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TECH

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Why Retailers Must (But Won't) Succeed In Introducing...

 In the digital age, it’s critical for retailers to collect and manage customer data. This information is the key to providing personalization for any kind of... Read More

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How NASA Opens Planetary Mission Data

 As the U.S. National Aeronautic and Space Administration tests new rockets for its manned space program, planetary scientists are already working with reams of data to... Read More

GADGETS

Bitcoin exec to spend two...

Bitcoin exec to spend two years behind bars for Silk Road...

Charlie Shrem, former Bitcoin Foundation board member and CEO of the now-defunct exchange BitInstant, has been sentenced to two years in prison for helping Silk Road users... Read More

Dish Network's latest...

Dish Network's latest squabble turns off Fox News, Business...

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Dish Network is without a couple of channels tonight because it couldn't reach a deal with major media company. After Turner and CBS,... Read More

Judge says police can create...

Judge says police can create fake Instagram accounts to see...

Many would argue that cops cross the line when they impersonate people on social networks to catch suspects, but that doesn't mean that fake accounts are always off the... Read More

MOVIES

Neil Patrick Harris Meets the...

Neil Patrick Harris Meets the Freaks in New 'AHS: Freak...

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" is taking a little holiday hiatus, but FX has offered us a little Christmas treat to tide us over until January 7. This teaser... Read More

Kate Winslet is No Shrinking...

Kate Winslet is No Shrinking Violet in 'A Little Chaos'...

Who knew landscape gardening could be such a cutthroat biz? In "A Little Chaos," Kate Winslet stars as a female landscape artist who's recruited to work on King Louis XIV's... Read More

Check Out This 'Star Wars'...

Check Out This 'Star Wars' Christmas Light Show (VIDEO)

It's hard not to get a little Grinchy right around this time of year, but perhaps this "Star Wars"-themed Christmas lights extravaganza will warm the cockles of your... Read More

FOOD

Couple Celebrates 64th...

Couple Celebrates 64th Anniversary At Taco Bell

One couple in Arizona loves Taco Bell so much, they celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary at the chain's Apache Junction location. Read More

10 Surprising Facts About...

10 Surprising Facts About Chipotle

If you're a Chipotle fan, you'll probably want to know these 10 surprising facts about the Mexican food chain. Read More

Expert Tip: The One-Handed...

Expert Tip: The One-Handed Egg Crack

Have you mastered the one-handed egg crack yet? Watch and learn the technique to crack an egg with one hand. Read More

GAMING

Weekly Webcomic Wrapup wishes you a happy holidays

Weekly Webcomic Wrapup wishes...

Dear readers, Don't worry everybody, despite the warm and fuzzy sentiment expressed by... Read More

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's Class Zero is wanted for treason

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's...

Relations can get a bit dramatic between Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's 12-pack of young... Read More

Bravely Second's Minette Goroneze lets cats out of the jobs...

Bravely Second's Minette...

Axes, brass knuckles and the power to summon cats certainly stand as an offbeat arsenal... Read More

AUTOS

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The outlandish Hyperloop, from the brain of Elon Musk, is getting some real-world traction thanks to the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and a new "crowdstorm" document describing how it could work.

Continue reading Elon Musk's Hyperloop idea still in motion

Elon Musk's Hyperloop idea still in motion originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Green, Tesla, Green Culture, Transportation AlternativesThe outlandish...

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From drag races to roominess comparison, the Mazda3 came out ahead of the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series in a diesel-hatchback comparison.

Continue reading Mazda3 versus BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 in Euro diesel showdown

Mazda3 versus BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 in Euro diesel showdown originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Green, Audi, BMW, Mazda, Europe, DieselFrom drag races to roominess...

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More details are leaking out about the 2016 Chevy Volt, including that the new Corvette influenced the design and that the ELR's adjustable regen braking levels will be available in the Chevy plug-in hybrid as well.

Continue reading Next-gen Chevy Volt gets Corvette looks, adjustable regen levels

Next-gen Chevy Volt gets Corvette looks, adjustable regen levels originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Green, Chevrolet, ElectricMore details are leaking out about the 2016 Chevy...

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There're a lot of things to worry about concerning your vehicle, like getting the oil changed and keeping the tires at proper pressures, but based on the latest data from the FBI, auto theft doesn't necessarily have to be one of them. According to statistics released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2013 showed the lowest number of stolen cars since 1967.

Continue reading Auto thefts down nearly 60% from 1991's all-time high

Auto thefts down nearly 60% from 1991's all-time high originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Government/Legal, Ownership, Safety, North AmericaThere're a lot of things...

FASHION

11 quick beauty fixes for...

Filed under: Beauty Break Everyone has those days - you know what I'm talking about. You...

Street style tip of the day:...

Filed under: Street Style It's not quite a LBD, but it comes pretty darn close. With a...

Holiday gift guide: For your...

Even though we don't like to admit it, we are definitely daddy's girls. But that...