BMW announces $600M expansion as it celebrates 25 years

BMW, which has already invested $8 billion in SC, also unveiled its 2018 BMW X3 , a compact sports vehicle expected to be available in November. Krueger says the expansion will boost the company's workforce there to more than 10,000 people. More..

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BMW X3 revealed ahead of 2017 Australian debut
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

BMW X3 revealed ahead of 2017 Australian debut

Combined with a standard 8-speed automatic and an xDrive all-wheel-drive system biased toward the rear, it possesses a claimed 0-62-mph (100-km/h) time of 4.8 seconds and limited 155-mph (250-km/h) top speed wi...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation

Mackey and other executives applauded the "historical moment" for Whole Foods, saying that the two companies hit it off right away, according to a security filing transcript . In reality, Amazon informally loo...More..

Facebook Messenger Brings Filters, Crap Ton of Emoji to Video Chats
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Facebook Messenger Brings Filters, Crap Ton of Emoji to Video Chats

These options are available for both one-on-one video calls or group video calls. The chosen reaction will then animate onto the screen. In group video calls, it will be shown to another person if he has yo...More..

LaVar Ball Could Appear on WWE Raw
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

LaVar Ball Could Appear on WWE Raw

And everybody kept saying what if? "People always say, 'LaVar, how come you are always right?' I say, 'Because I never get left'". ESPN interviewed LaVar for what felt like the 100th time Thursday night r...More..

Apple's iOS 11 public beta is now available
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Apple's iOS 11 public beta is now available

The most important thing you should do before taking iOS 11 for a ride is back up. You can now drag and drop files and app icons to open new apps, work with multiple apps at once and more. Make sure your iClo...More..

Waymo teams with Avis to manage autonomous vehicle fleet
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Waymo teams with Avis to manage autonomous vehicle fleet

In the first deal of its kind, Waymo's fleet of Pacificas will be stored and serviced at various Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental locations around Phoenix, which also plays host to Waymo's first-of-...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

IOS 11 Gives the iPad a Much-Needed Speed Boost

Like many people, I use screenshots on my iPhone every single day, and the process of storing or sharing them is about to get a lot better in iOS 11. You may need to enter your passcode and tap Restart to reb...More..

Amazon shakes up retail with $13.7bn Whole Foods deal
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Amazon shakes up retail with $13.7bn Whole Foods deal

Yesterday, Amazon stunned everyone when it revealed that it had agreed to buy out Whole Foods Market for a monstrous sum of close to $14 billion. Amazon could provide the financial capital and tactical ab...More..

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

In a deal sure to hit Uber where it hurts, Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) autonomous driving unit Waymo has struck a deal with rental vehicle giant Avis Budget Group Inc. Part of Avis' appeal for Waymo, acco...More..

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama

The tweets came after Mr Trump expressed similar criticism of his predecessor in an interview with Fox News. Schiff's remarks came on the heels of an explosive Washington Post story detailing the Obama a...More..

Sonequa Martin-Green Of 'Star Trek: Discovery' Shuts Down Racist Trolls
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Sonequa Martin-Green Of 'Star Trek: Discovery' Shuts Down Racist Trolls

Discovery and the Shenzhou . When Gene Roddenberry dreamed up the series Star Trek over 50 years ago, it was with a very specific, very Utopian vision for the future. Except in Star Trek: Discovery , w...More..

Today's ARMS Update Brings Arena Mode And LAN Play Features
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Today's ARMS Update Brings Arena Mode And LAN Play Features

ARMS is available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch. If you want new characters to play, you'll need to wait until next month, as boss character Max Brass will be coming to the game. As it's bundled with Ar...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

During what would become his final go-round with the Tigers, he added a 2-5 record, seven saves, six blown saves and 23 strikeouts against 11 walks. “Its never fun to tell guys you like, or good people, bad n...More..

Nintendo to launch the SNES Classic later this year
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Nintendo to launch the SNES Classic later this year

Following the recent surprise announcement that North America is getting a Super NES Classic Edition , we have now heard from Nintendo UK that Europe will be getting The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nint...More..

Chip designer Imagination Technologies is up for sale after dispute with Apple
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Chip designer Imagination Technologies is up for sale after dispute with Apple

The news comes months after #Apple - for which Imagination designed chips - indicated that it would not be using the British chip designer's technology in its products from 2019. On June 22, a regulatory fi...More..

The Nokia 6 is coming to the United States in July for $229
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

The Nokia 6 is coming to the United States in July for $229

The Nokia 3 smartphone is now listed online for a price of Rs 9,499 on the Chroma website. Interestingly, according to the web page on Croma, the Nokia 3 has been put up at a discounted price, since the origi...More..

Ultra-Thin Camera Creates Images without Lenses
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Ultra-Thin Camera Creates Images without Lenses

The OPA chip placed on a penny for scale. Lenses have a curve that bends the path of incoming light and focuses it onto a piece of film or, in the case of digital cameras, an image sensor. This year's advance...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Takata files for bankruptcy, overwhelmed by air bag recalls

The company says it is facing between US$10 billion and US$50 billion in liabilities from nearly a decade of recalls and lawsuits linked to its defective air bag inflators, which could explode with too much for...More..

Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

The doubts about the latest plan from Washington came from Republicans, Democrats and the nation's one independent governor. Others worry that the Senate plan would cause insurance premiums for older Am...More..