London (CNN)Fans of Roger Federer can breathe a sigh of relief: he will play on until at least the end of 2019. The tennis superstar, who last month came back from a knee surgery to win a record-extending 18th men's grand slam title at the Australian Open, has committed to a three-year deal with his hometown event, the Swiss Indoors in Basel. "I can barely wait to play in front of my home crowd this autumn," Federer said in a statement in German on the website of the Swiss Tennis Federation on Tuesday. "Playing in Basel is always one of the highlights of the year." The 2017 Basel tournament is scheduled to take place between October 21-29. By the time the deal with Federer ends, he will be 38
It’s easy for people to live in a “filter bubble” of media that reinforces their worldview and excludes other views, whether they consume it via Facebook, favorite news websites, or preferred TV channels. Technology such as social media “lets you go off with like-minded people, so you’re not mixing and sharing and understanding other points of view,” said Bill Gates in a recent interview with Quartz. Gates is one of a growing number of technology leaders wrestling with the issue of filter bubbles, a term popularized by Upworthy co-founder Eli Pariser in a 2011 book.
The attention being paid to electric transportation is accelerating, almost as fast as some of the cars in question. We have visited in this column the amazing brawn of the Formula E race car. Like traditional gas-fueled race cars over the last century, advances on the circuit will find their way to the highway. We have begun to cover the fascinatingly eclectic diversity of the eBike sector. Developments are bringing more people to two-wheeled transportation. Today we focus on the world’s first 2+2 electric car. The Tomahawk will debut at CES 2018, a mere eleven months away. I spoke with co-founders Mike Kakogiannakis and Mario Dubuc. Based in Quebec, these chipper Canadians have a great story