Texas vs. Texas Tech score: No. 8 Longhorns charge back from 15 down to stave off major upset bid in OT

Texas Tech inducted former wide receiver Michael Crabtree into its Ring of Honor on Saturday, nearly 12 years after he tore the hearts out of the then-top ranked Texas with his game-winning touchdown catch. A few hours later, the Longhorns returned the favor. Down 56-41 with 3:13 to play, No. 8 Texas reeled off a 22-point comeback that will go down as one of the most incredible endings in the history of this Big 12 rivalry.

It began following a 75-yard SaRodorick Thompson touchdown run that, seemingly, put the Red Raiders in front for good. Texas Tech had been hanging around all day but took a 42-38 lead heading into the fourth quarter and then began pulling away. 

Texas Tech, to its credit, was playing well on defense, too. Texas had just 50 yards of offense on 31 plays with three offensive points through the first 26 minutes of the

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Electrified by Tesla, Chinese startups are on the charge

By Norihiko Shirouzu

a car parked in a room: AIWAYS U5 electric car is displayed at company's store in Shanghai

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AIWAYS U5 electric car is displayed at company’s store in Shanghai

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s electric vehicle startups are on the charge again, thanks to Tesla.


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The country’s growing fascination with the U.S. pioneer’s sleek designs and cutting-edge technology is giving a string of second-wave home-grown Tesla wannabes the traction to raise more funding, expand production and boost sales.

Chinese EV startups NIO, XPeng Inc, Li Auto and WM Motor have raised more than $8 billion between them this year and now rival Aiways is planning to go public, its co-founder and President Fu Qiang told Reuters.

Speaking ahead of the Beijing auto show which starts on Saturday, Fu said the relative success of U.S. initial public offerings (IPO) by XPeng and Li Auto had helped fuel the company’s ambitions to list.

Since it was founded in 2017 in Shanghai, Aiways has

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk boasts 500 miles on a single charge at Battery Day event

Tesla is working on new battery technology that CEO Elon Musk says will enable the company to make sleeker, more affordable cars that can travel much longer distances on a single charge.

But the battery breakthroughs unveiled Tuesday at a highly anticipated event seemed to disappoint Wall Street, with the entrepreneur saying it will take years to develop the enhanced batteries. Investors were hoping Tesla’s technology would mark an even bigger leap forward and propel the company’s soaring stock to greater heights. 

Tesla’s shares shed more than 6% in extended trading after Musk’s presentation, with the stock down another 8% on Wednesday. That deepened a slump that began during Tuesday’s regular trading session as investors began to brace for a potential letdown. Musk raised those worries with a series of tweets Monday warning that Tesla’s new battery tech might not be ready for high-volume production until 2022.

“The stock is

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Arlo’s Essential XL Spotlight camera can go a full year on a single battery charge

Arlo is adding two new models to its affordable Essential series of security cameras, the Essential XL Spotlight Camera and Essential Camera. The highlight of the former is a battery that can power the device for 12 months on a single charge. It also features an integrated spotlight, two-way audio, motion detection and a built-in siren. The camera captures footage at 1080p with a 130-degree field of view and includes built-in color night vision. The entire device is also weather-resistant. The spotlight turns on automatically when the camera detects motion. It’s also possible to turn the light on manually through the Arlo app.

Meanwhile, the Essential is an even more affordable version of the company’s recently announced Essential Spotlight Camera. Like the XL Spotlight, the Essential Camera features 1080p video capture, two-way audio, a built siren and a camera with a 130-degree field of view. Battery life on this model

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Texas Tech RB SaRodorick Thompson arrested on reckless driving charge

On Monday, Texas Tech running back SaRodorick Thompson was arrested in Lubbock on a warrant for reckless driving, according to a report by Shehan Jeyarajah of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football.

According to Jeyarajah’s report, Thompson, a Carrollton Ranchview graduate, posted bond and was released less than three hours after being taken into custody. The incident in question happened in late June, according to a report from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, and involved Texas Tech freshman wide receiver Caden Trey Leggett, who was arrested on July 2.

County records indicate Thompson is charged with a Class B misdemeanor charge of racing and also is accused of fleeing the scene during the incident occurring on June 27.

“SaRodorick Thompson was notified late last week that there had been a misdemeanor warrant issued in his name,” Texas Tech said in a statement Monday afternoon.

“Thompson and his lawyer are currently cooperating with the Lubbock

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With VOOC Flash Charge 4.0, OPPO F17 is the smartphone you’ve been waiting for

OPPO has consistently broken the ceiling of innovation by focusing on R&D. With the OPPO F17, it has taken it a notch further. The F17 is the perfect blend of aesthetics and technological innovation. Launched alongside the F17 Pro, it promises to be a millennial favorite with its trendsetting features.

The F17 boasts a sleek design with a leather-feel back body, VOOC 4.0 fast charging technology, waterdrop display and spectacular camera capabilities. The smartphone comes with a long list of specs that will blow you mind. The newest addition in the F series is here to take the market by storm.

Here’s why this smartphone deserves to be on the top of your shopping list

Sleek and premium design

With each smartphone release, OPPO has ensured the best-in-class features to delight you with. This time around, prepare to be dazzled with the F17’s fantastic design. With a 7.45mm ultra-slim body

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