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    Tesla Shows Off New Roadster Prototype

    The Tesla Semi wasn't the only thing revealed on yesterday's presentation. Before ending the its presentation, Tesla also unveiled its next generation roadster prototype. Powered by three motors, two in the rear, and one in the front. The roadster can 0-60 in 1.9 secs, 0-100 in 4.2 secs, does...
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    The Tesla Semi Revealed

    Despite some delays, as promised Elon Musk finally rolled in to reveal Tesla's new all-electric truck, the Tesla Semi. The big rig goes from 0 to 60 in 5 seconds and tows a max load 80,000 lbs with an estimated range of 500 miles on the highway. A range of 400 miles can be had in 30 minutes on a...
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    Boston Dynamics' Atlas Has Moves

    Here's an update on Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is now able to hop up on blocks, jump and twirl, and even do back-flips. It's come a long way since falling off stage. Still not as emotional as Chappie nor dangerous as Johnny 5, but it as them both beat in the Robot Olympics. See how Atlas got...
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    New Star Wars Trilogy Announced, Created by Rian Johnson

    Before the release of his first Star Wars film, Lucasfilm and Disney have decided to hand over the reins for a future trilogy of the franchise over to Rian Johnson. Revealed during a conference call, the writer-director of The Last Jedi is tasked to create new stories and adventures in the...
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    Google Says Nearly 250,000 Web Logins Hijacked Each Week

    Researched conducted by Google has found that hackers steal almost 250,000 web logins weekly (warning auto-play video). Partnered with UC Berkley, the hijackings were investigated for a year between March 2016 and March 2017. The researchers developed an automated system to scan all sorts of...
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    EA Acquires Respawn for More Than $400 million

    Video game publishing giant Electronic Arts have bought out Respawn Entertainment for a cool sum of over $400 million. Respawn Entertainment was founded by Jason West and Vince Zampella both of whom previously founded Infinity Ward developers of Call of Duty before being fired by Activision and...
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    Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting to Integrate

    Starting on November 11, an annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience will convene in Washington, D.C. Among the group will be two teams of researchers that plan to present reports on unexpected interaction between organoids and their rodent hosts. Organoids are tiny human like brains that...
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    YouTube Will Crack Down on Bizarre Videos Targeting Kids

    YouTube plans to crack down on strange videos aimed a kids by age restricting the content. Back in August, the company announced it would no longer allow content creators to monetize videos using family friendly characters. Apparently these videos are a genre into itself as the company is taking...
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    Lamborghini and MIT Shows Off Terzo Millenio EV Concept

    Feast your eyes on the Terzo Millenio. An electric vehicle concept built by a collaboration between the Lamborghini and MIT. The group aims to innovate supercapacitor technology that can match the energy density of conventional batteries while keeping the power density of the supercapacitor...
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    Injustice 2 Online Open Beta Available Now

    Those who have been waiting on Injustice 2 for the PC can finally have a go at it before its release. The delayed beta is currently available on Steam between Nov. 6th - Nov. 10th. Players are only able to test out the 1v1 mode in multiplayer as the final release offers more game play modes. The...
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    US Court Grants ISPs and Search Engine Blockade of Sci-Hub

    Previously reported last month, through the American Chemical Society (ACS), a US Judge was recommending an injunction against Sci-Hub. The US Court has ruled and sided with ACS' copyright infringement claim of Sci-Hub providing thousands of its published articles for free without compensation...
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    Watchdogs Free on Uplay For Limited Time

    Ubisoft will be offering the first Watchdogs for free between Nov. 7th - Nov. 13th. You can currently pre-load the game through your Uplay account with the following link. Thanks Goodlookinguy. Watch Dogs was originally released in 2014 and tells the story of a skilled hacker named Aiden Pearce...
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    Amazon Undercuts Competition Through 3rd Party Sellers

    Apparently Amazon is now discounting certain products from its third-party sellers (warning auto-start video) in order to make a sale on its website. Of course, undercutting your competition is not new in the retail space. Items affected with the price cut will be designated with a "discounted...
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    PUBG Faces Possible Ban From China

    Having sold over 15 million units with the most concurrent players on Steam, PlayerUknown's Battlegrounds is very unlikely to be up for sale in China. According to a Chinese watchdog group, the arena survival sports game is "too bloody" and "violent" and not healthy, mentally for the country's...
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    EVE Developers Pulling Out of VR

    CCP, the developers behind EVE Online and EVE Valkryie, is scaling back on its VR development. EVE Valkryie was there day one with the launch of the Oculus Rift, but the company sees the market as still a niche, with an estimated base of about 2.4 million users on PC headsets. Its office in...
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