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The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted

<i>When we think about the spectacular collapses of once untouchable Internet properties, companies like MySpace and Pets.com come to mind. The rise and</i> …

Georgia law goes after left-lane lingerers, we cheer

Georgia drivers are going to face a new law on the Peach State's roads, as a bill aimed at left-lane hogs has received near unanimous approval in the state's House of Representatives, passing 162 to nine.<p>The bill, colloquially called the "slow-poke" bill but officially known as House Bill 459, …

Which would you rather have, Audi's RS5 or Mercedes' C63 AMG 507?

If you're in the market for a German sports coupe with a naturally aspirated V8, run, don't walk, to your nearest dealer because they are going to be gone very soon. European fuel economy and emissions rules have conspired to force automakers into seeking forced-induction mills. <i>Motor Trend</i> …

Ken Block's latest Gymkhana video is more of the same awesomeness

GoPro cameras are quite popular in a number of arenas, thanks to their general ease of use. Get the right mount, figure out where you want the camera, position it, hit a button and do whatever awesome thing you want captured on video. What happens when you have an overabundance of GoPros, though?<p>If …

Land Rover drives Defender to the Pole of Cold

You may think it's cold where you are right now, polar vortexes and whatnot, but no matter where you are, you know it's got to be colder somewhere else. Except if you're at the Pole of Cold. The point in Siberia has recorded the coldest temperatures in history, dipping down to -67.7 degrees celsius …

Supervettes kit transforms C6 Corvette into C7... sort of

Imagine, if you will, that you began living under a rock from January 13, 2013 on, and only emerged long enough to purchase a sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette. You had no knowledge of the heavily redesigned, seventh-generation Corvette - it's shapely new body and enthusiast-infuriating rear …

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Are you the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster?

Lamborghini debuted its Veneno, a controversial $3.9-million piece of automotive sculpture that just happened to have a 750-horsepower V12 in the back, to stunned crowds at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. During that release, it was revealed that the 220-mile-per-hour two-seater would be limited to a …

Is The Moto X More Innovative Than The New iPhone? Researchers Think So

The dictionary defines “innovative” as something that features new methods, is advanced, and original. That being said, how much more original is the new Moto X smartphone than the iPhone 5C and 5S? Much more, according to analysts at ABI Research, who published the results of their teardown of the …

Apple patents mid-air flip technology for protecting phones

<b>As smartphone owners know, even in the world of Gorilla Glass, accidents involving shattered screens still happen.</b><p>Apple's patent application number …

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Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Fisker's remains on the auction block this week

How will a federal government that is partially shut down sell an automaker that is all-but-shut-down? We'll find out Friday when the Department of Energy starts an auction for what is left of Fisker's assets, according to <i>TheDetroitBureau.com</i>. The DOE said last month that auctioning off the …

The NSA's Hugely Expensive Utah Data Center Has Major Electrical Problems And Basically Isn't Working

Well, this is good news for those with privacy concerns about the NSA and terrible news for those concerned about government spending. The National Security Agency’s new billion-dollar-plus data center in Bluffdale, Utah was supposed to go online in September, but the Wall Street Journal’s Siobhan …

Apple is sitting on 10% of all US corporate cash

Don’t be surprised if the next rumor out of Cupertino is that the new gold iPhones are forged from the company’s own melted-down ingots: Apple is richer than ever. It is holding onto $147 billion, which amounts to 10% of all corporate cash.<p>Non-financial companies are collectively holding onto $1.48 …

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REVIEW: The iPhone 5C

The iPhone 5C, the colorful new plastic phone from Apple, is the same phone Apple introduced last year.<p>It has the same processor, same rear camera, same screen (4 inches), and same glitzy new iOS 7 software that most iPhones and iPads updated to this month. For specs geeks, the only new things …

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Gamers, stop supporting violence!

<b>Scene from "Grand Theft Auto V" (Rockstar Games)</b><p>Buying games is a political act, and gamers need to start voting with their wallets<p>Rohan Talbot<p>September 27, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Where previous releases in the "Grand Theft Auto" series have garnered hysterical coverage for the games’ depictions of …

Apple wins iPhone trademark case in Brazil

Apple has won the right to use the name "iPhone" in Brazil, promising to bring an end to a 6-year-old battle over the trademark in South America's largest country. A court ruled that Brazilian consumer electronics firm Gradiente, which began selling an "iphone" last year that runs on Android, must …

Apple Maps leads drivers onto Alaska airport taxiway

According to Apple Maps, it's 3,550 miles from my house to the Fairbanks International Airport in Alaska. It will take me 64 hours of non-stop driving to get there. Oh, and I'll need to drive down a taxiway used by airplanes to reach my destination.<p>According to the Alaska Dispatch, an iOS Maps app …

Apple Swipe Keyboard Patent Shows Cupertino Knows Typing On iOS Is “Tedious”

Apple’s iPhone needs a much smarter keyboard. I’ve said it before, but here’s evidence Cupertino itself realises that hen-pecking individual letters is a “tedious task”. Apple’s US patent 8,542,206 (spotted by AppleInsider) describes an alternative text input method for iOS that incorporates 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 …

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