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Docker Launches A 1.0 Product And Gains An Opportunity To Monetize

There’s a funny thing with community-driven open source initiatives. They seem to generate lots of angst within the community. One only needs to look at OpenStack, the cloud initiative started by NASA and Rackspace as an example. While OpenStack has gained serious industry buy-in, it has also …

Apple Has 500,000 iPhone 5Ss Being Made Every Day, Its Highest Ever Output

A Foxconn executive tells Luk, "We have been churning out about 500,000 iPhone 5Ss everyday, the highest daily output ever."<p>The executive also says that Foxconn has 600 employees working on each iPhone 5S production line, which is higher than the normal 500 employees per line on an iPhone.<p>"Although …

Apple wins, Samsung loses, lawyers win, you lose, Samsung device bans likely, blah, blah blah

Apple won a round in its seemingly never-ending legal battles with Samsung today, making it more likely that Apple will be able to deny Samsung the ability to import some of its smartphone models into the U.S.<p>Which sounds scary, but is actually ultimately meaningless.<p>A long time ago in a galaxy far …

Apple’s $50/$100 Back to School gift card offer slightly extended

Apple’s annual Back to School promotion was supposed to end yesterday, Friday, September 6, but we understand that the cut-off date has been slightly extended by Apple. The promotion offers a $100 iTunes gift card with the purchase of a new Mac or a $50 gift card with the purchase of an iPhone or …

Apple Won’t Introduce New Apple TV Box Next Week, Will Upgrade Software

There are very, very good odds you’re going to hear about new iPhones at Apple’s event next Tuesday.<p>But if you’re looking for a new Apple TV, you’re …

Smart TV

Management Shuffle at Mercedes-Benz AMG

Positions are shifting within Mercedes-Benz AMG. Ola Källenius is being promoted from his role as the CEO of AMG effective October 1st, and his replacement will be Tobias Moers. Moers, a 47-year-old native of Freiburg, Germany, joined AMG 19 years ago—long before the former tuner became part of …

Mercedes-Benz

2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T

Doing more with less.<p>Although Volkswagen’s U.S. CEO can boast that 75 percent of all diesel-powered cars sold in America wear the VW crest, the really big volume in the mid-size-sedan segment comes from four-cylinder gasoline engines—more than four out of five Camry, Accord, and Altima models, and …

Throwing Money at Electrics

Automakers are losing money on EVs, so why are they suddenly so cheap?<p>If patience were a cashier’s check instead of a virtue, it’d be worth more than a quarter-billion dollars. Conceivably, that’s how much Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf owners, who snapped up more than 50,000 of these plug-in …

Electric Vehicles

Micron completes $2 billion buy of chip supplier to Apple

Idaho-based Micron Technology immediately becomes one of the largest suppliers of mobile memory for popular products like the iPad and iPhone.<p>Micron Technology has completed the acquisition of Japan-based Elpida, instantly making it one of the largest suppliers of mobile memory chips for devices …

Micron Technology

Apple releases software update for new MacBook Air to fix Wi-Fi, audio & Photoshop bugs

Apple just released a software update for the mid 2013 MacBook Air that addresses rare issues related to wifi connectivity, audio playback, and Photoshop:<p>This update fixes an issue that in rare instances may cause an intermittent loss in wireless connectivity, an issue with Adobe Photoshop which …

iOS 7 Wishlist - David Taylor

2013 Audi A7 Review

The 2013 Audi A7 is a luxurious four-passenger sedan that looks like a coupe and offers the functionality of a wagon, thanks to its fastback rear …

Audi

MacBook Air refresh looks set for WWDC, potentially with faster Wi-Fi

Apple appears set to release new versions of its MacBook Air notebook computer at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, according to information provided by a source. Earlier this week, we reported that Apple is planning to release four new Mac models at WWDC, and we narrowed this down to …

Apple to reach 600 million users by end of 2013, says analyst

The iPhone maker is expected to tack on an additional 100 million users before the year is over, says analyst Katy Huberty.<p>Apple could see more than 600 million users by the end of 2013, up from 500 million currently, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Hubert.<p>The 600 million figure assumes …

Mobile Payments

McLaren P1 Breaks Down!

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Test Drive

The most fuel-efficient nonhybrid is also the first diesel car from Chevy since 1986.<p><b>On-Sale Date:</b> Now<p><b>Base Price:</b> $25,695<p><b>Competitors:</b> Volkswagen Jetta TDI, Volkswagen Golf TDI, Toyota Prius, Ford C-Max<p><b>Powertrains:</b> Turbocharged 2.0-liter diesel I-4, 151 hp, 280 lb-ft; six-speed automatic, FWD<p><b>EPA</b> …

Ferrari Logic3 Headphones: F1-Inspired Design or Marketing Deal with the Devil?

Ah, branded consumer products. Seems every time we turn around, there's another auto manufacturer who's spun off a Jeep mountain bike, a Fiat espresso machine, or a BMW pencil sharpener-- which speaks more to bleed-through brand cachet than it does to actual exclusivity.<p>Then there's Ferrari, the …

US and China to discuss cybersecurity at high-level diplomatic meetings

The scourge of military and commercial hacking is to become the subject of high-level diplomatic talks between the US and China, in an apparent …