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Samsung unveils beautiful new Galaxy S6

Samsung set out to build a better looking line of Galaxy phones this year, and it definitely achieved its goal.<p>The South Korean electronics company unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on Sunday afternoon at Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. I got a chance to preview both new models at a …

Opinion: Wearables will explode after Apple Watch debut

Wearables, and the apps that will make them useful, are set to go mainstream thanks to the expected launch of Apple's smartwatch on March 9.<p>Yes I know, wearables like Google Glass didn't do very well in their initial launch. The current crop of smartwatches and fitness bands are good, but they're …

Best Buy is not the next RadioShack

Best Buy is not RadioShack. It's turnaround is legit.<p>Shares of Best Buy (BBY) were up 2% Tuesday morning after the company reported fourth quarter earnings that topped forecasts and a solid jump in same-store sales.<p>The big sellers during the holidays? Big TVs and smartphones. Best Buy definitely …

Kanye's world: Class, luxury and Steve Jobs

Kanye West, the multi-millionaire rap star designer of $350 haute couture shoes, has a lot to say about luxury.<p>And he's very critical.<p>West -- who Forbes said made $30 million last year -- spoke out against the high-end world in a lecture at Oxford University on Tuesday. At the same time, he …

Koenigsegg's super hybrid: Zero to 248 in less than 20 seconds

It looks like a Transformer, has 1,500 horsepower and can go from zero to 248 miles per hour in less than 20 seconds.<p>It's the new super hybrid Regera that Swedish car maker Koenigsegg unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday.<p>Regera means "to reign" in Swedish and the car is due to go in …

$400,000 GT to be most expensive Ford ever

The Ford GT supercar will be the most expensive car in the automaker's history, costing about $400,000.<p>The price is pegged to that of the Lamborghini Aventador, which has a list price of $397,500.<p>Ford is planning to make only 250 of the GT each year. That compares to roughly 4,000 of the GT models …

Leonardo DiCaprio and Netflix partner on film projects

Leonardo DiCaprio, one of the most famous actors in Hollywood, has agreed to a partnership with Netflix to produce documentaries for the streaming service.<p>With the multi-year deal, DiCaprio and his production company "Appian Way" will identify and develop "fact-based" projects focusing on …