Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Chanje is a new electric truck company with former Tesla execs

A company in California called Chanje has emerged from stealth mode today to announce it will build electric medium-duty delivery trucks . The company is looking for a place to build the vehicles in the U.S., and Chanje says it … Continue reading

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How Your Phone Number Became the Only Username That Matters

Before it was the world’s most popular messaging app, WhatsApp wasn’t even a messaging app. Founder Jan Koum simply thought it would be neat to open his address book and see a status message—at the gym, in a meeting—next to … Continue reading

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Build an Autonomous R/C Car with Raspberry Pi

Take a R/C car, Raspberry Pi, and some 3D-printed and laser-cut parts and assemble your vehicle. Then you’ll be ready for the race track. Read more on MAKE The post Build an Autonomous R/C Car with Raspberry Pi appeared first on … Continue reading

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Fire and Explosives Make Falling Dominoes Far More Interesting

We’ve been told our entire lives not to play with fire. But whoever coined that expression never stopped to think about how flames and explosions could make falling dominoes even more captivating to watch. Read more… from Gizmodo http://ift.tt/2wLA8g3 via … Continue reading

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Tesla quietly upgrades Autopilot hardware in new cars

Tesla may have promised that all its newly-made vehicles from October 2016 onward would have the groundwork for self-driving capabilities, but that doesn’t mean its technology is set in stone. Electrek has learned that Tesla is quietly equipping new Model … Continue reading

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LG V30’s camera has the lowest f-stop in a smartphone

After focusing on audio for the V20, LG decided to shift its successor’s selling point to something else: its camera. We still have a few weeks before V30’s launch, but the phonemaker has followed up a leak of its hands-on … Continue reading

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NASA’s plasma rocket making progress toward a 100-hour firing

Enlarge / With 200 kW of solar power, the VASIMR engine could be used as a lunar tug. Ad Astra Rocket Company reader comments 0 Almost everyone recognizes that if humans are truly to go deeper into the Solar System, … Continue reading

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