Tesla Motors Just Invited Press To Come Look At Its New D

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teslacar_topic - NOT FOR FEATURED IMAGE Tesla Motors just sent out invites to a press event on October 9th in Los Angeles, presumably to unveil the new ‘D’ car that founder Elon Musk tweeted about yesterday evening. Now, we officially have an event, to be held at Hawthorne Airport. The D is rumored to be a new vehicle in Tesla’s lineup, with the Jalopnik folks speculating on a (D)ual motor all wheel drive version… Read More

Finally, there’s an iOS keyboard that sounds like Jack Nicholson

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Watching the slow and steady trickle of third-party keyboards arrive on the App Store is like seeing a desert get rain for the first time. And like that dry, cracked earth, my own thirst for new ways to poke out emails and texts is insatiable. That is maybe the only way to explain why I purposefully downloaded and installed a keyboard designed to sound like Jack Nicholson.

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Leonardo DiCaprio won’t play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

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Leonardo DiCaprio is no longer in talks to play Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic written by Aaron Sorkin, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This movie has been in the works for a while now, and this is the second big change that it’s gone through this year: originally, David Fincher was in talks to direct it with Christian Bale as the star, but in April, the studio instead decided to put it in the hands of Danny Boyle, director of Slumdog Millionaire, with DiCaprio as its lead.

The Reporter now says that Bale is back on the list of potential names to play Jobs. Alongside him is said to be Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Bradley Cooper — though the Reporter suggests that Affleck is an unlikely choice due to scheduling conflicts. There’s…

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The Vergecast, live today at 4:30PM ET

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Hello! Do you like watching people talk about Ebola and/or Windows 10?1 Then you, friend, are in luck. We’ll be broadcasting the Vergecast live at 4:30PM ET with special guest Elizabeth Lopatto, whose science reporting you’ll find on this very site and whose hilarious tweets you’ll find on …Twitter. Plus maybe, just maybe, we’ll find out what the heck happened to Windows 9. Tune in!

1. No connection between the Ebola Virus and Windows intended, imputed, or implied.

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Nobody Can Win The Cloud Pricing Wars

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Toy soldiers in front of a toy tank. Earlier this week, Google lowered prices 10 percent across the board on their Google Compute Engine cloud platform . The cost is getting so low, it’s almost trivial for anyone to absorb the costs of running infrastructure in the cloud, but you have to wonder as the cloud pricing wars continue, how low can they go and if it’s a war anyone can win. The end game is obviously zero,… Read More

Netflix’s Exclusive Content Push Continues With A Foray Into Film

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adam-sandler Over the last few days, Netflix has announced a couple of deals that will bring a series of films to its streaming video platform over the coming years. The partnerships represent a new form of “exclusive” content for Netflix, and what could be seen as a new outlet for film production studios. But they probably won’t change the industry as a whole, at least not in the short term. Read More

9 proposed Java 9 features devs will love

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