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TECH

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Why Retailers Must (But Won't) Succeed In Introducing...

 In the digital age, it’s critical for retailers to collect and manage customer data. This information is the key to providing personalization for any kind of... Read More

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How NASA Opens Planetary Mission Data

 As the U.S. National Aeronautic and Space Administration tests new rockets for its manned space program, planetary scientists are already working with reams of data to... Read More

GADGETS

The future of VR, how the NFL...

The future of VR, how the NFL uses the Surface Pro 2 and...

It's been a busy week, folks: We spoke with Seahawks quarterback Russel Wilson about how the NFL uses the Surface Pro 2, interviewed RuPaul about "gaymers," learned that... Read More

The US wants China's help...

The US wants China's help blocking North Korean hackers

The enemy of my enemy is my friend -- at least, it is for the US. Sources for both the Associated Press and the New York Times claim that American officials have asked China... Read More

Google+ can automatically...

Google+ can automatically 'enhance' your mobile video...

Google's no stranger to tweaking your photos automagically, and now it's extending that expertise to video. By using Google+ and its auto-backup system for your media,... Read More

MOVIES

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

Check Out This 'Star Wars'...

Check Out This 'Star Wars' Christmas Light Show (VIDEO)

It's hard not to get a little Grinchy right around this time of year, but perhaps this "Star Wars"-themed Christmas lights extravaganza will warm the cockles of your... 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

Holiday gift guide: For your dad

Holiday gift guide: For your...

Even though we don't like to admit it, we are definitely daddy's girls. But that... Read More

The best all-in-one lip formula ever

The best all-in-one lip...

Filed under: Beauty Nothing has the power to transform your look like a gorgeous lip... Read More

3 ways to say goodbye to belly fat

3 ways to say goodbye to...

Filed under: Fitness Eating 80/20 and hitting the gym have helped you reach your... Read More

GAMING

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's Class Zero is wanted for treason

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's...

Relations can get a bit dramatic between Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's 12-pack of young... Read More

Bravely Second's Minette Goroneze lets cats out of the jobs...

Bravely Second's Minette...

Axes, brass knuckles and the power to summon cats certainly stand as an offbeat arsenal... Read More

Claire goes back to work in Resident Evil Revelations 2...

Claire goes back to work in...

It's hard to imagine why Claire Redfield of Capcom's Resident Evil universe would put... Read More

AUTOS

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From drag races to roominess comparison, the Mazda3 came out ahead of the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series in a diesel-hatchback comparison.

Continue reading Mazda3 versus BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 in Euro diesel showdown

Mazda3 versus BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 in Euro diesel showdown originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Green, Audi, BMW, Mazda, Europe, DieselFrom drag races to roominess...

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More details are leaking out about the 2016 Chevy Volt, including that the new Corvette influenced the design and that the ELR's adjustable regen braking levels will be available in the Chevy plug-in hybrid as well.

Continue reading Next-gen Chevy Volt gets Corvette looks, adjustable regen levels

Next-gen Chevy Volt gets Corvette looks, adjustable regen levels originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Green, Chevrolet, ElectricMore details are leaking out about the 2016 Chevy...

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There're a lot of things to worry about concerning your vehicle, like getting the oil changed and keeping the tires at proper pressures, but based on the latest data from the FBI, auto theft doesn't necessarily have to be one of them. According to statistics released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2013 showed the lowest number of stolen cars since 1967.

Continue reading Auto thefts down nearly 60% from 1991's all-time high

Auto thefts down nearly 60% from 1991's all-time high originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Government/Legal, Ownership, Safety, North AmericaThere're a lot of things...

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Alfa Romeo will base its next Spider not on the Mazda MX-5 Miata, but on the same Project Giorgio platform that will underpin other Alfa models, like the replacement for the 159. Mazda will, however, donate the MX-5 for an upcoming roadster from Fiat and Abarth, Alfa Romeo boss Harald Wester told Car.

Continue reading Alfa Romeo takes Spider in-house, Mazda-Fiat roadster partnership not dead

Alfa Romeo takes Spider in-house, Mazda-Fiat roadster partnership not dead originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Mazda, Convertible, PerformanceAlfa Romeo will base its...

TUAW

Need to crop or add zoom to a...

Video Zoom (US$1.99) is a just released app that will let you take an existing video and...

Caturday: Steve's a classic!...

Perhaps that headline should say, Steve is in front of a Mac Classic. He's a cute new...

Quiptalk reveals what friends...

Quiptalk is a social networking app for communicating with friends in topical chat rooms....

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...