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3D printing in auto industry should quintuple to $1.25B by 2019

The use of 3D printing in the auto industry is set to quintuple over the next five years to a value of $1.25 billion.<p>The total current value of the car industry’s 3D printing work is about $267 million. But that number is expected to grow to $1.25 billion by 2019, according to data provided to 3D …

Galaxy Alpha's Death Will Inspire Samsung To Design A Better Smartphone

Launched in August 2014, Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha was an interesting play by Samsung. Rather than specifications, the emphasis on the Alpha was placed on style and form rather than function and capability. With reports coming in that the Alpha’s production run is coming to an end, the handset has …

The OBox Is A Console’s Take On Android Gaming

At CES this year, Snail, a Chinese gaming company, demoed a new console it is working to release early this year called the OBox. The device is essentially a modular — their word — computer that runs Android games.<p>I tinkered with the thing earlier today when it was attached to a large television, …

Lima Showcases Its Mobile App For Its Dropbox Alternative

French startup Lima is presenting another piece of its offering at CES, the mobile app. And it is a very promising app for those who backed Lima to seamlessly access their photos, music library and movies from their phones and tablets. While the team still needs to polish the app interface, it goes …

The Withings Activité Pop is a cheaper brand of beautiful fitness-tracking wristwatch

The Withings Activité is a watch. A Swiss Made watch, much like the ones we've been wearing for decades — only slightly smarter. At $450, it's a serious purchase, an investment in quality. Now Withings has tweaked the formula a bit. The Activité Pop, which was just announced at CES 2015, is a …

Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says

Too many missions and too few pilots are threatening the ‘readiness and combat capability’ of America’s unmanned Air Force, according to an internal …

Obama, Senate GOP to test new relationship

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republican lawmakers insist they can strike some big deals with the White House in the coming months -- as long as President Barack Obama goes along with their ideas.<p>The first test of how the new Washington will operate -- whether Obama will bend to the GOP's will, and how hard …

Afghan president says U.S. might want to 're-examine' pullout deadline | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the United States might want to “re-examine” the timetable for removing the remaining U.S.-led coalition troops in the country by the end of 2016.<p>Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a …

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N.Y. police arrest son in murder of hedge fund founder | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The son of a hedge fund founder was arrested on Monday and charged with the murder of his father, who was discovered shot to death in his New York apartment over the weekend, police said.<p>Thomas Gilbert, 70, founder of the Wainscott Capital Partners Fund, was found shot once in …

Slowing Kevin Durant poses unique challenge for Warriors

The last time the Warriors played Oklahoma City, head coach Steve Kerr jokingly said his team did such a good job of defending Kevin Durant that he barely noticed the game’s most dynamic scorer in the second half.<p>Of course, Durant scored 30 points in the first half before sitting out the second …

Cavaliers say coach David Blatt is not going anywhere

Cavaliers general manager David Griffin said David Blatt will remain the team's head coach and that no change will be made.<p>Griffin, speaking to reporters before Sunday's game against Dallas, called scrutiny about Blatt's job status "ridiculous" and said he isn't giving the rookie head coach a vote …

Romo leads Cowboys to comeback win over Lions

ARLINGTON, Texas — Face-down on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child.<p>Frustrated by yet another season-ending failure? Far from it. The Dallas quarterback was celebrating after giving the Cowboys the lead in a stirring playoff comeback.<p>Romo threw two touchdown …

Kobe Bryant to sit out Lakers game at Portland on Monday

Kobe Bryant will not travel with the Lakers (10-23) to play the Trail Blazers (26-8) on Monday night in Portland.<p>"We talked about it this morning. I told him my plan was to sit him for tomorrow," said Coach Byron Scott before the Lakers' Sunday night battle against the Indiana Pacers (13-21).<p>Bryant …

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