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Revealing some new Chicago lists tomorrow. Know this spot? Check Zagat.com tomorrow to see which top honor it took. Photo by Nick Murway.

Toronto Raptors waive Quentin Richardson

<b>Toronto Raptors waive Quentin Richardson</b><p>The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they have waived guard-forward Quentin Richardson. Richardson was …

Suns release Michael Beasley

Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, was released by the Phoenix Suns in the wake of his recent arrest on suspicion of …

NBA

7 Southeast Asian Islands You've Probably Never Heard Of

Siam.<p>The Orient.<p>The Spice Islands.<p>Whatever you call it, I haven't met many people who are not in love with Southeast Asia. The area has warm weather, cheap beer, and whether you know it or not, there is a hammock beneath a coconut palm just waiting for you to take a nap in it.<p>White sand beaches, …

Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Be sure to catch the other stories in this package: on how Google's robo-cars mean the</i> …

Autonomous Cars

In Smartphone Crazy India, Phablets Are The New Rage

Many Indians couldn’t say what a phablet is. But smartphone sales in India as measured by shipments, including shipments of inexpensively-priced phablets, continued at a ripping pace, soaring over three times in the second quarter of 2013 compared with the same period a year ago.<p>Phablets, as the …

Netflix hooks Russell Peters for originals twofer: stand-up and documentary

Canadian comic will provide the fodder for Netflix's first earnest push into original docs and stand-up specials, making good on its promise for both this year.<p>Netflix said it would be setting its original-content sights on documentaries and stand-up specials next, but it didn't mention the two …

Entertainment

Android KitKat unveiled in Google surprise move

Technology reporter<p>Google is calling the next version of its mobile operating system Android KitKat.<p>The news comes as a surprise as the firm had previously indicated version 4.4 of the OS would be Key Lime Pie.<p>The decision to brand the software with the name of Nestle's chocolate bar is likely to …

Android News