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Larry Page’s third flying car company will sell its first craft in 2019

Larry Page’s third flying car company will sell its first craft in 2019

We’ve heard a bit here and there about Opener, one of the flying vehicle startups backed by Google’s Larry Page. Opener specializes in vertical take off and landing (VTOL) vehicles, similar to helicopters and...

‘The World Ends with You’ shines on Nintendo Switch

‘The World Ends with You’ shines on Nintendo Switch

The World Ends with You is one of my favorite Japanese role-playing games. It was released for the Nintendo DS in 2007, when I was a moody teenager trying to make it through college....

Uber wants to give company stock to its drivers

Uber wants to give company stock to its drivers

This week, Uber sent a letter to the Securities and Exchanges Commission requesting that the organization change its rules and allow it to grant company stock to its drivers. The letter was obtained by...

Tesla’s full tax incentive ends on October 15th

Tesla’s full tax incentive ends on October 15th

If you want to want to take advantage of Tesla’s $7,500 federal tax incentive, you’ll have to reserve one before October 15th and pay for it before the year ends. Back in July, the...

Samsung added LTE to the Chromebook Plus V2

Samsung added LTE to the Chromebook Plus V2

Back in June, Samsung launched a follow-up to the Chromebook Plus, replacing the original’s ARM processor with a faster Intel chip and equipping it with a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera. Now, the tech giant has...

Lab-grown eyes explain how a baby’s vision develops in the womb

Lab-grown eyes explain how a baby’s vision develops in the womb

Researchers at John Hopkins have grown artificial eye parts to better understand how we develop color vision. Though they don’t look like eyeballs, the “organoid” retinas built from stem cells grow in much the...

‘Doom’ co-creator John Carmack ends legal fight with ZeniMax

‘Doom’ co-creator John Carmack ends legal fight with ZeniMax

The messy legal battle between Id Software co-founder and Oculus CTO John Carmack and ZeniMax is over. Carmack tweeted that his “personal legal disputes” had ended, with ZeniMax having “fully satisfied their [sic] obligations”...

Garmin’s rugged $300 smartwatch can last two weeks on a charge

Garmin’s rugged $300 smartwatch can last two weeks on a charge

Garmin has added another entry to its growing list of rugged devices for outdoors enthusiasts. It’s a smartwatch called Instinct, and it was built to comply with military standards for shock and water resistance....

The Morning After: Hardcore parkour robots

The Morning After: Hardcore parkour robots

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. (Potentially) killer robots, an iPlane and the software update that can keep your supercar from catching on fire. There’s something for everyone in today’s recap.

Instagram is testing a Stories-like tap-to-scroll feature in Explore

Instagram is testing a Stories-like tap-to-scroll feature in Explore

If you want to look at posts in Instagram’s Explore tab, you’ll have to scroll up like you would on the main feed. The platform is apparently thinking of mimicking the Stories experience within...