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Fiat buying rest of Chrysler in $4.35 billion deal, IPO avoided

Chrysler will now become a wholly owned member of the Fiat family, as it's been announced that the 41.46-percent stake in the Auburn Hills, MI-based manufacturer owned by the United Auto Workers' VEBA trust fund will be sold to the Italian company. Concluding the agreement will mark the closure of …

Gambler antes up, gives $10K reward to Vegas cabbie who found his $300K

A Las Vegas cabbie who returned $300,000 left in his car has received a $10,000 reward from the poker player who lost the cash.<p>But cab driver Gerardo Gamboa and his bosses on Friday still weren't revealing the name of the 28-year-old professional gambler, whom they earlier described as a famous …

Amazon Appstore deals: free app promos, discounted apps and more

With Christmas just two days away, Amazon has now taken the wraps off its Christmas week promotion!<p>First up, Amazon will give anyone who downloads an app or game from the <i>newest version</i> of the Amazon AppStore a $5 credit to use on future AppStore purchases — including in-app purchases. To get in on …

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Dying girl's Christmas wish granted by 10,000 carolers

Eight-year-old Laney Brown will never see Christmas again. Her doctors say leukemia will take her soon.<p>Laney loves music. Loves to dance, loves Taylor Swift, loves Christmas carols.<p>As her dying wishes, she asked to meet the country superstar and for some people to come by her house for a night of …

5 Things You Need to Know About the Lamborghini Huracan

Unless you live under a rock, you're probably aware that Lamborghini took the wraps off a new car last week. But even if this isn't the first you've heard about the freshest Italian supercar, we've rounded up the five most important things you need to know about the latest Lambo.<p>The youngest kid on …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Are multivitamins a waste of money? Editorial in medical journal says yes

More than half of all adults in the United States take some sort of multivitamin; many do so in hopes of preventing heart disease and cancer or even to aid with memory.<p>But an editorial published in this week's Annals of Internal Medicine says that using supplements and multivitamins to prevent …

This Guy's Galaxy S4 Caught Fire, And He Says Samsung Won't Give Him A New One Unless He Never Talks About It Again

A man named Richard Wygand recently posted a video on YouTube of his Samsung Galaxy S4 smoking when it was plugged into the wall.<p>The phone was still under warranty and Samsung promised to replace it, according to Wygand. However, Samsung also sent Wygand papers to sign saying he couldn't get a new …

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Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

The World's Largest Vessel Enters The Water In South Korea

Shell has just floated the hull of the world's largest vessel out of its dry dock in South Korea. It's so massive that if you stood it up, it would be 1,601 feet tall, reaching higher into the sky than the Empire State Building.<p>The vessel, called the Prelude, will actually be used more as a …

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

The Most Uplifting Ad You’ll See Today Is About a 15-Year-Old’s Incredible Cancer Research

Here's one from the warm-and-fuzzies school of advertising.<p>Jack Andraka, barely a teenager, decided to develop an early-detection test for pancreatic …

Upgrading And Repairing PCs 21st Edition: Processor Specifications

<b>Tom’s Hardware and QUE Publishing are teaming up once more to bring you four chapters from the latest edition of Scott Mueller’s Upgrading And</b> …

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Root Android - Everything you will need to make it happen

If you’ve been around the world of Android long enough, you’re almost certain to have come across the term rooting. It’s one of those nerdy sounding technical terms that can be tough to get into, but even relatively casual smartphone users can root Android devices. They might find something about …

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Humvee Shootout! Banks Power Armored Humvee vs. Stock M1116 HMMWV! - Head 2 Head Ep 43

Garmin D2 delivers wrist-friendly GPS for pilots

Garmin has almost everyone covered in the watch category: runners, hikers, swimmers, even golfers have their own wrist-worn devices from the consumer GPS pioneer. Now pilots can be added to the growling list of people with their own specialty Garmin wearable. The D2 Pilot Watch includes all the …

Audi RS6 driven by former Stig Ben Collins egged on in 'The Duel'

Apparently driving a 553-horsepower Audi RS6 Avant with carbon-fiber egg launchers that shoot paint-filled eggs is what Stigs do when they retire from <i>Top Gear</i>. And unfortunately for stuntman Damien Walters, he happens to be the target.<p>Walters – on foot with his paint-eggs and no carbon-fiber …

Audi Nanuk Quattro Concept is a 544 hp V10 TDI monster

Torque. All the torque.<p>Audi is off with an early nomination for the most bonkers concept of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Nanuk Quattro Concept packs a ludicrous 5.0-liter, 544-horsepower V10 TDI engine with 737 pound-feet of torque. As a result, the big, diesel-powered machine can pound to 62 …

BitTorrent Sync: Everything you need to know

There are a lot of ways to sync files between your PC and your various mobile devices. The most popular one is cloud storage, but there are other ways. BitTorrent Sync is an app that keeps your phone synced to your computer and both synced to your tablet. It’s a unique and powerful application and …

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This Is How the FAA Regulates American Airspace

The skies over the United States are carved into classes reserved for different kinds of aviation. Here's who gets to fly where—and where the new fleet of domestic drones fits in.<p><i>Martin Laksman</i><p><b>Airspace: Class G</b><p><b>Altitude: 0–1200 feet</b><p>The FAA anticipates that within five years 7500 small commercial …

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Six incredibly beautiful Live Wallpapers for your Android

Breathe fresh air into your Android device with these stunning live wallpapers.<p>Here's an easy way to keep your phone screen looking fresh and inviting: install a live wallpaper. Live wallpapers are animated and typically interactive backgrounds that provide ever-changing screens to keep your phone …

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Cats Chase Cowardly Fox Out Of Their Yard (VIDEO)

Turns out foxes aren't as tough as we all thought. Just watch: in this showdown between two cats and a fox, the fox chickens out immediately.<p><i>Via Tastefully Offensive</i>

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

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50 Things a Geek Should Know

To be considered a true geek in today's geek friendly world, you can't just be smart. You have to dedicate yourself to the right movies and TV shows. …

REVEALED: The real story behind "unintended acceleration"