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The Light Phone Is The Anti-Smartphone

This embed is invalid<p>The Light Phone is the opposite of every other phone in existence. It is thin, light, lasts 20 days on a charge, and literally does nothing but make and answer calls. It’s as if the makers of the Sports Illustrated Football Phone had studied the timeless teachings of William …

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Here’s How Mobile Payments Will Change, According To The Company That Powers A Lot Of Them

It's the creator of the popular mobile payment app Venmo, and its payment technology powers popular apps like Uber, Airbnb, and OpenTable.<p>Earlier this week, Braintree had an office opening party in downtown San Francisco. We had a chance to catch up with its general manager of mobile Aunkur Arya, …

Google Says Inbox May Never Replace Gmail

The Google Inbox team participated in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session today, fielding questions from users about its new product and where it’s headed.<p>We don’t know much about Google’s plans for Inbox, but today we’ve discovered that the company isn’t sure it’ll replace Gmail as the default …

Eating meat is worse for the environment than driving to work

Next time you brag about biking to work instead of driving for the sake of the environment, take a good look inside your lunch box.<p>According to a new report released by the London-based think tank Chatham House, livestock production accounts for more direct greenhouse gas emissions overall than all …

This App Can Detect Skin Cancer In 7 Out Of 10 Cases: Here's How It Works

The app is not a replacement for a dermatologist, but it should raise awareness about the risks of melanoma, which killed an estimated 2,000 people in the UK in 2012, according to figures from the country's Cancer Research center.<p>SkinVision is based on a technology called "fractal geometry" — a …

These 10 Automotive Platforms Will Carry 200 Vehicles by 2020

From the December 2014 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Platform sharing used to be simple. You slathered a Toyota in leather and fake wood, filled every crevice with sound deadening, swapped out a few body panels, and stuck a Lexus badge on the trunk. Or, if you were GM, you might have skipped a few steps …

Tesla May Tap BMW For Carbon-Fiber, Exchange Battery Tech

Through cynical eyes, BMW’s i division is a hyper-costly experiment that hedges against strict emission laws, all so Munich can keep building cars that actually make a profit. While this is true, there are many tangible benefits to BMW’s advanced carbon fiber manufacturing—such as driving down the …

2015 Volkswagen Passat Euro-Spec

An Audi, by VW.<p>When Volkswagen decided it needed to drastically increase sales in the U.S. market, a different Passat was born. Engineered for and built in America, that Passat arrived for the 2012 model year larger than ever before and at a drastically reduced price—but also on a less …

Audi Wants to Eliminate all Buttons in its Interiors

The Audi Prologue concept, which was unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show, is a glimpse into the automaker’s future design language. A new report, however, suggests that the Prologue also hints at Audi’s future goals for its infotainment systems that will eventually phase out all buttons and …

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Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch prove that rubbing really is racing, y’all<p>2 Jul 2018<p>0<p>Open world racing sequel adds planes, boats and... a hovercraft?<p>2 Jul …

Ukraine Road Trip: Jeremy, Richard and James get bored (Series 21, Episode 3)

Last weekend’s 27-car WTCC pile-up proves just how unforgiving street circuits can be<p>26 Jun 2018<p>0<p>Would you have the guts to send your car sideways …

Shollei fails to block successor

News<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>5/11/2013<p>Gladys Shollei fails to block successor<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Former Judiciary Chief Registrar Gladys Shollei …

13 dead in bus-lorry collision near Sultan Hamud

News<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>24/11/2013<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Ten people perished on the spot and three others while on their way to hospital on …

South Sudan: the state that fell apart in a week

A week ago, Simon K, a 20-year-old student living in the capital of South Sudan, was arrested by men in military uniforms. He was asked a question that has taken on deadly importance in the world's newest country in the past seven days: <i>incholdi</i> – "What is your name?" in Dinka, the language of the …

Teenager now denies planting explosives in bus

News<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>21/5/2014<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>A suspect in the twin terrorist attacks on commuter buses on Nairobi’s Thika …

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau: A ruthless leader with a twisted ideology

He is the face of terror. A ruthless leader with a twisted ideology. And the sadistic architect of a campaign of mayhem and misery.<p>And yet, very little is known about Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram.<p>He operates in the shadows, leaving his underlings to orchestrate his repulsive mandates. …

Europe Targets U.S. Web Firms

French, German Officials Call for Greater Power to Regulate Internet Companies<p>Europe escalated its war against U.S. technology superpowers as the Continent’s two largest economies and the European Parliament on Thursday backed fresh efforts to rein in the growing influence of companies such as …

OPEC Leaves Production Target Unchanged

Brent Crude Price Plunges to Fresh Four-Year Low<p>VIENNA—OPEC members rejected calls for drastic action to cut their oil output, keeping their production ceiling unchanged and suggesting the cartel is bracing for lower prices longer term.<p>The decision on Thursday sent crude prices into a tailspin and …

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: The Deals You Need to Know About

It's the biggest shopping weekend of the year! We gathered all the irresistible bargains from our favorite retailers and designers to help make your …