Lexus is showing off a new luxury crossover concept at the North American International Auto Show this week: The LF-1 ‘Limitless,’ which has a sleek, sporty look, and a range of features designed around alternatives tailored to a potential owner’s drivetrain preferences and more. The Lexus LF-1 is designed to potentially house either a fuel cell, plug-in hybrid, gasoline… Read More
Get great results from your GoPro or other action cam as you capture your snowy heroics … and your legendary bails.
NA-KD, the Swedish fashion e-commerce company that sells women’s clothes direct to consumers, has raised $45 million in Series B funding. Noteworthy, $5 million of that is secondary investment as some early shareholders, not including the founders or management team, partially cash in. Read More
Ford Motor will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11 billion by 2022, said chairman Bill Ford at the Detroit Auto Show today. This is a huge increase from the $4.5 billion by 2020 the automaker announced in December 2015 that it planned to invest. Read More
If the funding fits, keep it. True Fit, the Boston-based “personalisation platform for apparel and footwear” that helps online shoppers find clothes that fit and are to their liking, has raised $55 million in Series C funding. Read More
High-waisted tights are much harder to find than you might think.
50 million new trees will repopulate one of the least wooded parts of the country—and offer a natural escape from several cities in the north.
No that’s not a typo. Yes, that is larger than the median IPO fundraise last year. But few problems are as daunting as trying to build a fully autonomous car, particularly without the large resources of technology giants like Google, Uber, or Baidu behind you. So for Pony.ai, which was founded a little more than a year ago in late 2016 by James Peng and Tiancheng Lou, the company decided… Read More
Why Pittsburgh’s predictive analytics misdiagnoses child maltreatment and prescribes the wrong solutions
Google’s Arts & Culture app has been around for about a year and half. But it’s taken an art selfie feature to generate a bit of viral interest in the app… Read More
Too bad federal regulations won’t allow the cool tech on American roads.
Mass disdain for the political system makes it easy for anyone with a social network to launch themselves into politics.
Gore-Tex, the waterproof material in your favorite jacket—and boots and ski pants—was born by accident.
One chemist thinks he’s found a way for us to outrun the lethal juggernaut of antibiotic resistance.
There was no way social media was going to let the president’s comments go uncommented upon.