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Here’s what Elon Musk’s 2.7-mile tunnel in LA looks like

Enlarge (credit: Boring Company) Elon Musk's Boring Company is nearing completion of its first tunnel—a 2.7-mile span in West Los Angeles. In a Thursday evening Instagram post, the mogul showed off a fly-through video: "Pending final regulatory approvals, we will be offering free ride...

Tech

Remediating Fukushima—“When everything goes to hell, you go back to basics”

TEPCO Seven years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has come a long way from the state it was reduced to. Once front and center in the global media as a...

Tech

AI trained to navigate develops brain-like location tracking

Enlarge / The activity of grid cells as rats explore an environment. (credit: NTNU) DeepMind is an artificial intelligence research company that specializes in deep learning. That's an approach, inspired by neural networks, that passes an input through multiple, sequential layers of analysis (the...

Computing

Nvidia claims cryptocurrency miners are buying far fewer graphics cards

Nvidia has announced its latest financial results, and the GPU giant made the unusual move of clarifying exactly how much money it had raked in from selling graphics cards to cryptocurrency miners – alongside the revelation that these sales will drop massively in the next (currently ongoing) q...

Computing

For start-up e-commerce sites, VPS beat shared hosting

You started your e-commerce business with an inexpensive shared web hosting service. Now that your business has begun expanding, you’ve come to realise that there’s a limit to the quality of service shared hosting can offer, but you are unsure about the best next step to take. Do you sta...

Software

Microsoft wants to work with Apple to bring iMessage support to Windows 10

Microsoft appears to be going all-in on its ambition to make Windows 10 work with a huge variety of devices, even ones made by rivals, and it has even announced that it would be willing to work with Apple to bring iMessage support to its operating system.At its Build 2018 developer conference, Micro...

Apple

How to Set Up a System-Wide Word Count Service on Your Mac

In this article, we're going to show you how to create a system-wide service that enables you to get an immediate word count and character count in TextEdit, Safari, Mail, or indeed any app on your Mac that lets you highlight text. It offers a handy home-made solution if you often find yourself past...

Apple

Apple Watch Series 3 With LTE Connectivity Launches in Denmark, Sweden, India, and Taiwan

The Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE connectivity today became available for purchase in Denmark, Sweden, India, and Taiwan. Apple first announced plans to expand availability in those countries in April, and began taking pre-orders for LTE devices on May 4. Cellular connectivity is available through...

Apple

Apple Releases Xcode 9.3.1 Update

Apple today released an updated version of Xcode, Xcode 9.3.1. The new version of Xcode comes over a month after the release of Xcode 9.3, which was launched alongside iOS 11.3 back in late March. Xcode 9.3.1 is a minor bug fix update. According to Apple's release notes, it addresses an issue that...

Software

How to download Firefox offline installers

All you get when you hit the "download now" button on the Mozilla website to download a copy of the Firefox web browser is a stub or net installer. The stub installer has advantages and disadvantages over full or offline Firefox installers. Unlike the offline installer, which always installs the ver...


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