Tesla in ‘autopilot’ sped up before crash that killed driver, report finds

Findings about fatal crash in Silicon Valley raise fresh concerns about limits of Elon Musk’s technology

A Tesla driving in “autopilot” mode crashed in March when the vehicle sped up and steered into a concrete barrier, according to a new report on the fatal collision, raising fresh concerns about Elon Musk’s technology.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said that four seconds before the 23 March crash on a highway in Silicon Valley, which killed Walter Huang, 38, the car stopped following the path of a vehicle in front of it. Three seconds before the impact, it sped up from 62mph to 70.8mph, and the car did not brake or steer away, the NTSB said.

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Assassins, heed the call: ‘Hitman 2’ launches this fall, pre-order bonus now live

Hitman 2, a direct sequel to 2016’s Hitman, launches November 13 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. IO Interactive has ditched the episodic format for the sequel. If you pre-order, you’ll gain access to an online co-op mode in Hitman right now.

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It’s never too early: Here’s how to attend E3 in Los Angeles — in 2019

It’s a little late to try to make it out to E3 2018 in Los Angeles, but it’s a perfect time to start prepping for your trip to E3 2019. Here’s what you need to now to get your tickets on the cheap to check out gaming’s biggest event of the year.

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