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This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Electric Vehicles

In “Injection” a team of internet do-gooders get tasked with making the digital space a better place and get it horribly wrong

<b>Injection (Image Comics)</b><p>A new sci-fi comic about the dangers of disruption, the horrors of the Internet and the joy of sandwiches<p>Mark Peters<p>March 17, 2017 10:58pm (UTC)<p>Since 2015, Image Comics' "Injection" has featured five characters -- a scientist, a programmer, a detective, a spy and a wizard — …

Sandwiches

This terrible propaganda rap video shows why Chinese companies fail abroad

One of the worst rap songs ever made has some important lessons for companies hoping to expand across borders.

WeChat

23 Life-Changing Apps We Downloaded This Year

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Britain intervenes to strip Saudi billionaire of diplomatic immunity ahead of divorce case

Walid Juffali, a Saudi billionaire in the midst of a £4 billion divorce battle from a former Pirelli calendar model, faces losing his diplomatic immunity following concern about his role representing St Lucia<p>Britain has intervened in the battle to strip a Saudi Arabian billionaire of his diplomatic …

The 10 best iPad apps of 2015

Between iOS 9 and the all-new iPad Pro, Apple's tablets got some major updates this year.<p>If Santa brought you an iPad this holiday — or if you're …

Uberchord Guitar app review: a fun and interactive way to learn how to play guitar

Introduction<p>Learning to play any instrument can be a rewarding but challenging experience. In the past the best way to learn how to play guitar was …

Apps

A citizen reporter's journey through the rubble of Aleppo air strikes

Rami Jarrah is a rare voice in the war-ravaged Syrian city of Aleppo.<p>He's a Syrian citizen journalist, documenting the civilian cost of air strikes. Often, that means he's rushing to the aftermath of a bombing, as he did the other day when he encountered a panicked father, frantically searching for …

Here Are 2015’s Biggest Pop Songs–All Mashed Up Into a Single 4-Minute Earworm

Every year since 2008, the mixmaster, whom Co.Create interviewed a couple years ago, has reliably showed up in early December to deliver a new …

Music

2016 BMW 7 Series Quick Drive | Consumer Reports

Whatever You Do, Don't Break A Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet

iFixit helps consumers fix or upgrade gadgets rather than throw old electronics away. It offers self-help guides and repair manuals and has become famous for "tear down" reviews, where it pulls a gadget apart to see how easy it can be fix.<p>It gave the Surface Pro 3 the lowest possible …

MacBook Air

Tesla deal keeps Ohio stores open following threat of a state ban

Amid a growing threat of US states prohibiting automaker Tesla from selling its electric vehicles directly to consumers, the company's made a deal in Ohio to keep its existing company-owned stores open there, as well as follow through with plans to open a third. The agreement, which limits Tesla …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

The Oculus Rift Will Battle PS4 And Xbox One At E3

Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo….Oculus? It’s no surprise that Oculus VR has just announced they’ll be bringing the Oculus Rift to E3, as they’ve had a presence at many, many gaming events to date, and E3 will be a can’t-miss for them.<p>But now, the situation is different. The Oculus Rift is no longer just …