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New Audi SQ8 TDI launched with 429bhp

New Audi SQ8 TDI launched with 429bhp

Audi has launched a new, performance-focused version of its flagship coupe-SUV: the SQ8. Due to arrive in European dealerships later this summer, the German brand’s latest sporty off-roader comes with a new mild-hybrid diesel powertrain, a range of chassis revisions and a host of styling […]

‘Euisun Chung looks set to be most powerful car person of the next decade’

‘Euisun Chung looks set to be most powerful car person of the next decade’

You have to feel a bit sorry for poor ol’ Euisun Chung at the minute. OK, OK, he’s not that poor (personal wealth around $3billion) and he’s comparatively young (in his forties). But he’s a bit like Prince Charles in that, although he’s chugging along quite […]

Hardcore Ford GT teaser hints at more focused version of Ford’s hypercar

Hardcore Ford GT teaser hints at more focused version of Ford’s hypercar

Ford will arrive at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 4 July with news of a new version of the 647bhp, V6-powered GT hypercar, which has been teased in typical shadowy fashion. Officially, the brand has not communicated anything beyond confirmation of the “special” announcement, […]

Best medical alert systems of 2019

Best medical alert systems of 2019

Best medical alert systems From 2012 to 2050, the number of US citizens over 65 years of age will almost double from just over 43 million to nearly 84 million according to the United States Census Bureau. While the baby boomers can expect an increased […]

iOS 13: release date, beta and feature list

iOS 13: release date, beta and feature list

The iOS 13 public beta release date and time could be announced in a few days, as Apple laid out a July window in which the wider beta testing would begin. That gives us time to pour over the iOS 13 features found in the […]

Best home security systems of 2019

Best home security systems of 2019

Best home security systems The one crime statistic that is falling across the US year-on-year is burglary, and that’s because homeowners are turning to home-based security systems that can help prevent crime. It’s not just about trying to deter opportunists, but also making sure that […]

iPad 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5: which is the best budget tablet?

iPad 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5: which is the best budget tablet?

If you’re in the market for a tablet, but don’t want to splash out too much, there are two main brands you’re going to be looking at – iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tabs. Apple’s most basic iPad range, most recently the iPad 9.7 (2018), brings […]

X-Prize winner: Children are not a product

X-Prize winner: Children are not a product

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Andrew Ashe won the global learning X-Prize The winner of Elon Musk’s global learning X-Prize award says children should not become the “product” of large data-gathering companies. Andrew Ashe is a former teacher and the chief […]

Argentina’s Blackout and the Storm-Battered Future of the Grid

Argentina’s Blackout and the Storm-Battered Future of the Grid

Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most of the country’s 44 million citizens in the dark until the evening. The blackout also extended to Uruguay, which is connected to Argentina’s power grid, and to limited […]

Let’s Build a Global Skyscraper Network to Save the Planet

Let’s Build a Global Skyscraper Network to Save the Planet

When New York City passed an aggressive set of greenhouse-gas-limiting laws in April, the buzz was, rightly, about the ambition of America’s biggest city putting a lid on its climate-changing ways. New York state has picked up the banner, too, putting into law this week […]