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Google Launches New Tab Page for Chrome with a Search Bar

Google today announced that it has started rolling out a New Tab page for Chrome that features a search bar front and center. It also offers current Google Doodles without having to first navigate to Google’s homepage.<p>To get the new page, the only requirement is that you must have Google as your …

Twitter's Mobile Apps Will Now Recommend Interesting Users and Tweets

Twitter is promoting one of its experiments and bringing it to the real-world. Following weeks of its @MagicRecs Twitter account telling followers who their friends are following, the company is now rolling out notifications that will recommend interesting accounts and Tweets to you to its mobile …

YouTube gets the yuck out in comments cleanup

Comments on YouTube videos can be a wretched hive of scum and villainy. Now Google is arming uploaders with Google+ comment moderation powers.<p>Laugh all you want, fuzzball, but Google is changing how YouTube uploaders manage comments on their videos. The new system, which began rolling out to a …

Teardown Shows iPhone 5S Costs at Least $199 to Build, $173 for the 5C

New iPhones always gladden the hearts of the analysts at the research firm IHS, because it means it’s time to tear the phones apart.<p>This year’s …

Mobile Technology

Facebook reportedly back in China on limited basis

Providing access to Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times is part of effort to welcome foreign companies to the new economic zone and make foreign workers fell at home-South China Morning Post<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- China plans to lift a ban on internet access within the Shanghai Free-trade Zone to …

China

Ex-Pope Benedict denies abuse cover-up

<b>The former Pope, Benedict XVI, has denied any role in covering up child sex abuse by priests, in his first public comments since retirement.</b><p>The emeritus Pope, as he is now known, addressed the issue in a detailed letter to a prominent atheist, which also covered many other matters.<p>It is thought to …

Christianity

Brazilian President Lashes Out Over U.S. Spying

President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil was so angry about reports that the National Security Agency was spying on her and others in her country that she recently called off a high-profile visit to the U.S.<p>The Brazilian leader was still in a fighting mood Tuesday as she used her speech at the United …

Navy didn't have full info on shooter

The Navy is defending its 2008 decision to grant a secret clearance to the man who killed 12 people at the Navy Yard last week, saying it didn’t have all of the details about his criminal record.<p>Aaron Alexis had been arrested in Seattle in 2004 for shooting out the tires of a car during what he …

U.S. experts: N. Korea can likely build key nuke parts

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean scientists are able to build crucial equipment for uranium-based nuclear bombs on their own, cutting the need for imports that had been one of the few ways outsiders could monitor the country's secretive atomic work, according to evidence gathered by two …

Help a Hoon- Warts and All

Robert Emslie September 24, 2013 Featured, Friends of Hooniverse 16 Comments<p>Can you imagine why a car company named Wartburg might not have found …

The Art of Renting an Exotic Sports Car

Okay, maybe you're not among the lucky few who can afford to buy a Lamborghini Aventador. You can still be a high roller for day.<p><b>Back in 1988, you could rent a 1953 MG TD</b>, unrestored, from National Car Rental's Emerald Club fleet at the San Francisco airport, as well as a handful of Ferrari 328s …

Supercars

Audi scores 100th LMP win

Loïc Duval, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish took the No. 2 Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro to victory at this weekend's Six Hours of Austin at the Circuit of the Americas, marking the 12th victory for the R18 body and the 100th LMP overall victory for Audi since 2000. The milestone victory also saw a …

2014 Cadillac CTS

<i>Fixated By Europeans, GM Ensures The Third Time Is A Charm</i><p>Few things are better for consumers than competition raising the bar. And no campaign seems fiercer than the one currently underway in the midsize sport-sedan segment now that Cadillac has introduced its all-new 2014 CTS to go head-to-head …

Michigan Startup's New Technology Rewards You Just For Driving Your Car

I used to carry around just two keys: one for my house, and one for my car. Now, my keychain is bursting with loyalty cards — little shards of plastic embedded with a UPC code that tells each store I visit what I like to buy so the retailer can offer special promotions tailored just for me. It’s a …

BMW stripes up X6 M Design Edition

There's something that makes red, dark blue and light blue stripes running up the fenders and down the flanks of a white car just that much more eye-catching. Whether it's a Martini Racing liveried racecar or something from the BMW skunkworks, they just draw long looks nothing else can. And here's …

Hyundai, Mazda and Ford offering support to victims of Colorado flooding

Hyundai, Mazda and Ford have initiated programs to aid victims of the recent floods across Colorado. Hyundai is stepping in to give help directly to drivers, offering those with flood-damaged vehicles a $750 credit on a new Hyundai. "At this stressful time, the last thing flood victims should be …

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

<i>Since 2007, TV Club has dissected television episode by episode. Beginning this September,</i> The A.V. Club <i>will also step back to take a wider view in</i> …

AIG CEO Robert Benmosche Compares Bonus Criticism to Lynch Mobs

Somebody tell these guys how smart they're not, or we'll be in another crisis before we know it<p>AIG has a lengthy history of producing some of the …

Finance

'Breaking Bad' Director Peter Gould Breaks Down 'Granite State'

Last Sunday's episode was rich, poignant and heartbreaking. Here, the writer/director breaks down several key scenes<p>Peter Gould has worked on all …

TV

Lost your Android? Google lets you lock it from afar

Google will now permit you to remotely lock your Android, lest that cabbie whose vehicle you left your phone in sees all those duckface pictures you took last night.<p>But this sort of move from Google could start to spell trouble for a number of mobile security apps, such as Lookout Mobile, aimed at …