This is Formula 1 in 2027, according to Renault
Renault introduced the RS 2027 Vision concept at the Shanghai Motor Show. It's meant to show off Renault's idea for Formula 1 in 10 years' time, and while the general shape of the car may be similar to modern F1 cars, there's a whole lot of interesting tech hidden away in there.
To keep the focus on the drivers, Renault gave its concept a transparent cockpit and a racer with a transparent helmet, so it's easier to see the personalities behind the wheel. The cockpit alone is a big thing, too, be...
Facebook Messenger wants to be the new Yellow Pages
Facebook Messenger wants to be your one-stop shop for... everything.
Want to check on your flight or buy some Nikes? The social network hopes you'll never leave its chat app.
Facebook on Tuesday unveiled new features for Messenger that aim to give people more ways to communicate with businesses but cut out the tedium -- like talking to customer service people. Facebook made the announcements at F8, its annual software conference in San Jose, California.
"People prefer to use Messenger to inte...
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If you thought maybe, just maybe, Nintendo would keep its wildly popular NES Classic alive in the rest of the world despite discontinuing it in North America, abandon all hope.
Nintendo said Tuesday it's ended production of the mini gaming console. "We can confirm that we are no longer manufacturing the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System," the company told Eurogamer. Last week, Nintendo of America said it had ended shipments for "this year."
Nintendo didn't immediately respon...
Facebook's next act: A new spin on reality
There are parts of your life Facebook hasn't yet invaded. But it's coming.
The social networking giant is creating a new type of app designed to overlay images from a computer onto the real world. Hold up your phone, turn on its camera, and it'll be able to add virtual signs or art, or even games where there was none before.
The technology is called augmented reality, and Facebook says it's the next step in changing the way we interact with computers. In the future, we'll use this technology t...
Microsoft to help train Armenian school teachers
The Armenian ministry of education and science and Microsoft signed on Friday a Memorandum of Understanding, whereby Microsoft will contribute to the improvement of the qualification level of school teachers, as well as participate in a pilot program of the Armenian government to provide schools with computers.
Minister Levon Mkrtchyan noted during the signing ceremony that the world is developing thanks to the efforts of companies, which understand that in addition to business they also have s...