U.S. opens investigation in Tesla after fatal crash in Autopilot mode
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fatal accident in which the driver of a Tesla Motors Inc Model S car operating in Autopilot mode was killed in a collision with a truck has prompted an investigation by federal highway safety regulators, the U.S. government and Tesla disclosed on Thursday. ...
Euro 2016: Wasteful Poland attack have their own strikers to blame for loss to Portugal
Poland, despite putting up a strong show, will be left wondering what could have been, and have their own attack to blame. The post Euro 2016: Wasteful Poland attack have their own strikers to blame for loss to Portugal appeared first on Firstpost.
Zoox raises $200 million at $1 billion valuation for its self-driving cars
 TechCrunch has confirmed reports that auto startup Zoox is raising about $200 million at a $1 billion valuation. We’ve also learned that investors Lux Capital and DFJ are involved in the round. The Palo Alto-based startup founded by Tim Kentley-Klay and Jesse Levinson, has been deliberately quiet about what they are working on presumably for competitive reasons, but the Zoox team has… Read More ...
Euro 2016: Vicente del Bosque Quits Spain Job, Football Coaching
Vicente del Bosque's departure at aged 65 comes just days after the reigning champions Spain crashed out of Euro 2016 after losing in the Round of 16 to Italy
Capitalizing on foundations of innovation
 Two of the most important technological advances, which helped fueled much of the country’s record economic growth in the post-WWII era, were ubiquitous computing devices and modern communications technologies. Most of the companies covered on TechCrunch certainly would not exist if not for the development and commercialization of microprocessors and the Internet. Read More ...
Dell kills its Android tablets, focus on 2-in-1 Windows slates
Analysts and market observers have long been chanting the death of tablets as we know them. Now Dell is dancing to their tune and has formally announced the death of its Android-powered Venue tablets. Which isn't much of a surprise given it hasn't exactly put out a brand new model since last year. The PC maker, however, isn't ditching tablets … Continue reading...
Phones don’t get much bigger than the Xiaomi Mi Max
Xiaomi has got a big new phone. A really big new phone. It's called the Mi Max, and the screen is 6.44-inches in size, bridging the gap between its current largest phone and the Mi Pad 2 tablet. The post Phones don’t get much bigger than the Xiaomi Mi Max appeared first on Digital Trends.
IBM’s Cognitive Social Media Command Center is bringing Wimbledon to you
 Most tennis fans would salivate over the chance to witness Serena Williams attempt to win Wimbledon and tie Steffi Graf’s 22 Grand Slams, pulling within two of Margaret Court’s 24 for the most major singles titles in women’s tennis history. But for those unable to make the trip to London to witness the prestigious tournament, which is currently in full swing, IBM is doing… Read More ...
Facebook Paper news app goes dark next month
Facebook Paper will be shut down late next month, the social network has revealed, with Facebook advising users via an in–app message that they will not be able to access the app after July 29. Though Facebook Paper had initially garnered good reviews back in 2014, it didn’t draw in any significant number of users if the app download numbers … Continue reading...
Meyer-Optik announces new bokeh-friendly Trimagon 95mm f2.6 lens
Meyer-Optik, the same company behind those Trioplan soap-bubble bokeh lens Kickstarter campaigns that Digital Trends has featured, today announced a new Trimagon F2.6/95 portrait lens. The post Meyer-Optik announces new bokeh-friendly Trimagon 95mm f2.6 lens appeared first on Digital Trends.
Apple’s iPhone changed the way we use mobile phones
Mobile phones today were a lot different compared to when I first started using them. My first mobile phone, the humble Nokia 3530 also happened to be one of the cheaper models to feature a colour display. It was simple and all one could do with it was place calls download tiny wallpapers via WAP services and send text messages. Back in 2002, never did I imagine that a pocket-friendly mobile phone would even be capable of playing video files or 3D games. Soon after, the smartphone scen...
Zenefits halves its previous valuation to $2B to head off investor lawsuits
 Zenefits is executing a change in its current ownership structure that will increase the overall ownership of the company for late-stage investors; it’s a move that revalues the company’s Series C round at $2 billion and looks to placate investor concerns over the company’s regulatory investigations. As part of accepting the new ownership changes, the investors… Read More ...
U.S. opens investigation into Tesla after fatal crash in Autopilot mode
(Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Thursday it is opening a preliminary investigation into 25,000 Tesla Motors Model S cars after a driver of one of the vehicles was killed using the Autopilot mode. ...
Karma Go gets passphrase support with new ‘Premium Features’
Karma Go users can finally setup a private network if they so wish, but it’ll cost extra. The feature arrives with Karma’s newly announced ‘Premium Features,’ a pay addition to one’s monthly data subscription that enables support for a passphrase. Once added, the hotspot will only be accessible to those who have the password (just like any other WiFi network), … Continue reading...
Electrolux Dryer with Allergen Cycle Review
With its moisture sensors and eco mode, Electrolux’s Electrolux EFME617SIW Dryer is an Energy Star-certified appliance that gets the job done. The post Electrolux Dryer with Allergen Cycle Review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal Survive Penalty Shootout to Enter SFs
Portugal beat Poland 5-3 in penalty shootout, after 1-1 stalemate at extra-time, to enter Euro 2016 semi-finals
Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray, Eugenie Bouchard move into third round; Garbine Muguruza ousted
London: Andy Murray reached the Wimbledon last 32 Thursday while Serena Williams' path to a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam was eased by a shock defeat for world number two Garbine Muguruza. Murray, the world number two and champion in 2013, crushed Taiwan's Lu Yen-Hsun 6-3, 6-2, 6-1, hitting 31 winners and serving six aces. He […] The post Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray, Eugenie Bouchard move into third round; Garbine Muguruza ousted appeared first on Firstpost....
Demi Lovato -- I'm Putting My Butt On the Tanline (PHOTO GALLERY)
Demi Lovato made sure the rays caught all her good parts while lounging poolside in Miami. We'd say she looked bent out of shape over her recent breakup with longtime BF Wilmer Valderrama, but these pics prove otherwise. Everyone wins when…
Apple might buy Jay Z’s Tidal music app
 If you can’t beat ’em, buy ’em. Apple is in discussions with Tidal about acquiring its music streaming app, which offers exclusives and early releases from big artists like Beyonce and Kanye West. The Wall Street Journal reports that the talks are still early and might not end in a deal, but Apple wants those exclusives to bolster its Apple Music streaming app that’s… Read More ...
Apple wants to buy Jay-Z’s Tidal insiders claim
Apple is reportedly in talks with Tidal about a possible acquisition, with the musician-friendly streaming music service a target for its deals with high profile artists. Owned by rapper, producer, and general mogul Jay-Z, Tidal has had a string of exclusive song and album launches in the past months, including Beyonce's latest, Lemonade. Now, sources tell the WSJ, Apple is … Continue reading...