Gran Turismo Sport’s high-end bonuses: HDR is incredible, but VR is not

As Ars’s resident car guru Jonathan Gitlin tears through the racing nuts and bolts of this week’s new racing video game, Gran Turismo Sport, he has asked me to kill time by reviewing its higher-end elements. Namely, Jon owns neither a PlayStation VR headset nor a 4K HDR disp...

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft over patents

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe has filed patent lawsuits against Amazon (PDF) and Microsoft, using patents it acquired from a company called SRC Labs, according to reports in Reuters and CNBC. SRC Labs, a holding company, is a co-plaintiff in today’s lawsuit. The lawsuits against Amaz...

Gran Turismo Sport’s high-end bonuses: HDR is incredible, but VR is not

As Ars’s resident car guru Jonathan Gitlin tears through the racing nuts and bolts of this week’s new racing video game, Gran Turismo Sport, he has asked me to kill time by reviewing its higher-end elements. Namely, Jon owns neither a PlayStation VR headset nor a 4K HDR disp...

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft over patents

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe has filed patent lawsuits against Amazon (PDF) and Microsoft, using patents it acquired from a company called SRC Labs, according to reports in Reuters and CNBC. SRC Labs, a holding company, is a co-plaintiff in today’s lawsuit. The lawsuits against Amaz...

Self-driving Chevy Bolts are coming to the streets of Manhattan in 2018

General Motors and Cruise Automation will be the first to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in New York state, it was announced on Tuesday. The cars—which will have a pair of humans onboard as backup—aren’t taking the easy route, either. The geofenced test location will be ...

Charter accuses its employees of cutting cables 125 times during strike

Charter Communications last week sued a workers’ union, alleging that its members have repeatedly sabotaged Charter’s network in New York City during a strike that began in March. “On over 125 occasions, Charter cables, including both coaxial and fiber optic cables in ...

Self-driving Chevy Bolts are coming to the streets of Manhattan in 2018

General Motors and Cruise Automation will be the first to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in New York state, it was announced on Tuesday. The cars—which will have a pair of humans onboard as backup—aren’t taking the easy route, either. The geofenced test location will be ...

Charter accuses its employees of cutting cables 125 times during strike

Charter Communications last week sued a workers’ union, alleging that its members have repeatedly sabotaged Charter’s network in New York City during a strike that began in March. “On over 125 occasions, Charter cables, including both coaxial and fiber optic cables in ...

Volvo tears up the rules with a subscription-only 600-hp electric GT

If I asked you to guess the manufacturer behind a new two-door, carbon-fiber bodied, 600hp plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, it’s possible Volvo would not be the first name you thought of. And technically, it doesn’t wear a Volvo badge anywhere, because this is the first prod...

Judge shocked to learn NYPD’s evidence database has no backup [Updated]

As part of an ongoing legal battle to get the New York City Police Department to track money police have grabbed in cash forfeitures, an attorney for the city told a Manhattan judge on October 17 that part of the reason the NYPD can’t comply with such requests is that the departme...
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