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Volvo To Supply Uber With Autonomous Drive-compatible Cars

Sometimes, it is funny how things out in life. In recent years, especially the last, the talks of autonomous vehicle were pretty active with Google seems likely to be the first to embark on the world’s first. But then, suddenly there are a handful of them making head ways in autonomous drive. Among them was Swedish car maker, Volvo. Not only did the Volvo has made inroads in autonomous drive, the Swedish automaker has disclosed recently that the company has signed a non-exclusive framework agreement with Uber, the ride-sharing company, to supply “tens of thousands” of autonomous driving-compatible based vehicles between 2019 and 2021. Continue reading Volvo To Supply Uber With Autonomous Drive-compatible Cars

You Can Now Collect Justice League Bugdroids When You Used Android Pay

Are you a fan of Justice League? Well, if you are, then here’s something that may pique your interest: from now till December 31, 2017, when you use Android Pay in stores, you can collect Justice League Super Heroes as played out by digital bugdroids. Cutesy bugdroid have been seen in countless guises and now this Android icon dresses up as Aquaman, Batman, Cyborg, Flash, and Wonder Woman in this unique partnership between Android Pay and Justice League. To collect these bugdroid Justice League super heroes, you will need have the latest Android Pay installed on your smartphone. Obviously, you will also need to have Android Pay setup already. Continue reading You Can Now Collect Justice League Bugdroids When You Used Android Pay

Honda Will Now Sell You A 306HP Civic Type R Crate Motor For $6.5K+

I think the new Honda Civic is shit-ass ugly and if you ask me, I’d stack it up along Apple AirPods in the ugliness department. Sorry, but not sorry. If you are on the same page as me (yay, high-five!), but are like me, totally drawn to its inner beauty, i.e. its fast and furious 2L i-VTEC DI Turbocharged motor that makes the Type R the fastest front-wheel-drive production car in the world, well, here is a piece of very good news for you. You need not to put up with an ugly shit car for the engine because Honda is selling you one. The engine, I mean. Yes. Really. Honda North America has announced at this year’s SEMA the availability of the Civic Type R Crate Motor, designated K20C1. Continue reading Honda Will Now Sell You A 306HP Civic Type R Crate Motor For $6.5K+

Virgin Invests In Hyperloop One, Rebrand It As Virgin Hyperloop One

Richard Branson’s Virgin may have shrunk in the air travel industry, but it has never stop looking to new ways of moving people. While busy preparing to take folks to space (among the many other things), Virgin Group has found time to check out the what-could-be the next generation of mass transportation system: Hyperloop. On the October 12, the CEO himself has taken to Virgin Blog and announced the group’s investment in Hyperloop One. Continue reading Virgin Invests In Hyperloop One, Rebrand It As Virgin Hyperloop One

It’s Official. As Of September 20, GT2 RS Is The Fastest 911 Of All Time

Porsche fans wanting the fastest 911 ever made without making the workshop their permanent residence, look no further than the Porsche 911 GT2 RS. The road-approved sports car made history on September 20 when it took on the 20.6-kilometer (12.8 miles) Nürburgring Nordschleife, making it in a record time of 6 minutes and 47.3 seconds with an average speed of 184.11 km/h (114.40 mph). The monumental lap time not only surpassed the company’s set goal of 7 minutes and 5 seconds, but it also wiped the previous record for road-approved sports cars set by Lars Kern from Germany and Nick Tandy from the UK with the best timing of 6 minutes, 50 seconds. Continue reading It’s Official. As Of September 20, GT2 RS Is The Fastest 911 Of All Time

These Are The Places You Can Get The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 Starting Sep 29

I hope your excitement for self-lacing shoes hasn’t die because the world’s first actual self-lacing shoes, Nike HyperAdapt 1.0, is set to be available globally over the next few months. It will be available via Nike SNKRS in North America, Japan and China. The shoes will also be available starting September 29 across 19 European countries, including the UK, Germany, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands at 9AM CET. EU residents can get their hands, or in this case, feet, on this high-tech sneakers via the Nike SNKRS app, Nike said. In addition, those who rather not acquire it through the app can look to pick them up from brick-and-mortar stores as listed below: Continue reading These Are The Places You Can Get The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 Starting Sep 29

Airobotics Raises $32.5 Million To Meet Growing Demands In Mining And Homeland Security Industries

Remember Airobotics? The futuristic automated industrial drone system designed to patrol your commercial perimeter autonomously? Well, these are guys are not only really, really serious about what they are doing, but they want to do even more. The Israel-based company has announced the completion of a whopping $32.5 million Round C funding, led by BlueRun Ventures China, along with Microsoft Ventures, OurCrowd.com and an unnamed strategic investor. With the new found financial injection, Airobotics will be able to extend its unique service to more industries, such as in mining and homeland security which could benefit from autonomous intelligent drones. Continue reading Airobotics Raises $32.5 Million To Meet Growing Demands In Mining And Homeland Security Industries

Working Apple iPhone 8 Video And Shocking Price List Leaked!

September 12 is the date to look out for if you are a fan of iPhone because that is the date earmarked for the big reveal of the next iPhones, including the much anticipated and rumored anniversary edition, the iPhone 8. We are not sure how these sources managed to get hold on these leaks, but if recent history of such leaks have taught us anything, it is that such leaks usually turned out to be pretty spot on. Anywho, with just seven days to the big event, a supposed video of a working iPhone 8 was leaked. Yup. A working iPhone 8 in action. Imagine that! Continue reading Working Apple iPhone 8 Video And Shocking Price List Leaked!

As It Turns Out, Goldfish Can Actually Make Alcohol When Oxygen-starved

Living things cannot live without air that has a reasonable level of oxygen content. Fishes, such as the goldfish and their carp relatives too, but as nature has it, these aquatic lifeforms can survive longer when oxygen is lacking such as when in murky water or when the water over them freezes during winter. As it turns out these fishes have the ability to make alcohol when oxygen level drops. To understand why this is happening, all you have do is to look at other animals’ (human beings included) response to the lack of oxygen. Continue reading As It Turns Out, Goldfish Can Actually Make Alcohol When Oxygen-starved

100-Year-Old Fruit Cake Uncovered In Antarctica “Looks” And “Smell” Edible

You know who’s Robert Falcon Scott? Don’t know? Neither do I, but never mind. He was a British explorer that lead a team on a British Antarctic Expedition sometime between 1910 and 1913. So, it is no surprise that you and me aren’t aware of this brave forebear. However, today you will learn at least one thing about him: he probably had a thing for fruit cake because this party-favorite (and my favorite) dessert was uncovered in Antarctica’s oldest building constructed by a Norwegian exploration team in 1899. The same building was said to be occupied by Scott’s team during the Cape Adare-based Northern Party’s Terra Nova Expedition in 1910-13. Continue reading 100-Year-Old Fruit Cake Uncovered In Antarctica “Looks” And “Smell” Edible