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Mercedes is building smarter headlights for its cars of the future

In a dark garage at the Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, a flat gray S-Class illuminates a white screen at the end of long hall. The headlights blast on and while the light is bright, it’s not that impressive. Then Stefan Toepfer, electronic and software developer for exterior…

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider’s PC port runs fine (for most people)

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, the standalone expansion/mini-sequel to Dishonored 2, unlocked on Steam late last night. As is Bethesda’s wont these days, we got our hands on it the same time as anyone else—which, when you’re dealing with the PC version of a follow-up to Dishonored 2 is a bit…

17-year-old entrepreneur opens clothing store in the CBD

NEW STORE: Owner Jayden Baldwin at Fech Clothing store in Bundaberg. FECH: It’s the word made famous by cult movie Mean Girls and now one young Bundaberg man is taking the meaning to a whole new level – all in the name of fashion. Jayden Baldwin,…

Telus starts taking pre-orders for the Essential Phone [Updated]

As per the device’s listing on the carrier’s website, those pre-ordering will get their unit by September 1. Original story follows: In the US, Sprint is the only carrier that will sell the Essential Phone directly. In Canada, Telus is in the same position, as revealed back in June.…

Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target for hackers?

A pilot model of an Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Angelo Merendino/AFP/Getty Images A threshold was quietly crossed in the first quarter of 2016. For the first time, mobile carriers reported activating more connected cars than phones. At a vehicle tech demonstration in Manhattan…

13 Marketing Quotes From The Marketing United Conference

Shutterstock Marketers from around the globe convened to listen to top marketers share insight and advice at the recent Marketing United conference. What follows are some of the best quotes from the conference. “Advertising doesn’t fix a bad or broken product.” Tom Webster, Edison Research “Whether…

The 8 big unknowns with Disney’s streaming service plans

After going through several stages of grief for its traditional TV business—denial and bargaining among them—Disney has reached acceptance. On Tuesday, the media giant announced an early 2018 launch for a standalone ESPN streaming service, along with another service for Disney content coming in 2019. In a press release, Disney…

Coolpad to launch the Play 6 in India

Coolpad published an event on Facebook, teasing the launch of the Play 6 in India. With series of posts, the company will lead to the actual release of the phone. Once the event reaches its end date of August 20, the Coolpad Play 6 will start…

The Color of Your Clothing Could Affect the Behavior of Animals

A frightening encounter with police in Orange County inspired new research that determined clothing color may have a profound effect on animals. Breanna Putnam of the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles often studies the impacts of nonnative species…