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High-tech cars are breaking down more than ever

Among the record 32 million motorists that received roadside service from AAA last year, new vehicles made up a disproportionate number of service calls, the auto club reports.<p>Cars less than five years old had the largest share of the most common problems (battery failures, flat tires, and key …

Rounding up some of the latest European Android Auto announcements

Europe has just hosted another of the world's major auto shows, the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015. And nestled among all that horsepower are some new …

Tesla Clones Begin Appearing in China After the Company's Success

Imitation is the highest form of flattery.<p>It was bound to happen sooner rather than later — much in the same way that Apple has inspired a legion of counterfeiters in China, so too has Tesla gained a handful of impersonators for its innovative, environmentally-friendly designs, open-source …

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This robotic bricklayer can build a house in two days

For all the modern tools and heavy machinery found on construction sites these days, one aspect has remained a decidedly manual labor: bricklaying. Just as they did 6000 years ago when masonry was first developed, today's bricklayers still perform their backbreaking work almost exclusively by hand. …

Like Google Glass for cars: I tried Mini’s Augmented Vision concept

While Google Glass may have fallen flat, companies big and small are still chasing the dream of seamless augmented reality — information delivered to your field of vision without distraction (and without making you look ridiculous). What I <i>didn't</i> expect was for automaker Mini, best known for its …

Google Wants To Speed Up The Web With Its QUIC Protocol

You may have never heard of it, but if you are a Chrome user, chances are you’ve used Google’s QUIC protocol already. As Google disclosed this week, about half of all requests from Chrome to Google’s servers are now served over QUIC.<p>So what’s the big deal here? QUIC is Google’s experimental, …

Ringo Starr, Green Day, Bill Withers enter the Rock Hall of Fame

Ringo Starr, who found unexpected stardom as a frontman after the Beatles broke up, was honored Saturday night as the hall inducted an eclectic group of musicians who have influenced generations.<p>Starr, previously enshrined with the Beatles in 1988, is being inducted along with pop punks Green Day, …

How to Install a Smoke Detector

Follow these step-by-step instructions.<p>How to Install Smoke Detectors<p>Having working detectors in your home can be a literal lifesaver: You are twice as likely to die in a house fire if you have none. Fumes from a smoldering fire can build up overnight as you sleep, so a smoke alarm may be your …

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Elon Musk: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 landing failed due to ‘slower than expected throttle valve response’

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk gave the first detailed reason for the failed Falcon 9 landing last Tuesday.<p>In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Musk said, “Cause of hard rocket landing confirmed as due to slower than expected throttle valve response.”<p>Musk added that SpaceX will attempt another launch …

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Ringo Starr among 2015 inductees into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame | Reuters

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday - the last of the four bandmates to earn the honor in a ceremony in Cleveland celebrating some of the biggest stars of rock music.<p>Among the 2015 honorees joining …

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