F1 gossip: Renault, Wolff, Mercedes, Williams, Ocon, Toro Rosso

Renault warn over growing engine costs, Toto Wolff says championship battle not over, Esteban Ocon set for Williams, plus more. Source: BBC F1

Zimmer and Apple launch clinical study covering up to 10K patients who get knee and hip replacements

Apple has made health — and helping people keep tabs on theirs — a cornerstone of how it is presenting the benefits of its newest Apple Watch, and today comes news of another way that this is taking shape. Zimmer Biomet, a world leader in developing the components and systems for joint replacements, says that ...

Amazon debuts a retail site for ‘Shark Tank’ products

Inventor Jamie Siminoff was rejected by the sharks on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2013 when trying to make a deal for his video doorbell startup. This year, Amazon bought his company, Ring, for a billion dollars. Now, Amazon is looking for another way to tap into breakout products from the popular TV show – by becoming ...

Verstappen: F1 risks qualifying becoming practice

F1 has considered a revised format that would involve four cars being eliminated in Q1, Q2 and Q3, leaving just eight for a final shootout in a new Q4 session. At present, a driver that makes it through to the top-10 shootout will likely run twice in all three parts of qualifying, giving them five ...

Tech Will Save Us offers STEM toys you’ll actually use

Tech Will Save Us offers STEM toys you’ll actually use
I hate STEM toys. I have three kids and ultimately every “educational” toy they’ve used – from LittleBits to Nintendo Labo – has ended up in a corner somewhere, ignored for more exciting fare. This happens for a few reasons but the primary one is that the toys require too much attention and have no ...

Premiere Rush CC is Adobe’s new all-in-one video editing tool for desktop and mobile

Premiere Rush CC is Adobe’s new all-in-one video editing tool for desktop and mobile
Earlier this year, Adobe previewed Project Rush, a new multi-platform video editing tool. Today, at its Mac conference, the company announced that Project Rush is now Premiere Rush CC and an official part of the Creative Cloud suite. The idea behind Rush is pretty straightforward. It’s meant to provide video creators with a modern all-in-one ...

Typekit is now Adobe Fonts and part of all Creative Cloud plans

Typekit is now Adobe Fonts and part of all Creative Cloud plans
Adobe today announced that Typekit, the company’s subscription service and marketplace for fonts that it acquired in 2011, is getting a new name. The service is now called Adobe Fonts. What’s maybe more important, though, is that Adobe Founts is now part of all Creative Cloud plans, including single-app plans the popular Photography plan. Even ...

Adobe launches new AR and drawing tools 

Adobe launches new AR and drawing tools 
At its Max conference in Los Angeles, Adobe today announced a number of new products in its Creative Cloud suite. Among those is Project Aero, a new tool that allows for building new AR experiences, and Project Gemini for painting and drawing on the iPad. The ‘Project’ moniker is Adobe’s way of signifying that these ...

Vinli launches mobility data platform, signs partnership with ALD Automotive

Connected car startup Vinli aims to connect vehicles to the cloud and is today announcing a change in its business model as it partners with the largest fleet operator in Europe, ALD Automotive. Vinli launched in 2014 as a direct consumer company that allowed owners to add cloud services to automobiles. It was a clever ...

Adobe XD now lets you prototype voice apps 

Adobe XD now lets you prototype voice apps 
Adobe XD, the company’s platform for designing and prototyping user interfaces and experiences, is adding support for a different kind of application to its lineup: voice apps. Those could be applications that are purely voice-based — maybe for Alexa or Google Home — or mobile apps that also take voice input. The voice experience is ...