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Tesla Owners Fleeing Irma Get Temporarily Extended Range

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To help base-model Tesla owners evacuate areas that were about to be hit by Hurricane Irma, the electric automaker decided to give them a gift. On Saturday, it sent out a software update that remotely extended the range of cars with 60-kWh batteries. So instead of having to recharge every ...

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Singtel to end ADSL service to commercial buildings

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Singtel says it will no longer deploy copper-based or ADSL services to commercial buildings from April next year. It also would begin to terminate such connections that support the telco’s broadband, TV, digital voice, and private network services. This was expected to be completed by early-2018, Singtel said in a ...

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Everything we know about the iPhone X

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What to expect from Apple’s iPhone event Over the weekend someone leaked a Golden Master (GM) build of iOS 11 to 9to5Mac, an Apple news website. A few hours later, the site — along with a couple of developers — started reporting on code found within the update, revealing features, ...

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Twitter has an unlaunched tweetstorm feature

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Subverting the 140 character limit by chaining tweets together into a cohesive “tweetstorm” takes some know-how, or you’ll screw it up. Luckily Twitter has built but not yet launched a feature for easily composing tweetstorms. Hidden inside the current Android app is a way to write out a tweetstorm and ...

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The downside of writing up demo days

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Tech writers are invited to a lot of demo days, as you might imagine. Sometimes, these presentations are very long, with many startup teams taking the stage to pitch to investors and the media. Sometimes, they’re shorter, featuring a more concentrated group of founders. But always, the pitches are concise. ...

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Car Guys Create Porsche Long Tail Racecar

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Some folks like to play football or soccer in their spare time. This group of designers and modelers spent two years creating a modern interpretation of a 1969 908 LH that they call the 908-04 concept. “We wanted to create a car that nobody makes anymore. A “back to basics” ...

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