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Peugeot says self-driving cars like its e-Legend can be more than sci-fi pods

French car maker Peugeot doesn’t think the future of self-driving cars has to look like sci-fi-inspired pods.  Instead, a design executive said this week he thinks car design could even be pleasant and alluring, since “there’s a danger the future might be very robotic and might lack soul.” SEE ALSO: ...

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Tesla's been in 'production hell,' but it finally hit 100,000 Model 3s sold — and in record time

Tesla is catching up. The electric car maker has been long struggling to keep up with car orders for its newest electric sedan, the Model 3, but this week it hit a major milestone: 100,000 of the cars produced. That number came in after barely a year and a half ...

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Get this electric toothbrush on sale for the massively discounted price of $49.99

When someone tells you to “smile more,” you can do one of two things:  Politely ask them to mind their own business, or scorch their pupils with the blinding glare off your impossibly white teeth.   If you choose the latter option (and who could blame you), you need to get ...

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European authorities to investigate Twitter over GDPR non-compliance

The GDPR is beginning to bare its teeth. Irish authorities are investigating Twitter for not complying with a user request covered by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Fortune. A researcher asked Twitter to provide him with more information about the data it collects when users click an ...

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Separating tech fact from the fiction around Jamal Khashoggi's Apple Watch

Amid the news of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and likely death in Turkey sits a technological mystery involving an Apple Watch. Thursday, the Washington Post reported that Turkish authorities had audio recordings that confirmed Khashoggi’s death inside the Saudi Arabian embassy in Istanbul. The Saudi government maintains its ...

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What does ‘time well spent’ mean for games like ‘Candy Crush?’

If you own a smartphone, chances are you know Candy Crush and maybe even the game’s latest incarnation, Candy Crush Friends Saga. What you may not know is the story behind the franchise: How an Italian entrepreneur put all his cash on the line as a co-founder of King, the ...

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I drove my first all-electric car. It reminded me of my distracting smartphone.

It was eerily quiet. I was driving a Jaguar — my first time in the driver’s seat of any vehicle from the luxury British car maker — and there wasn’t much to hear save for the slight swish of the car moving along the road and the wheels turning against ...

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Real life vs. online life: For kids, is there a difference?

Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with. When Amber Petersen noticed ...

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Google says it won't identify women who reported sexual misconduct on 'Sh*tty Media Men' list

Finally, something good. Google says it doesn’t plan to comply with a proposed subpoena that would ask the tech giant to hand over names, email addresses, and IP addresses of women who anonymously contributed to a Google Docs spreadsheet highlighting men in the media industry accused of sexual misconduct and ...

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The rise of renewable energy will change everything

Ad Content from AT&TAn electric vehicle cruising down the highway, a solar panel installed on a neighbor’s rooftop, a wind turbine turning in the breeze: These are just a few of the powerful symbols that represent the blossoming renewable energy economyThere’s little doubt that the world is on the cusp ...

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