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Tesla Model 3 delay gives buyers tax credit concern Tesla Model 3 delay gives buyers tax credit concern
- February 10, 2018

The obsessive pursuit of building a better mousetrap can leave entire fields unexplored. One day Earthlings may make it to Mars . That kind of leadership, however, puts severe stress on the business and funding model of the pioneers. The moonshot was planned for late this year but SpaceX has yet to commit to that timeline. Tesla Inc ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) reported after market closure on Wednesday a lower-than-expected net loss and significantly slower cash-burn rate for Q4, while it ... (more...)
Falcon Heavy Launch Scores Acclaim, Musk Thrilled Falcon Heavy Launch Scores Acclaim, Musk Thrilled
- February 10, 2018

He also explained that the company could have done the coast-to-coast drive previous year but it would have had to so with a lot of custom code which would have essentially seen Tesla "gaming" the demonstration. The Model 3 will be the key to Tesla's success - or failure - in 2018. In a statement, it said that the company will be deriving huge data from the demonstration. (more...)
Android Messages update will bring web interface, chat enhancements Android Messages update will bring web interface, chat enhancements
- February 10, 2018

Sure, plenty of messaging apps offer almost the same experience, but iMessage is built right into iOS and macOS, and it supports SMS texting as well as instant messaging over Wi-Fi or a cellular networks. The updated version could make the messaging service a hub for purchases. However, Google may be working on turning Android Messages into an iMessage rival, and we definitely like what we've heard so far. (more...)
Mopar Gets Mitts on Ram 1500 in Chicago Mopar Gets Mitts on Ram 1500 in Chicago
- February 10, 2018

The show truck highlighted the menu of Mopar products available for the new Ram 1500 . Here's a quick video look at a new Mopar-styled Ram 1500. The Mopar suspension upgrade package comes with springs that lift the truck two inches off of the ground, creating extra ground clearance and making room for the big off-road tires on the Mopar beadlock wheels. (more...)
TinyBuild Will Reveal Six New Switch Games Via Live Stream Tomorrow TinyBuild Will Reveal Six New Switch Games Via Live Stream Tomorrow
- February 10, 2018

The incredible new Nintendo Switch deal can be picked up from the Tesco website at the link below. My Nintendo is the company's reward programme. Fortunately, indepepdent developer and publisher tinyBuild has found a way to stoke players' excitements by announcing that not one but six upcoming Nintendo Switch games will be revealed within the company's next live streaming event. (more...)
Nathan Chen down but not out, focusing on the future Nathan Chen down but not out, focusing on the future
- February 10, 2018

Team Canada leads after the men and pairs teams competed their short programs on Friday at the Gangneung Ice Arena. In the team event, each of the 10 teams consists of one woman, one man, one pairs team and one ice dance team. All of the mistakes that I did. He will have some time to gather and regroup before the men's individual event. "I could not have imagined this, ever", Hannah said Wednesday. (more...)
Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday
- February 10, 2018

Veru Inc. (NASDAQ:VERU) has 0.00% since February 7, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Carnegie Capital Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Tesla Inc ( TSLA ) by 63.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
What will happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space? What will happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space?
- February 10, 2018

On Tuesday, SpaceX launched the Falcon Heavy rocket , generating fanfare similar to the liftoff of a space shuttle. But Musk was more interested in talking about what SpaceX will build next. SpaceX - and the space community in general - is notoriously loose with deadlines. When is the next SpaceX launch? . CEO PAY: This will be Musk's first earnings call since last month's announcement of a proposed all-or-nothing pay package for him. (more...)
SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy, World's Most Powerful Rocket SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy, World's Most Powerful Rocket
- February 10, 2018

Tesla remains a money losing proposition (it has never made a full-year profit since going public in 2010). For 2017, Tesla's net loss totaled $1.96 billion, almost three times 2016's red ink and reflecting the growing pains of a company with massive ambitions. (more...)
Apple AirPod Allegedly Explodes, Apple Investigating Apple AirPod Allegedly Explodes, Apple Investigating
- February 09, 2018

The vicious cycle continues, eventually causing the battery to overheat and explode. But it hasn't stopped more incidents from occurring. And just last month, a man found out about thermal runaway when he bit into an iPhone battery . Of course, there is also the possibility that Colon received a faulty unit. However the device that exploded is not an iPhone rather it was an Airpod. (more...)
NASA Exhibits the Most Distant Images Taken by a Spaceship NASA Exhibits the Most Distant Images Taken by a Spaceship
- February 09, 2018

However, just two hours later, New Horizons LORRI (Long Range Reconnaissance Imager) broke its own record and captured images of Kuiper Belt objects (KBO) from ever farther away. New Horizons flew past Pluto in July 2015, taking pictures which revealed an even more diverse landscape than scientists had previously imagined. (more...)
LG will launch LG V30s with AI-capabilities at MWC 2018 LG will launch LG V30s with AI-capabilities at MWC 2018
- February 09, 2018

The LG V30s will be the first smartphone from the company with LG Lens. It was also mentioned that LG Lens may also be able to recognize bar codes and QR codes. This move to bring a V30-variant is reportedly a part of LG's new direction to extend the life of its premium handsets, rather than introducing new phones. (more...)
Apple TV app gains promised News section first shown in September Apple TV app gains promised News section first shown in September
- February 09, 2018

The news feature is rolling out to US users running the latest version of iOS and tvOS, offering live streaming news from several news networks, including CBS News, CNN, Fox News, Cheddar, CNBC, and Bloomberg. The News section in the TV application is accessible under the main "Watch Now" header. "The TV app shows you what to watch next and easily discover TV shows and movies from many apps in a single place". (more...)
Meet the BFR, SpaceX's next big rocket Meet the BFR, SpaceX's next big rocket
- February 09, 2018

Fortunately, that is not what happened". Loaded with Musk's red Tesla and a mannequin in a spacesuit, the monster rocket's historic test voyage captured the world's imagination. Musk also said Tesla would be able to develop the tech fast enough to pull off this demonstration by the end of 2017. NASA's space shuttle program, which ended in 2011, was limited to what's known as low Earth orbit, where the International Space Station flies at about 250 miles above the surface of the earth. (more...)
Elon Musk shares the last image of his Tesla Roadster in space Elon Musk shares the last image of his Tesla Roadster in space
- February 09, 2018

A new milestone was made by the $ 100,000 billion red Tesla Roadster of the billionaire businessman Elon Musk , with the "Starfighter" at his wheel - a man-made doll dressed in space suit. On the eve of the flight, Musk told reporters the company had done all it could to maximize success and he was at peace with whatever happens: success, "one big boom" or some other calamity. (more...)
'INEC, EFCC assure of collaboration ahead of 2019' 'INEC, EFCC assure of collaboration ahead of 2019'
- February 09, 2018

We are here to work for Nigerian people. "Register for election to exercise your civic duty with a view to fighting corruption", Magu said. "As we are approaching the 2019 general elections, INEC needs the support and collaboration of EFCC, to check open vote buying at polling stations". (more...)
Specs: the critters wearing 3D glasses! Specs: the critters wearing 3D glasses!
- February 09, 2018

While bees and ants and flies are all able to see a wide angle on the world thanks to their compound eyes, they're unable to see in 3D, which means that they have no depth perception. This actually allows them to see some 3D videos that don't make sense to the human eye. The good news is that if you've ever had a nightmare about finding yourself face-to-face with a giant praying mantis ( we've all been there ), we now know the best way to trick this particular monster. (more...)
Apple Source Code For iBoot Gets Posted Online Apple Source Code For iBoot Gets Posted Online
- February 09, 2018

The development is extremely serious, as iBoot is a critical component of the iPad and iPhone's operating system. Furthermore, as Motherboard explained the other day, the code was first spotted on Reddit a year ago. However, Jonathan Levin, who wrote a series of books on iOS and Mac OSX internals, has described it as a "big deal" and the "biggest leak in history". (more...)
Huawei could launch world's first triple-camera smartphone Huawei could launch world's first triple-camera smartphone
- February 09, 2018

Alleged live images of the smartphone, along with an expected list of specifications and features have now surfaced online. Other notes in the filing are the rear dual camera, a 2,900mAh battery, and dimensions of 148mm x 78mm. It also has a thicker lower bezel. On the lefts side of the device, there is SIM tray while on the left, there is volume rockers and power button. Unlike what is expected for the P20 and P20 Plus, the Lite will get a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB-C port. (more...)
Upcoming Chrome update will label HTTP sites 'not secure' Upcoming Chrome update will label HTTP sites 'not secure'
- February 09, 2018

The prominent labelling of certain insecure websites as "not secure" began in early 2017, with 9To5Google reporting the company's plans all the way back in September 2016. It is now much easier and more cost-effective to convert sites to HTTPS and the connection method means others will not be able to look at or modify the site before it gets to an end user, which is possible using HTTP. (more...)
Asteroid flying by Earth will be closer than the moon Asteroid flying by Earth will be closer than the moon
- February 09, 2018

Neither asteroid poses a threat to Earth. The first of this week's close-approaching asteroids-discovered by CSS on February 4-is designated asteroid 2018 CC. A powerful air burst echoed across the city, breaking windows and injuring more than 1,000 people. According to NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies 13 other close approaches are set to take place this month, followed by five in March. (more...)
Things to Know About the Galaxy J Android Oreo Update Things to Know About the Galaxy J Android Oreo Update
- February 09, 2018

As always, you can check for updates through the Settings app on your phone . Also, Samsung is already rumored to be making a separate Galaxy X, as that's the name its foldable phone is now going by. This means Samsung Galaxy S8 , Galaxy S8+ users in India should receive the stable build of Android Oreo soon. You can go ahead and check for the update manually to download it to your device. (more...)
Elon Musk has launched his auto into space
- February 09, 2018

The rocket is equipped with three boosters and 27 engines created to provide more than 2 million kilograms of thrust. Strapped in the Tesla's seats was a mannequin wearing a spacesuit nicknamed " Starman ", a reference to the David Bowie classic. (more...)
Tesla posts Q4 2017 earnings beat, Model 3 production on track Tesla posts Q4 2017 earnings beat, Model 3 production on track
- February 09, 2018

The hedge fund run by Patrick Degorce held 365,000 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $124.50 million, up from 285,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The insider Branderiz Eric sold $34,661. Great Lakes Advisors Llc acquired 1,376 shares as Tesla Mtrs Inc ( TSLA)'s stock rose 14.18%. The stock was sold at an average price of $313.25, for a total value of $543,802.00. (more...)
Elon Musk's Red Roadster Heads for Asteroid Belt
- February 09, 2018

Tesla spent $787 million in capital expenditures in the fourth quarter , below its projections, but said capital spending in 2018 would be "slightly more " than in 2017 due to expanded production at its Fremont factory and Nevada Gigafactory. (more...)
Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into orbit, and changes space travel Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into orbit, and changes space travel
- February 09, 2018

The SpaceX CEO said the challenges of developing the new rocket meant the chances of a successful first outing might be only 50-50. His company, based in Colorado, builds and launches Atlas V, Delta IV and Delta IV Heavy rockets. A picture posted onto the entrepreneur's Instagram is captioned: "Printed on the circuit board of a auto in deep space". Musk expects the vehicle to continue to orbit the sun for hundreds of millions of years, once it reaches it final destination. (more...)
Fortnite's 3.4M concurrent users crashed the game last weekend Fortnite's 3.4M concurrent users crashed the game last weekend
- February 09, 2018

Fortnite update 2.4.2 offers up a number of extras for PS4, PC, and Xbox One players, including a Crossbow that allows you to put old-fashioned stealth tactics to good use when hunting your quarry. Fortnite is getting so big so fast that Epic's blog post also featured numerous mentions of how they are hiring in offices in Seattle, North Carolina, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, the UK, Stockholm, and Seoul. (more...)
Was a Tesla launched at Mars? Was a Tesla launched at Mars?
- February 09, 2018

Even Musk described it as looking "ridiculous and impossible". "When I see the rocket lift off, I see, like, 1,000 things that could not work and it's unbelievable when they do". The third of the first-stages - the central one, with the payload positioned on top - had to fly farther and faster than the other two. "It will be the most powerful rocket ever built, enabling diverse exploration, science and security missions". (more...)
Tesla Highlights Used-Car Sales Growth Amid Model 3 Production Delay Tesla Highlights Used-Car Sales Growth Amid Model 3 Production Delay
- February 09, 2018

Musk said he is "cautiously optimistic" that the company will be profitable before the end of 2018, revealing that Tesla is still expecting to produce one million vehicles per year by 2020. "2018 will be a transformative year for Tesla , with a high level of operational scaling", CEO Elon Musk said in a press release . Musk said the Model 3 production hell resulted from the company being a little bit overconfident, and a little too complacent about the company's ability to make batteries. (more...)
Facebook is testing a downvote button, but only for comment moderation Facebook is testing a downvote button, but only for comment moderation
- February 09, 2018

A wider implementation of the button would go against Facebook's prior stance that any kind of downvote or dislike button would spread negativity on the site. And why not? After all, Facebook already has plenty of the unstructured variety. Facebook, when reached for comment, was quick to insist that this move does not presage the coming of a "dislike" button. (more...)