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Honda will use targeted Facebook videos to encourage recall repairs

40 minutes ago   |   Engadget

As the Takata airbag recall - the largest ever US auto recall - continues, Honda has been looking for new ways to reach customers who haven't yet brought in their vehicles for...
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New Uber features aim to drive the stress out of your holiday transportation

New Uber features aim to drive the stress out of your holiday transportation

2 hours ago   |   Digital Trends   |   3 articles

Uber has introduced a few new features just in time for the busy season to help you hop from one party to another with ease, starting with live location sharing and the...
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Space dust may transport life between worlds

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Life on our planet might have originated from biological particles brought to Earth in streams of space dust, a study suggests.
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Toronto begins sharing traffic data with Waze, and vice versa

Toronto begins sharing traffic data with Waze, and vice versa

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

The city of Toronto has begun sharing its traffic data with navigation service provider Waze. Google-owned Waze will also provide access to its real-time traffic and road...
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UK report calls out “dubious” gig economy practices, urges law reform

UK report calls out “dubious” gig economy practices, urges law reform

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Pressure is mounting on the UK government to close loopholes in employment law to protect people working in the gig economy from being underpaid and otherwise exploited.
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Clay mineral waters Earth's mantle from the inside

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The first observation of a super-hydrated phase of the clay mineral kaolinite could improve our understanding of processes that lead to volcanism and affect earthquakes. In...
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You can now hail Uber rides for friends who don't have accounts

You can now hail Uber rides for friends who don't have accounts

5 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

If you use Uber often enough, you've probably had those moments where you wanted to hail a ride for someone else, such as a friend heading home from the bar. It isn't always...
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London Buses, Like People, Fuel Up on Coffee

London Buses, Like People, Fuel Up on Coffee

5 hours ago   |   Geek   |   2 articles

Commuters aren't the only ones filling up on caffeine. London's famed double-decker buses will soon employ a new source of fuel: coffee waste. High in energy, the ground beans...
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Uber orders up to 24,000 Volvo SUVs for its self-driving fleet

Uber orders up to 24,000 Volvo SUVs for its self-driving fleet

5 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   6 articles

Uber has just taken another big step from a ride-sharing service to a transportation provider. It announced that it will buy up to 24,000 Volvo XC90s, marking the first major...
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UK parliamentary groups demand more rights for gig economy workers

5 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Two parliamentary groups have called on the UK government to introduce a new law that would extend the rights of Uber, Deliveroo and other "gig economy" workers. A year ago...
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Black Friday 2017: The best deals on graphics cards, monitors, SSDs and more

Black Friday 2017: The best deals on graphics cards, monitors, SSDs and more

The sale event to end all sale events is here. That's right, folks, Black Friday 2017 is upon us, and this year's sales frenzy is set to be bigger than ever as we head into the... Read more ...

Humble's Fall Sale is now on, featuring literally thousands of games

Humble's Fall Sale is now on, featuring literally thousands of games

Ahead of what can only possibly be the impending financial doom of us all - Black Friday 2017 - Humble has launched its Fall Sale. It's a fairly big sale range, too, featuring... Read more ...

Uber returns to the self-driving game with plan to buy and convert 24,000 Volvos

Uber returns to the self-driving game with plan to buy and convert 24,000 Volvos

After pumping the brakes on the autonomous program in March 2017 following a crash involving one of its vehicles, Uber is renewing its commitment to the technology with the... Read more ...

Google: Pixel 2 'buzzing' glitch will be fixed via software update

Google: Pixel 2 'buzzing' glitch will be fixed via software update

But you'll have to put up with it for another few weeks Read more ...

Black Friday Week: les meilleures offres, les plus petits prix

Black Friday Week:  les meilleures offres, les plus petits prix

La Black Friday Week précède le fameux vendredi noir et a été lancée dès aujourd'hui avec son lot de promotions chez les différents revendeurs. Se méfiant des réductions trop... Read more ...

Amazon Echo Plus review: The better Alexa experience

Amazon Echo Plus review: The better Alexa experience

The Amazon Echo is undoubtedly one of the most significant gadgets to launch in the past few years. Amazon's smart speaker has created and dominated a new category of devices... Read more ...

The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader

The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader

Amazon's newest Kindle Oasis arrived like the answer to a timely question - mostly because I happened to request an update to the device right before it actually arrived. I'm... Read more ...

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Shots Come Just Ahead Of The Film's Anticipated...

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Shots Come Just Ahead Of The Film's Anticipated Release

Entertainment Weekly has released a set of The Last Jedi shots just a few weeks before the movie releases, showing new characters and interactions between characters we already... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy X support page goes live

Samsung Galaxy X support page goes live

We don't know much about Samsung's foldable Galaxy X outside of the fact that it will have two displays and that it's most likely coming in early 2018. But the phone is coming... Read more ...

Why won't Apple enable Portrait Lighting for older iPhone photos?

Why won't Apple enable Portrait Lighting for older iPhone photos?

Portrait mode photos taken on the iPhone 7 Plus could be edited with the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus, if only Apple felt inclined to enable the hidden feature. The new Portrait... Read more ...