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Knaus turns the VW Crafter van into a new type of CUV, a caravanning utility vehicle

While Volkswagen was exploring the Crafter camper van concept of the future, Knaus was busy moving its own Crafter-based camper van from concept to reality. After showing one of the first camper van conversions based on the new Crafter, the

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Knaus turns the VW Crafter van into a new type of CUV, a caravanning utility vehicle

While Volkswagen was exploring the Crafter camper van concept of the future, Knaus was busy moving its own Crafter-based camper van from concept to reality. After showing one of the first camper van conversions based on the new Crafter, the

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Crunch Report | Using SpaceX Spaceships to Travel on Earth

Elon Musk plans to use SpaceX spaceships for travel on Earth, Apple has quietly acquired Regaind and South Korea decides to ban ICOs. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Go to Source

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Ransomware is reaching ‘epidemic levels’

Ransomware has been named as one of the most pressing threats to society by officers at Europol. The force has released a new report which claims that ransomware is reaching “epidemic” levels, eclipsing other areas of cybercrime such as data breaches, pornography

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The SEC has charged two initial coin offerings with defrauding investors

 The Security and Exchange Commission today has charged both a diamond and a real estate initial coin offering scheme with defrauding investors. REcoin, which promoted itself as the first cryptocurrency-backed real estate company and DRC World, a diamond company, are

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Travis Kalanick appoints Ursula Burns, John Thain to Uber’s board

 Former Uber chief Travis Kalanick has appointed two more people to the ridesharing company’s board. One of the seats is going to Ursula Burns, former CEO and Chairwoman of Xerox. The other is going to John Thain, who has served

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Tom Price Resigns: A Private-Plane Flight Into Trump Oblivion

Amy Davidson Sorkin on the resignation of Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price after reports that he used private and military planes for travel. Go to Source

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Doogee BL7000 is an affordable smartphone with a huge battery and nice hardware [Review]

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Doogee seems to be on fire; the outfit, which is several orders of magnitude smaller than bigger names like Lenovo, Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi, has been pushing out new models like there’s no tomorrow. The vendor embraced

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A Big N.F.L. Hit and Donald Trump’s Love of Violence

Ian Crouch on a brutal hit in an N.F.L. game between the Bears and the Packers, and Donald Trump’s recent comments about the state of football. Go to Source

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Roku nearly doubles since IPO, up another 13% on day two

 Digital streaming business Roku has soared in its public debut. After pricing its IPO Wednesday at $14 per share, Roku finished its first day of trading at $23.50, up nearly 68%. And by the end of Friday, Roku closed at

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Kodi: EFF says courts should reject ‘abusive’ lawsuits against add-on distributors

The war against copyright infringement has always been a difficult one for rights holders. Aside from the scale of the problem, there are multiple platforms that make illegal downloads, streams, and sharing possible. For many years, the main target for

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Some VCs want to jump into ICOs, but a host of challenges remain

 Venture capitalists are in a rare pickle. Companies have raised more than $1.7 billion through initial coin offerings, or ICOs, this year, by selling their own customized virtual currencies. For the companies, the trend is a godsend. They can raise

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Honda celebrates the Super Cub at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show

Honda never passes on the opportunity to remind the world how important the Cub series has been in its history, so the legendary two-wheeler’s 60th anniversary calls for a special celebration. At the upcoming Tokyo show, Honda plans to reveal

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Honda celebrates the Super Cub at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show

Honda never passes on the opportunity to remind the world how important the Cub series has been in its history, so the legendary two-wheeler’s 60th anniversary calls for a special celebration. At the upcoming Tokyo show, Honda plans to reveal

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Honda to celebrate the Super Cub at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show

Honda never passes on the opportunity to remind the world how important the Cub series has been in its history, so the legendary two-wheeler’s 60th anniversary calls for a special celebration. At the upcoming Tokyo show, Honda plans to reveal

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Honda to celebrate the Super Cub at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show

Honda never passes on the opportunity to remind the world how important the Cub series has been in its history, so the legendary two-wheeler’s 60th anniversary calls for a special celebration. At the upcoming Tokyo show, Honda plans to reveal

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The FCC wants Apple to enable the iPhone’s non-existent FM radio

In the wake of big storms recently, the National Association of Broadcasters and the FCC has piled the pressure on Apple to enable the FM radio in iPhones so they might be used for emergency broadcasts. FCC chairman Ajit Pai

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Strategies for dramatically cutting public cloud costs [Q&A]

IT teams are increasingly moving to the public cloud for its supposed low cost and high agility. However, once implemented in their environments, people are finding public cloud to be expensive and fairly complex to manage. We spoke to Andrew

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Disney releases DisneyNow, a new app that combines live TV, on-demand, games and music

 Disney’s streaming service may still be years away, but the company this week has launched a new app for streaming Disney’s series, Disney Channel movies, live TV and music all under one roof, with the release of DisneyNow. The app

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Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB

 Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in the space. The Chinese e-commerce giant has agreed to lead a €22.9 million ($27 million)

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