McLaren’s £750k Senna hypercar is tribute to F1 legend

alibhai/ December 11, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Just 500 McLaren Sennas will be built, all of which cost £750k and have already been bought It’s the most expensive McLaren road car of all time and packs 789bhp from its twin-turbo V8 engine Dihedral doors feature glass panels so that drivers can see an apex when they’re hurtling around a track Production begins late next year and all

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Climate change could cause wind power to FLIP hemispheres

alibhai/ December 11, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

 Predicts wind resources in the next century may decrease in Northerns regions  Set to sharply increase in several hotspot regions down south By Mark Prigg For Dailymail.com Climate change will soon cause global wind power to flip hemispheres, researchers have claimed. The new study predicts wind resources in the next century may decrease in many regions in the Northern Hemisphere –

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Ray Massey on the new DS7 Crossback

alibhai/ December 9, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail Do you love Paris and its food, fashion and frivolity? If so, the new DS7 Crossback could be just the vehicle for you.  After all, if it’s good enough for President Macron — who was driven down the Champs-Elysees in the very first one — then why not? I was in Paris this

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Sonic booms have been heard across Texas

alibhai/ December 9, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

The latest strange sonic ‘booms’ have been heard in Texas this week Fort Hood military base confirmed the sounds were from the military base The booms were part of exercises using artillery and mortar fire, officials claim Live-fire exercises and B-1 ‘Lancer’ bombers are believed to be responsible Other booms this year have occurred in Cairns and Abergavenny  By Phoebe

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Apple in talks to acquire Shazam music identification Program: Origin

alibhai/ December 9, 2017/ Corporate tech/ 0 comments

Apple Inc. is in talks to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd., whose software helps users identify songs by pointing their telephone for an audio source, according to a person familiar with the circumstance. Shazam’s smartphone program is already closely integrated with Apple’s Siri electronic assistant. Users of Apple’s iPhone with the Shazam program installed may say: “Hey Siri, what is that

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RAY MASSEY: Citroen’s new smoothie

alibhai/ December 8, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail Do you love Paris and its food, fashion and frivolity? If so, the new DS7 Crossback could be just the vehicle for you.  After all, if it’s good enough for President Macron — who was driven down the Champs-Elysees in the very first one — then why not? I was in Paris this

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Parents who praise their children too easily are panned

alibhai/ December 8, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Anthropologist David Lancy has warned praising too much wrecks development It can leave children only ‘patchily employed’ and reliant on their parents in 20s He said there is a worrying trend of ‘raising each child as special and unique’  By Sarah Harris for the Daily Mail Helicopter parents who put their children on ‘a pedestal’ are to blame for them still

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Jaguar I-Pace undergoes final tests in Tesla’s backyard

alibhai/ December 7, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Jaguar I-Pace pre-production car taken on a 200-mile range test along the Californian West Coast Most northern point of the route took the car within close range of Tesla’s factory in South Freemont Jaguar confirmed that prices and specification of its first all-electric premium car would be available in March It’s expected to ring in at £60,000 – that’s £10,000 less

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Anheuser-Busch reserves 40 Tesla electric semi-trucks

alibhai/ December 7, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Semi in November, with plans for 2019 production Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40 of the all-electric trucks It was one of the largest publicly announced orders Tesla has received By Reuters Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40 Tesla Inc all-electric Semi trucks as it seeks to reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions, the

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How to stop your car key signal being hacked by criminals

alibhai/ December 6, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Most drivers keep keys where they can be hacked by criminals Car security firm says two thirds of car thefts involved ‘relay’ attacks Keys can even be kept in the fridge to stop the signal being copied By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk Where do you keep your car keys overnight? In a drawer? On a hook near the front door?

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