The unlikely partnerships that are shaping the car industry

Peter Campbell and Patti Waldmeir in Detroit and Kana Inagaki in Tokyo January 18, 2018 On the outskirts of Detroit is a facility for testing driverless vehicles. The American Center for Mobility prides itself on secrecy, with tall green barriers flanking its roads to keep prying eyes from the latest creations being trialled. Yet as they embrace new technology, the carmakers that use the site … Continue reading The unlikely partnerships that are shaping the car industry

Our guide to slim styles and designer options

If we had tried to compile a collection of the best smartwatches for women 18 months ago, it might have consisted of a string of angry emojis and not much else. Times have changed, the industry is starting to catch up and we are in single digits for the number of smartwatches our female editors and writers wouldn’t hastily cover up with sleeves in public. … Continue reading Our guide to slim styles and designer options

YouTube yanks videos showing dangerous ‘Tide Pod challenge’

Teens are eating Tide Pods on purpose and filming themselves doing it. Procter & Gamble YouTube is taking steps to shut down a viral video trend in which people post recordings of themselves purposely ingesting laundry detergent. The so-called Tide Pod challenge, which involves people eating the brightly colored laundry detergent packs known as pods, reportedly began last year as a joke on the internet. … Continue reading YouTube yanks videos showing dangerous ‘Tide Pod challenge’

How tech giants plan to keep fake news out of 2018 election

Carlos Monje, director of Twitter’s North America public policy and philanthropy, speaks during a hearing Wednesday of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Brendan Smialowski / AFP/Getty Images Hindsight is 2016. Facebook, Google and Twitter representatives, testifying at a Senate committee hearing on Wednesday, said they learned important lessons from how fake news and Russian propaganda spread across their sites during the 2016 … Continue reading How tech giants plan to keep fake news out of 2018 election

Everything you need to know about the 3K headset

For the longest time, the HTC Vive was the creme de la creme of the VR world. It was the big, great, innovative high-end headset that everyone wanted. That advantage has slipped in recent months with the improvements to the Oculus Rift and its ecosystem. And then CES 2018 came around. HTC announced the Vive Pro, a new high-end headset in its lineup. It’s not … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the 3K headset