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Bugatti Veyron Rembrandt Legends Edition Photos and Info

Without putting too fine a point on it, Bugatti appeals to a pretty select clientele. Nevertheless, its product planners grapple with the same challenge that faces every automaker: When you’re spending multi-millions to achieve exclusivity, you don’t want to see a mirror image of your Veyron …

Honda Civic Type R Concept: Believe the Hype

Powered by a 2.0-liter VTEC turbo four, Honda's hot Civic is seeing red.<p>Even though new Civic Type R won’t be sold stateside, Honda’s been stringing us along for months, first by letting us sample its new 2.0-liter engine in a current-spec Euro-market Civic Type R, and then by releasing a teaser …

Lexus RC F GT3: The Race-Ready Lexus Coupe

Coming to a race team near you.<p>Akio Toyoda’s promise to make his cars more exciting is certainly passing the Pinocchio test. Just look at the RC F GT3, a factory Lexus race car that’s making its debut at the Geneva auto show.<p>The regular RC350 and RCF coupes—which debuted at the recent Tokyo and …

UK patients' data uploaded to Google servers, serious privacy concerns ensue (update)

The National Health Service (NHS) of England has come under fire lately amid plans to share patient data with researchers and private companies, and today's revelation will only pile on the privacy concerns. <i>The Guardian</i> reports that extensive patient information from its HES (hospital episode …

Facebook Looking Into Buying Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook, one of the primary backers of the Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring affordable Internet access to the 5 billion people in the world who still lack connectivity, is in talks with a company that could help further that agenda. TechCrunch is hearing that Facebook is buying Titan …

Facebook in talks to buy drone company, could battle Google's internet balloons

Facebook is in discussions to purchase Titan Aerospace, a company that makes solar-powered drones that can apparently stay up in the skies for up to five years at a time. According to <i>TechCrunch's</i> sources, Facebook wants solar-powered drones to deliver sky-based internet access, with a view to …

Oscars 2014: critics give Ellen DeGeneres mixed reviews

Critics have delivered a decidedly mixed verdict on Ellen DeGeneres' performance as Oscars host. While some praised the comic as a safe pair of hands in the wake of Seth MacFarlane's controversial stint last year, others panned the ceremony as a listless, over-long affair.<p>The Hollywood Reporter's …

New 'Sphero 2B' Robot Will Outrun You

Robots used to feature mostly in feared dystopian futures. These days they’ve become a shorthand for anything electronic with a personality.<p>Even though Sphero isn’t technically a robot at all (needing a human controller) creator Orbotix happily push the robot angle at every turn. For good reason; …