NASA announces the first winners of the crowdsourced contest to design its next robot

NASA, if you haven’t heard, is partially crowdsourcing the design of its next robot. And today, it announced which teams’ submissions are destined...

VentureBeat is looking for a Director of Events Content

VentureBeat is seeking a Director of Events Content to report directly to the CEO. The role will oversee speaker recruitment for VentureBeat’s portfolio...

Uber hires NSA veteran to head up its security team

Matt Olsen, the former general counsel of the National Security Agency and director of the National Counterterrorism Center, has been selected...
Owl Cameras nabs $10 million for connected dashcam that captures everything 24/7

Owl Cameras nabs $10 million for connected dashcam that captures everything 24/7

Home camera systems are all the rage, what with Amazon snapping up camera-infused doorbell maker Ring for over $1 billion, while Swedish lock giant...

Electric flight is coming, but the batteries aren’t ready

The idea of electric powered flight has been around for decades, but only recently has it begun to take off. There...

Elon Musk’s bid to take Tesla private triggers new round of WTF epicness

There may not be enough popcorn on Planet Earth to get humanity through the soap opera that is Tesla. Elon Musk’s plan to...

Chinese Tesla rival NIO files for $1.8 billion IPO in the U.S.

(Reuters) — Chinese electric vehicle start-up NIO on Monday filed for a $1.8 billion initial public offering of its American depositary shares, the...

Porsche concept car shows off near real-time ray tracing in Unreal Engine

Porsche has used Epic Games’ Unreal Engine and Nvidia’s graphics chips to design its own cars. The companies showed a demo, dubbed Speed...

Elon Musk reveals Saudi fund will back his $72 billion plan to take Tesla...

Tesla’s Elon Musk disclosed today that his plan to take the company private was being driven by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. Facing growing controversy...
Markets React After Elon Musk Tweets Possibility To Take Tesla Private

Elon Musk says he’s been talking to Saudi Arabia about taking Tesla private

After days of speculation and conflicting reports, Elon Musk has broken his silence about his plan to take Tesla private. In...