SpaceX Gears Up to Finally, Actually Launch the Falcon Heavy

After nearly seven years of varying concepts, redesigns, and delays, SpaceX is poised to launch the Falcon Heavy rocket next week on its maiden flight. Last week, SpaceX performed a hold-down firing of the massive rocket’s 27 engines, creating a towering exhaust plume and jolting the space coast with over 5 million pounds of thrust. It was the most powerful engine test ever conducted at … Continue reading SpaceX Gears Up to Finally, Actually Launch the Falcon Heavy

Uber bike sharing to launch in San Francisco

It’s Uber, but for bicycles. For the first time in Uber’s history, the company is offering rides on something other than cars. Starting next week, it will let certain users in San Francisco reserve pedal-assist electric bicycles through its app. The idea is that people will see the bicycles as a cheaper and faster alternative — not a huge stretch of the imagination for anyone … Continue reading Uber bike sharing to launch in San Francisco

GM unveils autonomous vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals, plans for 2019 launch

General Motors (GM) has revealed that it’s on track to put its first self-driving car on roads in 2019. Today, the company revealed that the fourth generation of its electric driverless vehicle, the Cruise AV, will not have any manual controls, such as pedals or a steering wheel. Though many companies are already testing driverless cars on public roads, the vehicles typically have traditional controls … Continue reading GM unveils autonomous vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals, plans for 2019 launch

GM Will Launch a Self-Driving Car Without a Steering Wheel in 2019

After more than a century making vehicles for humans to drive, General Motors has ripped the heart out of its latest ride, and is now holding the grisly spectacle up for all the world to see: A car with no steering wheel. And it plans to put a fleet of these newfangled things to work in a taxi-like service, somewhere in the US, next year. … Continue reading GM Will Launch a Self-Driving Car Without a Steering Wheel in 2019

Nintendo spotlights Xenoblade Chronicles 2 before its launch on Dec. 1

Nintendo spotlights Xenoblade Chronicles 2 before its launch on Dec. 1 In just a few weeks, Nintendo Switch owners will leave the familiar behind and enter the fantastical world of Alrest – a world full of living lands known as Titans and the fabled paradise of Elysium. To get fans ready for the Dec. 1 launch of the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 game, Nintendo presented a … Continue reading Nintendo spotlights Xenoblade Chronicles 2 before its launch on Dec. 1