Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to send people to Mars by 2024

RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, California — Elon Musk is starting to narrow down his Mars mission plan. Speaking at the annual Code Conference, the SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said he plans on starting with Mars cargo deliveries as early as 2018. He wants to send his Dragon Version 2, …

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Google Just Made It Easier To Find Lost Phones

Tech giant Google has introduced a new feature that helps users to pinpoint a lost or stolen mobile phone. In 2015, Google introduced the ability to track the current location of the user’s Android phone on a map when searching for “find my phone” as part of its My Account …

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OnePlus designed a smartwatch but scrapped plans to release it

Sometimes a small company has to be realistic about its product roadmap. That discipline can be the difference between building a sustainable business or one that quickly collapses. According to The Wall Street Journal, OnePlus dealt with that very realization last year when the company — known for delivering flagship-grade …

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Tesla needs to start monetizing everything in sight

(Mike Windle/Getty Images for Weinstein Carnegie Philanthropic Group) Tesla CEO Elon Musk. One of the big takeaways from Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting this week was that future owners of the electric-vehicle company’s $35,000 mass-market Model 3, unlike Model S and Model X owners, will have to pay to use Tesla’s …

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France considers cracking down on sexism in video games

The French government is considering several measures aimed at combating sexism in video games, according to a report published this week by Le Figaro. Axelle Lemaire, the French Minister of Digital Affairs, met with representatives from the French video game industry last month to discuss the set of measures, Le Figaro reports, …

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MediaTek unveils its latest fast-charging solution, Pump Express 3.0

MediaTek announced the next iteration of its quick-charging technology, Pump Express 3.0, which it says will be the fastest charging solution on the market. Designed to compete against Qualcomm’s QuickCharge technology, Pump Express 3.0 promises to bring your smartphone battery from 0 to 70 percent in just 20 minutes (although …

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