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If you grew up playing theMechWarrior franchise of video games, the giant MegaBots robot beatdown that is coming soon will get you excited. MegaBots is a company that sought to pit country-against-country in a battle using giant robots and massive paintballs. The first two teams set to fight it out are the Americans... Read more...
Although its single-player campaign hasnt seen much [update] action since its release, Rockstar Games continues to provide intriguing updates for the online component of Grand Theft Auto V: Grand Theft Auto Online. Rockstar announced today that a new Gunrunning expansion to Grand Theft Auto Online is arriving next... Read more...
After a few teasers and well-sourced leaks regarding Far Cry 5, this morning were being introduced to the first official [full] trailer for the game. We already knew that the game would be set in Montana, and the focus group leak gave us more information about the religious undertones of the game. However, the new... Read more...
It looks as though the unlimited data wars are extending to cars and trucks thanks to a partnership between AT&T and General Motors. AT&T, which was the last major U.S. wireless company to revitalize its unlimited data plan offering, is providing a $20 a month prepaid unlimited data plan for in-car use on... Read more...
Shippers like UPS and FedEx are looking for new ways to make the package delivery process more efficient as volume and costs increase across the board. For its part, UPS just showed off a new drone delivery system in Tampa, Florida that will allow the company to potentially reap millions of dollars in savings The... Read more...
Amazon is the undisputed leader in online retail, with the company offering customers access to just about any product imaginable under the sun. Many of those products can be delivered to your house within a few hours time, or at most two days, if you subscribe to the $99/year Amazon Prime subscription... Read more...
It's clearer than ever that our future is going to include a lot of automation, and that even includes our passenger cars, trucks, and mass transit. Companies like Google, Tesla, and NVIDIA have been working hard to develop technologies that will allow people to drive without even having to pay attention to the... Read more...
Self-driving cars are all the rage (road rage perhaps?) at the moment and of course NVIDIA has already jumped on the self-driving bandwagon with an entire suite of Drive PX 2-based products that employ the company's processors to power the brains of the operation. To further expand on the company's goals, NVIDIA CEO... Read more...
We have all been there. You are at a lit party and your buddy asks you to go for a beer run. What do you choose? A 6-pack of a craft beer? A 24-pack of something cheap? How about 50,000 cans of Budweiser? Uber just completed the first commercial delivery made by a self-driving truck and it delivered 2,000 cases of one... Read more...
Tesla is shifting focus always from being primarily an auto manufacturer to a company that is all about sustainable energy (the company recently dropped the Motors from its name). Elon Musk detailed his vision for the company in what he dubs Master Plan, Part Deux in a blog posting. Musks original master plan was... Read more...
Tesla cant seem to catch a break. On Sunday the company revealed that it had only delivered 14,370 out of the promised 17,000 cars for the second quarter of 2016. Tesla was simply unable to ship out all of the cars in time. The company remarked: Due to the extreme production ramp in Q2 and the high mix of... Read more...
Robots can drive cars, perform experiments on Mars, and carry out delicate surgeries, but did you also know that they can spread a mean marinara? Zume Pizza, a food delivery startup, currently uses two robots to help make pizzas at its Mountain Valley, California location. Zume Pizza was founded by Alex Garden... Read more...
It looks as though a new competitor is looking to charge into the electrified vehicle market. Whereas Tesla Motors is squarely aimed at the passenger vehicle market with high-priced full EVs like the Model S and Model X, Nikola Motors (clearly a nod to Tesla) has its sights set much higher on the world of long-haul... Read more...
HotHardware had the incredible opportunity to be invited down to Cape Canaveral to witness a rocket launch that is carrying both supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station (ISS). In our initial write-up, we talked a bit about the experiments carried aboard Cygnus, took a look inside the... Read more...
It seems as though the U.S. Government is continually having to save us from ourselves with regards to the vehicles we drive. Over the years, weve seen mandates with regards to antilock braking systems (ABS), airbags, stability control systems and even backup cameras. Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety... Read more...
Daimler and Google couldnt be taking more opposite approaches to putting autonomous vehicles on public roads. Googles Lexus SUV and gumdrop car are unassuming vehicles that are meant to blend in with human traffic without causing a stir. Daimler, on the other hand, just sent a Mercedes-Benz Actros truck on a... Read more...
We all fear the day when humans end up under the mechanical thumbs of our eventual robot overlords, but for now, it's us who still reign over them. Such is also the result of a joint effort involving the Volvo Group and several partners to develop a robot that picks up trash under the supervision of a garbage truck... Read more...
The technology that automatically reduces your cars speed when it gets too close to another vehicle is just the beginning. There is a sea of traffic data just waiting to be picked up by connected cars and used to make travel safer and better for the environment. To that end, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx... Read more...
Hundreds of Atari 2600 cartridges of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial that were excavated last year from a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico collectively raked in nearly $108,000 through eBay auctions. Some $65,000 of that will go to the city of Alamogordo, while the Tularosa Basin Historical Society will receive over... Read more...
If youve been itching to get your hands on HTCs elusive Vive VR headset, PAX Prime could be your best bet. The Penny Arcade Expo is underway today in Seattle and its packed with gaming goodness, including several of HTCs VR headsets. HTC and Valve will be showing off some new titles for the headset at PAX Prime, and... Read more...
Apple didn't invent the tablet, but with the introduction of the iPad, it certainly popularized such devices. There were long lines for the original iPad model, and when Android device makers began offering less expensive alternatives, there was this silly talk of a post-PC era (as if!). Well, dedicated PCs are still... Read more...
Over the past twenty years Amazon has grown from a company selling books out of a garage to an online retailer that dabbles in everything from streaming video to Android-based tablets/phones to web services that have become a $6 billion business for the company. Amazon has also ventured out into grocery business in... Read more...
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