Aston Martin bolsters F1 planning with staff shuffle

The British manufacturer, who will become Red Bull’s title sponsor next season, is interested in F1’s next engine rules cycle, but wants costs to be heavily reduced.Aston Martin president and CEO Andy Palmer said he was “encouraged” by the direction of the 2021 engine plans that were presented by F1 bosses last month.Ross, who worked ...

'Love Beats Rhymes': Film Review

'Love Beats Rhymes': Film Review
Azealia Banks plays an aspiring rapper in ‘Love Beats Rhymes,’ a romantic drama directed by Wu-Tang Clan co-founder RZA. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

Ferrari's "fair beating" highlights gap to Mercedes – Vettel

Vettel finished third at Yas Marina but never looked to be in contention for victory as Valtteri Bottas led home Lewis Hamilton in a comfortable one-two.Ferrari has had its most competitive season since 2008, when it last won the constructors’ championship, with Vettel scoring five wins.But while Vettel acknowledges the positives, he knows Ferrari has ...

What Williams learned from Kubica's test

Even he thought a return was “nearly impossible”. But he has kept that dream alive, and now, after testing F1 machinery this year, a return to the grid with Williams is within his grasp.You will be hard pressed to find someone who does not want to see Kubica back on the grid. It’s a story ...

Volvo’s car subscription service sounds like good way to get the new XC40

 Volvo has a subscription car service, whereby you can get a new vehicle for a flat monthly fee, including insurance, maintenance and service. It’s not the first carmaker to provide this kind of ownership alternative, but it may have the best deal in the business at the moment, with its ‘Care by Volvo’ exclusively for ...

There are now 25M active business profiles on Instagram

 Instagram announced this morning that it now has 25 million active business profiles, up from 15 million in July. The company throws out a lot of different statistics (back in September it said it had 800 million monthly active users, 500 million daily active users and 2 million advertisers), but this one’s significant as a ...

New Destiny 2 Alexa skills let you ask Ghost to do stuff in-game

 Destiny 2 fans will know that you get your own virtual assistant of source in the game world – Ghost, who sort of floats around and guides you. The new Alexa skill for Destiny 2 allows you to ask Ghost to do a number of things for you, including provide guidance about your in-game mission, ...

Massa column: F1 farewell not the end of my career

After the chequered flag at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix I decided to do something a bit special – that isn’t really covered by the FIA rules. But after 15 years of Formula 1, I am sure I will be forgiven.Following the lap of honour, I went with my car to the start/finish straight with ...

Take to the skies with Alex Zosel and Yann de Vries at Disrupt Berlin

 Passenger drones could be traversing city skies sooner than you think – German aircraft maker Volocopter recently flew its first autonomous passenger drone tests in Dubai, flying for five minutes at around 650 feet in a trial with no one on board. Long-term, the plan is to have aircraft zipping around at between 30 and ...

Innovid acquires Taykey to provide more data to video advertisers

 Video advertising company Innovid has acquired another advertising startup, Taykey. We’ve written about Taykey as a tool that companies can use to target their ads based on the topics that their desired audience is interested in. Innovid says that by combining Taykey’s analysis with its own data about video engagement, it can show advertisers how targeting ...