Lamborghini uses an intimate Manhattan event to debut its 610 hp Huracán

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Last week Lamborghini’s Huracán LP 610-4, the 610 hp, all-wheel-drive successor to the outgoing Gallardo made its North American debut at a small and intimate event as part of the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) and Gizmag was there. The Huracán, currently in Beij READ MORE
Are we facing an internet of too many things?

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Much of the buzz in the tech world at the moment surrounds the internet of things, the idea that every piece of electronic kit might one day be connected via the web.

There are plenty of benefits from this but it also presents a number of challenges. Home automation specialist READ MORE

OnePlus One: Android smartphone with flagship-worthy specs, but affordable price

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It has been often said that hardware specifications do not matter, yet nowadays people are still excited to see manufacturers going with the latest and greatest processors, lots of RAM, high-resolution displays and so on. When an impressive configuration is of READ MORE

These Satellite Gadgets Will Save Your Butt in the Backcountry
A regular mobile phone is enough to keep you in touch around most of the populated parts of the world. But if you really want to go into the boonies, you'll appreciate a device that can talk to satellites. READ MORE
Delivery Hero Gobbles Another $85M To Fuel A Price War With Just-Eat
Delivery Hero On the heels of online food delivery company Just-Eat’s successful IPO in London earlier this month, its big, still-private rival Delivery Hero has raised another mammoth round of funding: a Series F of $85 million, led by a “6 billion dollar global investment fund&# READ MORE
Viber Finally Goes Flat With New iOS Design
viber Showing up a bit late to the iOS 7 party, Viber has released an update to the iPhone version of the application that incorporates the same flat design we've seen throughout the new operating system. Viber had been in pretty desperate need of a redesign for quite some time. On the one hand, there's something charmin READ MORE
Solar-powered Sunseeker Duo takes flight

The Sunseeker Duo first took flight back in December 2013, with the team since testing dif...

For all the advancements made in solar power technology, developing an airplane that could harvest enough of the sun's energy to not only be flown for READ MORE
Smart Wind and Solar Power

Big data and artificial intelligence are producing ultra-accurate forecasts that will make it feasible to integrate much more renewable energy into the grid.

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Aton-Impulse’s beefy Viking 2992 amphibian

The Aton-Impulse Viking 2992

This no-nonsense Russian seven-seater looks like a grenade-proof apocalyptic off-roader that happily handles river and lake crossings, but behind its muscular looks hides a surprisingly meek 1,770cc engine. Which makes this an excellent amphibious off-road tank if you’re looking for something ... fuel efficient?.. Continue Reading READ MORE
Lifeline, The Early-Stage Finnish VC Firm That Backed Supercell, Closes Another Fund
petteri-koponen-prepares-for-slush-2012-with-supercell-shirt-on Lifeline Ventures has never ceased to surprise me. There’s their annual benchpress and dead-lifting contest every November to find the world’s strongest investor and founder. Or, I mean, READ MORE
David Einhorn Just Cried Bubble And Let Slip The Shorts Of War
Screen Shot 2014-04-22 at 5.35.26 PM David Einhorn, a hedge fund manager worth north of a billion dollars, isn't bullish on technology stocks. In a letter to his investors sent today, Einhorn called the current market environment regarding technology companies the "second tech bubble in 15 READ MORE
Trinity portable wind turbine takes a breezy approach to charging-on-the-go

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There are already plenty of solar-powered phone chargers out there, but they won't do you much good at night, when it's cloudy, or even if you live too far north. Chances are, however, that in any one of those situations, there will be at least a slight breeze ... and that's where the Trinity portable wind turbine comes into play. .. Continue Reading READ MORE
Vkontakte founder forced to resign after revealing anti-Maidan pressure from FSB
Vkontakte founder forced to resign after revealing anti-Maidan pressure from FSB

Above: Pavel Durov.

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Pavel Durov is now out for good from Vkontakte (VK.com), Russia’s leading social network READ MORE

YouTube channel finally arrives on Roku devices

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Despite countless channels included on Roku, one has been missing since its inception. Now that problem has been rectified, just in time to keep the device a few paces ahead of its latest rival.

Today the set-top box maker announces that it has finally integrated YouTube across all READ MORE

Hipster’s Ludlow And eBay’s Mengerink Are Working On A Startup Called The Happy Home Company
happy home company logo Doug Ludlow, formerly CEO of startup Hipster, is working on something new called The Happy Home Company, and he has convinced former eBay executive Matthew Mengerink to co-found it with him. Hipster, for those of you who don't remember, was a photo-sharing startup that was probab READ MORE
There are already more widescale differences in intelligence, health and lifespan than moderate Transhuman scenarios
Gizmag has an interview with some professors who specialize in analysing possible Transhuman enhancement and in particular the ethics of it. They posit scenarios under the assumption that things are equal now in terms of intelligence and lifespan.Kevin Warwick, Professor of Cybernetics at the University of Reading, tells Gizmag that it will be important for people to consider what they are getting themselv READ MORE
Apple’s Beta Seed Program brings beta versions of OS X to public — is that a bad idea?

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The concept of beta software has changed dramatically over the years. It used to be that a "beta" designation meant software was buggy and not ready for production machines. However, companies like Google have desensitized users by keeping software in perpetual beta mode. I mean h READ MORE

Are College Campuses Obsolete?
The debate over the merits of online education makes a stop at Columbia University. Go to Source READ MORE
General Fusion TED talk
Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. The plasma physicist runs a small company with a big idea for a new type of nuclear reactor that could produce clean, cheap energy. His secret recipe? High speeds, scorching temperatures and crushing pressure. In this hopeful talk, he explains how nuclear fusion might be just around the corner.In anot READ MORE
OK, Michigan Can Ban Affirmative Action

On the surface, the Supreme Court’s decision today to uphold Michigan’s ban on affirmative action looks pretty placid. “This case is not about the constitutionality, or the merits, of race-conscious admissions policies in higher education,” Justice Anthony Kennedy hastens to reassure in his pro-ban opinion. “Rather, the question concerns whether, and in what manner, voters in the States may choose to prohibit t READ MORE

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