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No Reserve: 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Seville

This 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Seville (chassis 5662009879) wears driver-level cosmetics consisting of 30-plus year old paint with chipping throughout …

CloudSense Wants To Make Every Appliance Smart

When Sam Harrell arrived at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon this weekend in New York City, he had an idea for creating something to do with Internet of Things — an ambitious project to complete in fewer than 24 hours. He succeeded in creating CloudSense, an IoT solution that combined hardware, the …

Microsoft: Media Center Edition won't make it into Windows 10

Rumors Microsoft would dump its Media Center feature have plagued the project for years -- in 2007 we worried if it still had a future, after it was largely pushed aside in Windows Vista -- and the company confirmed to <i>ZDNet</i> this week that with the launch of Windows 10, it's actually happening. …

Periscope made it easy to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free

Cable operators struggled under crush of Pay-Per-View orders<p>The boxing world is trying to keep the past alive, but the rest of us are living in the year 2015. That was evident last night, as two aged boxers at the end of their careers entered the ring at the MGM Grand for the most-hyped fight in …

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe 4MATIC: A Coupe-UV with Huge Stones

Could this be the new performance-SUV king?<p>Up to now, the BMW X6 has defined the “crossover coupe.” With the demise of the Acura ZDX, the just-introduced Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe promises to be the BMW’s first serious competitor. Beyond the standard version, the GLE450 AMG coupe, with its 362-hp …

First HomeKit devices confirm Apple TV's limited role in home automation

Siri, let's say it's complicated<p>CES 2015 has given us a deluge of new HomeKit announcements. Thus far, we’ve seen several smart outlets, a garage door opener, light bulb adapters, a door lock, and a power strip from vendors such as iDevices, iHome, GridConnect, Chamberlain, Schlage, and Incipio. …

The Week in Review: CES Pushes the Innovation Envelope

Televisions with a curved display. 3D printed pizzas. High fashion wearables. An app that changes how you feel by delivering “neurosignaling …

Federer becomes 3rd to win 1,000 matches

Roger Federer turned Australia’s Brisbane International tennis final into a grand occasion Sunday, beating the up-and-coming Milos Raonic in three see-sawing sets to register his 1,000th career match win.<p>It’s a grand number for a 17-time Grand Slam champion, making him the only player after Jimmy …

Smartphones and tablets cause skin wrinkling condition dubbed 'tech-neck'

The ‘tech-neck’ crease is found mostly in people aged 18 to 39 who have an average of three digital devices and peer at their screens up to 150 times a day<p>Smartphones and tablets have been blamed for disrupting family life, preventing sleep and causing bad posture but now modern gadgets have also …

‘Where is my flying car?’

People who read about cars tend to like everything about them – and car designers are no different.<p>A car affords great freedom of movement, and that is partly why I like automotive design – for the sense of liberation the finished product affords. Mind, the majority of drivers just want to get to …

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1977 Lotus Esprit James Bond submarine car hits eBay

If you’re a James Bond fan and have a spare $1,000,000 laying around, there’s a new eBay auction right up your alley. The 1977 Lotus Espirit …

Video: Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, Now Farther Than Ever

Scientists found that fluctuating the electrical signal to the rodents' paralyzed legs can make them step higher and walk for longer.<p>Like a severed telephone line (from back in the days when phones had wires), a spinal cord injury can cut off communication between the brain and the rest of the body …

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Here's what you'll be doing in Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell

The next Saints Row game, the spin-off set in afterlife called <i>Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell</i>, is chock full of new weapons and activities suited to its theme. Players will be able to fire plagues of locusts, flying with burning wings and wield the hammer of god.<p>They'll be able to play as series …

2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S Roadster

Loud pipes save lives. In this case, Jaguar's.<p>From the August 2015 issue<p>Sales are not always the ultimate arbiter of a brand’s outlook, at least not in the same way that failure is a ­certainty in their absence. Jaguar’s numbers, in free fall when Ford dumped the brand in early 2008 on India’s Tata …

Obama Opens Door For Sanctions Relief For Russia Over Ukraine

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - US President Barack Obama slammed Russia's "aggression" in Ukraine but offered to lift sanctions against Moscow if it threw its weight behind an unraveling peace deal with Kiev.<p>The outstretched hand to Moscow came a day after pro-Russian guerrillas brushed off …

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Three Irish Teens Win Google Science Fair Using Bacteria to Grow Food

Seeds treated with bacteria grow faster and better, research shows.<p>A trio of Irish high-schoolers nabbed the top prize in this year's Google Science Fair with a project that speeds up crop growth by tapping into the naturally cozy relationship between soil microbes and plants.<p>After 11 months of …

India's Mars satellite successfully enters orbit, bringing country into space elite

India has become the first nation to send a satellite into orbit around Mars on its first attempt, and the first Asian nation to do so.<p>Mission control in the southern Indian city of Bangalore received confirmation of the success at 7.41am Wednesday, local time. The satellite Mangalyaan had entered …

Motorola “Shamu” surfaces in new image with specs

The Motorola handset codenamed “Shamu” has reportedly surfaced in a pair of images showing a distinctly Moto X-like design. Among the rumors comes …

Bringing Tablets To Restaurant Tables Nationwide Nets E la Carte $35 Million

On the heels of a nationwide rollout with Applebee’s, E la Carte has raised $35 million to bring its tablet technology to more restaurant tables around the country and around the world.<p>Previous investors Intel Capital and Romulus Capital returned to lead the round, which also included commitments …

Developer Warns Against Using In-App Browsers on iOS Due to Potential for Keylogging

Craig Hockenberry, one of the developers behind Twitterriffic, has written a blog post warning iOS users about in-app browsers, which he says are "considered harmful." According to Hockenberry, and as outlined in a video, an in-app browser has the ability to record what's being typed, even at a …

Apple Pushes iOS 8.0.1 Update to Tackle Bugs

<b>UPDATE:</b> Hold off updating! Twitter is abuzz with users reporting that TouchID and cell service are no longer working after applying the iOS 8.0.1 update. We’re looking into the matter.<p>For now, don’t touch that update button.<p><b>UPDATE 2:</b> Apple has pulled the iOS 8.0.1 update from its servers. The …

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

We put the spurs to Chevy's new mid-size pickup.<p>One could make an argument that part of the Toyota Tacoma’s stranglehold on the not-quite-full-size truck market can be attributed to its easily condensed name: “Hey brah, sweet <i>Taco</i>. We should totes take it on a recon mission to spot some tasty …

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Activision is making a Duck Dynasty game

A&E's reality show <i>Duck Dynasty</i> is getting the video game treatment from Activision, which pledges to let players "become a Robertson" in a variety of activities, like duck hunting, fishing, airboat racing and more.<p>The licensed game, which is coming to Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, …

Someone Modded Their 3DS To Play Smash Bros. With A Controller

Before you ask: yes, it's a Gamecube controller. Of course it is. What else would it be?<p>Not content to play <i>Smash Bros.</i> with the 3DS, だいこん went ahead …

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Injustice: Gods Among Us - Year Two #12 Review

Superman embraces the power of fear.<p>One would think that a yearlong prologue comic to a video game that's already been released is overkill. One …

‘Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ Shows Off Jetpacks, Mechs And Webslingers In A New Trailer

I tend to be pretty cynical about the <i>Call of Duty</i> franchise, but I have to hand it to Activision — they really do seem like they’re working hard to make <i>Call of Duty:</i> <i>Advanced Warfare</i> feel fresh and exciting. How are they doing that exactly? With mech suits, and jetpacks and grappling hooks you shoot …

Transfer old Minecraft data to your PS4 or Xbox One

The popular game Minecraft is now available on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. While the graphics haven't changed, the updated game features worlds that are 36 times larger than those on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 . Minecraft is available for $19.99 for new customers. Those users who …

Bloodborne TGS 2014 Trailer - Rewind Theater

IGN's Souls experts break down Bloodborne's latest trailer, and speculate on how multiplayer will work in the PS4 game.<p>The new Bloodborne gameplay …

Justin Bieber may need surgery for broken eardrum, he says on Twitter

Justin Bieber said Wednesday that he broke his eardrum and may require surgery, news the international pop star reported to fans on Twitter in the late afternoon.<p>According to Bieber's Twitter account, he broke his eardrum while cliff diving.<p>"Busted my ear drum cliff diving. Doc says might need …