Volvo to make only electric cars from 2019, marking the end of the petrol engine

The Independent

All of Volvo's cars from 2019 will be powered by electric motors, the company has announced. Describing the decision as "one of the most significant moves by any car maker", Volvo said that by 2019 it will make a range of cars, none of which will be powered purely by a combustion engine. There will still be some hybrid vehicles, which use a traditional motor alongside an electric one. But the company will also focus on fully electric cars. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph.


YouTube down: Site not working for some users, while videos appear fine for others

The Independent

YouTube appears to have broken โ€“ but only for some people. Many people are reporting that they can't get onto the site, and can't watch videos there. But for others, pages loaded fine. It's not clear what is deciding whether the site and app is working or not. Problems usually happen for everyone if they happen at all, or are isolated to specific locations and servers.


PlayStation Plus price rises significantly as Sony makes it more expensive to play online

The Independent - Tech

It's about to get a lot more expensive to play PlayStation online. Sony has announced that it will increase the price of its Plus membership โ€“ required to play the console over the internet โ€“ significantly next month. And the price rise will happen automatically unless people go through a complicated process to cancel it. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.



Google responds to rumours of a major redesign for its iconic homepage

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Google has denied suggestions that its iconic desktop homepage is in line for a major redesign. The company this week unveiled a new feed experience that will transform the look of its mobile app with the addition of cards, videos and news stories. The announcement sparked rumours that Google's famously clean, simple desktop homepage was also in line for the same redesign. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.