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Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology, Explained (Video)

Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology, Explained (Video)

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris We Teslaphiles are familiar with the cool attributes of electric vehicles – the instant torque, the greater efficiency, the regenerative braking – but how many of us really understand how all that stuff works? Anyone who’d like a little deeper understanding of the workings of an electric powertrain, without going to …

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The best hybrid cars save fuel without sacrificing fun

The best hybrid cars save fuel without sacrificing fun

From novel curiosities to an integrated part of the automotive mainstream, hybrid cars have come a long way. That means there are more choices than ever, and that buyers don’t have to give up things like comfort, practicality, or even performance just to have the best fuel economy. There’s no need to buy a good hybrid that isn’t also a …

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Michelin’s new 3D-printed tire concept responds to terrain, regenerates tread

Michelin’s new 3D-printed tire concept responds to terrain, regenerates tread

Although the lifespan of a tire depends on an variety of different factors, most will need to be replaced about every five years. However, a new 3D printed tire prototype from Michelin may one day outlast your vehicle — and then some. At the Movin’On exhibition in Montreal, Michelin unveiled its 3D printed Visionary Concept tire. Unlike traditional air-pressurized tires, …

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Under mounting pressure, Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Under mounting pressure, Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

In the wake of founder Travis Kalanick’s resignation, the company will be intent on steering a steadier course free of controversy that could hurt its reputation. Update: According to new reports, an internal Uber petition to reinstate former CEO Travis Kalanick has garnered more than 1,000 signatures. Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO of the ridesharing company. Kalanick …

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50 percent of smart gadgets are prone to hacks

50 percent of smart gadgets are prone to hacks

© Benoit Daoust | Dreamstime.com Have you turned your residence into a smart home yet? This, of course, is when you have appliances, lights, televisions, air conditioners and more that can connect to the internet. They are known as internet-of-things (IoT) gadgets. IoT gadgets are very helpful and you can even control them with virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa. The …

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Nissan Teases Refreshed Leaf Again (Video)

Nissan Teases Refreshed Leaf Again (Video)

The refreshed Nissan Leaf EV has been teased yet again, with another glimpse from the company of what we can expect when the rapidly approaching launch of the new Leaf arrives in a few months. As we’ve reported previously, numerous times, the new Nissan Leaf EV will feature the company’s semi-autonomous ProPilot Assist features — which will allow for fully …

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First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

DeepMind’s AlphaGo artificial intelligence shut out the world’s best Go player, 19-year-old Ke Jie , ending their series at 3-0. Shortly afterward, the company announced that AlphaGo would be retiring from active competition, having beaten the very best around. It makes a lot of sense for AlphaGo to bow out while it’s ahead. But by digging deeper into this decision, …

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Cybercriminals now target IoT devices devices in smart homes – McAfee

Cybercriminals now target IoT devices devices in smart homes - McAfee

He said once cybercriminals find their way into the home network through these devices, the hacking possibilities are virtually endless. SINGAPORE : Cybercriminals are becoming more creative in finding new, sophisticated methods to access important data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) devices in smart homes is their latest target, said McAfee, the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. In …

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Smart home devices now the target of cybercriminals, McAfee says

Smart home devices now the target of cybercriminals, McAfee says

A study by McAfee to better understand the password habits of people revealed that more than half of the respondents had no qualms sharing it with others, and close to one-third use the same or similar passwords on multiple accounts. — AFP pic SINGAPORE, June 25 — Cybercriminals are becoming more creative in finding new, sophisticated methods to access important …

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