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Major cyber attack disrupts internet service across Europe and US

Major cyber attack disrupts internet service across Europe and US

Denial of service attack from unknown culprits on domain name system company Dyn caused access to be severely restricted for users on Friday US officials are investigating multiple attacks that caused widespread online disruption on both sides of the Atlantic on Friday. The Department of Homeland Security has begun an investigation into the DDoS (distributed […]

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TF-X flying car

Company Says Flying Hybrid Car Could Be In The Skies By 2018

While the widespread use of electric cars is still on a slow but steady (and impressively quiet) rise, a Massachusetts-based company has said it will be able to produce asemi-electric, self-driving, flying car in just two years’ time. Terrafugia has said it will produce a fully working prototype of the TF-X flying car by 2018, […]

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Artificial Intelligence

Your Fears About The Coming Robot Revolution Might Be Overblown

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The robots are coming! The robots are coming! But maybe that’s OK. Rob High, IBM’s chief technology officer for Watson, on Saturday urged an audience of industry elites, academics and press to consider how artificial technology should improve — rather than replace — the human experience. Artificial Intelligence can help people became more […]

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Henrik Fisker Is Starting a Namesake Car Company Again

Henrik Fisker Is Starting a Namesake Car Company Again

Henrik Fisker has re-launched his namesake company, he told Bloomberg. The charismatic Dane said his newly minted Fisker, Inc. will showcase a premium, all-electric vehicle in the second half of 2017. On a private phone call Monday he called it a spiritual successor to the Fisker Karma electric car he launched in 2012. We have really been working […]

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Tesla's software update might save the lives of pets left in the car

Tesla’s software update might save the lives of pets left in the car

A 17 inch touchscreen is featured in the Model S electric sports sports sedan Image: The Christian Science Monitor/Ann Hermes/AP A few weeks after Elon Musk revealed the updates coming to the brand’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving feature, Tesla officially detailed the software 8.0 update Thursday morning. Along with Autopilot changes, Tesla has reworked the media […]

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Samsung in Talks with Fiat Unit

Samsung in Talks with Fiat Unit

After Samsung Electronics Co.s success in selling components for rivals smartphones, Vice Chairman Lee Jae Yong is considering a similar strategy for the world of automobiles. Samsung is in advanced talks to buy assets of auto-parts maker Magneti Marelli from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, according to people familiar with the matter. Its particularly interested in […]

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