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Xbox One almost catches PlayStation 4 in February

After reporting no sales figures in January, Microsoft is trumpeting its February numbers after a market researcher showed it gaining on Sony's PlayStation 4 in the U.S.<p>Though the PlayStation 4 (PS4) led hardware sales in February, it was only "by a narrow margin," according to the NPD Group, as …

The Chinese government just hit the brakes on finance-minded internet firms and their “virtual credit cards”

The latest attempts by China’s two biggest internet firms to expand into financial services have just been thwarted. China’s central bank ordered Alibaba and Tencent on Friday (Mar. 14) to stop processing payments through “virtual credit cards,” the new online financial products that they announced …

Credit Cards

Russia blocks opposition websites amid heightened tensions in Ukraine

Authorities say sites promoted "illegal activities," raising fears of growing crackdown<p>The Russian government this week blocked access to prominent websites that have been critical of President Vladimir Putin, amid heightened tensions in neighboring Ukraine. As Reuters reports, the Kremlin ordered …

Half of Silicon Valley startups are 'silly', says Bill Gates

The ideas behind half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the $19 billion price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have expected”, says Bill Gates<p>Half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have …

Silicon Valley

How Engineers Kept the Camaro Z/28's Obscenely Grunty V8 from Slipping the Wheels Inside the Tires

When an unstoppable force like a 505 horsepower, 7-liter V8 meets immovable objects like rear wheels wrapped in gummy Pirelli P Zero Trofeo <i>R</i> rubber, the challenge to maximize every ounce of performance can be immense. In the case of the LS7-powered Camaro Z/28, the torque running through the wheels …

Yellow-eyed S2K

Yellow-eyed S2K.

More #619ToxicYoda hitting the shelf tomorrow

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Something i bashed together during Aaron Becks CDW presentation a few months ago. Some sort of future mad max 911. :P

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Japan hit by 6.3-magnitude earthquake

Earthquake off southern Japanese damages buildings and injures at least 17 people but no fatalities reported<p>A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off southern Japan early on Friday injuring 17 people as officials warned residents to be alert to the danger of landslides following the tremor.<p>There …

Missing Malaysia Flight May Have Been Flown Off Course Deliberately for Hours

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>One U.S. official says the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 flew for several hours after it was …

The Inevitable Tesla Pickup Truck Is Coming

Elon Musk reveals during an interview that he plans to build a Tesla full-size truck in five years.<p><i>Inside the Tesla factory in California.</i><p>Yes, subcompacts are back. And automakers are building lighter, more efficient vehicles to meet future government-mandated mpg standards. But there's one thing …

Install PS4 updates via a USB flash drive

A software update will be available for PlayStation 4 owners as soon as they power on the system. While the update isn't required (single player games can still be played without an Internet connection), it is recommend that you install it to receive the full benefits of Sony's latest console.<p>There …

Xbox One Downloadable Games Offer 1,000 Gamerscore

My Achievements outnumber yours, little man.<p>It's been revealed that digital-only titles on Xbox One will offer 1,000 Gamerscore, compared with the …

2015 Harley-Davidson Street 500/750: Futureproof Hogs?

Harley-Davidson has a tempestuous relationship with youth. Sure, they own nearly half of the heavy motorcyle market for those under 35 and are the best selling brand in America for 18 to 34 year-olds*. But when it comes to lighter bikes for younger folks, the Motor Company also has miles to go, …

Here's why next-gen consoles might not be such a big deal

Consoles have traditionally held a strong position in the world of gaming. They were kings of the living room, providing their users with a form of entertainment that couldn't be found anywhere else. Unless you were a PC gamer, nothing came close to the console experience. And even if you were a PC …

Xbox 360 E console review: New Xbox 360 brings nothing new to table - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Xbox 360 E</b> delivers a fantastic library of media and games, along with slightly quieter operation than the previous 360 model.<p><b>The Bad</b> The 360 E loses the optical audio output found on previous Xbox models; lacks a Blu-ray drive; requires annual Xbox Live Gold subscription for nearly all …

Samsung Ativ Book 9

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Samsung Ativ Book 9</b> is still one of the smallest and best-built Windows 8 ultrabooks around, and has a crisp 1080p display.<p><b>The Bad</b> It lacks a touch screen, and battery life is disappointing for such an expensive laptop.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Formerly the Samsung Series 9, the rebranded Ativ …

Motorola Unveils the Moto X Smartphone

Motorola has officially unveiled the Motorola Moto X smartphone, the latest flagship phone from the<p>Motorola has officially unveiled the Motorola Moto …

Sources: A-Rod, MLB far apart

Negotiations between Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball are apparently stuck on Rodriguez's desire to make sure he can cash in on at least some …

Baseball

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Charli XCX Is On Her ‘Marilyn Monroe Shit’ In Lil Xan’s ‘Moonlight’ Video

Hip-Hop<p>The ultimate source for all the latest hip-hop music news updates and everything hip-hop culture.<p>Issues<p>Cudi is moving forward<p>Music<p>The first …

2014 Mission RS Electric Superbike

Beautiful, modern, and tech-laden, the Mission RS electric motorcycle changes the game completely. Check out photos from our first ride of the amazing new superbike.<p>Beautiful, modern, and tech-laden, the Mission RS electric motorcycle changes the game completely. On two wheels at least, gas power …

China's human rights situation is getting worse, says US official

China's human rights situation is getting worse, a senior US official said in Beijing on Friday, as reports of another detention increased fears of a crackdown on activists and lawyers.<p>Uzra Zeya, who led the US side in annual bilateral rights dialogue, cited increasing pressure on activists' …