Elon Musk declares on Twitter that he has a top secret Tesla masterplan

Tech billionaire says he hopes to publish details this week as cryptic message echoes 2006 blogpost in which he unveiled what is now Tesla Model S

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, under pressure after a fatal crash involving one of his electric cars, went on Twitter Sunday to say he’s working on another “Top Secret Tesla Masterplan”. He said he hoped to publish details this week.

The tantalizing message echoes an August 2006 blog post, titled “The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me)”, in which Musk unveiled the cars that became the Tesla Model S four-door family car and the Tesla 3 sports sedan.

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Pokémon Go: armed robbers use game to lure players into trap

Missouri suspects used app’s geolocation feature to target ‘unwitting victims’, says police after another incident saw game lead player to dead body

Armed robbers used the game Pokémon Go to lure victims to an isolated trap in Missouri, police reported on Sunday.

At about 2am in O’Fallon, Missouri, officers responded to a robbery report that led them to four people, all local residents aged 16 to 18, in a black BMW in a CVS parking lot. The occupants tried to discard a handgun out of the car when an officer approached, said Sgt Bill Stringer. The officer then identified the four people as suspects of similar armed robberies described in St Louis and St Charles counties.

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Are modular phones the shape of things to come?

Motorola and LG are getting on board this emerging smartphone movement, but will it all fit together?

Wander into your local phone shop for an upgrade and you could soon be sold a module rather than a whole new phone. It’s a radical new idea. But is the driving force behind modular phones being produced by Motorola, LG and others a response to consumer needs and environmental concerns, or is it simply an over-designed fad?

Such devices came to attention in 2013 when Phonebloks, an open-source modular smartphone startup, was set up to reduce electronic waste. In essence, it was the conceptual introduction of a forever-upgradable phone, one customisable to suit different needs.

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