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The BGR Show: Episode 5 – 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 with Magic Sky

Elon Musk Will Take That Whole 'Driverless Car' Idea for Himself, Thanks Very Much

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(Photo: ElonMusk.com) What do you get when you combine Elon Musk, Tesla electric vehicles and driverless car technology? BINGO, yes, but also an automobile so futuristic it may as well shuttle George Jetson around. Bloomberg reports that Tesla CEO Elon Musk is working with Google on figuring out a way...
Elon Musk Will Take That Whole 'Driverless Car' Idea for Himself, Thanks Very Much

Watch what traffic will look like when cars drive themselves [video]

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We know that cars will drive themselves one day, especially if Google has anything to say about it. The idea of having a car that drives itself is both scary and exciting. It could definitely limit traffic accidents, but the thought of people not needing to know how to drive...
Watch what traffic will look like when cars drive themselves [video]

Cars' high-tech gadgets vulnerable to hacking

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Drivers can talk with each other via Bluetooth phone connections, ask their cars for directions and dial up satellite radio. The same cars use electronic components to signal the gas pedal to accelerate and control......
Cars' high-tech gadgets vulnerable to hacking

Autonomous car legislation passes California senate

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California Senate Bill 1298 unanimously passed the California State Senate today outlining performance and safety requirements for autonomous, or driverless, vehicles on the California roads system. California Highway Patrol would have the responsibility to evaluate the operation of unmanned vehicles. Google, a sponsor of the bill, has tested driverless cars...
Autonomous car legislation passes California senate

Douglas Durst Floats Plan for Tech Offices and Galleries to Save Pier 40

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Last month, Douglas Durst walked away from the Friends of Hudson River Park advocacy group over a disagreement with the trust that runs the Manhattan watefront park. The key dispute had been over what to do with Pier 40, the libertarian park‘s former cash cow that has become a drain...
Douglas Durst Floats Plan for Tech Offices and Galleries to Save Pier 40
MIT's 'intelligent co-pilot' helps you avoid obstacles while driving
Department of Transportation thinks cars should stop you from texting while driving

WITN: Tiny Batman Cars, Vegas, Plus Paul Preaches (Another) Sermon on Journalism

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Remember as you slog through this long, ranty, somewhat smug edition of “Why Isn’t This News?”– you asked us to do more regular episodes. Or at least, seven of you did. In this week’s taped conversation that Paul and I would have had anyway, we talk about annoying people we...
WITN: Tiny Batman Cars, Vegas, Plus Paul Preaches (Another) Sermon on Journalism
Chrysler adds built-in wireless charging option to 2013 Dodge Dart

Robots in Cars Could Beckon Brave New Technology World

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The major car companies -- including Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, GM, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Volvo -- all have advanced self-driving car projects in the works, as does Google, many universities and even the Pentagon....
Robots in Cars Could Beckon Brave New Technology World

How 3 simple buttons raised tipping by $144 million in NYC cabs

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If you’ve ever been to the city of New York during the past five years, you’ll know that cab drivers don’t always give off a warm and cuddly feeling. This was especially true for short trips, where I’d whip out my debit card and have to argue with the driver...
How 3 simple buttons raised tipping by $144 million in NYC cabs

Tech Blogs 100% Absolutely, Totally Not Sure What Facebook Will Announce Tomorrow

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Facebook is gathering the world's press to its Menlo Park, California, headquarters on January 15 for a very special, very huge announcement. Like, mega huge. Like, the-world-will-never-be-the-same huge. And because it is not yet tomorrow, at this point, today, nobody actually seems to know exactly what Facebook will announce, and...
Tech Blogs 100% Absolutely, Totally Not Sure What Facebook Will Announce Tomorrow

2012 Car Tech Awards: And the winner is...

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CNET reviewed almost 100 cars this year and attended auto shows around the world, finding the best in automotive tech. Here are the results of our annual awards. [Read more]...
2012 Car Tech Awards: And the winner is...

Zimride Turns Regular Cars Into Taxis With New Ride-sharing App, Lyft

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Here’s one to watch: the ride-sharing service Zimride, which has focused on matching riders and drivers for long trips, is launching a new on-demand ride-sharing app called Lyft. With an interface like Uber, Lyft users will be able to find nearby drivers and hop in for a ride, paying a...
Zimride Turns Regular Cars Into Taxis With New Ride-sharing App, Lyft

iPhone 5, new iPod, may leave some cars in the dust

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Apples announced its Lightning connector for the iPhone 5 and iPod today, but its compatibility with existing cars is far from assured. [Read more]...
iPhone 5, new iPod, may leave some cars in the dust

How The U.S. Government Killed The Safest Car Ever Built [Retro]

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Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. government built a fleet of cars that were safer than anything on the road. Twenty-five years ago, the government shredded them in secret. Two escaped the crusher. This is their story. More »...
How The U.S. Government Killed The Safest Car Ever Built [Retro]

Instagram Sex Account Leads To Riot In Sweden

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A Swedish Instagram account that asked for tips on "sluts" in the Gothenburg area has set off riots at a Swedish school in a bid to find the person behind it. According to The Local, the account soon had around 200 pictures uploaded to it -- giving names and alleged...
Instagram Sex Account Leads To Riot In Sweden

Honda reveals 2013 cars with Siri Eyes Free support

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Honda has announced a slate of 2013 cars that will support Apple's Eyes Free feature for Siri. The technology will come as a dealer-installed option for the new Honda Accord, as well as for the Acura RDX and ILX. On the Accord it may be integrated with the company's new...
Honda reveals 2013 cars with Siri Eyes Free support

Lyft gears up for international expansion on anniversary

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Lyft, the ridesharing service known for its fleet of pink mustache-festooned cars, is eyeing international expansion supported by its biggest funding round yet....
Lyft gears up for international expansion on anniversary

I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

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The DeLorean has held a special place in the lexicon of pop culture since its appearance in the Back To The Future series, but its real history is even more nuts. Engineer John DeLorean, who produced lovely and iconic designs outside of cars, also tried to save his motor company...
I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

Mothers' day cars: Beyond the soccer mom

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Bored with the stereotype of moms hauling their children to soccer practice in minivans, we look at what other stereotypical moms would drive. [Read more]...
Mothers' day cars: Beyond the soccer mom
US bill would make crash data 'black boxes' mandatory in cars

RT @danblaker: @marshallk Irresponsible tweet. Wind turbines kill ~2.2 birds/turbine/year; far less than power lines, cars, and cats. http://bit.ly/cJi7tL

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RT @danblaker: @marshallk Irresponsible tweet. Wind turbines kill ~2.2 birds/turbine/year; far less than power lines, cars, and cats. http://bit.ly/cJi7tL
How a console firmware update could make a small dent in our energy problem

AT&T and General Motors Will Bring Wireless Data to Cars

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Your smartphone and tablet can already share the same pool of data on your cellphone bill. Next year, you may be able to add a car to your phone plan as well....
AT&T and General Motors Will Bring Wireless Data to Cars

Porsche gets online search, entertainment, at CES 2013

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Porsche unveiled Aha integration at CES 2013, giving its cars an online connection through drivers' smartphones for music, podcasts, audio books, and even Google destination searches. [Read more]...
Porsche gets online search, entertainment, at CES 2013
Ninety on Ninety, January 7, 2013, Update 3: the Pantech Discover, the Lexus self-driving car, and more
'Gran Turismo 6' comes to PlayStation 3 this November
"The US Is A Country Of Explorers" Says Elon Musk As He Plans For A Texas-Based Spaceport
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