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Phones, Retinal Scans Could Soon Replace Your Car Keys

Phones, Retinal Scans Could Soon Replace Your Car Keys

4 minutes ago   |   ExtremeTech

Your wireless car key never leaves your pocket anyway, so why not let your phone start the car, BMW suggests. NFC cards would be backups. Gentex wants you to look at the inside...
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Canadians want technology to stop distracted driving, not police crackdowns: Poll

Canadians want technology to stop distracted driving, not police crackdowns: Poll

14 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup

An opinion poll created by Aviva Canada - a company that provides home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance - discovered Canadians don't think the answer to...
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BlackBerry partners with Delphi to work on systems for self-driving vehicles

BlackBerry partners with Delphi to work on systems for self-driving vehicles

23 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Delphi and BlackBerry have announced a partnership to develop a software operating system for self-driving cars. Delphi - a global supplier of technologies for the vehicle...
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Chrysler sells the only hybrid minivan in the US - and it's seriously impressive

Chrysler sells the only hybrid minivan in the US - and it's seriously impressive

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

PROS: Suave styling; scads of space for people, pets, and stuff; robust drivetrain, fuel economy, sneaky good Uconnect infotainment system. CONS: Apart from being a minivan...
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Engineers 3-D print high-strength aluminum, solve ages-old welding problem using nanoparticles

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

HRL Laboratories has made a breakthrough in metallurgy with the announcement that researchers at the famous facility have developed a technique for successfully 3D printing...
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These are the 15 best Porsches ever made

2 days ago   |   Digital Trends

Porsche has been around for 86 years, and in that time, the German automobile company has produced countless cars fitting of the word "legendary." Here, we're counting down the...
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Conductive ‘Smart' Tires Sense Road, Adjust Width and Pressure to Adapt

Conductive ‘Smart' Tires Sense Road, Adjust Width and Pressure to Adapt

2 days ago   |   ExtremeTech

Continental's in-tire sensors measure tire and road conditions, then changes tire pressure and rim width for the best, safest handling, mpg, and performance.
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Panasonic's Toughpad FZ-F1 Windows Phone now available in Australia

3 days ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   2 articles

Panasonic launched their Toughpad FZ-F1 industrial Windows Phone in India in February this year, and now the rugged handset has reached Australian shores. The rugged device is...
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Tencent, Guangzhou Auto agree to collaborate on internet-connected cars

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - China's Tencent Holdings and Guangzhou Automobile Group Company Ltd have agreed to collaborate on internet-connected cars - a strategic pact that sent shares in...
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Tencent, Guangzhou Auto agree to collaborate on connected cars

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings and Guangzhou Automobile Group Company Ltd said on Monday they had agreed to collaborate on connected cars.
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Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Apple's iPhone 8 can withstand quite the beating, a new study finds. Read more ...

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London, dealing a massive blow to the beleaguered-yet-hugely-popular taxi hailing app company. The company's current license to operate... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint's on-again, off-again merger talks may be nearing a conclusion. Reuters reports that the two companies are now “close” to reaching “tentative terms” on a... Read more ...

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

The iPhone 8 is hitting stores today, and like clockwork, iFixit has delivered its teardown of Apple's latest flagship. With these iFixit teardowns, Apple products seem to be... Read more ...

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Xbox One X preorders are now live across the world, but what if you want something more ? The Xbox One X is Microsoft's beastly new console, sporting six teraflops of... Read more ...

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart is testing delivering groceries straight to your fridge when you're not home. On Friday, the retailer giant announced a partnership with smart lock startup August Home... Read more ...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good news for Apple

The endless queues to buy the new iPhone are over. Maybe. Business Insider went to Apple's flagship London store on Regent Street this morning to see how much buzz the new... Read more ...

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

With the breakout success of battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , it was inevitable that other studios would start creating similar experiences. One of the... Read more ...

Isle of Dogs: le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Isle of Dogs:  le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Un très gros casting, des chiens, une île, des ordures et du stop motion : voici le premier trailer du prochain film d'animation de Wes Anderson. Read more ...

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Following the news that Transport for London will not renew Uber's license after 30 September, many Londoners will be wondering what other ways there are to get around the... Read more ...