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Nissan XMotion concept SUV makes bold and powerful slide into Detroit

Nissan has unveiled a new conceptual sport utility, the XMotion (“cross motion”), that is touted as fusing Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American utility. The vehicle features the company’s new-generation Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology. .. Continue Reading Nissan XMotion

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Nissan XMotion concept SUV makes bold and powerful slide into Detroit

Nissan has unveiled a new conceptual sport utility, the XMotion (“cross motion”), that is touted as fusing Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American utility. The vehicle features the company’s new-generation Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology. .. Continue Reading Nissan XMotion

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ProtonVPN launches unlimited free VPN service for Android

ProtonVPN’s free VPN service got off to a very rocky start when it launched 7 months ago. Demand was such that free users got put on to a waitlist, where they languished for months before even seeing an invite. The

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Firefox: Windows 7 way more popular than Windows 10

Depending on which analyst firm you believe, Windows 10 will either finally overtake Windows 7 this month, or it won’t. Either way, the newest OS is narrowing the gap. However, according to the Firefox Hardware Report, a public weekly survey

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YouTube for iOS has a secret new Dark Mode — here’s how to enable it

Google’s latest update for YouTube on iOS promises ‘general fixes and stability improvements’, but also includes a welcome hidden extra — a Dark Mode that looks especially amazing on iPhone X, and might even save you some battery life. However,

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Time spent in apps grew just 6% last year, down from 11% in 2017

 The app economy is continuing to grow, with the worldwide revenue from app stores expected to top $110 billion this year, according to recent estimates from App Annie. However, the time people spend using their apps is starting to stagnate,

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Uber announces “safety” cap on UK driver hours

 Uber has confirmed it will cap the amount of hours drivers on its platform in the UK can be logged in to accept trips. After ten hours the new policy will require drivers take an uninterrupted six hour break before

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The Permanent Sabbatical

Victor Brombert writes about professorial sabbaticals and his impending retirement. Go to Source

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Heatherwick Studio plans pair of bulging residential buildings for NYC

British firm Heatherwick Studio has unveiled plans for a new residential project in Manhattan, New York City. Consisting of two buildings situated either side of the High Line, their most distinctive feature is their unusual bulging glazing, which brings to

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Heatherwick Studio plans pair of bulging residential buildings for NYC

British firm Heatherwick Studio has unveiled plans for a new residential project in Manhattan, New York City. Consisting of two buildings situated either side of the High Line, their most distinctive feature is their unusual bulging glazing, which brings to

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Half of companies suffer financially motivated cyber attacks

Cyber attacks driven by ransom demands are on the increase as criminals seek to cash in on the soaring values of crypto currencies according to a new report. The 2017-2018 Global Application and Network Security Report from cyber security company

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Dolores O’Riordan, the Ferocious Cranberries Singer, Has Died

Amanda Petrusich writes about Dolores O’Riordan, the singer in the band the Cranberries, who died Monday, at forty-six. Go to Source

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Mustang Bullitt pays homage to 1968 movie classic

Though Steve McQueen’s performance in the film Bullitt was certainly memorable, for many the real star was the 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 used to great effect in the epic car chase through the streets of San Francisco. This year

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Mustang Bullitt pays homage to 1968 movie classic

Though Steve McQueen’s performance in the film Bullitt was certainly memorable, for many the real star was the 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 used to great effect in the epic car chase through the streets of San Francisco. This year

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Meltdown and Spectre: very few enterprise mobile devices are patched, and many will never be

  The Meltdown and Spectre bugs have been in the headlines for a couple of weeks now, but it seems the patches are not being installed on handsets. Analysis of more than 100,000 enterprise mobile devices shows that just a

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Twitter denies reading your direct messages

Undercover footage emerged this week in which Twitter engineers said that hundreds of company employees were reading users’ direct messages. The footage was shared by Project Veritas, and now Twitter has come out on the defensive. The conservative activist group’s

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Airbnb now lets users pay less up front for bookings

 Airbnb has today announced a new feature that will help users manage their payments on the platform. The feature, aptly albeit unimaginatively named Pay Less Up Front, lets users pay for a part of their trip upon booking and the

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AngelList launches Syndicates in India

 AngelList has expanded its syndicates program to India in the latest overseas move for the US crowdfunding platform. The launch comes some 18 months after we reported that AngelList had hired Utsav Somani to launch the service and develop its business

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When and how humans triggered a new geological epoch

There’s no doubt that humans have had a powerful impact on the planet, but some scientists believe that the effects are so clear and widespread that our current time period should be declared the dawn of a new geological epoch

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When and how humans triggered a new geological epoch

There’s no doubt that humans have had a powerful impact on the planet, but some scientists believe that the effects are so clear and widespread that our current time period should be declared the dawn of a new geological epoch

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