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How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car

If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience …

Watch a Tesla Drive Itself through Crowded Urban Streets

If you care about technology, the future, and human progress, get ready to maybe cry a little bit. On Friday, Tesla released new video showing a …

Tesla

Elon Musk furious after catching wind of discounted Tesla

After learning that his salespeople were offering promotional deals, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was furious. Musk himself, he claims, pays full price for the car, as do friends, family, and celebrities. Discounts, it seems, aren’t an option — no matter who you are.<p>A Reddit post detailing one shoppers …

BlackBerry's success led to its failure

With a little help from Apple and Google<p>It’s mobile prehistory at this point, but there was once a time when the ultimate smartphone you could get was a BlackBerry. Before Apple’s iPhone arrived, Google’s first Android prototypes were basically BlackBerry clones. It’s easy to think of the …

Mobile Technology

Air Force Wants Money from Boeing Over Delayed Tanker Order

The U.S. Air Force said on Friday it would seek compensation from Boeing for a five-month delay in delivering KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tanker …

Aviation

Uber’s biggest competition is now backed by Apple — here’s what it’s planning for the future

We finally have some clues as to what Didi Chuxing may do with some of its $1 billion Apple investment.<p>In case you're not familiar, Didi is an extremely popular ride-hailing app in China that is basically crushing Uber and other competitors in the region.<p>The company averages about 11 million rides …

Transportation

How Mercedes F1's Genius Split Turbo Came To Be

We’ve covered the numerous benefits of the Mercedes Formula One team’s revolutionary split turbo before, but how did the team come up with the idea? …

Trucks

60 seconds with the world's first Bluetooth padlock

In just a matter of three months, the Noke smart padlock managed to make its way from Kickstarter to our Expand event as an Insert Coin contender, so of course it's rather special. First of all, it's a Bluetooth 4.0-enabled steel bolt that can be unlocked with a click on the shackle when your …

Stunwall: A super simple web app to make your photos look gorgeous

Just came across Stunwall via Hacker News)which appears to be just a very simple way to upload a photo and add a filter to it. What makes this different to others I’ve seen is the elegance of the filters. They’re not too extreme by default and have a beautifully subtle, natural, feel to them.<p>You …

Zink's hAppy and hAppy+ smart app printers cater to gleeful labelers

It's been a hot minute since a new Zink printer made it through the wringer, but here we are staring at the latest duo. Designed to be coddled and cuddled by craft gurus and those who place an exceptionally high value on organization, the hAppy and hAppy+ smart app printers utilize the outfit's …

Falcon Pro receives an update, and a “secret” token bypass

Falcon Pro was perhaps the most popular victim of Twitter’s token policy, which resulted in the app finally being pulled from the Play Store after a reset failed to resolve the token limitation issue. After this defeat, the app’s developer Joaquim Verges went back to the drawing board to try and …

Cryptocurrency

Velodroom Does What Every Bike Light Should – Responds To Your Ride And Turns On And Off Automatically

This embed is invalid<p>Tartu, Estonia-based startup Velodroom leverages tech to solve a problem any bike commuter can sympathize with – how to add lights to your ride that are convenient to use and require absolutely nothing from the rider besides a simple installation. The Velodroom light borrows …

Any.DO to launch Cal to simplify calendar and task management

Any.DO is making time management seamless with Cal, a simple and sophisticated calendar application.<p>With the addition of Cal for iPhone, Any.DO’s suite of connected life management applications promises to streamline your tasks, email, notes, and calendar in a stylish and connected way.<p>Any.DO is …

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Google Now’s “Topics” Page Returns And Shows You How Much Google Knows About You, But It Only Works On Android

A few weeks ago, Google briefly made a “Google Now” topics page available on the web and then took it down again. The page showed a list of topics Google believed you were interested in, based on your search history. Now this feature is back, but it’s a bit different from the leaked page. A few …

Pandora launches 'Premieres,' will stream albums before they go on sale

Internet radio site Pandora is launching a new station called "Pandora Premieres." Unlike its regular service, which creates custom radio stations based on your preferences, Premieres will preview upcoming album releases from "upcoming and established artists" in their entirety before they go on …

Spotify debuts weekly top 50

The music-streaming service launches most-streamed and most-shared song lists, as well as a feature that tracks number of plays.<p>This week the most streamed song on Spotify in the U.S. is "Can't Hold Us" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and the most shared song on social networks is "Lift Me Up" by Five …

Spotify

Producteev’s Social Task Manager Now Free And Enterprise-Ready As It Preps For Full Jive Integration Later This Year

In November, Jive Software acquired Bay Area cloud-based, collaborative task manager, Producteev, to boost its social business platform. Going forward, as Alex wrote at the time, Salesforce.com and Jive will increasingly butt heads as they compete for mindshare in the enterprise. With Producteev’s …

HP Just Announced Two Hybrid Tablets That People Might Actually Want

The Hewlett-Packard brand may still be commonplace in homes and offices, but it can’t be described as particularly desirable. That’s starting to change, however, not least with this morning’s announcement of two genuinely enticing hybrid tablets: the 13-inch Split x2 (above) and the 10-inch …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

Apps