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More trouble for Volkswagen

The French government has opened a formal "aggravated fraud" investigation into VW after it was discovered that the German automaker rigged millions of its cars with emissions cheating software, Reuters reported.<p>According to Reuters, investigation centers around the nearly 950,000 affected cars the …

Aido is pretty much the robot they promised everyone back in the 1950s

My mom has only one story about robots – and it’s that back in the 50s when she was tiny, kids were promised that in the future, you’d basically all have a robot butler.<p>Alas, mother, the prediction was actually a little off, because you can now pre-order a robot that would kill your robot butler – …

Galaxy S7 Edge unboxing and first 48 hours

One of the highlights of last month’s Mobile World Congress was undoubtedly Samsung’s introduction of the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, and just a few weeks later, the new flagships are now starting to hit the shelves. With a few welcome improvements and refinements over last year’s handsets, …

Panasonic makes the first countertop induction oven

You no longer need a big oven to get fast, super-precise cooking.<p>Induction cooking is great for budding chefs: it rarely needs preheating, it's energy-efficient and it's safer than conventional burners. Getting it has usually meant going for a full-size oven or a cooktop, however, which isn't …

Kitchens

This nifty device takes the hassle out of remembering your meds

When it comes to smart devices making our lives easier in the home, it’s not difficult to find countless thermostats, lights, coffee machines and even robots.<p>So it surprised me when New York-based startup HERO announced its latest creation – a smart pill dispenser – that I couldn’t think of …

The design of these hangers is solving a problem we didn't know existed

Frustrated with how little space he had in his dorm room closet, Drew Cleaver was motivated to design a solution without changing the closet …

Lookout’s new Apple Watch app will help you find your lost iPhone

Mobile security firm Lookout has introduced today what may be one of the more practical applications for Apple Watch. Its new smartwatch app will help you to not lose your phone, by alerting you if you’re about to leave your phone behind, as well as help you locate a lost or stolen phone by …

Trade deficits and jobs: What’s the worst case?

If you’ve read books like <i>Pop Internationalism</i> you know that international trade should not reduce employment. Some are fooled by the GDP equation, …

Collection of free Typefaces

We all have been through this situation where you start or work on project and you get a needy little font "creative" block. Instead of actually …

Many New Yorkers over age 50 have considered moving to save money

What a drag it is getting old in New York.<p>A new survey of New Yorkers over 50 found 43% of them have at least considered moving to cut down on …