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Opel brings in Valentino Rossi, Bryan Adams to jazz up the Adam

Every notice than when an automaker brings in a fashion designer or celebrity to "design" one of its cars – and by "design", we mean give them fancy paintjobs – it's almost always a European city car? If it's not a Mini for the Life Ball, it's a special Renault Twingo, a '60s-style Alfa MiTo by an …

1956 Pegaso Z-103 Panoramica

An unknown brand hailing from fascist Franco's backward and isolated Spain caused jaws to drop at the 1951 Paris motor show when it unveiled a Grand Touring car brimming with F1 technology: a free-breathing, four-cam V-8; a rear-mounted, motorcycle-style five-speed transaxle capable of clutchless …

Alfa Romeo

Top 10 custom motorcycles

It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles. They’re back with a bang, and the mainstream media has noticed. Even the Financial Times has picked up on the resurgence, reporting on The Comeback of the Cafe Racer. And most of the biggest-selling motorcycle magazines have added ‘new wave’ customs …

How to steal Bitcoin in three easy steps

Earlier this month, someone pulled off the largest heist in the history of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet. The illegal drug bazaar Sheep Marketplace was plundered, either by hackers or insiders, and about $100 million worth of the currency was stolen from …

Outdated Magnetic Strips: How U.S. Credit Card Security Lags

Criminals may have stolen information from 40 million credit and debit cards used at Target. A possible weakness? The magnetic stripe on credit cards — which fraudsters can pull credit card numbers and expiration dates from to make counterfeit cards.<p>Other countries moved beyond this technology …

Goodbye To Paper Invoices -- Basware Makes E-Commerce Electronic

Basware provides a cloud-based link to allow companies and their suppliers to create invoices and exchange billing, approval and payment information without proprietary systems at either company.<p>“It’s a way for payments to happen without using checks,” said Esa Tihilä, CEO of Basware, a …

21-year-old coder gets $500K to improve access to health care in Asia (exclusive)

The Singapore government has invested $500,000 in funding in a new health care startup called Ring.MD.<p>VentureBeat exclusively learned that the startup raised its funding from Singapore’s National Research Foundation, which offers financing to brilliant young scientists and researchers.<p>Ring.MD was …

How to Take Your Publishing Brand International in 2014

<i>Mick Rigby is the CEO Yodel Mobile, where he brings more than 20 years of experience as a strategist in advertising and marketing.</i><p>We’ve almost reached the tablet-to-PC tipping point where the cheaper, more portable tablet form factor is becoming the de facto device for browsing and consuming online …

Associated Press News

Fixing Southeast Asia's E-Commerce Bottleneck

Though it boasts a population of over 600 million people, e-commerce in Southeast Asia is fundamentally broken. Amazon, eBay and other global retailers have not put resources or focus into the region, and it is bereft of any dominant e-commerce players. Most importantly, it has no cohesive network …

Mexican cartels abet heroin and meth surge in U.S., DEA study says

MEXICO CITY — The availability of heroin and methamphetamine in the U.S. is on the rise, due in part to the ever-evolving entrepreneurial spirit of the Mexican drug cartels, according to a new study released by the Drug Enforcement Administration.<p>The report, which analyzes illicit drug trends …

Gold bars worth $1.1m found in plane toilet in India

<b>A stash of 24 gold bars worth more than $1.1m has been discovered in the toilet compartment of a commercial plane in eastern India.</b><p>Cleaners found the haul in two bags on board a Jet Airways flight at Kolkata airport, officials said.<p>India is one of the world's main gold consumers and imports are …

India

Indonesia freezes ties with Australia

Indonesia's president has suspended co-operation with Australia in combating people-smuggling and other activities, and condemned the country's "Cold War" behaviour following allegations its spies tapped his phone.<p>Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced on Wednesday that co-operation would be …

Indonesia halts Australia co-operation amid spying row

<b>Indonesia has suspended co-ordinated military co-operation with Australia amid an ongoing row over reports Canberra spied on Jakarta officials.</b><p>President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the suspension included operations to stop people-smuggling, joint military exercises and intelligence exchange.<p>The …

Spying

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Wisconsin's hidden muscle car gem

Take a tour of Ringbrothers with Petrolicious.<p>Nestled in the bluffs of southeastern Wisconsin, the town of Spring Green is known for farming, gorgeous scenery, and some famous Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. Spring Green, a town of 600 people, is also home to Ringbrothers, a shop responsible for …

Muscle Cars

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Samsung eyes phones with foldable displays in 2015

Samsung aims to unveil phones and other devices with foldable displays in another two years, give or take.<p>At an analysts event Wednesday night local time in Seoul, Korea, Samsung CEO Kwon Oh Hyun presented a slideshow revealing the company's display technology timeline for the next few years. As …

Some People Are Complaining About The Fingerprint Sensor On The iPhone 5S

Hundreds of people have taken to Twitter and the Apple forums to share their complaints. The general consensus seems to be that people often find themselves needing to rescan their finger because Touch ID simply won't recognize it.<p>"Wife and I got iPhone 5s units at the same time," user …

iPhone

Colombian navy in huge Caribbean cocaine haul

<b>The Colombian navy has seized 1,450 kg (3,200 lb) of cocaine from a speedboat in the Caribbean, following a tip off by US anti-drugs agents.</b><p>Colombian officials say the boat had left the northern town of Manaure and was heading towards the Dominican Republic.<p>It was intercepted in international waters<p>…

Dominican Republic

2013 Ford F-250 Project Truck: The Ultimate Super Dirty! - Dirt Every Day Ep. 19

Ferrari 600 car gathering in Hong Kong celebrating 30 years

Lamborghini unveils AU$4.67m Veneno Roadster - Roadshow

Carbon Fiber