Apple, Hyundai set to agree electric car tie-up, says Korea IT News

SEOUL (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor and Apple Inc plan to sign a partnership deal on autonomous electric cars by March and start production around 2024 in the United States, local newspaper Korea IT News reported on Sunday. The report follows a statement on Friday from Hyundai Motor that it was in early talks with Apple […]

Drone footage captures snow-covered Brecon Beacons

Flying high over south Wales’ snow-covered mountains, a drone was used to capture this footage. Edging over the peaks and valleys of the Brecon Beacons, filmmaker James Bessant Davies captured their majesty as part of a project. Not a soul can be seen as the camera floats high above the deserted range. It’s not hard […]

Hypercasual mobile game trends to watch in 2021

Hypercasual is one of the most talked-about genres in mobile gaming. It took off at an unprecedented rate with Flappy Bird going viral in 2014, and it has remained a leading category in terms of downloads ever since. Despite their easy-to-play nature and quick development-turnaround time, hypercasual games face a number of challenges. Competition continues […]

Lenovo’s ThinkReality A3 enterprise AR glasses enable data visualization in public

Over the past several years, augmented reality headsets have struggled with an existential problem — they’re supposed to overlay digital information on reality, but so commonly look awkward that people don’t want to wear them in real public settings. Today, Lenovo is hoping to change that with ThinkReality A3, AR glasses that are compact and […]

Hong Kong protest-related website says users' access blocked

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong website that publishes material mainly related to anti-government protests in 2019 said its users’ access had been blocked by the city’s internet service providers (ISPs). The website, HKChronicles, said it began receiving reports from Hong Kong-based users saying they could no longer access the site since Wednesday evening. […]

How to reform the attention economy business model of Big Tech

Seeing reality clearly and truthfully is fundamental to our capacity to do anything. By monetizing and commodifying attention, we’ve sold away our ability to see problems and enact collective solutions. This isn’t new. Almost any time we allow the life support systems of our planet or society to be commodified, it drives other breakdowns. When […]

New Zealand central bank says its data system was breached

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand said on Sunday that it was responding with urgency to a breach of one of its data systems. A third-party file-sharing service used by the central bank to share and store some sensitive information was illegally accessed, the bank said in a statement. RBNZ Governor Adrian […]