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Line's COO Becomes Its New CEO As The Messaging Company...

 Fresh from launching its payment service and buying MixRadio from Microsoft, Japan-based messaging app Line has announced a change at the top with current COO Takeshi... Read More

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Google Expands Its Android One Initiative To Bangladesh,...

 Back in June, Google introduced its Android One program to improve the affordable smartphone experience in emerging markets. The project debuted in India in September,... Read More

GADGETS

The FCC gets to work on...

The FCC gets to work on letting internet TV compete with...

It's far from a done deal, but the FCC has taken a step towards putting internet TV service on a par with cable and satellite. On Friday it announced the adoption of a... Read More

NASA wants to build airship...

NASA wants to build airship cities in the Venus sky

Since Venus is closer to Earth than Mars -- both in size and distance -- it would be a much more convenient candidate for manned exploration. There's just a slight hitch: the... Read More

The Big Picture: Building an...

The Big Picture: Building an electric 'armored' car out of...

If you think the coffee table you've been building in your spare time is pretty sweet, just wait until you get a load of what Liu Fulong has been making. The Shengyang, China... Read More

MOVIES

Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Goes...

Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Goes Out With a 5-Day $90M Bang

JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" finale went out on top at the box office, debuting with $56.2 million over the weekend and taking in... Read More

Neil Patrick Harris Meets the...

Neil Patrick Harris Meets the Freaks in New 'AHS: Freak...

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" is taking a little holiday hiatus, but FX has offered us a little Christmas treat to tide us over until January 7. This teaser... Read More

Kate Winslet is No Shrinking...

Kate Winslet is No Shrinking Violet in 'A Little Chaos'...

Who knew landscape gardening could be such a cutthroat biz? In "A Little Chaos," Kate Winslet stars as a female landscape artist who's recruited to work on King Louis XIV's... Read More

FOOD

Couple Celebrates 64th...

Couple Celebrates 64th Anniversary At Taco Bell

One couple in Arizona loves Taco Bell so much, they celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary at the chain's Apache Junction location. Read More

10 Surprising Facts About...

10 Surprising Facts About Chipotle

If you're a Chipotle fan, you'll probably want to know these 10 surprising facts about the Mexican food chain. Read More

Expert Tip: The One-Handed...

Expert Tip: The One-Handed Egg Crack

Have you mastered the one-handed egg crack yet? Watch and learn the technique to crack an egg with one hand. Read More

FASHION

Street style tip of the day: Midi skirt

Street style tip of the day:...

Filed under: Street Style Happy Monday! I hope everyone had an amazing weekend! Only 3... Read More

Holiday party hairstyles: The side ponytail

Holiday party hairstyles: The...

Filed under: Beauty Break Styling your hair for the holidays is slightly different from... Read More

Holiday gift guide: For the beauty obsessed

Holiday gift guide: For the...

Filed under: Holiday Sometimes the best gifts come in the smallest packages. To us, the... Read More

GAMING

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is UK's Christmas No. 1

Call of Duty: Advanced...

Ding dong merrily on high / In the UK CoD is winning Ding dong verily the sky / In LA... Read More

Stiq Figures, December 8 - 14: Biggest surprise in 2014...

Stiq Figures, December 8 -...

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't... Read More

The 8-bit Time Machine takes game music back to 1985

The 8-bit Time Machine takes...

Modern game soundtracks are nice thanks to their full orchestras and high-definition... Read More

AUTOS

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The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V arrives with a massive 6.2-liter, supercharged V8 engine, packing 640 hp and 630 lb-ft of torque. This means Caddy's baddest V model ever can sprint to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds, on its way to a top speed of 200 mph. Here's everything we know about the beast so far.

Continue reading 2016 Cadillac CTS-V arrives with 640 hp, 200-mph top speed

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Filed under: Detroit Auto Show, Cadillac, GM, Sedan, Luxury, PerformanceThe 2016 Cadillac...

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Land Rover's new performance utility gets off the old dusty trail and onto the racing circuit to show us what it's got in this minute-and-a-half-long clip.

Continue reading Range Rover Sport SVR hangs its tail out at Rockingham

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Filed under: Videos, Land Rover, SUV, PerformanceLand Rover's new performance utility...

Earnings/Financials,

The US Treasury will come out ahead on its bailout of Ally Financial, unloading its final shares for an estimated $1.25 billion and bringing its total profits on the Ally rescue to $18.3 billion on a $17.2 billion investment. That's a net win.

Continue reading US sells Ally Financial shares, putting an end to auto bailout

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Connecticut is the latest state to decide that the Polaris Slingshot is not a motorcycle and therefore can't be registered for the road there. It appears that the only solution is for Polaris to go to the legislature to create a separate designation for vehicles like its three-wheeler.

Continue reading Polaris Slingshot now banned in Connecticut, too

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Filed under: Government/Legal, Ownership, North America, United States, Convertible,...

TUAW

The Week in Review: news and...

Last week was a busy one with your favorite TUAW writers posting some excellent How-To...

A roundup of recent hardware...

Last week, we reviewed a variety of hardware and accessories that'll complement your...

Today in the App Store -- the...

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App...

All the best app reviews last...

Last week was a busy one for apps in the iOS App Store, giving your favorite TUAW writers...