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Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe enters production in Germany     – Roadshow
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Expect years of continued conversation about whether or not a car with four doors is a coupe.

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Fortnite game addiction cited as cause for divorce     – CNET
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The popular battle royale game is one of the online titles cited in 200 divorces this year, according to UK site Divorce Online.

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Automation: The Exaggerated Threat of Robots
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It will take quite a lot of time before robots become cheaper than workers in emerging markets such as Africa, argues Nico Beckert of Flassbeck Economics, a consortium of researchers who aim to provide economics insights with a more realistic basis. From the post: All industrialized countries used low-cost labour to build industries and manufacture […]

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Amazon Says It is Investigating Claims That Its Employees Are Taking Bribes To Sell Internal Data To Merchants To Help Them Increase Their Sales on the Website
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Amazon.com is investigating internal leaks as it fights to root out fake reviews and other seller scams from its website, the company told WSJ. From the report: Employees of Amazon, primarily with the aid of intermediaries, are offering internal data and other confidential information that can give an edge to independent merchants selling their products […]

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See Science Fair even if you’ve never entered one in your life
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Enlarge (credit: Rich Bowen / Flickr) Science documentaries face a real challenge when it comes to drawing in an audience that isn’t already committed to caring about science. Finding new ways to say “You should really go see this, it’s not just about science” is often a struggle. Science Fair is a rare entry in […]

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Russia, China become battle buddies at Vostok 2018
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Russian Ministry of Defense The last time that Russia mounted a military exercise the size of this week’s Vostok 2018 event, “Russia” was the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev was General Secretary, and Ronald Reagan had just been elected president of the United States. That was 1981, at the height of the Cold War. Now, with […]

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Canada court says ISPs can charge studios for hunting pirates
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It could soon prove expensive for media makers to chase online pirates in Canada. The country's Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that internet providers are entitled to "reasonable" compensation when asked to link pirates' IP addresses to custome…

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After Math: Oh boy, new toys!
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The holidays seem to kick off earlier and earlier every year. Apple rang in the start of the season in the first week of September at its annual fall iPhone event, but they weren't the only ones showing off new products ahead of post-Labor Day madnes…

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Origin PC Eon17-X (2018) review: Top-notch performance at a top-shelf price     – CNET
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Highly customizable inside and out, this gaming system can go to 11 — if you can afford it.

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