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Samsung outdoes itself with the Galaxy Note 8 display, judged best in the world by DisplayMate

At first glance, Samsung’s hot new Galaxy Note 8 is extremely similar to the “old” Galaxy S8. Not to mention the GS8+, with the two almost sharing …

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Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled due to overheating

It seems that there is some more trouble with Samsung's Galaxy Note line of phones. Today the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a …

'Fixer Upper's' Chip and Joanna Gaines 'still surprised' by huge success

No one is more surprised by the success of "Fixer Upper" than the stars of the show.<p>Chip and Joanna Gaines are still shocked at how they went from small-town home designers to big-time TV stars.<p>"For us it's just been an unbelievable wild ride...miracle after miracle sort of popped out at us," Chip …

​Researchers find 'smoking gun' in VW emissions cheat code

A team has finally uncovered the mechanism Volkswagen use to cheat emissions tests on models including Jetta, Beetle and Golf.<p>It took them a year, but researchers have finally found the mechanism that Volkswagen used to cheat emissions tests, buried in lines of code published on the company's own …

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GM Is Rehiring 500 Workers That Were Slated for Layoffs

General Motors plans next year to rehire 500 Michigan assembly plant workers who are to be laid off in May, citing increased demand for larger …

General Motors

GM to cut 625 jobs at Ontario plant, union says

The furore over NAFTA and job creation in Mexico swept into Canada Friday as General Motors Co. said it will eliminate 625 jobs at one of its Canadian assembly plants when it shifts production of a vehicle to Mexico this summer.<p>GM, whose Cami Automotive Inc., plant in Ingersoll, Ont., has been on a …

Ford patents a car camera system to get you the best shots for social media

Ford has a new patent out for a vehicle camera system – but it’s not designed for use in autonomous cars, as you might imagine. Instead, it’s a vehicle-mounted camera concept that would use data fed by the vehicle itself about its speed, trajectory and more to determine how to best position …

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General Motors Impresses in China, but Investors Would Be Wise to Temper Expectations

Image source: General Motors.<p>While many investors will be enjoying egg nog and putting bows on presents, the automotive industry will be putting the finishing touches on its global sales figures, and that will show how massive China's new-vehicle market is. North America will likely remain the most …

Toyota agrees to $3.4bn rust dispute settlement in US

<b>The world's biggest carmaker, Toyota, has agreed to settle a US Federal class action for up to $3.4bn (£2.7bn).</b><p>It was brought by US owners of pickup trucks and SUVs whose claimed their frames could rust through.<p>The proposed settlement covers 1.5 million Tacoma compact pickups, Tundra full-size …

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One Pot Chicken Ranch Pasta #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS:</b><p>4 slices bacon, diced<br>2 cloves garlic, minced<br>2 cups chicken broth<br>1 cup milk, or more, as needed<br>1 1/2 cups leftover rotisserie chicken<br>8 …

Chevrolet Pokes Holes - Literally - In Ford F-150's Aluminum Pickup Bed In New TV Spot

Pickup truck advertising is rife with bravado and bluster: every manufacturer claims to have the toughest, most dependable, most capable trucks on the market. In the end, it usually doesn’t matter much, because truck owners are among the most brand-loyal customers on earth.<p>But can a commercial …

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