This Week in Tech
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Flavio Garcia, a computer scientist at the University of Birmingham, discovered a technical vulnerability in Volkswagen’s computer systems. It allows him to unlock 100 million Volkswagens—and drive them off without a key. Hello, Geico?
Kill at Karaoke
With this voice-transforming karaoke machine, you can sing like a star and be the envy of all your friends. No natural singing ability? It doesn’t matter! This is what technology was made for »
El Chapo: Is that you?
A powerful cartel is currently battling a rebellion. Millions of dollars are at stake. But the product at the heart of this war isn’t illicit drugs—it’s maple syrup »
The Mouth of Tesla's CEO Is on Auto-Pilot
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, says he “doesn’t set targets that I know can’t be met.” But in past five years, Tesla failed to meet more than 20 of his projections, and missed 10 goals by nearly a year on average. Time to hit the brakes?
This 16-year-old is making millions – you’ll never guess how!
To his mother, Benjamin Kapelushnik is just a rosy-cheeked 16-year-old with big brown eyes. But to the world, he’s “Benjamin Kickz,” a prominent figure in the $1.2 billion market for reselling sneakers. I get a kick out of you »