Day: September 9, 2020

Casual 3D Puzzle Game ‘Cubism’ Set to Launch Next Week on Quest, Rift, & Steam

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–><em>Cubism</em> is a casual VR puzzle that plays a bit like a 3D version of Tetris. The game is due to launch on September 17th on Quest, Rift, and Steam. A future update will add hand-tracking on Quest. Cubism from Belgium-based developer Thomas Van Bouwel is a cheery brain-teaser …

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For Lucid’s Air EV sedan, performance and prestige come at a price

After multiple production delays and setbacks, Lucid Motors gave the EV driving public its first look at the upcoming Lucid Air sedan during a live streamed reveal event on Wednesday. With an expected range far exceeding even the most robust Tesla Model S, Lucid’s all-electric sedan is poised to give its EV competitors a run …

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Amazon names ex-NSA chief Keith Alexander to its board – CNET

Keith Alexander has joined Amazon’s board. Andrew Burton/Getty Images <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Amazon said Wednesday it’s appointed former National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander to its board of directors. Alexander will serve on Amazon’s audit committee, the internet retail giant said in a <a href=”https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/1018724/000101872420000026/amzn-20200909.htm” rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>filing</a> with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. …

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The Lucid Air is a luxury electric sedan with the speed and power to rival Tesla

Lucid Motors unveiled its first vehicle, the Lucid Air electric sedan, at a virtual event from the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters. The sedan will get up to 517 miles of range, can hit a quarter-mile in under 10 seconds, packs over 1,000 horsepower, and will have a base price of “under $80,000” (as long as …

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Editorial: Now Is The Right Time For Apple To Rally VR Developers

Apple is expected to announce new iPhones on September 15th. Is it unreasonable to expect Apple to announce its intention to make a Quest competitor then, too? Probably, but a report earlier this year from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman suggested “Mike Rockwell’s team of 1,000 engineers” at Apple is working on a headset and “although plans …

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SushiSwap Migration Ushers in Era of ‘Protocol Politicians’

SushiSwap, the community-owned automated market maker (AMM), now has a new set of leaders. Nine signers of a multisig wallet controlling the project’s funds have been elected to govern SushiSwap through full decentralization. On Ethereum, a multisig has worked out to be something like a board of directors in the analog world, such that it …

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Tesla Giga Berlin’s paint facility makes grown men look microscopic

By Joey Klender Posted on September 9, 2020 Tesla’s revolutionary new paint shop at the Giga Berlin production facility in Germany is taking shape. The size of the building is striking, and recent photographs give viewers a great visual image of how large the structure is compared to some of the workers on site. The …

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SpaceX’s 13th Starlink launch set hours before next ULA Delta IV Heavy attempt

By Eric Ralph Posted on September 9, 2020 SpaceX and ULA’s next launch attempts have coincidentally wound up scheduled within hours of each other for the second time this month. The date for SpaceX’s thirteenth Starlink – and 12th Starlink v1.0 – launch appeared to solidify earlier this week, pointing towards a T-0 of 2:17 …

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Xbox All Access seems like one of the best deals in gaming

Enlarge Microsoft / Getty Images / Aurich Lawson Today, Microsoft revealed prices for its next-gen consoles: $299 or $499 for an Xbox Series S or Xbox Series X, respectively, starting November 10. But Microsoft is also talking up a smartphone-style program that lets players get either system for no money upfront as part of a …

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