Tesla releases source code for some of its in-car tech

Tesla releases source code for some of its in-car tech
Tesla doesn't have many fans in the open source crowd. It based its car platforms on open platforms like Linux and BusyBox, but it has gone years without sharing the source code their license (the GPL) requires. The company is finally setting thing…
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Ben Heck's Mini Pinball: Designing a test game

Ben Heck's Mini Pinball: Designing a test game

The team has finally finished the miniature pinball kit prototype, and they don't want to stop playing it! Originally the design was going to include three generic themes, but the team moved to one universal playfield that can have customized the…
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Netflix snaps up two Cannes award winners despite feud

Netflix snaps up two Cannes award winners despite feud
Just because Netflix couldn't compete at Cannes doesn't mean it's leaving the film festival empty-handed. The streaming video service has acquired the North American and Latin American rights to two Cannes award winners, Alice Rohrwacher's Happy as…
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Tesla's performance Model 3 delivers 3.5 second 0-60 for $78,000

Tesla's performance Model 3 delivers 3.5 second 0-60 for ,000
Tesla is almost ready to start shipping Model 3s equipped with an AWD dual-motor option, so CEO Elon Musk announced specs and pricing for the new options on Twitter. The Performance trim Model 3 will sit at the top of the line, with 20-inch wheels, c…
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Oculus' mobile VR now supports paid add-ons for apps

Oculus' mobile VR now supports paid add-ons for apps
Downloadable extras are a staple of the gaming world on PCs, phones and consoles, but not in VR. With Oculus' devices, you've either had to buy another app or hope the creator would be kind enough to throw in thew new content for free. Not anymore:…
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Google Duo can share your Android phone's screen

Google Duo can share your Android phone's screen
Google Duo has just made it easier to play tech support to friends and family: the video chat app's latest version comes with the ability to share your screen during a call. To access the feature, simply tap on your screen to see the new screensharin…
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North Korea-linked hackers targeted defectors with Android spyware

North Korea-linked hackers targeted defectors with Android spyware
When Android malware slips into the Google Play Store, it's usually there to push unwanted ads or perpetuate a scam. McAfee researchers, however, have discovered something more sinister. A North Korean group nicknamed Sun Team recently posted three…
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AT&T's Dash-like smart button doesn't need WiFi

AT&T's Dash-like smart button doesn't need WiFi
AT&T has launched a new product called LTE-M button, which allows users to place an order online in one click. Yes, it sounds just like Amazon Dash — in fact, it's powered by Amazon Web Services — but since it's connected to AT&T's LTE-M ne…
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