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The US will investigate cars built in China over security concerns

The White House has announced an investigation into cars built in and other unnamed "countries of concern." The Biden administration notes that cars are "constantly connecting" with drivers' phones, other vehicles, American infrastructure and their manufacturers, and that newer models use tech such as driver assist systems."Connected vehicles collect large amounts of sensitive data on their drivers and passengers; regularly use their cameras and sensors to record detailed information on US infrastructure; interact…

Honda built a powered chair to zoom around theme parks while wearing an AR headset

At the upcoming SXSW Conference in Texas, Honda will give attendees a chance to try out a new mobility device called UNI-ONE that was specifically designed for mixed reality entertainment experiences. Users can steer the UNI-ONE without the use of their hands — they simply have to lean into one direction to move forwards, backwards, sideways or diagonally. The idea is to pair it with a mixed reality device so that passengers can enjoy a truly immersive game or activity.While that sounds pretty wild, Honda has been testing…

The VGHF built an archive of gaming history — and is making it available online

Super Sushi Pinball, a game that does not prominently feature sushi, never actually launched. It was meant to be Sony’s second game in the US, intended for the NES during a time when such news would not have melted the brains of console diehards, and was marketed in video game magazines for over a year. “This is a game that was last seen by anyone in 1990 at a trade show,” said Frank Cifaldi, founder of the Video Game History Foundation. “It just disappeared from the world.”That is until Cifaldi found it in the basement…

How Microsoft Flight Simulator built Dune’s iconic Ornithopter

Video: How Microsoft Flight Simulator built Dune's iconic OrnithopterHow Microsoft Flight Simulator built Dune's iconic OrnithopterWe’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later.DismissSkip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footerMicrosoft Flight Simulator has just launched its first off world aircraft, the Ornithopter from Dune. 9News.com.au caught up with Jorg Neumann to learn how they brought it to life.February 24, 2024 — 11.15am Video: How…

ZEEKR has built 10k 007 EVs, announces 001 refresh coming

Right after touting its 10,000th build of its new 007 EV, Chinese automaker ZEEKR announced a 2024 refresh of its flagship model, the 001. The revamp shooting brake EV has gotten several improvements we’ve learned about ahead of its full reveal next week. Geely-owned EV sub-brand ZEEKR is off and running in 2024, making strides toward its targets to expand its global footprint and all-electric lineup in a big way. In addition to designing initial EV deliveries in Europe, ZEEKR inked a deal to bring its…

Great, now even PDFs will have AI built into them

Adobe Adobe is delving deeper into implementing AI in its most popular services, this time with a new Assistant AI for Acrobat. The generative AI-powered conversational engine is available today in beta and will make available a host of tools to heighten how people process and understand documents in Adobe. The features will be available in Acrobat Standard, Pro Individual, and Teams subscription plans on desktop and web during the beta period at no additional cost. The AI features are even coming to Reader, the…

Yet another report suggests iPhone 16 is being built with AI in mind with a surprise Neural Engine update

Fresh from Samsung leaning heavily into AI and amid swirling rumors that iOS 18 will bring huge upgrades to Siri via new AI tools, it appears Apple could be upgrading the iPhone's internals to help make it smarter, with a second report suggesting so this week.While generative AI remains controversial for leveraging existing assets to produce something 'new', a new report from Taiwan (thanks, GSMArena) suggests that the iPhone 16 will lean into it with a new Neural Engine that packs "significantly" more cores.The report…

This tiny box truck built on a golf cart frame could be the future

There are precious few things that car drivers and cyclists can agree upon when it comes to cities, but one universal concept seems to be the hatred of massive box trucks clogging up streets and bike lanes. Could this miniature version of a box truck built on a golf cart frame be the answer? I found it while dumpster-diving through the strange vehicle heaven that this is Alibaba’s electric car catalog. And boy, oh boy, does it make a great inclusion as this week’s Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle…

Christian Bale breaks ground on California foster homes he’s fought for 16 years to see built

By ANDREW DALTON | AP Entertainment Writer Christian Bale broke ground Wednesday on a project he’s been pursuing for 16 years — the building of a dozen homes and a community center in Palmdale intended to keep siblings in foster care together. The Oscar winner stood with a grin and a shovel full of dirt alongside local politicians and donors in the decidedly non-Hollywood city of Palmdale, 60 miles north and across the San Gabriel Mountains from Los Angeles. But Bale, who was Batman in director Christopher Nolan ‘s “Dark…

Indore Metro: Track To Be Built Over PWD Corridor At Palasia Square

Last Updated: February 07, 2024, 15:30 ISTIndore Metro: Track To Be Built Over PWD Corridor At Palasia Square. (Photo: The Metro Rail Guy)The PWD corridor will be built over the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS). Palasia Square is one of the busiest places in Indore.The Indore Metro route passing through Palasia Square is set to overlap an elevated roadway proposed by the Public Works Department (PWD) at the same place.The report on the Metro project stretching from Robot Square to Treasure Island is expected to be…