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Bloodhound supersonic auto has first public test drive

Bloodhound supersonic auto has first public test drive

It is powered by the same Rolls-Royce rocket engine used in Eurofighter Typhoon jets, the newspaper says, as well as "three Norwegian Nammo hybrid rockets" and a V8 motor from a Jaguar sports vehicle. The jet engine can effortlessly get the Bloodhound to 200mph, but it's around 130mph where the action in the cockpit kicks off. "We've designed and built the most extraordinary, sophisticated, high-performance land speed record vehicle in history".


First AMD Ryzen-powered laptops could arrive soon

First AMD Ryzen-powered laptops could arrive soon

To achieve this feat, AMD has merged their award-winning high-performance Zen X86 architecture with their Radeon Vega graphics, specifically their Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U processor range in a sleek form factor. Ryzen 5 2500U - 4 cores / 8 threads with a 2.0 GHz base frequency and boost allowance to 3.6 GHz. The mobile processors can be paired with DDR4-2400 MHz memory configured in dual-channel mode.


LG Display Q3 Profit Surges

LG Display Q3 Profit Surges

Sales for the third quarter increased to KRW 15.224 trillion from KRW13.224 trillion in the same period previous year. "And although large-size panel prices have been falling, LG has been able to hold its ground well on the strength of its premium products", said an analyst.


Android 8.1 developer preview 1 now available for Pixel, Nexus devices

Android 8.1 developer preview 1 now available for Pixel, Nexus devices

It was only in August when Google released Android 8.0 (Oreo ), and that new mobile OS placed an emphasis on speed, security and multitasking. This notification dot is an indicator that some activity is up in the app, as stated by the VC of Android Engineering-Dave Burke.


BMW X2 highlights: Design, engine, interior, colours and variants

BMW X2 highlights: Design, engine, interior, colours and variants

As you'd expect from the X2's cunning name, the new vehicle slots between the X1 and X3 in the lineup, though it is in fact shorter than the X1 by around 60mm, and it sits almost 60mm lower while riding on the same wheelbase. Designers also installed prominent shoulder lines, LED taillights, and BMW logos on the C-pillars. Yet another departure from the norm is the X2's overall body shape.