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safety features

Too quirky: 5 reasons why Honda's car tech will scare away tech-savvy buyers

Google+ Opens Its Doors to Teens

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Introduces enhanced safety features, such as warning teens when they're about to make public posts....
Google+ Opens Its Doors to Teens

Columbia Business School Student Pens a Cautionary Fable of “Drugs, Sex and C++”

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The wistful-looking Mr. Frankel. (Facebook) We've all heard of the lean startup, but what about the "The Anorexic Startup?" Shockingly, it's not a new incubator or accelerator program--it's actually a short story written by Columbia Business Student Mike Frankel that serves as a humorous warning tale for anyone in New York looking...
Columbia Business School Student Pens a Cautionary Fable of “Drugs, Sex and C++”
Video Ad Company Affine Systems Rebrands As SET, Lets Users Buy Online Ads Like TV Ads
Need a nap? Call on your car co-pilot

Look out, kids: Windows 8 comes with a report card

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Here’s a Windows 8 feature that’s sure to spark lots of conversations around the dinner table. Gearing up for the “Release Preview” of the new operating system next month, Microsoft this week detailed its plans for Windows 8′s family safety settings. One of the features lets parents receive a weekly...
Look out, kids: Windows 8 comes with a report card
U.S. government asks citizens how they feel about requiring black boxes in cars
Piggybackr helps kids crowdfund for causes they believe in

2014 Toyota Highlander gets a much-needed update in NYC

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Toyota plays catchup with the mid-sized SUV market, adding new style, new tech, and new safety features to the 2014 Highlander. [Read more]...
2014 Toyota Highlander gets a much-needed update in NYC

Toyota Shows Off Car's Ability to Exert Control in Emergency

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At a press event Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show, Toyota showed off a car with safety features that, when layered together, allow its cars to more fully take control in the event of emergencies. The goal, Toyota said, is to reduce traffic accidents and give drivers a more carefree...
Toyota Shows Off Car's Ability to Exert Control in Emergency

Charge Your Phone with Your Baby Stroller

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One of the hardest things about taking your young child with you when you do errands is dealing with the stroller.  The Origami Stroller from 4Moms opens and folds itself at the touch of a button, so you don’t have to fight with it yourself.  One of the wheels has...
Charge Your Phone with Your Baby Stroller

Paraplegics walk again with bionic exoskeleton ReWalk

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It took Claire Lomas 17 days to complete the London marathon. The twist? Lomas is paralyzed from the chest down and walked the entire course wearing a bionic exoskeleton called the ReWalk. ReWalk users can stand, sit, walk and climb stairs. The ReWalk suit was designed by Israeli electrical engineer Dr...
Paraplegics walk again with bionic exoskeleton ReWalk
Windows 8 Release Preview goes live with better Metro apps, Flash in IE10, & more
Wheelchair users walk this way with ReWalk 2.0

New Ford Interceptor Police Car is 25% More Fuel Efficient

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Keep your eyes peeled for this police car in your rear view mirror – the Ford Interceptor, which is a completely badass upgrade from the out-of-date Crown Victoria. Ford debuted its new model last Friday and will soon be rolling these babies off the line and into the hands of...
New Ford Interceptor Police Car is 25% More Fuel Efficient

Teens can now join Google+

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Google+, the slow to start but quickly growing social media site is now allowing any user 13 and older to create a Google+ account and join their ranks in this social networking system. Now teens can stay connected with friends and family even easier thanks to this new policy....
Teens can now join Google+
Tata Nano: the $3500 car with 37HP and a 4-gallon gas tank is coming to the U.S.

Ridejoy Will Roll Out Drivers’ License Verification, Re-Launch ‘BurningManRides’ On Tuesday

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Seeking to stand out in a crowded field of questionably differentiable ride-sharing companies, Ridejoy will release digital identification verification for driver’s licenses and passports on Tuesday. They will also offer optional background checks and re-launch BurningManRides.com. “Safety is the biggest concern people have about ridesharing and collaborative consumption in general,...
Ridejoy Will Roll Out Drivers’ License Verification, Re-Launch ‘BurningManRides’ On Tuesday

Survey: Drivers like in-car Internet, worry about safety, privacy

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U.S. drivers seem to hold conflicting opinions on in-car Internet access, viewing the technology as a driving hazard and even a threat to privacy while praising the entertainment and safety features it offers....
Survey: Drivers like in-car Internet, worry about safety, privacy

On the road: Volvo V40 D3 SE Nav

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'There are sensors and air bags galore. It's basically half bat, half bouncy castle'Cars that park themselves have been around for a while, but I've never experienced it until now. You press a button and the car scans the side of the road. When it passes a suitable space it...
On the road: Volvo V40 D3 SE Nav
Nextdoor snags the David Sze endorsement (And his largest check ever)

Lavi S21i manages to KIRF the new iMac before the real one arrives

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There's a growing trend of Apple KIRFs arriving well head of the devices they've been designed to imitate. While Sir Jonathan's latest desktops meander towards stores, the Windows 7 or 8-running Lavi S21i can be yours right now. The 21.5-inch machine has a 1,920 x 1,080 display, 4GB RAM...
Lavi S21i manages to KIRF the new iMac before the real one arrives
Social Travel Startup mmMule Will Satisfy Your Cravings, No Matter Where You Go

How to enable Family Safety features in Windows 8

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The Internet? Kind of a cesspool. And as the parent of kids who are now old enough to operate a Web browser, you can bet I'm keen on checking their activities and filtering out the inappropriate content. Thankfully, Windows 8 offers some solid tools for doing just that. (Windows...
How to enable Family Safety features in Windows 8

Daily Report: U.S. Says Self-Driving Cars Could Save Lives

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The Transportation Department said that driverless cars should not yet be allowed except for testing, but noted that some safety features could save lives....
Daily Report: U.S. Says Self-Driving Cars Could Save Lives

Volvo's New Cars Can Detect Cyclists And Avoid Accidents

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Luxury cars these days come chock full of safety features that help drivers stay awake, keep in their lanes, and avoid collisions. Mostly, that comes in the form of flashing lights and beeping alarms (and in new Cadillac and Buick offerings, vibrating seats). Volvo, with a long held reputation for...
Volvo's New Cars Can Detect Cyclists And Avoid Accidents
Splitsecnd Turns Any Car Into A Connected Car, Launches Plug-In Crash Detection Device

What It's Like Using Waze, The Navigation App That's Created A $1 Billion Bidding War In Silicon Valley

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Yesterday, rumors re-surfaced that Waze might be acquired for $1 billion. Google and Facebook are both reportedly interested in the social navigation app. Earlier this year, Apple was said to be interested in owning Waze for a similar price. What's the attention-grabbing navigation app all about? Waze is an iOS app...
What It's Like Using Waze, The Navigation App That's Created A $1 Billion Bidding War In Silicon Valley
Your next NYC cab ride could be in a mobile office

How to enable Family Safety features in Windows 8

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The Internet? Kind of a cesspool. And as the parent of kids who are now old enough to operate a Web browser, you can bet I'm keen on checking their activities and filtering out the inappropriate content....
How to enable Family Safety features in Windows 8
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