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Intel Begins Shipping First Kaby Lake Processors, but Most Macs Won't Get Them Until 2017

During Intel's second quarter earnings call yesterday afternoon, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told investors and reporters that Intel has begun shipping the first of its 7th Generation Core processors, known as Kaby Lake.<p>Kaby Lake is the third member of the 14-nanometer process, following Broadwell and …

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3D printers could replicate your fingerprints to unlock phones

Fusion reports that police officers contacted Michigan State University professor Anil Jain recently to recreate a dead man’s fingers using a 3D printer, so they could unlock his phone and sift through its content for clues.<p>Details are scare because the investigation is still underway. But Jain …

Grab, Uber’s rival in Southeast Asia, is developing a mobile payments platform

It isn’t often that ride-sharing companies can introduce new services or products that really go much beyond what they already offer, i.e. trips in vehicles, but that’s what Grab, the company rivaling Uber in Southeast Asia, is aiming to do.<p>The Singapore-based firm said today it plans to allow its …

AMD’s growth in the second half coming from game console chips

Advanced Micro Devices had mixed results versus expectations for the second quarter ended June 30, but it is predicting solid growth in the third quarter.<p>The chip maker reported earnings today. Its non-GAAP revenue was $1.02 billion, up 9 percent from $942 million. Analysts expected $957 million. …

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Nasa's Curiosity Rover can now fire its laser at will

The Curiosity Rover has been roaming the surface of Mars for more than 1,400 days under the watchful eye of the Nasa team. Now a software update has …

Developers blame Sony for lack of PS4-Xbox cross-play

In March, Microsoft announced native support for cross-platform play between Xbox One and Windows 10. Part of the announcement was a bit of wording — “other console and PC networks” — that had the gaming community wondering if truly cross-platform gaming, on any platform, was next.<p>Here’s what execs …

Israel is opening an innovation center to showcase Israeli technology and inspire young entrepreneurs

It’s no secret that Israel is a hotbed of technological innovation. Just over the past few years the country has given birth to popular consumer startups like Waze, Viber and Fiverr. Plus, Israel also is the birthplace of many hard science inventions like USB Flash Drives and coronary stents.<p>But …

Hackers can steal your iOS and Mac passwords with a single image file

A new vulnerability discovered by a Cisco researcher could allow hackers to gain access to the internal storage and stored passwords on your iOS or Mac device – and all they’d have to do is send you a malicious image file.<p>Tyler Bohan of Cisco Talos found that a TIFF format file – sent via MMS, …

Review: the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

<b>What is this?</b> This is the new 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. If you are a student of all things ‘Vette, that should immediately signal that …

2016 Royal Enfield Classic Motorcycle Test Ride And Review: Back In Time

Royal Enfield has been building motorcycles continuously since 1901 – longer than Harley-Davidson, which started in 1903; longer than Indian, which started in 1901 but stopped in 1953 before picking up again recently; longer than any European or Japanese brand. Three models will make it to North …

Tesla's New 4-Item To-Do List

Elon Musk lays out his plan for the future of Tesla<p>A decade ago, Elon Musk wrote a master plan for Tesla. Musk wrote in a recent blog post that the company has checked everything off that ten-year to-do list:<p>Create a low volume car, which would necessarily be expensive<br>• Use that money to develop a …

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Do You Have Duct Tape on Your Motorcycle?

The guy was looking at the 1/4-20 bolt screwed into the face shield of my Walmart helmet. I had installed the bolt a little below eye level because …

Inside Elon Musk's Tesla masterplan to take over the car industry

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln<p><b>Owner and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors Elon Musk has revealed his master plan for the future, and it involves shooting for</b> …

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Watch How Jeep Design Has Evolved Over 75 Years

From the original WWII Willys to today's Wrangler, here's how Jeep design has changed, and stayed the same.<p>Did you hear? This week marks the 75th anniversary of Jeep. The famed 4x4 maker celebrated by building a fantastic commemorative Wrangler show vehicle, and now it's released this video …

Classified's Suzuki GSXR: A 190 mph urban assault bike

Blistering performance is not usually at the top of the wishlist for a custom build. But this Suzuki from Classified Moto is capable of destroying pretty much anything that crosses its path.<p>Technically speaking, it’s a streetfighter—but you won’t find any shiny anodized bolts or Day-Glo farkles …

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Review: Polaris Slingshot aims at the gap between car and motorcycle

When Polaris unveiled the Slingshot in 2014 as a 2015 model, even the company itself was hard-pressed to categorize it. So much so that some states …

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BMW Titan Motorcycle Concept

The first land speed record was set on the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1914 by Teddy Teztlaff. For no other reason but to do it, he rocketed a 300 …

Great escape for 2.3 million people as school summer holidays begin

Some 2.3 million people will head abroad this weekend as schools break up for the summer holidays.<p>The western Mediterranean is the most popular …

Why this is Europe’s best work-and-play capital

Take a look at the city staking a claim to the title comeback king, with start-ups, surf and sunshine.<p>A city still getting back on its feet after the Eurozone crisis which battered the national economy, Lisbon's working hard to support home-grown businesses and attract fledgling entrepreneurs from …

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That saucy, borderline NSFW email? It’s from your airline.

By Christopher Elliott<p>, Columnist<p>After booking her first JetBlue flight recently, Kathie Baker was stunned by the confirmation email.<p>“First dates can be a little awkward,” it declared. “But that seems impossible with someone like you. Just to be safe, let’s start with the basics.”<p>The airline then …

10 Beaches Around the Globe You Need to Know About

Costa Rica<p>Arco Beach<p>Costa Rica has lots of popular beaches and is well known for its surf spots — but even this tourist hotspot still has a charming …

The 50 Things You Must Do in Texas

Whether you were born and raised in the Lone Star State or migrated here after realizing Texas is the best damn state in the whole damn country, you …

RGM Deal of the Day: Halo 5 Guardians - Limited Edition (Physical Disc) - Xbox One 61% Off

Share this:<p>Today’s Deal of the Day is for a physical copy of the Limited Edition version of <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> on Xbox One, reduced by 61% on …

Dortmund's Marco Reus wins vote to feature on FIFA 17 cover

Why big clubs covet Pulisic's potential<p>Bundesliga 4 days ago<p>Read<p>Pulisic's father: Transfer speculation 'hogwash'<p>Transfers 6 days ago<p>Read<p>Usain Bolt …

If Sony Agreed, Xbox One And PlayStation 4 Players Could Be Playing Rocket League Together In ‘Hours’

A few months ago, talk of cross platform <i>Rocket League</i> appeared, meaning that Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players could play together. It very much …

Witcher Dev ‘Would Love’ PS4-Xbox One Cross-Network Play for Gwent

"All we need is a green light from Sony."<p>The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt is interested in PlayStation 4 and Xbox One cross-play for Gwent: The …

9 extravagancias que solo suceden cuando compras un Rolls-Royce

David Villarreal | @davidvillarreal |<p>Rolls-Royce acaba de lanzar una edición especial, la Black Badge, que esconde muchas sorpresas acerca de su …

5 curiosidades del Mercedes Clase E 2016 que te dejarán con la boca abierta

La décima generación del <b>Mercedes Clase E</b> ha llegado cargada de lujo, calidad y tecnología nunca antes vista en la marca de la estrella. La fabulosa …

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Hands-on Preview - Hands-on Preview

The ride has been rough for Metroid Prime: Federation Force. From the rocky announcement to the radio silence that followed, positivity was certainly …