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Just a day after it was reported that a man was killed in a tragic accident involving a Tesla Motors Model S electric vehicle, more details surrounding the circumstances of the incident are coming to light. As Tesla has stated repeatedly when it comes to using Autopilot, it’s the responsibility of the driver to maintain control of the vehicle at all times. Eyewitness reports and police officials that were on the scene immediately after the crash have added some much needed clarity. Frank Baressi, the driver of the truck that Joshua Brown's Model S crashed into, said that a Harry Potter movie... Read more...
Good news for magic-loving Muggles. J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series -- all seven books -- are coming to Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library (KOLL) on June 19. If you own a Kindle, you'll be able to pick up your device and read through the more than half a dozen Harry Potter books at your leisure in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. This is a pretty remarkable offer when you consider that the the Harry Potter series is the all-time best-selling book series in history, and it's exclusive to Amazon. "We’re absolutely delighted to have reached this agreement with Pottermore.... Read more...
Man, we knew Windows 7 would be a hit, but we definitely didn't see this coming. The proverbial giant has been toppled, as Microsoft's newest OS--which launched today, by the way--has beaten the mighty Harry on Amazon UK's pre-order charts. What Harry, you ask? Harry Potter, of course! As of yesterday, Windows 7 was the outfit's best-selling pre-ordered item of all time, though specific numbers weren't disclosed. Those pre-orders began on July 15th, and they even sold out (albeit for only a short period of time) that very same day. What's wild is that Win7's pre-order rate beat out Vista in a bad,... Read more...
The Harry Potter series of novels is popular, to say the least. It's popular enough to spawn a malware e-mail scheme. An e-mail promising an attachment that contains a copy of the latest wildly anticipated novel "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" contains a virus instead. But at least it's an amusing virus.  It attacks USB memory drives to help it spread, and pranks the hell out of the user. A file called 'HarryPotter-TheDeathlyHallows.doc' can be found on infected PCs and once opened the only words inside are: Harry Potter is dead. But it doesn't end there. The... Read more...