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Volkswagen ID electric car to launch in 2020 along with new VW Golf

Volkswagen has a critical year coming in 2020, when the German brand will launch two incredibly important vehicles nearly back-to-back.<p>The …

Electric Vehicles

Ethereum's Next Hard Fork Is Now Officially Being Tested

Byzantium, the first part of ethereum's long-awaited Metropolis upgrade, has officially launched on testnet.<p>The simulated hard fork was executed this …

Cryptography

Bitcoin ETF Has ‘New Hope’ of Success: Bloomberg Analyst

Bloomberg has confirmed there is “new hope” of a Bitcoin ETF gaining US regulatory approval.<p>Speaking in a segment of the publication’s Bloomberg …

Cryptocurrency

New framework unveiled in China for Bitcoin, blockchain technology

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Initial coin offerings (ICOs), a form of fundraising involving digital tokens, have gained popularity recently, prompting diverse parties to devote attention to how ICOs might …

African Bitcoin Exchange BitcoinFundi Adds Litecoin and Dash Trading Pairs

Advertisement<p>BitcoinFundi, a bitcoin exchange launched by Zimbabwean startup BitFinance, has added litecoin and Dash trading pairs to its online …

Coinbase Advises Users To Transfer BTC

Amid fears of the proposed Bitcoin Cash (BCC) fork coming on August 1, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has issued a notice to their users.<p>No …

Cryptocurrency

How to Build an Ethereum Mining Rig

DIY computer building for the masses.<p><i>Update: It is no longer worth it to build an Ethereum mining rig</i><p>Two years ago this month, a 21-year old Russian-Canadian programmer named Vitalik Buterin released the genesis block for ethereum, a decentralized computing platform based on blockchain technology. …

Cryptocurrency

BMW, Audi and Mercedes Launch Real-Traffic Info Maps in 60 Countries

Last year, BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz wrote history when they announced that they will join forces to purchase Here Maps from Nokia, in a bid worth …

Autonomous Cars

Toyota C-HR Concept: Previewing a Future Scion Crossover

Weird chasing weird: Toyota plans a Nissan Juke competitor.<p>Toyota is known for a lot of things, but whimsy and weirdness are not chief among them. Sure, the new Prius is weird, but not in a fun way. The new C-HR concept, on the other hand, is weird in a great way. Even better, it’s headed for …

What has Microsoft got in store for October 6?

By Jamie Hinks<p>Microsoft finally confirmed the computing industry's worst kept secret just days ago when it sent out the invites for a Windows 10 …

How to Update Huawei P8 Lite Single SIM (ALE-L21) to Marshmallow 6.0 B605 Firmware.

SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 Wi-Fi - SM-T810 Official Android 5.0.2 Lollipop T810XXU1AOG6 Update is available now.<p>Follow our guide below to download the …

You Won't Believe How Easy it Is to Break the Samsung Galaxy Note 5

“The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is our easiest to break mobile device.”<p>OK, so that’s not how the company is advertising the Note 5, except for maybe in …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Loses $44 Billion of Value in Worst Streak Since 1983

Tepid demand for Samsung Electronics Co.’s newest Galaxy smartphones triggered a fifth straight monthly decline for the electronics maker, wiping out …

Samsung Stock Down For Fifth Month In A Row

Samsung shares fell another 8.1 percent this month, losing $12 billion in value. The company has lost $44 billion in value since April.<p>Analysts believe that low demand for the company’s new smartphones and upstart rivals – including the fan favorite OnePlus – are hitting the company in a big way. …

Android Phones

Samsung to launch curated news app for its Galaxy phones

European digital publisher Axel Springer and Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung have announced a new strategic partnership that will see the two companies develop new digital media services for European customers. The first product to come out of this partnership is a news aggregation platform …

Apps

Samsung's Arrogant Decision Abandons Passionate Galaxy Users

It’s all about confidence. When you are buying a new smartphone, you don’t just look at what it can do, you think about how you feel about the manufacturer. Do you as a consumer have confidence in the company you are buying from? What happens when a company starts to lose that consumer confidence? …

Nextbit’s Robin Is An Android Smartphone That Taps The Cloud For Bonus Smarts

A little over a year ago, we broke the news that Nextbit, a company founded by early Android veterans, had raised $18 million dollars for… something. Something secret.<p>Today, they’re finally pulling back the curtain.<p>After weeks of teasing out little details on Twitter, Nextbit has finally spilled …

Apps

This is Peugeot's Fractal concept, and it looks excellent

It’s fair to say Peugeot knows how to build a concept. Witness the Onyx, SR-1, EX1 and RC Prototype. Now there’s this new Fractal concept, an …

2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang First Drive Review

Worth the Wait, and Then Some<p>The wait is over and, good golly, Molly, was it worth it. No more teasing or wondering how it sounds. No more guessing if the now-famous flat-plane crank V-8 was a gamble Ford should have taken. No more hoping that the performance division didn’t spend too much time on …

Sports Cars

Sound System in 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Uses Sony Home Audio Tech

The new 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum edition will feature an exclusive Sony Audio System, and will introduce two industry-first features: Sony’s Live Acoustics and Clear Phase technologies originally developed for premium home audio systems. The new 500-watt system utilizes Sony’s home audio …

Home Audio

2015 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Coupe

Elegant proof that massive horsepower isn't everything.<p>Well, this is refreshing, a Mercedes coupe that’s actually a coupe—with two doors. It’s one of four available E-class body styles, joining a traditional four-door sedan, a station wagon, and a convertible. It’s an extensive lineup with a number …

DTM Race Car Based on 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Revealed in Sketches

Sketches of the new 2016 Mercedes-AMG DTM race car have been revealed. The new race car is based on the all-new 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe.<p>The Mercedes-AMG DTM team will race the new car in the 2016 DTM season. The current car, which has won 85 out of 159 races, is the most successful car in DTM …

Mercedes-Benz

2014 Porsche Cayman S

After 40,000 miles, we find that we still like smooth shiny cars, hard-boiled and filled with sin.<p>I stood beside a Porsche public-relations man at the company’s Atlanta headquarters looking for the last time at our long-term Cayman S, determinedly not saying what I wanted to say, which was, “How …

FCA’s Pentastar V-6 Upgraded For Improved Efficiency And Torque

It was in 2010 that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] first introduced its Pentastar-branded V-6 engines, and now the range is coming in for its …

Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch

The round-faced Gear S2 is fitted with a 1.2-inch (30 millimetre) circular screen and allows for mobile payment and remote control over home appliances as well as common phone calls and text messaging features, according to a company statement.<p>Samsung is hoping the new watch will compete with …

Android Wear now works with iPhone

An Android Wear watch from LG. YouTube/Pocketnow<p>Owners of the iPhone 5 onwards can now use smartwatches that run Google's smartwatch operating system, Android Wear.<p>Before now, Android watches only worked with Android phones. But on Monday Google will release a new Android Wear app for the iPhone …

Windows 10 grabs 5.21% market share, passing Windows Vista and Windows 8 in just one month

The effects of a free upgrade to Windows 10 are starting to trickle in. Available for just over a month, Windows 10 has now captured more than 5 percent market share, according to the latest figures from Net Applications.<p>In just four weeks, Windows 10 has already been installed on over 75 million …

Windows 10