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Street Racing Corvette Drivers May Face Charges Following Crash: Video

Pull up to a set of lights and you see a matching pair of Chevrolet Corvettes, one a current-generation C6 and the other a previous-gen C5, and you …

From headight to tailfin, this 1961 Chrysler 300G exudes retro cool.

Toyota Recalls 112,500 Cars for Power Steering, Electric Motor Failures

Toyota is recalling 112,500 cars in the U.S. to fix power steering and electric drivetrain failures, the company said Wednesday.<p>About 110,000 cars have electric power steering that can shut down due to faulty circuit boards. Affected are the 2014-2015 RAV4 and the 2015 Camry and Highlander …

Traffic Safety

Ram's New Special-Edition Trucks Are Super Orange or Super Black

What do the two latest special-edition trucks from Ram, Tony the tiger, Tigger, and, well, real tigers all have in common? A color scheme! For 2015 Ram is adding the Ignition Orange Sport and Black Sport packages to the options sheet of the Crew Cab 1500 pickup, and, as you’ve probably surmised, …

General Motors

Drive a 2016 MX-5 Miata, On Track, For Free, On Your XBox

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata won’t come to the U.S. market until late summer. Hell, production for the Japanese domestic market only just began last week. We say, “Why wait?” While the regular folks stand around with their sad hands in their sad pockets, you—yes, <i>you</i>—can drive the all-new roadster as …

Roadsters

Mopar 499 Street Hero (Part 2): Step-by-Step Short Block Assembly

<i>Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian has been building engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion.</i> <i>Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive,</i> …

Woodworking

Acura Integra GS-R

Pound for pound, maybe the best since Sugar Ray Robinson.<p>From the November 1994 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Awright, we <i>knew</i> you'd write in. It was no shock here in the ice-cube quarry that is the magazine's Michigan domain. You were sure to gripe that Acura's uncanny Integra GS-R could never better other …

Ann Arbor

Apple and Microsoft release patches to fix FREAK vulnerability

Apple and Microsoft have released patches to fix the FREAK security vulnerability found last week in Mac OS X, iOS and Windows operating systems.<p>FREAK — short for Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys — allows hackers to decrypt HTTPS-protected Web traffic between browsers and millions of websites, …

Information Security

Android 5.1 starts hitting Nexus devices

T-Mobile shows the latest Android OS as available for the Nexus 5, while Sprint says it's rolling out the update for the Nexus 6.<p><b>Correction at 6:30 a.m. PT March 13:</b> <i>The information about the Nexus 4 and 7 reflected inaccurate information on T-Mobile's web pages. A T-Mobile spokesperson says that</i> …

Android News

PlayStation Mobile shutting down this year

PlayStation Mobile, the development, storefront and support structure for indie games on certified Android devices and the PlayStation Vita, will close down completely this year, Sony said today.<p>PlayStation Mobile will stop distributing content on July 15 and the entire service will come to an end …

Mobile

The new Chromebook Pixel looks like the old one, costs slightly less

It's been more two years since Google came out with the Chromebook Pixel. And man, was it a difficult thing to review: It was finely crafted, and a delight to use, but we couldn't in good conscience recommend that people spend $1,299 on a laptop that ran a glorified version of the Chrome browser. …

Sony's Playstation Vue Streaming TV Service Launching Soon

Sony is launching its PlayStation Vue streaming TV service within the next two weeks in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia, reports The Wall Street Journal.<p>The service will launch in these three cities shortly after invite-based tests there, and will roll out across the US by the end of this year. …

Televisions

Here is VAIO's first smartphone

No longer a part of Sony, VAIO likes the look of that smartphone market, and has decided to go up against its former parent company's Xperia series with its own creation -- one that looks very familiar to our smartphone-seasoned eyes. It's called the VAIO Phone, and it's launching in Japan in …

Apple yanks rival fitness bands from stores

Such rival health and fitness wearables as the Jawbone Up and the Nike+ FuelBand are no longer being sold at Apple's retail stores.<p>The Apple Watch is shoving aside some of its potential competition.<p>A check of Apple Stores in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and New York by Recode on Wednesday …

Wearable Tech

Cancer Survival Boosted by Tetanus Shot With Vaccine

Treatment with tetanus shot seems to enhance cancer vaccine’s effects, stimulating the immune system, Duke University study of glioblastoma patients finds<p>By<p>Peter Loftus<p>Peter Loftus<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Loftus<p>Peter.Loftus@dowjones.com<p>A common tetanus booster shot given to patients with a …

Cancer

Global fans demand BBC reinstate 'Top Gear' host Clarkson | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 450,000 fans from around the world have backed a petition calling for British presenter Jeremy Clarkson to be reinstated to his job hosting the “Top Gear” motoring show after the BBC suspended him following a “fracas” with a producer.<p>Clarkson, renowned for his outspoken …

Top Gear

One-time dose of gene therapy treats hemophilia B - Futurity

A new type of gene therapy tested in animals can safely treat hemophilia B by using a virus to swap out faulty genes with new ones.

NASA confirms there's an ocean on Jupiter's moon Ganymede

'Almost everywhere we look there's water.'<p>The largest moon in our solar system is hiding an ocean under its surface, according to observations made with the Hubble Space Telescope. Aurorae spotted by the telescope, confirmed the long-standing theory, and the findings were announced during a NASA …

Marvin Gaye's Family Considering 'Happy' After 'Blurred Lines' Win

Marvin Gaye’s family just won a $7.3 million lawsuit against Robin Thicke and Pharrell for ripping off one of his hits in their recent single …

Tip of the Day: Send Audio Messages Even if You Don't Have iOS 8

If you have an older iOS device, such as an iPhone 4S, you have probably chosen not to update to iOS 8. Which means you're missing the fun of sending audio messages to your friends and family. The way around that is to record and share brief Voice Memos instead.<p>Open Voice Memos and tap the red …

iOS