Robo-Lastwagen Is Coming: Autonomous Autobahn Semi-Truck Testing to Begin Soon

by on July 27, 2015

– While the Western U.S.—namely California and Nevada—is pretty much ground-zero for autonomous-vehicle testing, Daimler would like to bring that development closer to its own engineering hub in Baden-Württemberg. And it looks like that’s about to happen very soon. – One German testing door closes and another one opens. While the Nürburgring has banned lap-record attempts, […]

More Than 1 Million Ram Pickups Recalled for Accidental Airbag Deployment

by on July 27, 2015

– Fiat-Chrysler is recalling more than 1 million Ram pickups in the U.S. for airbags that can suddenly deploy without warning, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. – – Following a $105 million total fine involving axle and steering defects on other Ram pickups, the automaker issued two separate recalls for […]

This electro-optical modulator is smaller than a lightwave

by on July 27, 2015

As data travels around the internet, it’s routinely switched from electrical signals to light in order to travel through the network’s fiber optic backbone. To do this, the signal travels through devices called electro-optic modulators. However, thes… See The Story at the original source – Joystiq (Right Click – New Tab) Powered by WPeMatico Thank […]

Here's What's Leaving Netflix in August 2015

by on July 27, 2015

It’s time to find out what’s expiring on Netflix come August. So take a look at your daily planners and shuffle some things around so you can catch these movies and TV shows before they leave. Everything from actioners like John Woo’s Face/Off and Antoine Fuqua’s Shooter to M. Night Syamalan’s excellent Unbreakable, Luc Besson’s […]

Apple, Google join White House pledge to fight climate change

by on July 27, 2015

Some of the US’ bigger tech firms have already made conspicuous efforts to embrace clean energy and otherwise tackle climate change, but they’re reinforcing that commitment today. Apple, Google and Microsoft are among the 13 corporate giants helping … See The Story at the original source – Joystiq (Right Click – New Tab) Powered by […]