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State Farm ties with Openbay for auto maintenance, repairs

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance has tied up with Openbay, an online marketplace for automotive maintenance and repair, the companies said......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsMar 13th, 2017

A 500GB Samsung 850 Evo is $150 today

Amazon has a deal today on one of our longtime favorite solid-state drives: The 500GB Samsung 850 Evo is available for $150. While that’s definitely not the lowest price we’ve seen—during the 2016 holiday season, you could get one for about.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

Auto giant Continental buys Singapore-based Quantum Inventions for $29M

 German automotive giant Continental is furthering its push into the future of transportation after it got its check book out to acquire Quantum Inventions, a Singapore-based company that specializes in mobility data services. The deal was anno.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 22 min. ago

Luke Skywalker, Check These Stories

If you like everyone's favorite farm boy, try these Star Wars stories from the books, comics and more......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News14 hr. 46 min. ago

Embracing the committed online shopper

Raymond Auto Group in northern Illinois has embraced the "shop, click and buy" approach. It took some work......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 46 min. ago

Jonathan Coulton"s New Dystopian Album Becomes a Graphic Novel

An anonymous reader brings news about one of Slashdot's long-time favorite musicians: In April, musician Jonathan Coulton released Solid State, a sci-fi concept album that represented a significant departure -- both from Coulton's wry, bright, tunefu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

The quest for automotive super glue

Researchers at Michigan State University and the American Chemistry Council's automotive group say they have developed a breakthrough in bonding mixed materials......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

FBI Warns US Private Sector To Cut Ties With Kaspersky

An anonymous reader quotes CyberScoop: The FBI has been briefing private sector companies on intelligence claiming to show that the Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab is an unacceptable threat to national security, current and former se.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Microsoft Avoids Washington State Taxes, Gives Nevada Schoolkid A Surface Laptop

theodp writes: The Official Microsoft Blog hopes a letter from a Nevada middle schooler advising Microsoft President Brad Smith to "keep up the good work running that company" will "inspire you like it did us." Penned as part of a math teacher's assi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Six Flags parks will wisely stop flying Confederate flags

The six flags of Six Flags are looking a little different this weekend. Parks in Georgia and Texas have removed the Spanish, Mexican, French, Confederate, and Texas state flags that once flew over its grounds, choosing to only fly the American flag i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

US State Department Suffers Worldwide Email Outage

An anonymous reader quotes USA Today: The U.S. State Department's email system underwent a worldwide outage Friday, affecting all its unclassified communications within and outside of the department. The system was fully restored by Friday afternoon.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Wisconsin Lawmakers Vote To Pay Foxconn $3 Billion To Get New Factory

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Wisconsin Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill to give incentives worth $3 billion to Taiwan-based Foxconn so that the company would open its first U.S. plant in the state. Foxc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

China eclipses U.S. in Honda"s world view

Honda's rapidly expanding footprint in China spotlights how the world's biggest auto market is pulling focus and resources away from the United States. The Japanese automaker is setting priorities in everything from production to product development......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Former Uber CEO Lashes Out at VC Firm Benchmark Capital

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the widely used ride-hailing service that he co-founded. Kalanick lashed out in legal documents filed.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

10 Super Helpful Tips and Tricks on Door Maintenance Worth Reading

If home is somewhere you want to be at the end of the day, the gateway to it is through your door. No kidding! One of the most important part of any property, be it your home or your office, the door is one of the most ignored yet vital to your safet.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Wisconsin lawmakers vote to pay Foxconn $3 billion to get new factory

State taxpayers could end up paying Foxconn $500,000 per job, or more. Enlarge / House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, greets Terry Gou, president and chief executive officer of Foxconn, before President Donald Trump announces the first US assem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

ASU engineering freshmen greeted with Amazon Echo Dot speakers

While the shared rooms of your own collegiate experience may have been filled with common bathrooms and tiny beds, students at Arizona State University are enjoying brand new Amazon Echo Dot speakers. The post ASU engineering freshmen greeted with Am.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Luke Skywalker"s Best Stories Beyond the Movies

If you like everyone's favorite farm boy, try these Star Wars stories from the books, comics and more. As one of the main characters in the Star Wars galaxy, Luke Skywalker isn't suffering from a shortage of stories. You can see him front and c.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Why viewing the 2017 total solar eclipse from South Carolina is not such a good idea

Summer doesn't always mean blue skies and sunshine—or a clear view of the solar eclipse. Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with Meteorologist Joe Rao to discuss more about the worst state to watch the Great American Eclipse. Check out the full StarT.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

A surveillance state is no fix for Brexit’s Irish border issue

The UK has called for "technology-based solutions" to manage the Irish border, but tracking the flow of goods and people could mean intrusive surveillance.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Western Digital Blue 250 GB SSD Review

Western Digital’s new Solid State Drive ‘Blue’ is available in India now and here’s what we feel about it. To begin with, let’s go by the hardware and by the looks of it, the first thing that comes to our mind is the SanDisk X400 SSD. Well,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017