Daily Archives: February 7, 2019

Amazon invests in a self-driving car startup

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/amazon-invests-in-self-driving-car-startup-aurora/ Amazon is clearly interested in autonomy between its delivery drone project and Scout robots, but it’s taking that commitment one step further. The tech giant has participated in a $530 million investment round for Aurora Innovation, a self-driving car … Continue reading

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Firing 1000 Rockets at 1000 Rockets [Video]

https://www.geeksaresexy.net/2019/02/07/firing-1000-rockets-at-1000-rockets-video/ Firing 1000 Rockets at 1000 Rockets [Video] For his 7th million subscriber, Mad inventor Colin Furze decided to fire 1,000 rockets at 1,000 other rockets. The result is… quite explosive to say the least! If you want to jump … Continue reading

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NYPD to Waze: Stop snitching on our checkpoints!

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/02/07/waze-dui-checkpoint-police-nypd-cease-desist/ “Police reported ahead” is a common phrase heard on a drive using the crowd-sourced navigation app Waze. Added to the app in real time by nearby users, it’s one of numerous alerts sent to drivers about upcoming obstacles on … Continue reading

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SpaceX, Boeing (and NASA) Push Back 1st Test Launches of Private Spaceships

https://www.space.com/43250-spacex-boeing-commercial-crew-test-launches-delayed.html SpaceX’s new astronaut taxi won’t make its inaugural trip to the International Space Station (ISS) this month after all. SpaceX and Boeing are developing commercial space capsules — called Crew Dragon and CST-100 Starliner, respectively — to … Continue reading

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Reddit, Banned in China, Is Reportedly Set to Land $150 Million Investment From a Chinese Censorship Powerhouse

https://gizmodo.com/reddit-banned-in-china-is-reportedly-set-to-land-150-1832375439 Who really thinks about where the money is coming from as long as you get the money? Read more… via Gizmodo https://gizmodo.com February 6, 2019 at 11:18AM

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Facebook Says It Needs to Collect All Your Data to Protect Against Terrorism and Child Abuse

https://gizmodo.com/facebook-scolded-in-germany-but-insists-it-needs-to-col-1832421065 Facebook was slapped with a ruling in Germany today that limits how the social media giant can collect data across its multiple platforms, like WhatsApp and Instagram. And Facebook is not happy about it, to say the least. The … Continue reading

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Classic: The Ol’ Russian Style Magic Carpet Ride

https://geekologie.com/2019/02/classic-the-ol-russian-style-magic-carpe.php Because apparently one of the last things Russians care about are their own lives, this is a video of a couple guys in their finest summerwear riding a carpet being towed behind a car through the city center of … Continue reading

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