Tesla’s mission-critical Model 3 will start production on Friday before beginning a rapid ramp-up targeting a rate of 20 000/month in December. “Expecting to complete” the first car on Friday, CEO Elon Musk wrote in a late-night tweet, adding that it passed all its regulatory requirements for production two weeks ahead of schedule. The company will hold …

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Apple on Monday spent a lot of time talking about the big features coming to iOS 11 this fall. Among them is an emphasis on augmented reality, productivity features for the iPad, and Siri that Apple says is now more useful (because we all know the assistant is not very useful right now). But among the myriad of updates—you …

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The development team behind Facebook-owned WhatsApp have submitted a translation request for a new Night Mode feature that should improve the quality of photographs taken using the application in low-light conditions. The feature is expected to debut on iOS as soon as next month, then make its way to Android later in the year. At present, WhatsApp …

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China’s likely feeling a little red in the face as its launch of a new heavy-lift rocket, the Long March-5 Y2, which was carrying its heaviest satellite, failed on Sunday. “An anomaly occurred during the flight of the rocket,” said official news agency Xinhua, later adding that a thorough “investigation” will be carried out to …

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Why even try this stuff in the modern age of the internet? Gamers pay way too close attention for companies to get away with this absurd tomfoolery. At E3, some debut, in-engine footage was shown for Anthem, the upcoming multiplayer shooter from EA and BioWare. The footage debuted on the Xbox One X at the show. The PlayStation YouTube channel …

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