Monthly Archives: July 2017

Lamborghini from Jamiroquai’s Cosmic Girl video for sale

alibhai/ July 31, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Lamborghini Diablo played a famous role in 1996 Jamiroquai Cosmic Girl video This is the second of two Lamborghinis used in the video after one was crashed It also suffered damaged during filming and lost the windscreen It’s one of just 150 Diablo SE30 limited edition models ever made Jay Kay bought the car in 1999 and kept it for

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North Atlantic right whale deaths puzzle scientists

alibhai/ July 31, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

In two months, there have been nine deaths among North Atlantic right whales These all took place in Canada’s Gulf of St Lawrence, authorities have said Right whales are among the most endangered large whales, with only 500 left  By Reuters and Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com North American conservationists are scrambling to find out why North Atlantic right whales are

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Rolls-Royce Phantom promises to be world’s most silent car

alibhai/ July 30, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Flagship Rolls-Royce Phantom is designed to whisk the world’s wealthiest around in near silence Inside, passengers can recline in the height of luxury, surrounded by high gloss and ‘exquisitely tactile’ wood Powerful all-new 6.75-litre twin-turbo V12 engine gives a top speed electronically restricted to 155mph Rolls-Royce Phantom also has sports car acceleration, getting from 0-62mph in just 5.3 seconds By Ray

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Comma butterfly is thriving again

alibhai/ July 30, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

The British Comma butterfly came dangerously close to extinction a century ago It was only found in a few counties in the Welsh borders and south-east England  Butterflies have spread 250 miles since the 1970s throughout England and Wales By Victoria Allen For Mailonline A British butterfly is flying high again after coming back from the brink of extinction. The Comma,

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How to cut the cost of motoring for under-25s

alibhai/ July 29, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Average annual cost of motoring for under-25s now standing at a hefty £3,435  Premiums are up 11% year-on-year, with younger drivers facing the biggest hikes By Esther Shaw For The Mail On Sunday Keeping a car on the road as a young driver is no mean feat, with the average annual cost of motoring for under-25s now standing at a

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Wall Street braces for end of share lockup

alibhai/ July 29, 2017/ Corporate tech/ 0 comments

A flood of Snap Inc stocks held back because week the initial public offering of the Snapchat owner could begin to trade, pressuring. Beginning on Monday and expanding into August, early investors, employees and other insiders in the Snapchat operator can sell shares for the first time since its $3.4-billion March IPO, the third-largest ever for a U.S. tech company.

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12 future electric cars that you could end up buying

alibhai/ July 28, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Next wave will improve on range, performance and simple attractiveness New petrol and diesel cars will be banned from sale in the UK from 2040 By Graham Scott For Thisismoney.co.uk As of 2040, conventional petrol and diesel cars will no longer be sold – that’s the government’s plan anyway.  At the moment, this seems like an eternity away. Not just

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Arizona targets wrong-way driving with unique tech program

alibhai/ July 28, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

System will illuminate a sign that notifies the driver and alert authorities To be installed on a 15-mile (24-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 17 in Phoenix By Associated Press Arizona transportation officials are moving forward with a first-in-the-nation pilot program that will use thermal camera technology to curb the wrong-way driving problem plaguing the state. The detection system will illuminate a

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Samsung poised to unseat Intel

alibhai/ July 28, 2017/ Corporate tech/ 0 comments

Intel’s more than just two decade-long reign as the king of this silicon-based semiconductor is poised to end Thursday when South Korea’s Samsung Electronics elbows the U.S. manufacturer aside to become the leading manufacturer of computer chips. Thursday, Samsung reported profit and earnings. Analysts say it probably nudged Intel from the quarter aside as the manufacturer of semiconductors, the computer

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Rolls-Royce Phantom pro,ises to be world’s most silent car

alibhai/ July 27, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Flagship Rolls-Royce Phantom is designed to whisk the world’s wealthiest around in near silence Inside, passengers can recline in the height of luxury, surrounded by high gloss and ‘exquisitely tactile’ wood Powerful all-new 6.75 litre twin-turbo V12 engine gives a top speed electronically restricted to 155mph Rolls-Royce Phantom also has sports car acceleration, getting from 0-62mph in just 5.3 seconds. By

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