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Augmented reality in the car steps toward production at CES 2017

In a clear trend at CES 2017, three automotive equipment makers presented augmented reality (AR) concepts for the car, which could greatly enhance safety by placing warnings and environment information right on the windshield. Rather than distracting, this imagery serves to highlight objects around …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Netflix has revealed for the first time that it lowers the streaming video quality on Verizon and AT&T.</b> Netflix says that it has been throttling its video on wireless networks like AT&T and Verizon for over five years, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p><b>2. Playboy wants to sell itself, and it</b> …

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A closer look at the new McLaren 570GT

At the core of the 570GT is the same 3.8-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine servicing the rest of McLaren's range. Just as it does in the 570S, the motor …

Bill Gates explains why he wouldn't want to be president, and why he would pick $40,000 off the street

Gates' answer: He prefers philanthropy, via his Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation, to politics.<p>"I like my current job at the Foundation better than I would being President. Also I wouldn't be good at doing what you need to do to get elected. I thought Michael Bloomberg was thoughtful about why it …

Kanye West takes to Twitter to slam album critic

Despite staying away from Twitter controversy for a few meagre days, Kanye West has yet again taken to the social media platform, using the site this time to hit back at producer Bob Ezrin after he published a (now unavailable) scathing review of West’s latest release <i>The Life of Pablo.</i><p>Taking a jibe …

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Uganda opposition leader under house arrest amid tensions

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Long-time Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni was on Saturday declared the winner of the country's disputed presidential election, but his main rival rejected the results as fraudulent and called for an independent audit of the count.<p>Museveni got more than 60 percent of the votes, …