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What it's like to build a Lamborghini V12 by hand

It's one thing to open up an Aventador's V12 on the open road; it's another entirely to build one with your own hands. Join us on the line in Sant'Agata.<p>A little over a decade ago, Lamborghini's V12 assembly line looked like a colorized version of the black-and-white photos in the company museum. A …

Why Google won't fix a security bug in almost a billion Android phones

A day after Google publicized a flaw in Windows 8.1 before Microsoft could do anything about it, news broke about a security vulnerability in Android that the Mountain View company, well, won't fix at all. Rafay Baloch, an independent researcher, and Joe Vennix, an engineer at Rapid7 (a security …

Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

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ODG just set the new bar for augmented reality

Back in the fall of 2014, a little-known San Francisco company called ODG released two pairs of augmented reality glasses. While the industry’s …

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

The First 21 Apps To Download For Your New iPhone 6

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.<p>We've collected the best apps to get your iPhone 6 ready for action.

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Meizu’s iPhone 5c clone is more impressive than the real thing

If you liked the iPhone 5c’s colorful design but were put off by its tiny screen and aging specifications, then Meizu’s latest smartphone could be …

Google announces its self-driving car is now fully functional

Google today announced it has completed the first build of its self-driving vehicle prototype. This is the first fully functional self-driving car from the company.<p>It’s one thing to modify an existing car to give it self-driving capabilities. It’s another thing to build a self-driving car from the …

How Information Theory Unifies Quantum Mechanics

A new framework ties together wave-particle duality and quantum uncertainty with bits.<p>Two parallel mysteries of quantum mechanics, so-called wave-particle duality and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, are in reality one and the same. This is according to a new framework developed by physicists …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

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Volvo coupe project on hold

Did you like the Concept Coupe that Volvo unveiled last year? We did, too, but we shouldn't expect it to reach production. At least not yet.<p>According to Volvo designer Anders Gunnarson in speaking to <i>Auto Express</i>, the idea of producing a coupe has many fans within the Swedish automaker, but right …

Eat within 12-hour window to lose weight, say scientists

Simply sticking to a 12-hour eating window could be the key to losing weight without restricting calories<p>Dieters hoping to shed the pounds should watch the clock as much as their calories after scientists discovered that limiting the hours we eat stops weight gain.<p>Confining meals to a 12 hour …

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Big Data Ethics and Your Privacy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Big data enables to check, control and know everything. But to know everything entails an obligation to act on behalf of and to protect the customer. …

This Jeff Bezos Quote Explains Amazon's Insanely Difficult Hiring Process

The company believes that every new employee should increase the average level of productivity on whichever team they join, ensuring that the company's standards get higher and higher as time goes on.<p>Its interviews are no joke either, having in the past used difficult questions ranging from "How …

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If physicists are smarter than social scientists, are religious people dumb?

A recent study in the <i>Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion</i> by Edward Dutton (University of Oulu, Finland) and Richard Lynn (University of Ulster, Northern Ireland) proclaims that physicists are more intelligent than social scientists.<p>Why, you ask? Because, of course, they have higher …

Ford Dropping Microsoft-Based Infotainment, to Adopt BlackBerry Unit

If you’ve ever driven a new Ford and found the touch-screen display a bit buggy—or watched it black out all of your major controls—you’ll understand Ford’s decision to scrap Microsoft from future models. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, Ford will instead partner with Blackberry subsidiary QNX for its …

There's A Reason Only 16% Of Gamers Play Downloaded Games Exclusively

There’s a new report out from the NPD Group called “Exploring Digital Gaming” which says that 16% of American gamers download their games exclusively, favoring digital and ignoring disc-based games altogether.<p>Elsewhere in the survey, 25% of respondents said they preferred downloading games while …

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Hooray, another multi-billion dollar acquisition!"<p>I’m sure most entrepreneurs didn’t wake up exclaiming that when they found out WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook. While the news is great, and we’re bound to see a few more Lamborghinis …

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No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft

Barclays has lost faith in Apple and thinks you should too. It believes the time has come to dump the most valuable company because of some superficial similarities to Microsoft, which traded sideways through most of the current millennium. While it’s certainly challenging to predict the future of …