Hyundai’s fledgling luxury brand has a stunning new $47,000 sedan that’s way less expensive than its competitors at Mercedes and BMW

by tlevin@businessinsider.com (Tim Levin) | Business Insider

Genesis G80.

Genesis

  • Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury sub-brand, announced pricing for its great-looking 2021 G80 sedan on Tuesday. 
  • With a baseline MSRP of $47,700, the G80 undercuts some of its main competitors — like the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class — which cost several thousand dollars more. 
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Get ready for the ‘holy grail’ of computer graphics

by Padraig Belton – Technology of Business reporter | BBC

Jason Ronald from Xbox

Ray tracing has always been the “holy grail” of computer graphics, says Jason Ronald, head of program management for the gaming console Xbox.

The technique simulates a three-dimensional image by calculating each ray of light and promises stunning lighting effects with realistic reflections and shadows.… Continues