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VW"s Schmidt loved U.S. long before facing federal charges

Oliver Schmidt played a key role in a 2005 VW project designed to figure out what American consumers wanted. The German-born VW executive is now awaiting trial in a Michigan jail on charges tied to VW's conspiracy to skirt U.S. emissions rules......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 4th, 2017

Someone threw these cute chickens on a train carriage then fled into the night

Is Borat still inspiring people to do dumb sh*t more than ten years on?  When an unknown passenger threw two chickens on to a packed train in Sydney, Australia, before fleeing on Wednesday, it seemed a lot like an act of absurdist comedy. But it.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

[Sponsored] Why You Need AVG Antivirus On Your New Smartphone?

When you get a new smartphone, especially one as sleek and stylish as a Samsung, the first thing you want to do is to start downloading apps so you can enjoy your device to its absolute fullest. However, before you start installing games left and rig.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

Why Do Men Cheat on Their Loved Ones and What They Actually Think

Why Do Men Cheat on Their Loved Ones and What They Actually Think.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News5 hr. 43 min. ago

Automakers to meet with U.S. transportation, EPA chiefs

Major automakers are set to meet with the head of the U.S. Transportation Department and Environmental Protection Agency as the agencies begin a review of federal fuel efficiency rules......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

Canon EOS Rebel T7i review

The latest in a long line of entry-level DSLRs, the T7i offers one of the best price-to-performance-ratios of any new camera. The post Canon EOS Rebel T7i review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Here"s how the FCC wants to roll back net neutrality and what it means for you

FCC chairman Ajit Pai announced today the next big front in the ongoing debate over the future of the internet. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced today the next big front in the ongoing debate over the future of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

A vigilante is putting a huge amount of work into infecting IoT devices

When it comes to features and robustness, Hajime surpasses its blackhat rivals. Enlarge (credit: Gammew) Last week, Ars introduced readers to Hajime, the vigilante botnet that infects IoT devices before blackhats can hijack them. A technical a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

Just a bunch of stuff getting destroyed in slow motion

Sometimes, you just need to watch some destruction in slow motion. The Slo Mo Guys are famous on the YouTube for filming and destroying all sorts of thing in — you guessed it — slow motion. Recently, the team had a two-hour-long lives.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 59 min. ago

Of Course Ivanka Trump Tweeted About Juicero

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love Juicero. I love this dumb, insanely over-engineered, $400 juice squeezing machine that works marginally better than using your own hands. And it turns out I may share that passion with the nation.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ TV series: Everything we know so far

Before Star Trek returns to television with Discovery on CBS All Access and Netflix, you can get up to speed with everything there is to know about the series up to this point. The post ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ TV series: Everything we know.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

FCC chairman launches process to reverse net neutrality rules

"This will be the beginning of the discussion, not the end," Chairman Pai said, promising to seek public input before reversing rules......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

The average ransomware payment has skyrocketed to over $1,000

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to $1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News11 hr. 35 min. ago

Chubby beaver stuck in iron fence rescued by soapy hands

We've all packed on the pounds during winter hibernation, and are trying to get our bods in check before shorts season.  Some of us are getting a late start on doing just that — one of us being this poor beaver in Hamilton, Ontario, who th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

FCC Announces Plan To Reverse Title II Net Neutrality

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: The Federal Communications Commission is cracking open the net neutrality debate again with a proposal to undo the 2015 rules that implemented net neutrality with Title II classification. FCC chairm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Vital role for mitochondrial calcium exchange in heart function

Scientists have long thought that calcium transport into mitochondria is a key signal linking cardiac workload, or how hard the heart pumps, with energy production. Now, in a major breakthrough, researchers show that the exit of calcium from mitochon.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

Tracking unstable chromosomes helps predict lung cancer"s return

Scientists have found that unstable chromosomes within lung tumors increases the risk of cancer returning after surgery, and have used this new knowledge to detect relapse long before standard testing......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

Ransomware attacks are taking a greater toll on victim"s wallets

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to US$1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

Man arrested for punching 300-pound robot to the ground

While some worry about increasingly smart AIs resulting in the rise of a Skynet-like intelligence and a world full of Terminators, it seems machine’s potential domination over humanity is a long way off: a 300-pound robot can still be taken dow.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

Instagram has grown to more than 700 million users

More users are flocking to Instagram than ever before. The photo-minded social network revealed on Wednesday that its community has now grown to over 700 million members with the last 100 million joining at a record pace......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

One Big Legal Obstacle Keeps Trump from Undoing Greenhouse Gas Regulation

The Supreme Court backed a federal rule that CO2 emissions endanger health, and the White House is having trouble working around it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago