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Jaguar F-type Coupe stakes a claim to immortality

What would Hamlet be without “Alas, poor Yorick”? The Godfather absent “Leave the gun, take the cannolis”? The Metamorphosis minus Gregor Samsa having awoken to find himself transformed “into a monstrous vermin”?<p>A great line has the ability to render the remarkable immortal. In the case of the new …

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Bugatti rolls out the gold-trimmed 'Black Bess' Veyron

This is the ‘Black Bess' Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, the latest run-out special in the manufacturer's ‘Legend Edition' series.<p>Bugatti tells us that it's inspired by its rickety 1912 Type 18 - nicknamed Black Bess because it was, um, black - which means the GSV's wearing the same monochromatic …

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Beautiful Houses: Jesolo Lido Pool Villa

Today we will show you the elegant Jesolo Lido Pool Villa in Italy, a project by JM Architecture. The house is beautiful, clean and modern. The …

Apple Could Finally Adopt NFC On iPhone For Mobile Payment Plans And Touch ID

Apple’s 2014 roadmap was laid out in pretty considerable detail by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo earlier this week in an investor note, and while ordinarily analyst predictions aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on, Kuo has a solid track record of actually getting things right. Among …

The 5 reasons One (M8) is better than the Galaxy S5, according to HTC

In a rare coincidence, HTC and Samsung are releasing their hero devices in the US almost at the same time. While HTC pulled off a quick release of the One M8, it was only available on Verizon initially, meaning that customers of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint had to wait until yesterday to join in the …

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Exclusive: Microsoft, Apple diverge on bankrolling big patent buyer | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Patent buyer Intellectual Ventures has persuaded Microsoft and Sony to invest in its latest acquisition fund while Apple and Intel, which invested with IV previously, declined to participate, according to people briefed on the fundraising.<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella …

Apple declines further investment in patent assertion entity Intellectual Ventures

Apple and Intel both declined an invitation to invest in a new round of funding for patent assertion entity Intellectual Ventures, reports <i>Reuters</i>. Both companies had invested in the enterprise in the past. Intellectual Ventures did, however, receive further investments from both Microsoft and …

The first Quad HD AMOLED screen is here, but it’s not from Samsung

Samsung is the engine of the AMOLED industry, but it’s not the only player developing organic LED technology for mobile devices. Competitors in China and Taiwan especially are making big strides catching up with Samsung, and even beating the Korean giant in some areas.<p>Taiwan-based AU Optronics just …

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