(April 24): Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early model.
“Everyone was laughing at BYD for making a toy,” recalled Isbrand Ho, the Shenzhen-based company’s managing director in Europe. “And look now. Everyone has one.”
Humans already find it unnerving enough when extremely alien-looking robots are kicked and interfered with, so one can only imagine how much worse it will be when they make unbroken eye contact and mirror your expressions while you heap abuse on them. This is the future we have selected.
Donut County is an adorable game where you play a hole in the ground. Minimalistic though that may sound, it’s neither easy to make — nor does it have a simple message to convey. Developer Ben Esposito has teamed up with publisher Annapurna Interactive to launch the title on PC, PlayStation 4, and iOS on […]
SYDNEY (Aug 16): Asian stocks looked set for declines after technology shares slumped on earnings and copper sank into a bear market, weighing on commodities. Treasuries gained.
Futures indicated declines for stocks from Sydney to Hong Kong. U.S. benchmarks closed lower led by the Nasdaq 100 Index and crude oil slipped below $65 a barrel following a report that American stockpiles rose the most since March 2017. The dollar strengthened as investors sought its safe haven status and the yen gained. Emerging market shares fell within striking distance of a bear market.