Friday 20 July, 2018
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Rolls Royce EVTOL

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi which it says could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. The British firm said it had drawn up plans for an “electric vertical take-off and landing”...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 16th, 2018
Japan rains

The toll in deadly rainfall that has devastated parts of Japan with flooding and landslides rose Tuesday to 122, as hopes faded that further survivors could be found. Dozens of people are still missing, and with the rains finally letting up...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 10th, 2018
David Davis Resigns

Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned from the UK government. His departure comes days after Theresa May secured the cabinet’s backing for her Brexit plan despite claims from critics that it was “soft”. Mr Davis was appointed...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 9th, 2018
2019 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet announced pricing for the 2019 Silverado 1500, with the base Work Truck starting at $29,795 and the most popular LT Crew Cab asking $40,795, both prices including destination. The starting price of the 2019 Silverado 1500 is the same...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 4th, 2018
Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in favor of President Donald Trump’s September order to restrict travel from several majority Muslim countries to the United States. In the 5-4 opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court found...

By Steve Weichel on Jun 27th, 2018
Android Message desktop

Android Messages is finally catching up with iMessages, as Google rolls out the ability to send and receive text messages via the web, along with a few other fun features. Google has been working on integrating RCS (rich Communications Services)...

By Steve Weichel on Jun 21st, 2018
Elon Musk

Tesla told employees Tuesday it will cut about 9 percent of its workforce, trimming mostly salaried positions. Since the start of the year, Tesla has added roughly 8,000 jobs and currently employs approximately 46,000 workers. Through this reorganization,...

By Steve Weichel on Jun 13th, 2018

Germany’s Volkswagen has warned its main factory in Wolfsburg faces temporary shutdowns later this year, owing to new emissions test standards. It plans “closure days” to prevent a build-up of vehicles that have yet to be...

By Steve Weichel on Jun 7th, 2018
Microsoft And Github

Microsoft has announced it is to acquire the code-sharing site Github. Github, based in San Francisco, is an online platform that allows coders to collaborate with each other on their work. It is used by employees at many big companies, including...

By Steve Weichel on Jun 5th, 2018
Tesla autopilot

A Tesla sedan running in its autopilot mode crashed into a parked police car in Laguna Beach, California on Tuesday, per the Associated Press, resulting in “minor injuries” to the driver. The officer in charge of the cruiser at the time...

By Steve Weichel on May 30th, 2018