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Range Rover Debuts P400e Plug-In Hybrid Due for 2019

Electrification cannot be stopped. In a world where environmental standards are routinely enhanced and numerous countries are planning bans on internal combusting engines, the future is electric. While many car enthusiasts may bemoan the inevitable death of the ICE in their sports cars, electrification makes sense to the world of …

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Net neutrality: Key zero rating decision made by Germany

Getty Images The German telecommunications regulator has issued a long-awaited decision on Deutsche Telekom’s “zero-rated” StreamOn offers, ruling that the scheme is legal, but the company must make some modifications. Zero-rating is the practice of offering free data for certain services but not others — those offers where you might …

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Hulu picks up four new esports series

Hulu has picked up four new series that are centered around e-sports, according to Variety. The network-backed streaming service, which has been coming in hot lately with an Emmy-winning original drama and a push toward more back-log seasons of popular series, purchased the rights to about 15 total hours of …

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The SpiderMAV does whatever a spider can, spins a web, any size

Researchers at the Imperial College London’s Aerial Robotics Laboratory have created the SpiderMAV – a robot that stabilizes itself by shooting out multiple strands of rope that can stick to magnetic surfaces. The drone, which is a standard quadcopter, has a built-in rope gun that blasts out little connectors. The …

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Twitter will launch a bookmarking tool in the near future

Twitter confirmed it’s planning to launch a bookmarking feature to save tweets for later reading. The addition will help users keep a separate list of items they want to refer back to, instead of using the heart (aka “favorite”) button, which can indicate more of a “like” – similar to …

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Ford Touts Improved Aero of the 2018 Mustang’s Facelift

Aero improvements went beyond wind tunnel testing to get the 2018 Ford Mustang down—literally. Ford is touting the aerodynamic improvements that came after vehicle dynamics engineer Mike Del Zio complained of nose lift in the facelifted model as he tested the car around the automaker’s Romeo Proving Ground north of …

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Why a proxy server can't protect you like a VPN can

Getty Images/iStockphoto A reader recently sent me this question: Why do I need a VPN? Isn’t a proxy server good enough? I’ve written a number of articles on VPNs, as well as CNET’s directory of the best VPN services, and so I get lots of interesting questions. Over time, I’ll …

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