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11 radiators. 16 cylinders. 1,500 horses. How Bugatti built the monstrous Chiron

A Bugatti is more of a work of art with four wheels than a car. And new models don’t come around very often. When one is introduced, the entire auto …

Yellen: Rate hike next month is 'live possibility'

The Federal Reserve may be closer than ever to hiking interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade after Fed Chair Janet Yellen told Congress Wednesday that a move at its meeting next month is "a live possibility."<p>Yellen's remarks came a day after leading Republican presidential candidate …

Economics

Guy hoverboards across a Canadian lake and into history

No, this isn't some guerilla marketing campaign for <i>Back to the Future's</i> upcoming pseudo-anniversary. It's a world record-setting flight by Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru aboard a homebrew hoverboard. He recently piloted this prototype nearly 1000 feet across a Quebec lake to set the …

Wi-Fi on planes opens door to in-flight hacking, warns US watchdog

Modern aircraft increasingly connected to internet, which could potentially lead to hackers seizing control of a plane mid-flight, says GAO<p>Hackers on commercial flights could now bring down the plane they are on by using the on board Wi-Fi, a US government watchdog has warned.<p>The US Government …

Compact Reptilian Watercrafts : jet capsule

The Jet Capsule Reptile is a smaller, more compact, lighter and faster version of the Jet Capsule mini- yacht. This futuristic water vehicle weighs …

Google reveals first Android Wear watches to go on sale

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Wear OS

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Forget The Drones: Amazon's Sunday Delivery Is The Big Innovation

Jeff Bezos is a very bright Chief Executive. He has guided Amazon.com into many new areas that retailers did not dream of. Today his company is competing with local and global enterprises alike. His enormous warehouses – some are 1 ½ million square feet in size – are a marvel of technological …

Tesla Rebounds After Germany Clears Model S Fires, But NHTSA Investigation Still Looms

After the stock ran up over 300% this year, Tesla Motors hit a snag over the last month when a string of three battery fires in the company’s flagship Model S line. The stock fell 20.4% in November as investors worried that the car fires were indicative of a larger problem and might warrant a …

Drones now being used to smuggle contraband into prisons

It appears the latest use for robot drones is to smuggle illicit substances into jail: four people have been arrested in Georgia after an attempt to …

Into the vaping zone

HEATHROW airport has opened what purports to be the world’s first airport “vaping zone” for smokers of e-cigarettes. The room, which is sponsored by …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

How does China censor the internet?

THE first e-mail sent from China, on September 14th 1987, was optimistic: "Across the Great Wall we can reach every corner in the world." Few of …

How does Bitcoin work?

BITCOIN, the world’s “first decentralised digital currency”, was launched in 2009 by a mysterious person known only by the pseudonym Satoshi …

The best web browsers

Picking a web browser isn’t like picking an operating system or smartphone ecosystem. Unlike choosing MacOS, Windows, or Chrome OS, where your …

Say ‘mortified!’ Google Glass will turn strangers into your personal paparazzi

Celebrities have been hounded by paparazzi photographers for decades, long before the Internet existed as a platform to splash their photos across. …

iPhone 5S: More talk of multiple colors with August launch possible

It’s not the first time we’ve heard that Apple will release the next iteration of the iPhone – likely to be called the 5S – in a range of colors, but …

Microsoft’s grand ambitions to takeover TV rest inside the Next Xbox

Microsoft’s ambitions for the Xbox have never been secret, nor have they been quiet: Microsoft wants to own living room entertainment. The Xbox 360 …

Meet the man running the jailbreaking market Apple doesn’t want you to use

Do you own an iPhone? What about an iPad? If you do, one of the greatest things about one is all the potential it has that you may not even know …

Tesco expected to scrap struggling US grocery chain Fresh & Easy

More than five years ago, Tesco planted its flag firmly on US shores by launching the Fresh & Easy chain. Next week, Britain's largest supermarket …

Now is the time to gamble on bitcoin

If you’ve got money you can afford to lose and a penchant for gambling, there’s no better time than now to plow that cash into bitcoin, the alternative currency that plunged in value over the past two days after hitting astronomical highs.<p>Let me be clear: I am not saying that, in the long run, …

Cryptocurrency

T-Mobile's iPhone off to a damp, but hopeful, start

NEW YORK--There are bright summer mornings in midtown Manhattan when tech enthusiasts happily line the streets around the famous Apple "cube" on Fifth Avenue or sneak to nearby carrier stories to land a new iPhone or iPad.<p>This was not one of those days. It was gray and soggy outside T-Mobile's …

Republicans Pressed on Gun Bill as Some Democrats Waver

President Barack Obama’s bid to enact even a scaled-back version of his gun-safety agenda needs support from many of the 16 Senate Republicans who …

The Week Everyone Became Magazine Makers

Inside Flipboard / March 29, 2013<p>It’s been an epic week here at Flipboard HQ, in sunny Palo Alto, California. The team had been working long and hard …

Half a Million and Counting...

Half a Million and Counting…<p>Inside Flipboard / April 11, 2013<p>It’s been two weeks since the new edition of Flipboard was released, allowing readers to …