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U.S. Laptop Ban Has Been Lifted Entirely

07/20/2017, Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security announced a ban that came to be known commonly as the laptop ban. It banned passengers flying to the United States from certain countries in the Middle East and via certain Middle Eastern airlines...

India Debuts Their First Solar-Powered Train

07/19/2017, As cars and trucks are motorbikes are starting to make the move towards greener options, such as going electric instead of consuming fuel, it looks like trains are headed towards that direction as well. In fact over in India, it seems that the country’s...

Microsoft And Baidu Are Working On Self-Driving Cars

07/18/2017, Baidu, often referred to as the Google of China, has been working on its own self-driving car technology and it has now teamed up with one of the biggest tech companies on the planet to further advance the futuristic technology. While Microsoft has long...

Microsoft And BMW Bring Skype To Cars

07/13/2017, Microsoft today announced that it’s expanding its partnership with BMW to bring Skype to the German manufacturer’s cars. Skype for Business will now get a place in BMW’s iDrive system. This functionality will enable BMW owners to attend...

Waymo Teaches Its Self-Driving Cars To Detect Emergency Vehicles

07/11/2017, When learning how to drive, one is usually taught that when an emergency vehicle is behind you flashing its lights and sirens that you should get out of their way so as to not hinder their progress in reaching their destination. Now it seems that this is...

New Audi A8 Boasts Level 3 Self-Driving Technology

07/11/2017, It goes without saying that self-driving car technology is only going to improve in the coming years. Almost every major car manufacturer is working on its own autonomous driving technology. Audi unveiled the advancements it has made today at the launch...

First Tesla Model 3 Pictures Released

07/09/2017, Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk confirmed a few days back that the first production Tesla Model 3 will roll off the production line this weekend and it has. This is a big moment for the company. This shows that the production line is capable of...

France Wants To Ban Gas-Only Cars By 2040

07/06/2017, France seeks to play a leading role in the effort to shift the world to sustainable energy. It has visibly stepped up after the United States decided to leave the Paris climate accord. The country’s newly elected President Emmanuel Macron called on...

Tip Uber Driver On App Starting Today

07/06/2017, You could always hand your Uber driver a trip in cash if you liked their service but the ride-sharing service previously didn’t provide an option to tip the drive using the Uber app itself. It’s a change that drivers have long requested and...

Lyft Now Boasts 1 Million Rides Per Day

07/05/2017, In the US there are several ride-hailing services that one can choose from depending on personal preference, speed, costs, and so on. While Uber is no doubt still pretty prolific and is more than likely ahead of the competition, Lyft seems to be doing...

Virgin Galactic Space Trips Will Go Commercial Next Year

07/05/2017, Richard Branson’s spaceflight company has restarted powered tests of its spaceplane following a tragic accident two years ago which resulted in the death of co-pilot Michael Alsbury. Branson himself has confirmed that the company is going to resume...

Volvo Cars Will Not Use Gas-Only Engines From 2019

07/05/2017, Volvo has made a “historic” pledge that is going to further promote the adoption of all-electric and hybrid solutions for cars. The company has comitted to fitting all cars with an electric motor in a couple of years. What this means is that...