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Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoMar 21st, 2017

BMW holds out hope for 7 series

BMW wanted to set a new sales record and regain leadership of the large luxury sedan segment after launching the redesigned 7 series in late 2015. It didn't happen last year - but there's always 2017, says Americas chief Ludwig Willisch......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Chinese buy into Cadillac

Cadillac is selling itself as a heritage brand in China as it chases its German rivals. It is one of many things going right for the American luxury icon in the world's biggest market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Changes online to help AN continue quality journalism

Automotive News is progressively rolling out an updated 'metered' approach to online readership......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Atom-thin water layers may lead to faster electric cars

So many battery breakthroughs focus on longer battery life (and for good reason), but what about the speed of delivering that energy? That's what North Carolina State University researchers want to solve. They've produced a mater.....»»

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AAA launches its own app-based car sharing service

Few companies connected to the auto industry can resist the allure of starting their own car sharing service, it seems. After a brief tease, AAA's venture wing has launched Gig, an app-centric car sharing service, in Berkeley and Oakla.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

China takes its turn at a giant fighting robot

MegaBots' giant robot duel might just turn into a full-scale brawl. Beijing outfit Greatmetal has unveiled a prototype of Monkey King, China's take on an enormous battle machine. It's still human-piloted, but it has a distin.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

With the war far from over, privacy activists cautiously celebrate a battle won

 After the NSA’s surprise announcement that it would pull back on a contentious surveillance tactic, privacy advocates found themselves in a strange place in 2017: They’d actually won a thing. With a mix of cautious optimism and righ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

With AI investments, Taser could use its body camera division for predictive policing

 After announcing that it would shift some of its emphasis away from non-lethal weapons to police body cameras, for a fleeting moment it felt like the company synonymous with sticks that electrocute people was showing an interest in police accou.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Neowin: Microsoft"s Windows Phone Business "Is Dead"

An anonymous reader quote Neowin: If you've been expecting Microsoft to issue a press release formally announcing the end of its Windows phone business, you're probably hoping for a bit too much. But make no mistake: its phone hardware business is de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Hack Harassment adds an interdisciplinary board to tackle online hate

 Hack Harassment, founded by Vox Media, Intel and Lady Gaga’s youth-focused Born This Way organization, will gear up to fight online harassment with the introduction of its first advisory board. Comprised of members from anti-bullying res.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

AAA officially launches its car sharing startup Gig with a giant, sober dance party in Oakland

 Gig, a new car-sharing app created by the emergency roadside assistance service AAA rolled out to the Bay Area today. The startup comes out of A3 Ventures, AAA’s venture arm and the new one-way car sharing service is now active in Oakland.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Chinese Hackers Show How To Steal Your Car With $20 Of Hardware

I’ve never really been crazy about proximity keys, mostly because I’m a scatter-brained fool. The overall car industry loves them, though, and most new cars use these types of keyless entry systems. A team of Chinese researchers have figured out.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

Swelling Batteries Prompt Extension on Apple Watch Warranty

Apple is pretty great about honoring its warranties and even recently changed its policy on fourth generation iPads to allow for an upgrade if something’s wrong with the device. Now, the Cupertino computing giant is giving customers an extra two ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

Find Out All the Stories From Reddit"s Massive Collaborative Art Project

Earlier this month, Reddit pulled off one of its greatest accomplishments ever: getting users to spend 72 hours painstakingly making art together one pixel at a time. Now, one Redditor has created an atlas that documents the stories of each individua.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

Looking for a fun electronics project? Here’s 12 easy Arduino-based gizmos you can build

If you really want to show off your DIY skills, Arduino projects can be useful, beautiful, and downright impressive. Unfortunately, some also require some serious skill. Check out some of our current favorites. The post Looking for a fun electronics.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

"Car Dogs" have their day on screen

A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere and the sense of camaraderie among stressed-out salespeople......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

Cherry MX Board 6.0 Keyboard Review: A Most Comfortable Tank

Unlike most other hardware that gets swapped out frequently, the interaction between a user and their keyboard is a lot more intimate. It is a device that is literally touched every day and is almost an extension of the user’s personality......»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

Wait, who’s that?! These lucky actors landed two hit shows at once

It's cause for celebration when an actor scores a role on a top series, but even bigger applause is in order when they score roles on two hit shows at the same time. Check out these famous faces who did just that. The post Wait, who’s that?! Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 40 min. ago

Apple adds one more year to first-generation Watch warranty

To cover old Apple Watches with swollen battery issues. Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple added one extra year to its warranty for some first-generation Apple Watches, according to a note sent to authorized service providers obtained.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

Swelling Batteries Prompt Extension On Apple Watch Warranty

Apple is pretty great about honoring its warranties and even recently changed its policy on fourth generation iPads to allow for an upgrade if something’s wrong with the device. Now, the Cupertino computing giant is giving customers an extra two ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago