Monthly Archives: August 2017

Review: How does the Honda Ridgeline fare after a two-year hiatus?

In the deeply traditionalist pickup truck market, fans of trucks can be dismissive of anything outside of the norm: the ideal of a big, square, muscular truck. We occasionally do see something outside of that truck box, though, and once

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Review: How does the Honda Ridgeline fare after a two-year hiatus?

In the deeply traditionalist pickup truck market, fans of trucks can be dismissive of anything outside of the norm: the ideal of a big, square, muscular truck. We occasionally do see something outside of that truck box, though, and once

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Kia stretches out the hot hatch with new concept car

Traditionally, Kia hasn’t been one of the brands we most look forward to visiting at major auto shows. But it’s been changing that over the past few years, and has stepped things up in 2017. It kicked off the year

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Kia stretches out the hot hatch with new concept car

Traditionally, Kia hasn’t been one of the brands we most look forward to visiting at major auto shows. But it’s been changing that over the past few years, and has stepped things up in 2017. It kicked off the year

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Why HPV Vaccination Rates Remain Low in Rural States

The potentially life-saving cancer vaccine has been around for more than a decade, so why isn’t everyone getting it?

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Crunch Report | Postmates Shows Signs of Hard Times

The first ICO unicorns have arrived, the Nest Thermostat E is a new cheaper, simpler thermostat, Postmates laid off all its city managers yesterday and the latest SanDisk microSD card can now hold 400 GBs of data. All this on

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Dream Chaser spaceplane hauled aloft in first captive carry flight test

After years of development and numerous iterations, the latest Dream Chaser spaceplane has successfully completed its first captive carry flight test over the Mojave Desert. Hoisted up by a Chinook helicopter, the Dream Chaser will undertake one more captive carry

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Dream Chaser spaceplane hauled aloft in first captive carry flight test

After years of development and numerous iterations, the latest Dream Chaser spaceplane has successfully completed its first captive carry flight test over the Mojave Desert. Hoisted up by a Chinook helicopter, the Dream Chaser will undertake one more captive carry

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This is Moto X4

The smartphone market has been a bit boring lately, but things are starting to heat up. Manufacturers are pushing the boundaries of design, as we see with the beautiful Essential Phone, Samsung Galaxy Note8, and leaks of the upcoming iPhone 8.

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Spotify’s head of video and podcasts departs amid strategy shift

 Tom Calderone, Spotify’s head of video and podcasts, is departing the company amid a shift in content strategy.  The news was first identified by Bloomberg.  The digital streaming business, known for its music playlists, had expanded into other categories like

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Nest Thermostat E is a more affordable way to control your home’s temperature

Earlier this year, my local energy company emailed me with an offer I couldn’t refuse — a big discount on a Nest Thermostat. While I had never really cared much about such a product — I was OK getting up

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DJI Mavic Pro Platinum cuts down on noise, adds extra minutes of flight time

Chinese drone giant DJI has rolled into this year’s IFA in Berlin with a few quiet upgrades to its existing lineup, literally. The compact Mavic Pro Platinum is claimed to make 60 percent less noise than its predecessor, while a

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DJI Mavic Pro Platinum cuts down on noise, adds extra minutes of flight time

Chinese drone giant DJI has rolled into this year’s IFA in Berlin with a few quiet upgrades to its existing lineup, literally. The compact Mavic Pro Platinum is claimed to make 60 percent less noise than its predecessor, while a

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Where can blockchain add value?

Blockchains and their use cases have evolved significantly since the advent of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. And for a few good reasons. The fully decentralized system lowers transaction costs, improves record-keeping and enables complete transactional traceability. These benefits

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Razer’s gunmetal Blade Stealth is like dressing a gaming laptop in a suit

 An all-black exterior, backlit triple snake logo and a keyboard with every color in the rainbow is often what kept corporate types and minimalists away from Razer’s laptop portfolio. Now for the first time, Razer is making a laptop with

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This Robotic Vacuum’s Maps of Your House Are the Coolest Thing Since the Roomba

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A Closeted Teen’s Silent Yearnings in “Beach Rats”

Richard Brody on Eliza Hittman’s “Beach Rats.” Go to Source

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FDA approves $475K Leukemia gene therapy treatment with 83% success rate

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced what the agency calls a “historic action” — the first approval of a cell-based gene therapy in the United States. The FDA approved Kymriah, which scientists refer to as a “living drug”

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Nest invites press to a “big announcement” on September 20

 Earlier today Nest announced a new thermostat but it appears the company has more things to announce. Nest just sent invites to an event on September 20, saying it’s a big announcement. No other details were offered. The company needs

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Confederate partners with Zero Motorcycles and goes electric

After 23 years of creating unique high-end customs, Confederate Motors will rebrand as Curtiss Motor Company and turn its focus to building electric motorcycles in co-operation with Zero. At the same time, Confederate unveiled what might be its last petrol-powered

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