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Dave Bing Will Not Seek Another Term As Detroit Mayor

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, the 69-year-old former NBA star, says he will not seek another term in office. Instead, he will explore a bid for Wayne County executive.<p>His decision not to seek re-election is not a huge surprise, given that the struggling city is currently being run by a state-appointed …

Fuel-Efficient Car News

Jaguar is the latest automaker to take on Tesla and the first to edge it on price and performance. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is an all-electric compact crossover starting at $69,500 (excluding the $7,500 federal tax credit and available state rebates), which is exactly $10,000 less than the only other …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche recasts this whole hybrid business in a most amazing way.<p>Funnyman Louis C.K. does a widely known bit summed up by a phrase uttered early in the performance: “Everything is amazing and nobody’s happy.” (Go ahead and Google it now, but promise you’ll come back to us. Beware the YouTube …

Facelifts

NTSB recommends lowering blood alcohol level that constitutes drunken driving

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board voted to recommend to states that they lower the blood-alcohol content that constitutes drunken driving.<p>Currently, all 50 states have set a BAC level of .08, reflecting the percentage of alcohol, by volume, in the blood. If a driver is found to …

Associated Press News

Millennials Are Driving Less, but What Happens as They Get Older?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It is unquestionably true that Americans are driving less today than we did just a few years ago. …

There are 12.5 unprotected versions of the average American’s personal information on the web

Safe Shepherd is a company that searches the web for all the public records available on Americans, and then presents them in a dashboard. Try it for yourself—it’s free—and the results are almost guaranteed to be unnerving. The information is mostly innocuous, and includes your address, phone …

Personal Information

Apple Updates iMovie for Mac With Bug Fixes and Stability Improvements | MacTrast

Apple has released a new update for iMovie for Mac, bringing the version up to 9.0.9. The update doesn’t add anything new, but rather focuses on …

Cydia Substrate Comes To Android (Cydia Store Next?)

Cydia, a platform commonly thought of as the alternative app store for jailbroken iPhones and iPads, has just today arrived on Android of all places, in the form of Cydia Substrate*, a tool for developers to build code modifications to other applications. Though Android is by its nature more open …

RocketSpace Launches RocketU Developer Bootcamp With In-Person Classes For N00bs And Ninjas

If you can’t program, the future’s looking bleaker and bleaker. And if you can, learning to manage other code monkeys could get you promoted. Office-as-a-service provider RocketSpace’s new RocketU is a tech professional education program aimed to aid engineers no matter where they are in their …

Watchdog: 'Inappropriate' criteria

The Internal Revenue Service used “inappropriate criteria” to select conservative groups applying for nonprofit status for additional scrutiny, according to a watchdog report obtained by POLITICO.<p>The 48-page report is a stinging rebuke of an agency suddenly surrounded by scandal. Attorney General …