his livestream setup and runs north. After the mugging, the assailant fled into the park and soon disabled the phone, cutting off the stream and preventing him from being actively ...

Battlefield 1 Open Beta Statistics Show Over 13 Million Active Gamers

Battlefield 1 will probably break all previous Battlefield games sales records if beta player count is anything to go by. If Battlefield 1 can do the same, it could be on track to beat COD this Xmas. Back when Battlefield 4 first released it w...

SwiftKey Keyboard gets neural network support to deliver advanced typing experience

As with most neural network-powered tech, the prediction engine will improve with use as it learns a user's personal language and writing style. However, Google has also used a mini neural network its Google Translate app, which enabled text to be ...

Instagram Update Brings Anti-Harassment 'Keyword Moderation Tool' to All Users

To access Instagram's new tools, users click on the gear icon on their profile. Instagram has selected a list of default censored words that are all English language for the time being, although the custom filter supports "all languages with sp...

AT&T Subscribers Can Stream DirecTV Without Worrying About Mobile Data

AT&T announced that taking advantage of the offer will be automatic and easy once the users are registered. AT&T is adding enhancements to its DirecTV TV Everywhere app, which now allows AT&T wireless customers to stream video from DirecTV wit...

Kanye West Announces Tyga Signing, But Label Remains GOOD Music

Tyga is not only part of the G.O.O.D. Tyga self-released his last album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty through his Last Kings label in 2015. Music President Pusha T took to the mic, announcing Migos are signed to G.O.O.D. Music team, a new ...

Here's how to watch Sony's event revealing the future of PlayStation

Sony also announced existing PS4 consoles will get HDR compatibility, starting next week, via a firmware update. Sony has done a awful job of keeping the PlayStation 4 slim console a secret. Although they did not specifically state what th...

202mph Bentley Flying Spur W12 S is fastest ever

Bentley took the 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that already exists in the regular Flying Spur and shot it up with some extra power, so that it now makes 626 horsepower and 605 pound-feet of torque . Customer deliveries for the W12 S will comme...

Nintendo Orders Fan Games To Be Taken Down, Over 500 Affected

Needless to say, the company is entirely in its right to demand these games be taken off the Web. ASMB Games revealed they indeed received a formal DMCA takedown notice, which they had little choice but to follow. "This notice is provided pursuant ...

Dogs understand and process words spoken by humans

Reward centers of their brains lit up the most in the scanner when praising words were met with a praising tone, which makes sense. Andics says one of the biggest factors in the study was that the dogs could not see their owners, so the only info...

Google's 2016 smartphone lineup will reportedly ditch the Nexus name

Moreover, the two phones will come with a tweaked version of the Google's new mobile operating system, Android Nougat , featuring interface elements not found on other Android smartphones. While details about the global availability of the LG V2...

New Google App Makes Search Easier

Timo Mertens, Google product manager, wrote in a blog post that with the upcoming LG V20 phone, users can access the In Apps mode directly with a dedicated shortcut on the homescreen and Second Screen. The new Google app helps you find deta...

Pikmin Announced For Nintendo 3DS

If you're not familiar with Wii U prices these days, the $75 discount to $225 isn't anything insane new. More Mushroom Kingdom characters wil of course join and two new modes change how you play the game. Not all Wii U courses will be compatible with...

Apple sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 touchscreens

How many of you are planning to upgrade to the iPhone 7? The company usually reveals its new smartphones in early September each year and it is possible that more than one handset could be revealed at the Bill Graham Civic Center on 7 September.

Twitter Follows YouTube Into Ad-Revenue Share Deal With Video Creators

Creators have the option of taking the same videos that they're posting to and profiting from on YouTube , Facebook and anywhere else; post them to Twitter and get a share of the resulting ad revenue. It's no secret that the internet's largest socia...

Rain from storm causes rivers to surge in Dominican Republic

This area of heavy rains is over the northern part of the Gulf but shows no development till this time. Curole said the smaller storm off the coast demands more attention now because it could impact the area soonest. The latest data from the Nation...

Quick Reply from the Lock Screen will soon return to Android Nougat

According to Android Police , the new Google Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish will only be arriving later this fall when Google releases the Android 7.1 Nougat update. To learn more about these new features, check out Google's official Nougat page ....

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Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama will vie for national championship

The debate heading into Sunday's announcement regards whether Ohio State or Alabama should make the playoff. "We had a tough loss - two losses, but I think that was the toughest ...

Microsoft's Redesigned Headquarters Will Have Some Cool Stuff

Microsoft now employs 47,000 at its Redmond headquarters . The five-to seven-year plan will knock down 12 low-rise buildings at the heart of the company's original headquarter...

BMW i8 Roadster Drops in LA

Standard features on both the coupe and roadster include a fast charging cable, the Professional satellite navigation system, the company's latest tile-based iDrive infotainment sy...

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Could Make An Appearance Early 2018

Samsung today released the Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo beta 3. Another revision that the S9 series will flaunt is the repositioning of the fingerprint scanner. That feature is ...

Tencent the first Chinese company worth over $500 billion

Tencent's market cap has furthermore than tripled ever since March 2014 when it attained $150 billion, exceeding Intel in the course. " Hong Kong valuations are still attract...

IPhone X Suffering From Cold Weather Screen Freezing, Apple Software Fix Inbound

Some iPhone X owners have been reporting this problem on the iPhone subreddit over the last day or so. The post adds further, "literally takes 2 seconds from going inside to th...

Google Assistant Can Now Identify Songs And Provide Listeners With Track Info

If you haven't ordered the Pixel Buds and think you might want to, you can head over the Google Store and pick them up for $159. The right earbud not only awakens Google Assi...

Google readying Android app to manage storage, share files without internet

For those of you with 128GB phones, this may not be something you care about, but if you have a phone like the Moto X4 pictured above, this is exactly the type of app that could co...

Bezel-less iPad Pro renders envision what Apple could launch next year

The new iPad, however, is not likely to use an OLED display like the iPhone X , and will instead stick with a traditional LCD screen. Though it supposedly won't feature an OLED ...

Supreme Court refuses to hear Samsung appeal on Apple patent infringements

We're guessing that every court decision made in the future, as evidenced by history, will be appealed, so don't expect Apple vs. Samsung to settle down anytime soon. The company's...

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Koenigsegg sets new highest speed world record for production vehicle in US

Koenigsegg sets new highest speed world record for production vehicle in US

That in itself was enough to beat the previous highest recorded top speed of 270.5mph, by a Hennessey Venom GT in 2014 . After making a joke of the Bugatti Chiron's record, Koen...

'StarCraft II' Partially Going Free-To-Play Later This Month

Those whowish to experience later chapters in the StarCraft II story can purchase the additional single-player campaigns, Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void , and Nova Cove...

Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy Comes to Monster Hunter World in New Trailer

Players can also dress up in the game to look like Horizon: Zero Dawn protagonist Aloy as apart of a collaborative effort. Equipping the full armor set will make your character l...

Is Microsoft working on a new 'foldable' tablet?

For now, the gadget is being called the Andromeda , but the name is still expected to be replaced as the device is reportedly in prototype stage. Windows Central reports that th...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

Another difference is that the GTX 1070 Ti (and 1070) uses standard GDDR5 running at 8Gbps, while GTX 1080 cards use GDDR5X-the initial cards ran the memory at 10Gbps, and later ...