When I woke up this morning, I didn’t imagine I’d spend part of my day inside a massive shipping container on a parking lot right under the Brooklyn Bridge. But that’s exactly what happened earlier today. The occasion? Adidas invited members of the m… …read more
This time, it will be different. This time, and I know you’ve heard this before, but this time Facebook’s really going to change.
Yes, I know the company allowed third-party apps to scrape your data, and yes it allowed Russian trolls to foment race-based violence on its platform, but that’s not who Facebook really is. Don’t believe me? Well then take a look at this genuine and authentic and not-at-all-focus-grouped 60-second ad spot that the company released today.
“We came here for the friends,” begins the advertisement. “But then something happened, we had to deal with spam, clickbait, fake news, and data misuse. That’s going to change.” …
If there was any doubt that the auto industry is rapidly changing, Ford just delivered proof. The industry pioneer is scaling back its North American small car lineup in North America to just two vehicles, the Mustang and the unrevealed Focus Active… …read more
Electric car maker Tesla has pushed the car market to develop more sedans, SUVs, and even luxury sports cars with batteries. In China, any headway Tesla’s made for electric is overshadowed by an expanding list of homegrown electric carmakers.
At the Beijing Auto Show this week everything from electrical …
Today, Facebook released its Q1 earnings, which showed the company can still make more money and attract more users year-on-year despite staggering controversy. During a Q&A session after with Mark Zuckerberg and other executives, the CEO fielded… …read more
When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of a Senate commission earlier this month, he made a statement that hinted at the company exploring paid subscriptions down the line. He specifically said that they would always offer a free versio… …read more
Last year, Volvo announced that starting in 2019, all models it unveils will have an electric motor, whether it by a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid or a fully electric EV. Today, Electrek reports, the automaker has added to its electric goals. At the Beiji… …read more
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In the May issue
Are you curious about buying a new $329 iPad? This month we give you five compelling reasons to pick one up. We also review a formidable competitor to the Apple Watch: the Fitbit Versa. Get all of the details from Apple’s Education Event and find out why Apple will soon be a force in the classroom.
Also in this month’s issue:
• MacUser: You can now buy the coolest parts of the iMac Pro. Plus, how to download your Facebook data, or delete your account altogether.
Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica nightmare — in which a UK data firm allegedly leaked ill-gotten info about millions of Facebook users — may have rocked the company, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the company’s bottom line. In fact, if you were solely looking at the company’s latest earnings, you might actually think the scandal has helped Facebook.
The company posted earnings of $11.97 billion for the first quarter of 2018, beating Wall Street’s expectations of $11.41 billion and proving that advertisers have not been deterred by the social network’s spate of headline-making issues.
“Despite facing important challenges, our community and business are off to a strong start in 2018,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a prepared statement during the company’s earnings call. …
At the Geneva Motor Show last month, Volvo flaunted its long-range plug-in hybrid Polestar 1, which can pull with 600 horsepower thanks to its two electric motors and a 2.0 liter turbo engine. The final price on such a beast has just been revealed at… …read more