While other automakers like Nissan are making lower-end, entry-level models in order to attract buyers, Smart goes another…smarter route and slashes nearly $7,000 of the asking price, if buyers choose to rent the battery for around $83 per month.
10-speeds are apparently not just for Schwinns anymore. Defying the Germans, two of the American “big three” aim to push the limits of automatic transmission design and create a 10-speed for future rear-wheel drive cars and trucks.
Permission from local officials sees the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Hawaii Island take another important step forward. When built, TMT will give astronomers the chance to peer into the outer reaches of the universe like never before.
It may have been slow to enter the tablet market, but it could just be that Microsoft is already building a smartwatch. A report Sunday suggested the company has been shipping in components for such a device, among them 1.5-inch touchscreens.
Heineken has unveiled a new design concept at Milan Design Week to make beer bottles more socially interactive. The smart bottles will contain LED lights that illuminate during various motion gestures.
Google is pushing forward with the development of its high-tech eyewear with the announcement Wednesday of the Glass Collective, a trio of Silicon Valley investment groups willing to splash the cash to help build "the Glass ecosystem".