When it comes to technological innovation and its effects on our lives and culture, both the luddites and the evangelists have a point

Over at the New Statesman, Steven Poole is Mad as Hell. Like Howard Beale in the film Network, he's Not Going to Take It Any More. What's bugging him is what he calls "cybertheorists" (aka "cyberhustlers") – t...

2013 Buick Verano Turbo

If VIN tags recently posted online prove accurate, the 2014 Buick Verano may be getting a new base engine. Presently the Verano makes use of GM's 2.4-liter Ecotec four-cylinder engine in non-turbo trim; 2014 documentation appears to indicate that GM's entry-level luxury compact will instead feature a 1.6-liter turbocharged mill.

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Research in Motion to make one-off payment and pay ongoing fees, as Nokia continues to pursue HTC and ViewSonic

The struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with the BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) in return for payments, as it tries to exploit its technology patents to boost its finances.

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By virtue of not aping its print cousin, the Daily Mail website goes from strength to strength – but on paper or on screen, it still raises the blood pressure

Records fall as Mail Online passes 7 million browsers a day (up 32% in a year). Its nearest rivals, the Guardian and the Telegraph, both continue to grow and to prosper – but, even so, the t...


Detroit/Paris. PSA Peugeot Citroen (PSA) and General Motors (GM) today confirm the signature of major agreements in the execution of their Global Strategic Alliance. Consistent with the terms of the Master Agreement dated February 29, 2012, the Alliance partners have signed definitive agreements related to three of the initial vehicle projects...
Video: Watch the dancing traffic cop from Providence, RI

Directing traffic in downtown Providence, RI since 1984, and originally inspired by a bit on the old Candid Camera TV show, Officer Tony Lepore is a traffic cop with serious moves. The descriptively dubbed "Dancing Cop" has been exhibiting near-criminal levels of flair for holiday motorists long enough to be considered a genuine attraction in the

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Red Bull Racing Review

It's been said that Red Bull is a marketing company that happens to sell energy drinks, and it's an argument that is not without merit. After all, nearly every form of motorsport (in addition to non-engine-powered sports) has some sort of sponsorship deal with the Austrian drink maker, and nowhere is that more recognizable than in Formula One.

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Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery, Flipboard, Pudding Monsters, Eufloria HD, The Dandy, Tumblr, Where's My Holiday? and more

This has been probably the busiest week ever in terms of notable Android app releases, with a strong lineup of games and apps all making their way onto the Google Play store. That's why this week, the roundup is expanding to 40...

Spy Shots: BMW i3 continues to shed camo as it whirs silently toward production

While BMW was parading around its high-concept i3 Coupe at the LA Auto Show this year, the engineers and test drivers have been hard at work honing the real deal on the mean streets of, well, someplace European.

This is the same basic tester that we've seen in previous sets of spied images, though showing a bit more skin than in past outings. BMW

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