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New Honda CEO Doesn’t Have a Car, Holding Out for Civic Type R

You’d think Takahiro Hachigo, the CEO of a major automaker, would have his own car. But he doesn’t, and Honda‘s top executive says he will remain without one until the Civic Type R arrives.<p>“Unfortunately, I don’t have a car now. But I want to buy the Civic Type R,” Hachigo said, reports <i>Automotive</i> …

The good and the bad of Apple Watch’s waterproofing

A new report suggests that the Apple Watch’s maker has sold its wearable short when it comes to its performance in water.<p>Developer Craig Hockenberry says that the wearable works (mostly) fine in liquid and knows because he swims with his smartwatch regularly. In the ocean.<p>Where sharks …

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Apple could announce 10M Apple Watches sold when it reports earnings on July 21

The running storyline is that the Apple Watch isn’t selling well. But we have little reliable data about its retail performance, and Apple may surprise us with some big numbers when it reports earnings July 21.<p>Slice Intelligence, which is making a name for itself by tracking Watch sales based on …

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Google Drive can stop others from grabbing your files

Google Drive is built around collaboration. And that's great! However, you probably don't want to give collaborators unfettered access to <i>everything</i> -- what if someone makes off with a sensitive report? Thankfully, you can put your foot down as of today. Google has added rights management to Drive …

Mapped: The world's most - and least - crowded countries

Do you long for peace and solitude on your travels? Then you'll do far worse than to take your next break in one of these countries. To mark World Population Day, we've researched the 10 least densely populated, measured in number of people per square kilometre, according to the latest available …

AMG Wrings Bigger Power Out of the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 and GLA45

When Mercedes-Benz threw its new CLA to the loons in Affalterbach and they returned it with 355 horsepower harrumphing from its turbocharged 2.0-liter, folks were pretty agog. Time, however, does not stand still, and Volkswagen is working on 400-ish-pony versions of its own 2.0T engine. What’s …

'Suicide Squad' Trailer Highlights Harley Quinn, Could Be First Modern Female Comic Book Film

I was at an amusement park with my children when the <i>Suicide Squad</i> trailer went online yesterday, so you’ll pardon my tardiness. I wasn’t even going to bother, but I had a few explicit requests for commentary, so I thought I’d join the “better late than never” crowd. I am sure by now you have the …

Muslims Everywhere Applaud Snapchat's Live Stream of Ramadan Prayers in Mecca

Video messaging app Snapchat’s decision to live-stream Ramadan prayers in Mecca was an instant hit with over a million people tweeting about the …

The Last Photo

Ever since junior high school, I was the kid with the camera. And many years later, I’m still the guy who shows up to every life event with camera in …

Grandparents

Amazon at 20 - how the online retailer has changed (and stayed weirdly the same): in pictures - Telegraph

Chris Sacca

Five-time Midas Lister Chris Sacca finally breaks into the top ten--and the billionaire ranks--thanks to his early bets on Twitter and Uber as well as a host of other startups such as Stripe, Twilio, Docker, Lookout and Automattic. His Lowercase Capital was also one of the first investors in …

Why Mark Zuckerberg is the last to know about cool new Facebook features

You know Google's vaunted 20% time, where engineers get a dedicated portion of their workday for side-projects? It's "kind of like that, but on steroids," says Facebook developer advocate James Pearce in an interview with Business Insider. "I've never seen anything like this."<p>It's well-known that …

Mark Zuckerberg

Grateful Dead: only three marijuana arrests at Chicago farewell shows

Combination of relaxed possession laws and gun violence elsewhere led police away from band’s Soldier Field gigs<p>Are Grateful Dead fans unmellowing in their old age? The veteran jam band’s three farewell shows at Soldier Field in Chicago this weekend attracted 210,000 fans, yet only three of them …

2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 First Drive

Putting the G in Unglaublich: Ridiculous toys don't get more fun than this<p>The most flabbergasting aspect of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 isn’t that it exists, but that it’s a production vehicle. As in, you can buy one. AMG has already built nearly 60 units so far this year. I just spent a …

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