FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week. Transporting equipment for
When the asteroid that struck the Earth in Chicxulub, Mexico, slammed into the surface some 66 million years ago it made life incredibly difficult for just about every living creature on the planet. It caused massive swings in temperature, and shrouded the Earth in a cloud of darkness which killed off
By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European privacy regulations went into effect on Friday that will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data. Activists are already planning to use the right to access their data to turn the tables on internet platforms whose model
The second Star Wars Story spinoff is out in theaters right now -- the origin story of Han Solo, one of the most beloved characters in that galaxy far, far away. But Star Wars fans have been fantasizing about other similar stories for quite a while, with Boba Fett being one of the crowd’s favorite.
HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet (3,048 meters) into the air.
The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business, a senior congressional aide said on Friday. The deal, communicated to officials on Capitol Hill by the Commerce Department, requires ZTE to pay a substantial
Everyone loves the Echo Dot, and that’s not exactly surprising because what’s not to love? It’s the most affordable smart speaker from Amazon, giving you low-cost access to Alexa in any room of your house. Of course, all that money you’re saving by getting Echo Dots can be put to good use by clearing
French battery maker Saft, a unit of oil and gas major Total said on Friday it plans to invest over 200 million euros ($233 million) in a next generation European battery alliance project. Saft formed the alliance with European partners Siemens, Solvay and Manz in February to research, develop and build
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.
Nobody can beat the laws of physics. NASA is now learning that the hard way after testing an absolutely revolutionary new type of propulsion technology that turned out to be, well, impossible from the start. It's called the EmDrive, and from its inception it appeared as though the concept flew in
DENTON, Mont. (AP) — A central Montana rancher shot a wolf-like animal after it was spotted in a pasture with livestock, but a closer look prompted state wildlife officials to take DNA samples to determine what type of animal it was.
After a couple of very odd months that saw a glut of movies leave all at once and then a mass exodus of kid-friendly programming, Netflix is back to normal in June, with a few regrettable departures and a bunch of movies you've never heard of in the first place. So as always, we've picked out
Just like pretty much everything else Anker makes, people love the Nebula Capsule Smart Mini Projector . It costs about the same price as a standard high-quality portable pico projector, but it's so much more. First of all, if offers crazy battery life of up to 4 hours per charge. That's more
MILAN (Reuters) - French telecoms operator Iliad is set to hold a press conference in Milan on Tuesday to unveil its "revolution" of the Italian telecoms sector, a Facebook announcement showed. Last week the company, majority-owned by billionaire founder Xavier Niel, said its much-expected
Have you ever wondered what your Twitter timeline would have looked like a decade ago if you were following all the same people then that you are now? Wonder no more, because Twitter's robust search engine can make this dream a reality. All you have to do is click on this link and start scrolling
A software fix to prevent cars from accelerating out of control prompted Fiat Chrysler on Friday to issue a recall for 4.8 million US vehicles. The company will provide owners with a free software fix to prevent the cruise control system from locking up as the car accelerates, preventing the driver
What Netflix has managed to accomplish in a relatively short amount of time is nothing short of astounding. The streaming giant today boasts more than 125 million subscribers across the globe and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Though Netflix may have had somewhat humble beginnings as a
Tesla said in a statement it wanted to do right by its customers and, as part of the proposed deal, agreed to compensate car owners who purchased the 2.0 version of Autopilot and had to wait longer than expected for the driving features to become active. Tesla has agreed to place more than $5 million
If you don't want to spend a lot of money on an iPad but you still want a really good tablet, you'll be surprised at the great value you get from Amazon's Fire tablet line. These Android powered tablets run Amazon's special software that gives them access to thousands upon thousands of
Using the Steam Link, a smartphone app from PC gaming giant Valve Corp., players would be able to stream games from their home computers to a nearby mobile device. Valve Corporation, owner and operator of PC gaming store and network Steam, will not be releasing its Steam Link app on iOS for the time
Pluto has had a pretty interesting past few decades. Long considered the ninth official planet, astronomers who redefined what "planet" really means decided to reclassify Pluto in 2006 as a "dwarf planet." Then in 2015 NASA's New Horizons spacecraft paid the icy dwarf a visit,
Major websites offline and Facebook and Google accused of breaching new GDPR rules as deadline chaos strikes
It looks like Valve's Steam Link app, which lets you stream games from your PC to your mobile device , will remain an Android exclusive, marking a strange win for the Google Play store. That’s because Apple decided to ban Steam Link from the App Store, citing “business conflicts with app guidelines
Pornhub will allow children to watch porn on their smartphones and bypass UK law using a new app
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