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Apple and Volkswagen team up on iBeetle, but it's no iCar

VW integrates iPhone with new iBeetle

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At Auto China 2013 next week, Volkswagen will show off a new iPhone app integrating the phone with its Beetle model, along with a new dock that puts the iPhone at the top of the dashboard. [Read more]...
VW integrates iPhone with new iBeetle

On the road: Skoda Citigo Se 1.0 60PS Manual

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It's so similar to the VW up! and Seat Mii, it's hard to think of anything to say. And that's no jokeRemember the jokes? How do you double the value of a Skoda? Why do Skodas have heated rear windows? What do you call a Skoda with a sunroof? Etc....
On the road: Skoda Citigo Se 1.0 60PS Manual

VW adds a driver's car to the Jetta model range

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CNET reviews the 2012 Jetta GLI, a car that gets back what Volkswagen out of the Jetta when it launched the 2011 update....
VW adds a driver's car to the Jetta model range

Apple Adds 'Download Later' Option to Large Purchases on Mobile iTunes Store

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Apple has added a new 'download later' prompt to large media purchases made in iTunes or on the mobile iTunes Store, reports Macworld. The new prompt appears when purchasing movies, TV shows, TV Season Passes, full TV seasons, movie bundles, and music box sets. When purchasing any of the above...
Apple Adds 'Download Later' Option to Large Purchases on Mobile iTunes Store

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

LG Sued By Samsung In Korea For Leaked Screen Tech

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Samsung is said to have taken its case against rival and manufacturing partner LG to Seoul's Central District Court. Samsung alleges LG engineered ways to leak sensitive proprietary knowledge mainly concerning its OLED display system. It's asking for 1 billion won (nearly $900,000) for each instance of LG using the...
LG Sued By Samsung In Korea For Leaked Screen Tech

Looking for parts — at East Coast Volkswagen http://gowal.la/c/EXF5

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Looking for parts — at East Coast Volkswagen http://gowal.la/c/EXF5

Google Was The Most Shared Brand Of 2012

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According to Unruly Media, which tracks not only what people watch but also what they share, Google was the most shared social video brand of 2012. Thanks to campaigns like "Project Glass: One Day," the company's videos were shared a whopping 196.8 percent more than last year. Someone's been doing...
Google Was The Most Shared Brand Of 2012

Twitter’s Dick Costolo: “We’re Growing Faster Than We Have Ever Grown Before”

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Does Twitter need Google or does Google need Twitter? It’s a question complicated by recent events, such as the two companies not coming to an agreement to extend their previous partnership through which Google showed Tweets in search results. That deal wasn’t renewed,and then Google decided to promote its own...
Twitter’s Dick Costolo: “We’re Growing Faster Than We Have Ever Grown Before”
Michigan governor urges 'automotive capital of the world' to welcome self-driving cars

Google's Art, Copy & Code revives ads with sharing apps, talking shoes

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It's hard to deny that online advertising has grown a bit stale, with most ads being some take on ye olde banners. Google obviously has a vested interest in keeping us clicking -- so it's launching its Art, Copy & Code project to liven things up. The initiative sees...
Google's Art, Copy & Code revives ads with sharing apps, talking shoes

Nest rejects Honeywell claims, takes on ex-Apple counsel

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Nest more formally responded to Honeywell's patent lawsuit both through a rejection of the claims inside as well as by drawing once more on Apple for top executives. The smart thermostat maker claimed both that it doesn't use any of Honeywell's patents but that they were "hopelessly invalid." The arguments...
Nest rejects Honeywell claims, takes on ex-Apple counsel

Your Password Isn't Good Enough - Here's How To Fix It

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Today being Data Privacy Day and all, it's a perfect time to revisit that most basic element of internet security - the password. Just because your password replaces an "E" with a "3" and ends in an exclamation point doesn't make you invincible. Here are some pointers to see how...
Your Password Isn't Good Enough - Here's How To Fix It

Booting Up: Germany Says Stop Using Internet Explorer Edition

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Isn’t everyone at Oktoberfest, anyway? (Photo: flickr.com/maggiejane) The government of Germany is urging citizens to stop using Internet Explorer–at least until a security hole you could drive a Volkswagen through is fixed. But who goes back to IE once they’ve switched, even for a couple of days? [Reuters] If you must patent...
Booting Up: Germany Says Stop Using Internet Explorer Edition
Volkswagen Bus lovingly restored as a mobile photo booth
German auto supplier receives automated car license from Nevada, following Google

The 10 Most Viral Ads Of 2012

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According to Unruly Media -- which tracks not only what videos people watch but also what they share -- the most viral ad of 2012 was a 30-minute-long spot for Kony 2012. People shared the controversial ad 10 million times, which is more than twice as much as people shared VW's "The Force,"...
The 10 Most Viral Ads Of 2012

Volkswagen keeps your crazy dreams at bay

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Volkswagen keeps your crazy dreams at bay

Why A 'Want' Button Would Revolutionize Facebook For Advertisers

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The Facebook blogosphere is a-buzz today with speculation that the social media giant is testing a "Want" button. It would be a potentially huge development for brands who would love to see not what people "Like," but what they'd actually be interested in purchasing. "The code was released to the...
Why A 'Want' Button Would Revolutionize Facebook For Advertisers

Is this Hover Car the next people's car?

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Volkswagen's Hover Car concept seats two, hovers above ground, travels along electromagnetic roads, and could be the car of the future. [Read more]...
Is this Hover Car the next people's car?

Volkswagen's iconic Kombi turns 60

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Volkswagen's iconic Kombi turns 60

The 5 Best Superbowl 2013 Commercials [Video]

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Creating commercials for the Superbowl is always tough. The need to stand out, make a splash and be remembered naturally conflicts with the high stakes nature of the event.  This explains the yearly default to a short list of themes that always test well with consumers and clients alike: babies,...
The 5 Best Superbowl 2013 Commercials [Video]

Eleklet:Volkswagen Bik.e!

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Eleklet:Volkswagen Bik.e!

Ask Andru: Should I get Kinect if I use my Xbox 360 mostly for watching Netflix?

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We’re back with another edition of Ask Andru – this time we’re focusing on the wildly popular Kinect add-on, and how useful it might be for Xbox 360 owners who primarily use their consoles for watching streaming video. On to the question: My family has an Xbox 360 but...
Ask Andru: Should I get Kinect if I use my Xbox 360 mostly for watching Netflix?

Nokia Here collection vehicle hands-on (video)

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After our interview with Peter Skillman last week we were given a brief tour of the Nokia Here collection vehicle, a bright blue Volkswagen Jetta Wagon specially outfitted with a smorgasbord of sensors. It's all about a retractable roof-mounted mast that collapses behind an aerodynamic fairing for stowage. From...
Nokia Here collection vehicle hands-on (video)

Why Volkswagen Doesn't Care If You Skip Its YouTube Ad After 5 Seconds

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Volkswagen doesn't care if you skip over its YouTube pre-roll ad for the new Fusca (the Brazilian form of the Beetle) after five seconds. In fact, VW designed the ad in a way that it will automatically skip itself for you so you can get to whatever cat video you...
Why Volkswagen Doesn't Care If You Skip Its YouTube Ad After 5 Seconds

The 2012 Volkswagen Super Bowl Commercial is Here

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The Volkswagen Super Bowl 2012 Ad just got released in full. It is actually an extended version, which is a very trendy thing to do this year. Volkswagen already created huge buzz with the......
The 2012 Volkswagen Super Bowl Commercial is Here

All-electric VW Golf Blue-e-emotion still on track for 2013 release, in white

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It's about time Volkswagen made an EV that fits more than one blogger and his smartphone. There's not much longer to wait, though: "Late 2013" is the latest word on the arrival of the Golf Blue-e-motion, which will hopefully be a happier ride than the name suggests. A 2014...
All-electric VW Golf Blue-e-emotion still on track for 2013 release, in white

Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems

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Cloudera’s Hadoop implementation just got a big boost through a strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems, one of Europe’s biggest IT services companies. This would appear to be one of the first results of Cloudera’s freshly-funded international enterprise push. The two companies are touting analytics-as-a-service using Cloudera Enterprise RTQ, featuring...
Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems
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