Ford Makes Surprise Unveiling of Electric Self-Driving Zero Emissions Truck

Ford Makes Surprise Unveiling of Electric Self-Driving Zero Emissions Truck

Ford made a surprise unveiling by its Turkish design center (Ford Otosan) at this year's IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany. The American truck manufacturer revealed its F-Vision concept heavy-duty truck, a commercial vehicle that combines clean energy, autonomous driving, and many other futuristic features.

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Spotify starts cracking down on friends who share family plans

Spotify starts cracking down on friends who share family plans

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HBO Says It Is Leaving the Boxing Business

HBO Says It Is Leaving the Boxing Business

After 45 years, more than 1,000 fights and some of the most lucrative and disputed matches of all time, HBO is throwing in the towel on professional boxing. What started with a monumental upset seen by a relative handful of customers — George Foreman’s knockout of the heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in 1973 — will come to a close at the end of 2018. The network has no boxing broadcasts scheduled beyond a middleweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 27.

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BrewDog scraps beer deal over Trump offer

BrewDog scraps beer deal over Trump offer

Scottish craft brewer BrewDog has pulled out of a tie-up with a US beer maker after a row over free drinks to Donald Trump supporters. Ellon-based BrewDog had planned a series of events with Scofflaw at bars across the UK this weekend. It appeared the American firm had said anyone backing the US president could get "beered up redneck-style free of charge". But Scofflaw later distanced itself from the promotion.

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Donald Trump’s foreign policy is putting the dollar at risk

Donald Trump’s foreign policy is putting the dollar at risk

President Donald Trump’s “America First” foreign policy could hurt the dollar’s global primacy, according to global business leaders and the European Union’s top diplomat. Larry Fink, who runs Blackrock, the world’s biggest money manager, was asked about risks to the finance industry at a forum taking place alongside this week’s United Nations General Assembly. Fink cited the US move “from multilateralism to unilateralism” that “could lead to a deep desire to get another payment system.”

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You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads.

You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads.

Add “a phone number I never gave Facebook for targeted advertising” to the list of deceptive and invasive ways Facebook makes money off your personal information. Contrary to user expectations and Facebook representatives’ own previous statements, the company has been using contact information that users explicitly provided for security purposes—or that users never provided at all—for targeted advertising.

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CBS Shuts Down Stage 9, a Fan-Made Recreation of the USS Enterprise

CBS Shuts Down Stage 9, a Fan-Made Recreation of the USS Enterprise

For those unfamiliar with the project, Stage 9 is a beautiful virtual recreation of the Enterprise ship from Star Trek: The Next Generation for Windows, Mac and Linux. More experience than game, Stage 9 was built by fans over two years in the Unreal Engine. “There were two things that we were always pretty careful with,” says project leader ‘Scragnog’.

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