Elon Musk asks Tesla employees to test out new full self-driving mode

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is reportedly moving full speed ahead when it comes to autonomous driving.  

Based on an email Electrek obtained this week, Musk is searching for Tesla employees to test out a new hardware update for the currently semi-autonomous driver assistance feature, Autopilot.

SEE ALSO: Here’s all the ways you can make your Tesla fart

We reached out to Tesla to confirm the authenticity of the email, but haven’t heard back.

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How terrifying is 'Bird Box'? Two scaredy-cats decide to find out

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Netflix’s new horror movie Bird Box has taken the internet by storm, which is a little surprising considering horror is really not for everyone.

It’s especially not for us, two scaredy-cats who do not like to watch horror movies for the simple fact that we don’t like to be scared. 

But with so much fervor swirling around Bird Box (over 45 million users have watched so far), we decided to give in to the hype for the sake of all the other wimps o… Read More

Popsugar's Twinning app was leaking your photo, even if you didn't share it

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If you spent anytime on the internet this holiday season, you likely saw friends and family sharing a photo matching their face with their celebrity look-alike. If they didn’t share the photo, it very likely was made publicly available anyway.

The Twinning app created by Popsugar has been inadvertently making the photos uploaded by its users publicly available via an unsecured web address where the pics were stored. 

TechCrunch discovered… Read More

Questions About Bicycles, Family Debts, iPads, Used Textbooks, and More!

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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question.
1. Upset about stock advice
2. Bicycle recommendation
3. Family debts after holidays
4. Standing desk update
5. Using iPad for work purposes
6. Starting company on tiny budget
7. Drawing down 401(k) in retirement
8. Selecting easier chores
9. Free trading cards on Steam
10. Dealing with small library selection
11. Selling used textbooks online
12. Inherited Steinway follow-up

As 2018 winds down to a close, I encourage you to take a moment and reflect on the things that went well in the past year. What were your biggest successes in 2018?

Then, ask yourself how exactly you made them happen. Hard work? Good relationships? A good education? A little bit of luck? How many of those things were firmly unde… Read More

2018: The year in Internet Boyfriends

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Like porn, Internet Boyfriends are hard to define — but also like porn, you know them when you see them. And 2018 was downright lousy with them.

Some were fresh faces we’d never encountered before. (Well, most of us. We see you, Lady Who’s Been Crushing On Winston Duke Since Person of Interest.) Others were guys we’d known about for years, but started seeing in a whole new light. And still more were dudes we already loved, but somehow came to love ev… Read More

How To Build A Competitive Edge With A Successful Mobile App Strategy

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Developing a successful mobile app strategy requires a considerable investment in time, research and methodology. An effective strategy should align with your brand’s objectives, engage users and give your company a competitive edge. Also, it needs to fall within your budget. So, how do you build a mobile app strategy that deals with the above concerns? Here are some steps to guide you. Research Your Target Market Before you build an app it’s always advisable to know your target market. Trying to build and market the app to everyone will not work. In fact, it will spread your resources thin

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Here’s why the New York City sky turned bright blue last night

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A huge blue light flashed brightly over over the New York City skyline late Thursday night. New Yorkers filled social media with photos and videos of the phenomenon, which appeared to be centered over the borough of Queens. In short, people freaked out.

Con Edison quickly put everyone’s alien-conspiracy theories to bed. The utility company tweeted that what New Yorkers were seeing was the effect of a brief electrical fire that broke out at a substati… Read More

How To Choose The Right Business Management Apps For Your Company

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In today’s highly charged digital environment, business owners and managers have to invest in the right business management apps and automation tools to be competitive. Businesses of all sizes and types use a mix of business apps to make work easier and increase productivity. Here are great tips to guide you in choosing the right business management app for your company. Focus On The Business It’s important to focus on promoting and selling your core product when you launch your business. Don’t wait around or distract yourself with confusing infrastructure set up before you can start selling. As you focus

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Netflix releases viewership numbers for 'Bird Box' and holy crap

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Netflix is notoriously cagey about audience statistics, but even the most secretive among us can’t help bragging sometimes.

Following the release of the sci-fi thriller Bird Box, the company claimed in a tweet that a staggering 45 million accounts watched the film over its debut week.

SEE ALSO: Despite lukewarm reviews, people are enamored with ‘Bird Box’

Took off my blindfold this morning to discover that 45,037,125 Netflix accounts have al… Read More