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Lindsay Lohan sues Grand Theft Auto V makers for 'using her image'

Actress Lindsay Lohan is suing game devs Rockstar and Take-Two for allegedly copying her into their Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV) game. Grand Theft Auto Lindsay Lohan lookalike Lohan claims that the character of the rather vapid actress "Lacey Jonas" in the game amounts to using her likeness without permission and has accused …

I/O NOOOOO!!! We sat through Google's bum numbing 3-hour keynote so you didn't have to

Google I/O Google has kicked off its annual developer conference with a three-hour keynote in which the search kingpin explained where it's taking Android next: namely, your wrist, your car, your living room, and beyond. It was long enough to trouble your correspondent's laptop battery. Sundar Pichai, Google's head of Android division, …
Iain Thomson, 26 Jun 2014

Nissan turns over new Leaf

Leccy Tech Nissan has whipped the dust sheets off its first electric car. Leaf_01 Nissan's first electric car, Leaf, will arrive in the UK during 2011 The curiously named Leaf is goes on sale in Japan and across North America next year. Nissan UK has confirmed to Register Hardware that the car will breeze into Blighty during 2011. …
Alun Taylor, 3 Aug 2009

Tesla names Model S rollout date

'Leccy Tech Tesla has finally set a date for the unveiling of a road-usable prototype of its four-door Model S electric car. The date? 26 March. The place? The Tesla Design Studio inside the SpaceX factory in Hawthorn, California. Though keeping the look of the S a closely guarded secret, Tesla has said its objective with the Model S was …
Alun Taylor, 12 Feb 2009

Sony Ericsson hits road with Bluetooth jukebox

Sony Ericsson has promised that its new Bluetooth stereo streaming unit will turn your car into a wireless jukebox. SE_AB900_01 Sony Ericsson's AB900 streams mobile music to your car stereo The AB900 measures 120 x 69 x 16mm and straps onto your car’s sun visor, allowing you to stream tracks to it from your mobile phone. …
James Sherwood, 11 Feb 2009

Green semiconductor advice goes beyond the chip

ISSCC The semiconductor industry is poised to make major contributions to global energy efficiency, according to NXP Semiconductors chief technology officer René Penning de Vries speaking at the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). The need for energy efficiency is twofold, according to Penning de Vries speaking at …
Rik Myslewski, 9 Feb 2009

OLPC designer styles goes-like-stink electric motorbike

'Leccy Tech The metaphorical dust cover was yanked off the latest 'leccy motorcycle at the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference in Long Beach, California, yesterday - and an arresting looking bit of kit it is too. Mission One Mission Motors' Mission One: striking looks Called the Mission One, the bike has been designed …
Alun Taylor, 6 Feb 2009

California to get 'space age' three-wheel EV

'Leccy Tech Another day, another odd looking 'leccy car from a start up. Today, it's the turn of Californian car maker Aptera to foist its vision of the future of the automobile upon us, and it's shaped like this: Aptera 2e The first three pre-production examples of the 'leccy three-wheeler, dubbed the 2e, rolled out of Aptera's Vista, …
Alun Taylor, 5 Feb 2009

Swiss EV coupé gets Berlin runabout

'Leccy Tech We reported on the unveiling of the Swiss Mindset leccy coupé back in December 2008. The world of new electric car announcements being what it is, we perhaps wouldn't have been massively surprised if we had never heard another peep out of the company again. But it's nice to be proved wrong, and even nicer to see that the …
Alun Taylor, 3 Feb 2009

F1 chiefs ready post-prang battery safety scheme

'Leccy Tech The introduction of KERS - Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems - into Formula 1 has not been without mishap. There was a battery fire at Red Bull, and a BMW engineer received a nasty electric shock during a test at the Jerez circuit in Spain. Now F1 safety supremo Charlie Whiting has announced that track marshals will be issued …
Alun Taylor, 28 Jan 2009

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