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Meet the e.GO, a fully autonomous electric bus the size of a limo

This nimble electric bus designed to reduce strain on public transport can almost entirely drive itself and 15 passengers around.

This nimble electric bus designed to reduce strain on public transport can almost entirely drive itself and 15 passengers around. — dpa

Hacked or not? How to check if your password has been shared online

Following one of the biggest data breaches in history, anyone with an email account should immediately do this quick check to see if their password is among the 700 million that have been hacked and shared online.

Passwords that contain random combinations of upper and lower case letters, numbers and special characters are much harder for hackers to crack. — dpa

Louis Vuitton's first set of headphones cost US$995

The luxury French fashion house is diving into the audio world, with the LV logo now featuring on a set of Master & Dynamic earbuds.

Louis Vuitton Horizon Earphones with classic LV monogram in red. — AFP Relaxnews

UAE hyperloop to finish initial construction in 2020: chairman

The company building the world's first superfast hyperloop train system in the United Arab Emirates will complete a first phase of its construction next year, a top executive said Jan 17.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is based on Elon Musk's concept of high-speed hyperloop transportation. — AFP Relaxnews

New Dragon Ball Z game set for World Tour Finals announcement

An action role-playing game adventure set in the Dragon Ball Z universe is to be revealed at the Jan 26 world finals for associated fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Dragon Ball FighterZ 2018/19 World Tour events have been held in the United States, Britain, France, Mexico, Singapore, Japan and Australia. — AFP Relaxnews

Westworld game removed after Fallout showdown

An official Westworld mobile game has been pulled from app stores over similarities to Fallout Shelter, another population management title that released in 2015, and online services will be retired on April 16 this year.

Westworld was released for iOS and Android in June 2018. — AFP Relaxnews

Sony's new camera is designed for vloggers

A compact mirrorless camera complete with a touchscreen display that flips around into a selfie screen? Content creators, the Sony a6400 was designed with you in mind.

The Sony a6400 compact mirrorless camera has a snazzy display that flips upward so you can see exactly what you're recording for the vlog. — AFP Relaxnews

The Division 2 begins sign-ups for February beta

The pre-release cycle for team action game Tom Clancy's The Division 2 includes a private beta test running Feb 7-10 for pre-order customers and select public sign-ups.

Tom Clancy's The Division 2 imagines the after-effects of a devastating and unconventional attack. — AFP Relaxnews

Austria privacy activists file suit against streaming sites

An Austrian privacy campaign group lodged complaints against eight online streaming services Friday, accusing them of “structural violations” of EU data regulations that came into effect last year.

Schrems, one of the founders of NOYB, said the issue of not being able to access data that companies hold on them, or information about how the data is used, was one of the most common reasons people got in touch with the NGO. — Reuters

Chinese drone maker DJI expects US$150mil loss due to corruption: report

The world's largest maker of consumer drones, China's SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, expects losses of more than 1bil yuan (US$150mil/RM607.75mil) for 2018 due to internal corruption, the state-run China Securities Journal said on Jan 18.

The China Securities Journal cited an internal company report on corruption, which said that more than 40 people at privately-held DJI had been investigated. — Reuters

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