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TECH

Stichy

Stichy Makes It Easier For Groups To Curate And Share...

 Rumr Inc, a mobile messaging focused startup which last year raised an $800,000 seed, led by Khosla Ventures‘ Ben Ling, to fund a series of projects, has now... Read More

womancomputer

Transforming The Conversation On Women In Computer Science

 Barbie and Mattel made news recently in the world of computer science. While initial reaction to Mattel’sBarbie “I Can Be a Computer Engineer” book... Read More

GADGETS

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 Fran├žois 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

Google lawsuit forces...

Google lawsuit forces MPAA-backed attorney general to...

Remember that post Google put up this week that accused the MPAA of trying to resurrect the spirit of SOPA with the help of state prosecutors (that included evidence based on... 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

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

343 announces free ODST campaign as apology for Halo: MCC...

343 announces free ODST...

When Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched in November with a largely non-functional... Read More

Bravo, you've opened Pandora's app on Xbox One

Bravo, you've opened...

The Xbox One was originally announced as a console that would bring games, movies,... Read More

AUTOS

Motorsports, , , , , , , ,

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

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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

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Green, , ,

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

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

Marketing/Advertising, , , ,

Hyundai is taking auto advertising to some very odd places with its latest commercial, called Exobaby, and starring a computer-generated robo-toddler. And yes, robot babies still make a doodoo now and again, it seems.

Continue reading Hyundai's bizarre pooping robot baby pitches new Sonata

Hyundai's bizarre pooping robot baby pitches new Sonata originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Weird Car News, Hyundai, SedanHyundai is...

FASHION

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...

Nicki Minaj lands her first...

Filed under: Fashion Nicki Minaj (and her bum - thanks to her meme-worthy single cover...