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TECH

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How Mobile And Social Feeds Government's Appetite For...

 Editor’s note: Anne Altman is the general manager of IBM U.S. Federal and Government Industries. Applications that simply deliver information can be useful, but... Read More

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11 Stories You Don't Want To Miss This Week

 From the Sony hack coverage to Instagram being valued at $35 billion, here are the top stories from 12/13-12/19. 1. Sony was hacked. Sony cancels the theatrical release... Read More

GADGETS

Here's what astronauts aboard...

Here's what astronauts aboard Orion will see during re-entry

Most of us will never be astronauts -- sorry to break it to ya -- but we can at least pretend to be aboard the Orion capsule with this video (below the fold), courtesy of... Read More

Chromebooks are getting...

Chromebooks are getting always-on 'OK, Google' voice search

Google is ready to up the level of Chromebook voice control, judging by a new, experimental release. According to François Beaufort, you can now say "OK, Google" to activate... Read More

Recommended Reading: The life...

Recommended Reading: The life and death of 'The Colbert...

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think... 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

Curtain Call DLC channels Chrono Trigger, SaGa, FF14,...

Curtain Call DLC channels...

Just last month, Square Enix released what it stated was the last planned DLC for... Read More

Malkovich, Paxton star in Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies

Malkovich, Paxton star in...

When Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is overrun with zombies, who do you want standing at... Read More

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest trailer cuts down Metal Slimes

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest...

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest's debut trailer, shown by Square Enix during Jump Festa 2015,... Read More

AUTOS

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Alfa Romeo will base its next Spider not on the Mazda MX-5 Miata, but on the same Project Giorgio platform that will underpin other Alfa models, like the replacement for the 159. Mazda will, however, donate the MX-5 for an upcoming roadster from Fiat and Abarth, Alfa Romeo boss Harald Wester told Car.

Continue reading Alfa Romeo takes Spider in-house, Mazda-Fiat roadster partnership not dead

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Filed under: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Mazda, Convertible, PerformanceAlfa Romeo will base its...

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We curate the week's events with a focus on the implications of Chrysler's new corporate name. New research by Jaguar Land Rover, the production debut of the Acura NSX and the Red Bull F1 robbery are also covered.

Continue reading Weekly Recap: Chrysler forges ahead with new name, same mission

Weekly Recap: Chrysler forges ahead with new name, same mission originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Motorsports, Technology, Detroit Auto Show, Acura, Chrysler, Fiat, Honda,...

Technology

Nokia Here is working to develop new high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles, using a combination of satellite and GPS data, as well as "anonymized probe data" from trucking companies. All of that and a fleet of some 200 vehicles equipped with Lidar sensors, allowing resolutions down to the centimeter.

Continue reading Why autonomous cars might require their own kind of maps

Why autonomous cars might require their own kind of maps originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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A number of short green car news items. Today, how ridesharing is putting the hurt on taxi medallions and how EVs can get cleaner over time.

Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Ridesharing jeopardizes taxi medallion values

Recharge Wrap-up: Ridesharing jeopardizes taxi medallion values originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Green, CODA, Alternative Fuels, ElectricA number of short green car news...

FASHION

3 ways to say goodbye to...

Filed under: Fitness Eating 80/20 and hitting the gym have helped you reach your...

Jessica Chastain reveals why...

Filed under: Holiday In a new video, the beautiful Jessica Chastain, InStyle's January...

Street style tip of the day:...

Filed under: Street Style Just in time for NYE, we are loving this funky and fresh twist...