Government Offers Towns £10m to Pioneer Driverless Vehicles

Part of the chancellor’s National Infrastructure Plan announced during yesterday's Autumn Statement asks for a town to offer itself up as a test bed for driverless vehicles, with a kitty of £10m on offer to help transition one area to an autonomous vehicle future. Read More >>

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Watch This Dumbass Driver on His Mobile Get Exactly What He Deserves

Traffic jams are annoying enough on their own, but they're even worse when they're caused by a complete idiot. This Russian man takes a little initiative by dispensing some righteous road justice. Not to the driver that caused the mess, but to the driver's mobile. Read More >>

No New Raspberry Pi Models in 2013, Just Optimisations for the Original

One of the key drivers behind the Raspberry Pi project has said there won't be any new spec Pi hardware this year, as he doesn't want to abandon current users and make them feel like they've already been gazumped by newer models. What an amazing rarity in the tech world. Read More >>

Is Apple Finally Going to Bust Out New Mac Pros?

Almost everything in Apple's line-up got a refresh this year, everything apart from the much-loved but seemingly rejected Mac Pro that is. But it seems like the cards might be changing for the once-king of the video editors' pile, as new graphics card support in the beta of OS X 10.8.3 hints strongly that this might be the Mac Pro's time, at last. Read More >>

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This Is Why You Shouldn't Drive Like an Absolute Tool, Even If You Do Have a Nice Car

Boy racers are bad enough when they get behind the wheel of their first crap-box, but then they grow up and buy expensive, fast cars, and it all gets a hell of a lot worse. BMW M3 drivers are notorious; this stupid idiot shows us just why, and gets what he deserves. Read More >>

The Beautiful Video Game That Drives NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover

So MSL Curiosity has landed. It survived the seven minutes of terror and safely touched down on the surface of Mars -- a miracle in its own right. Now that it's there, it needs a way to move around. Anyone who played Lunar Lander and Moon Patrol already knows how they're going to do this: video games. Read More >>

Faulty Ambulance Satnav Contributed to Boy's Death

Poor little Corey Seymore, aged nine, suffered heart failure after an asthma attack in his home. Delays in the arrival of the ambulance, which were blamed on a faulty satnav device, were one of the reasons he died. Read More >>


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