Day: June 25, 2020

Rivian R1T electric pickup truck slays rocks and dirt in new video – Roadshow

Rivian uploaded a short video to YouTube with its upcoming electric truck drifting through corners and climbing up rocks. …read more Source:: CNet

Rivian R1T electric truck gets its desert on – CNET

Rivian wants to prove that electric trucks can get dirty, too. …read more Source:: CNet

Disney Kids Channels To Shutter In UK, Content Moving To Disney+

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Walt Disney Company is closing down its three Disney Channels in the U.K. this fall and moving the content to its streaming service Disney+. From the report: From Oct. 1, Disney+ will become the exclusive U.K. home for content from Disney Channel, DisneyXD and Disney Junior, the company said…

Robot actress to star in big-budget sci-fi movie – CNET

The artificially intelligent actress named Erica was trained on the principles of method acting and has already done some filming. …read more Source:: CNet

Comcast Becomes the First ISP To Join Mozilla’s TRR Program

Comcast has joined Cloudflare and NextDNS in partnering with Mozilla’s Trusted Recursive Resolver program, which aims to make DNS more trusted and secure. Neowin reports: Commenting on the move, Firefox CTO Eric Rescorla, said: “Comcast has moved quickly to adopt DNS encryption technology and we’re excited to have them join the TRR program. Bringing ISPs…

Apple gives Boot Camp the boot, banishes native Windows support from Arm-compatible Macs

Virtualization touted as an option, x86 Windows emulation looks doubtful Apple has confirmed that its forthcoming Mac hardware running Arm-compatible Apple silicon will do away with Boot Camp, the iGiant’s tool for booting Macs using Microsoft Windows.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Stranger Things 3: The Game is free from Epic this week – CNET

New week, new games: Epic is offering two games worth $25 for free. …read more Source:: CNet

California Set To Require Zero-Emissions Trucks

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Rebuffing strong opposition from industry, California is expected to adopt a landmark rule on Thursday that requires more than half of all trucks sold in the state to be zero-emissions by 2035, a move that is set to improve local air quality, rein in…

Criminals Turn to IM Platforms to Avoid Law Enforcement Scrutiny

Researchers from IntSights observed a sharp increase in the use of popular instant messaging apps over the past year among threat groups. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Excercise Ball Makes A Passable Landing Gear

Exercise balls are great for many things, from amusing children to breaking everything in your living room, often in quick succession. After seeing some German WWII prototype aircraft with wild landing gear designs, the [FliteTest] crew decided to see whether they could use an exercise ball to build a plane ready for even the bumpiest…