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Tesla’s mobile app can turn on top speed limits from anywhere

If you're a little worried about handing over the keys to your Tesla to a valet, then you might be tempted to engage the car's "Valet Mode," which limits the speed of the car to 70MPH and tops out the power and acceleration to just 25 percent. But th…
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Ticketmaster hopes to speed up event access by scanning your face

Ticketmaster envisions a future wherein you no longer need either a physical or a digital ticket to get into a venue. Its parent company Live Nation, has announced that the ticket sales giant has teamed up with and invested in a face recognition comp…
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[TA Deals] Improve your reading speed with this comprehensive bundle

No matter what career you’re in or what hobbies you have, being able to read quicker will always be a helpful skill. It’s been linked to having more success in school and work, and we’ve got a bundle that will help you start your speed running journey. The bundle includes two pieces of software: 7 […]

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Israel may issue cryptocurrency to speed up payments

Some countries are treating cryptocurrencies as the bane of their existence, but that might not be true of Israel — it might see the technology as a cure. Reuters sources have claimed that the Bank of Israel is considering issuing virtual currency…
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OnePlus feels the need, the need for speed in crazy 700mph unboxing video

OnePlus, which is no stranger to crazy marketing stunts, has shot an unboxing video for the new OnePlus 3T smartphone in an environment that suit’s the new phone’s extra speed. Where? The cockpit of a fighter jet flying at 700mph.

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Bluetooth 5 doubles range and quadruples speed, full reveal due next week

Bluetooth 5 will be unveiled next week at an event in London hosted by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. The next iteration of the wireless standard will offer broader support for the growing array of smart home devices on the market.

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MediaTek Pump Express 3.0 is chipmaker’s latest high speed battery-charging tech

MediaTek has announced their latest entry in the quick-charging battery technology field, Pump Express 3.0, to compete with offerings like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0. MediaTek claims their latest version of Pump Express can charge a smartphone battery from zero to 70 percent in a mere 20 minutes, although they do not indicate what size battery […]

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Spring back faster with 7 gadgets that speed your workout recovery

Nothing puts a cramp in your gym style like an actual cramp. Here’s some of the best gear for shortening your recovery times, whether you prefer an electric muscle stimulator or cold wraps and insoles.

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Amazon aims to speed up deliveries with new truck trailers

Don't be surprised if you see an Amazon-branded semi-trailer on the road this holiday season. The shopping giant just announced that it's snapped up "thousands" of trailers (the rear cargo portion of tractor-trailers) to beef up its shipping capabili…
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Google is working on a way to speed up mobile websites

Google_Now_CardsEveryone likes being able to browse the internet using their phone, but no one likes waiting for the pages to load. Google realizes this as well and are working on what they call Accelerated Mobile Pages. This is said to drastically speed up mobile web browsing.

It uses a AMP HTML, which is a new type of open framework that is said to allow websites to build webpages that load faster. A huge amount of mega size companies are already getting in on the action. Just some of the companies involved are Twitter, Pinterest, WordPress and many more. All of them plan on adding AMP HTML pages to their websites.

Google says in the coming months they will be working with other participants in the project to build more features and functionality focused on some key areas:

  • Content: Publishers increasingly rely on rich content like image carousels, maps, social plug-ins, data visualizations, and videos to make their stories more interactive and stand out. They also need to implement ads and analytics in order to monetize the content and to understand what their readers like and dislike. The Accelerated Mobile Pages Project provides an open source approach, allowing publishers to focus on producing great content, while relying on the shared components for high performance and great user experience. The initial technical specification—developed with input and code from our partners in the publishing and technology sectors—is being released today on GitHub.

  • Distribution: Publishers want people to enjoy the great journalism they create anywhere and everywhere, so stories or content produced in Spain can be served in an instant across the globe in, say, Chile. That means distribution across all kinds of devices and platforms is crucial. So, as part of this effort, we’ve designed a new approach to caching that allows the publisher to continue to host their content while allowing for efficient distribution through Google’s high performance global cache. We intend to open our cache servers to be used by anyone free of charge.

  • Advertising: Ads help fund free services and content on the web. With Accelerated Mobile Pages, we want to support a comprehensive range of ad formats, ad networks and technologies. Any sites using AMP HTML will retain their choice of ad networks, as well as any formats that don’t detract from the user experience. It’s also a core goal of the project to support subscriptions and paywalls. We’ll work with publishers and those in the industry to help define the parameters of an ad experience that still provides the speed we’re striving for with AMP.

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