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Tesla's Musk says software changes could improve Autopilot

Tesla has maintained from its introduction that Autopilot is a "beta" program and that drivers need to be ready to take over when needed, with or without an alarm from the system. The consumer advocacy outfit says it is deeply concerned that customers are being sold promises about unproven technology. "Working on using existing Tesla radar by itself (decoupled from camera) w temporal smoothing to create a coarse point cloud, like lidar", tweeted Musk.


How to get started playing 'Pokemon Go'

How to get started playing 'Pokemon Go'

The app is so popular that it has millions of downloads beating many social media apps, such as Snapchat and Facebook . With this, you're now ready to breed a powerful army in Pokemon GO, and it's time to take over the Gyms . As a result, players don't have to walk miles looking for Pokemon . Turns out the gym defenders have "tells" when they're about to attack: a yellow flash just before they unleash the fury (hence the Tyson reference above).


AT&T Galaxy Tab S2 (T817A) finally gets Android Marshmallow

AT&T Galaxy Tab S2 (T817A) finally gets Android Marshmallow

While developer previews of the upcoming Android OS have already been made available to download for some Sony devices, that may be as close as some users get to the new features at least for the rest of this year. The file size is at 22.6MB, containing the latest security patch for the phone. Among many other fine-tunes, users will now enjoy a battery-saving Doze application that auto-sleeps the smartphone every time it's not in use.



South China Sea Dispute: France Joins The Game

The chief of its naval operations, Admiral John Richardson, will discuss the South China Sea among other issues when he meets China's navy commander, Admiral Wu Shengli, starting yesterday on a three-day trip to "improve mutual understanding", according to a US Navy statement.



South China Sea Dispute: France Joins The Game

The chief of its naval operations, Admiral John Richardson, will discuss the South China Sea among other issues when he meets China's navy commander, Admiral Wu Shengli, starting yesterday on a three-day trip to "improve mutual understanding", according to a US Navy statement.



What China's actions in the South China Sea mean

The maritime administration of Hainan province said Monday that an area southeast of the island would be closed until Thursday but gave no details about the nature of the exercises. Afterwards, it landed two civilian aircraft on new airstrips on the disputed Mischief and Subi reefs . "When has freedom of navigation in the South China Sea ever been affected?" The area of sea identified is some distance from the Paracel islands and even further from the Spratlys.