Tesla Roadster – The Unexpected New Car by Tesla and Elon Musk

Tesla Roadster – The Unexpected New Car by Tesla and Elon Musk

Earlier tonight, Tesla held an event to show off the new Tesla Semi. It’s the safest, most comfortable truck ever with four independent motors for maximum power and acceleration and low cost per mile. Check out a lot more details here: Tesla Semi

Tesla Semi

The big news however, came towards the end where Elon Musk showed off the new Tesla Roadster!

The Tesla Roadster is the quickest car in the world, with record-setting acceleration, range and performance – designed for Performance and Aero Efficiency.

It can go from 0-60mph in just 1.9 seconds with a top speed over 250 miles per hour with a mind blowing 620 mile range on a single charge.

see more via: Tesla Roadster

Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter’s hands-on video goes viral

Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter’s hands-on video goes viral

Recently a video blogger named Brooke Amelia Peterson got a hands on video with her father’s iPhone X, the problem though it led to her father getting fired by Apple! Ouch!

Apple has reportedly dismissed an engineer after his daughter’s iPhone X hands-on video went viral on YouTube. Brooke Amelia Peterson published a vlog earlier this week, which included a trip to the Apple campus to visit her father and see an unreleased iPhone X. Peterson’s video was quickly picked up by sites like 9to5Mac, and it spread even further on YouTube.

Peterson now claims her father has been fired as a result of her video. In a tearful video, Peterson explains her father violated an Apple company rule by allowing her to film the unreleased handset at Apple’s campus. Apple reportedly requested that Peterson remove the video, but it was clearly too late as the content spread further and further.

see more via: The Verge

Microsoft Azure is growing faster than AWS

Microsoft Azure is growing faster than AWS

Amazon was able to solidify a clear lead in hosted web services, but Microsoft with Windows Azure is gradually starting to catch up.

Amazon Web Services still has the clear lead in the cloud infrastructure market. But according to Thursday’s earnings reports, Microsoft’s rival offering is growing more than twice as fast.
One reason is that longtime users of Microsoft’s ubiquitous desktop software and Windows servers are sticking with the company they’ve known for decades, now that its Azure cloud technology is ready for prime time.
Companies like Sapient Consulting (a part of advertising giant Publicis), software developer Bentley Systems and biopharmaceutical services company Parexel have all chosen Azure over AWS.

see more via: CNBC

Tesla’s Solar Roof is Cheaper than a Normal Roof

Tesla’s Solar Roof is Cheaper than a Normal Roof

Tesla recently announced their Solar Roof initiative and it is looking like it will ultimately be cheaper than traditional roofing techniques!

Good news for those who have been eyeing Tesla’s new Solar Roof – the company just announced pricing for its photovoltaic tiles, and they come in at just $21.85 per square foot. That’s nearly 20 percent cheaper than a normal roof once you factor in the energy savings and tax credits.

Tesla’s sought-after Solar Roof tiles are made of glass layered over a photovoltaic substrate, and they serve as a replacement for traditional roofing materials. This ensures they look like the “real thing” from the ground – even though they accomplish much more than a standard roof.

see more via: Inhabitat

Amazon Key, Ready to let Amazon in your Home?

Amazon Key, Ready to let Amazon in your Home?

Ready or not, Amazon is looking to deliver packages INSIDE of your home, a new service called Amazon Key allows delivery drivers to access your home and leave the package inside.

The world’s largest e-commerce company on Wednesday revealed a new shipping service that lets customers receive packages inside their homes. The program, called Amazon Key, marks what may be biggest push by any company to spur in-home delivery. It launches next month in 37 US metropolitan areas.

Amazon Key works with the company’s new Cloud Cam security camera, a smart door lock and the new Key app. It will be available only for Prime members. Besides deliveries, the service can be used to let in guests and, in the coming months, will let customers schedule in-home visits from more than 1,200 businesses on Amazon Home Services, including house cleaners and dog walkers.

see more via: CNet

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