Self-driving cars shock value drops

Self-driving cars are slowly becoming the norm.Image: bob al-greene / mashable CES 2018, last year’s massive tech show in Las Vegas, played host to the debut of Lyft’s self-driving car. Powered by autonomous car startup Aptiv, the car was available to eager riders who waited hours to experience a robot-controlled…

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Apple Music users can see what they’ve listened to most this year

Apple Music doesn't have a native 'year in review' feature, but here's a workaround.Image: studioEAST/Getty Images If you’re an Apple Music subscriber and feel left out by the plethora of Spotify Wrapped ‘year in review’ posts, there’s a workaround for you. You can use an app called Music Year In…

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Ever had your back button hijacked? Chrome might stop that soon.

Google Chrome could stop something called "history manipulation."Image: Getty Images/Cultura RF You’ve been there: Caught on a dodgy website, faced with a barrage of ads or suspicious content, and found yourself trapped — no matter how much you hit the back button. It’s a sinister issue called “history manipulation,” where…

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Elon Musk previews the light at the end of his Boring Company tunnel

Elon Musk sure loves bricks, tunnels, and "Monty Python" jokes.Image: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images The Boring Company pushed back the opening of its Hawthorne underground tunnel in Los Angeles, but recent signs point to the Tuesday event happening. On Saturday, the tunnel-digging company CEO Elon Musk pumped up fans with a…

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Taylor Swift kept tabs on stalkers at concert with facial recognition tech

Taylor Swift's clever and creepy use of tech is used to keep stalkers in check.Image: Don Arnold/TAS18/Getty Images While facial recognition is increasingly being used by authorities to keep track of wrongdoers, entertainers have employed the tech as well – to keep track of stalkers. As per Rolling Stone, at Taylor…

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50 years ago, Douglas Engelbart’s Mother of All Demos changed personal computing forever

Douglas Engelbart's famous 1968 "Mother of All Demos" was recreated by Mikel Rouse in March 2015, who performed in a musical rendition of the Demo at Stanford University.Image: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Imagine someone demonstrating a jet plane 15 years before Kitty Hawk. Imagine someone demonstrating a smartphone 15 years before…

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Best Cyber Monday Dell deals: 2-in-1s, gaming laptops, and Chromebooks

Image: Dell If your laptop was just barely getting by as you tried to snag that last TV online for Black Friday, or if you just need better performance for work, it’s time to ditch that gremlin of a computer. And Dell is here with the Cyber Monday deals to…

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