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BitTorrent

BitTorrent Tells Sony It's Happy To Release ‘The...

 Many have called for Sony to release ‘The Interview’ online. However, Sony CEO Michael Lynton stated earlier that there has not been a major video on demand... Read More

biometric

The Future Of Biometric Marketing

 The current smartwatch and fitness device space is stagnant. The offerings and the devices are a commoditized mess with companies competing for the same consumers... Read More

GADGETS

Snapchat alternatives (and...

Snapchat alternatives (and their users) vanish from Windows...

Snapchat warned that it was clamping down on third-party apps to prevent sketchier examples from compromising your security, and it appears to be making good on its word --... Read More

Watch the first steps of a...

Watch the first steps of a robot inspired by stick bugs

They grow up so fast, don't they? It was just a few years ago that HECTOR the stick bug robot was little more than a twinkle in Bielefeld University's eye, and it's already... Read More

Samsung's super-wide curved...

Samsung's super-wide curved monitor makes your PC extra...

If both ultra-widescreen and curved computer monitors are all the rage these days, then Samsung's new SE790C display is supremely fashionable. The 34-inch, 3,440 x 1,440 LCD... 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

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

Quick and easy blemish cover up

Quick and easy blemish cover...

Filed under: Skin Secrets Dark spots and blemishes happen to everyone, but they don't... Read More

GAMING

Bandai Namco changing name again, adds Entertainment

Bandai Namco changing name...

You know how sometimes a friend will try to come up with an awesome nickname for... Read More

SXPD patrols monochromatic panels on Android, iOS devices

SXPD patrols monochromatic...

In SXPD, a comic book and video game hybrid now available on iOS and Android devices, an... Read More

This Majora's Mask-inspired Christmas carol is smashing

This Majora's Mask-inspired...

Yeah, so you played - or are at least familiar with the premise of - The Legend of Zelda:... Read More

AUTOS

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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Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Government/LegalThe US Treasury will come out ahead on...

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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,...

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Hyundai has announced that it's bringing a new, smartphone-enabled infotainment system to the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. Set to arrive on the brand's lower-end 2016 models, it will eventually be offered across the entry level range, and is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Continue reading Hyundai previews new infotainment system ahead of CES

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Filed under: Technology, CES, Hyundai, Apple, Google, Infotainment, SmartphoneHyundai has...

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A Canadian woman has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for causing an fatal accident by stopping to rescue some ducklings in the road. She's also been banned from driving for 10 years and will need to perform 240 hours of community service.

Continue reading Woman gets 90 days in jail for duck-stopping deaths

Woman gets 90 days in jail for duck-stopping deaths originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Government/Legal, Canada, MotorcycleA Canadian woman has been sentenced to...

TUAW

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...

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...