Tesla Motors Co Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday came forward to defend his company's electric car Model S after a video showing the car in flames dragged the company's shares down.
Tesla shares slipped more than 6 per cent after an automotive blog called Jalopnik published images of widely acclaimed electric car Model S in flames. The car caught fire after it met with an accident on Tuesday south of Seattle, Washington. The video received thousands of page views.
Recently arrested Ross William Ulbricht, the man known as "Dread Pirate Roberts" in the illegal online drugs marketplace, has reportedly been charged with murder and fabricating a plot to get a former Silk Road employee murdered.
Ulbricht, the administrator of online contraband marketplace Silk Road, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents in San Francisco on Wednesday. The 29-year-old man from San Francisco reportedly pocketed $79.8 million in commissions from illegal drug-transactions. Overall, Silk Road generated more than $1.2 billion in revenue.
Software firm Adobe Systems admitted on Thursday that unknown cyber criminals hacked into its computer system and slipped away with personal information of millions of its customers.
Adobe said the "sophisticated" security breach allowed the hackers to steel personal data, including credit card information, from 2.9 million of its customers.
The company added that the attack also provided the hackers with access to encrypted passwords and other personal data of its customers.
Recently arrested Ross William Ulbricht is Dread Pirate Roberts (DPR), the administrator of notorious online drugs marketplace Silk Road, US authorities believe.
Silk Road was a secretive website where drug suppliers as well as addicts from all over the world were able to purchase drugs. If you visit the illegal website, you will now come across a seizure notice from the FBI.
Following the footsteps of rival retail giant Walmart, Target on Wednesday announced its decision to launch its own brand of prepaid mobile services.
Starting this weekend, Target will offer prepaid mobile service Brightspot, which will provide unlimited talk-time and texting on 4G network of T-Mobile for $35 per month.
Thos who also want to 1GB of 4G data will have to fork out additional $15 per month. A bigger prepaid plan will offer 4GB of 4G data for $65 per month.
According to several reports in the media, Logitech might be planning to launch its new gaming controller for the iOS platform.
The new Logitech’s iPhone gamepad might be able to attract new users to the platform. It appears to be a long slab with a slot for the iPhone in the middle allowing users to attach their phones and play games with the controller. The controller adds two inches in length and not in width. It also has a directional pad on the left, four face buttons on the right and two shoulder buttons on top.
Microsoft's mobile operating system Windows Phone has started gaining momentum in European markets, thanks to the launch of Nokia handsets like the Lumia 520 and 620.
Fresh stats suggest that nearly one in eight (12.5 per cent) of all handsets in the U. K. are now running Windows Phone OS and one in ten (10 per cent) in France.
The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5) will be released on 22nd of November this year, according to a recent report published by ChristianToday. com.
The report also said that the PC version of the GTA V can be pre-ordered with British e-retailer Game Seek for £24.75 (US$39.86). However, the report also cautioned that the release date was subjected to change by the producer.
As many as 100 public advocacy groups, including the likes of the American Civil Liberties Union, have decided to stage be a massive rally in Washington D. C. to protest the alleged controversial National Security Agency
In June this year, Edward Snowden leaked some classified documents revealing details about the use of NSA surveillance programs by the government to spy on activities.
So far, more than 550,000 people have signed a petition demanding the government to shut down the programs.
The shares of J. C. Penney have fallen 13 per cent on Friday as the struggling retailer launched an issue of 84 million shares of common stock in a public offering in an attempt to build up its cash reserves.
The company has said that it will use the funds raised from the offering for meeting general corporate
The Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia has unveiled an Attention Powered Car that runs on full capacity only if its driver is fully alert.
Created by the Royal Automobile Club in partnership with electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring headgear-maker Emotiv, the Attention Powered Car, a Hyundai i40, aims at decreasing the number of accidents caused due to inattentive driving.
Redland residents need not sign a petition calling on the government to provide a fibre-to-the-home broadband network instead of a fibre-to-the-node scheme as they would be better off under the Coalition plan, Bowman MP Andrew Laming said.
Triggered by Nick Paine, a business student at Queensland University, the online petition calling on the Abbott government to offer fibre-to-the-home broadband network to residents has already gained as many as 265,000 signatures.
Privacy experts have asked Internet search giant Yahoo Inc to take more steps to ensure consumers' privacy as many Yahoo email addresses reassigned to new owners are still receiving personal emails intended for the former owners.
In June, Yahoo had declared that it would redistribute the addresses and IDs that had not been in use for a year.
But, the move triggered concerns over reassigned addresses' former owners' privacy after one man reveled that he had received emails intended for the former owner and that the emails were full of highly sensitive information.
Beleaguered smartphone maker BlackBerry has said that phone ecosystem is still a top priority for the company, apparently to convince app developers continue developing apps for the struggling platform.
Alec Saunders, vice president of developer relations at BlackBerry World, said that the company was still focused on enhancing the BlackBerry app environment, despite its decision of selling the mobile business.
Mr. Saunders was addressing a group of delegates gathered for BlackBerry Jam Asia conference in Hong Kong on Thursday morning.