Category Archives: Internet

I drove BMW’s prototype self-driving 5 series, and then it drove me

 BMW had a story to tell at CES this year, a story of what our lives might look like when there’s more continuity between what we do at home and what we do in our cars, thanks to new features coming to market including connectivity and self-driving capabilities. I became a part of that story as I drove a prototype 5 series (fun even in manual mode) onto a public Las Vegas highway, pressed… Read More
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Author: Darrell Etherington

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Russia Hacked ‘Older’ Republican Emails, FBI Director Says

FBI Director James Comey tells Congress the same hackers who breached the DNC also penetrated the RNC’s older email domains and state-level GOP targets. The post Russia Hacked ‘Older’ Republican Emails, FBI Director Says appeared first on WIRED.


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Author: Andy Greenberg

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Michelin backs motorhome and campervan rental marketplace Campanda

 Berlin startup Campanda, which offers an online booking site for Recreational Vehicles (that’s motorhomes, caravans and campervans, to you and me), has raised €10 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Michelin Travel Partner, the subsidiary of tyre manufacturer Michelin. Previous backers also participated, including Accel, idinvest, Le Peigné, Ringier Digital Ventures,… Read More
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Author: Steve O'Hear

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The Paperfuge: A 20-Cent Device That Could Transform Health Care

The Paperfuge is a hand-powered centrifuge made of paper, string, and plastic that can spin biological samples at up to 125,000 rpm. The post The Paperfuge: A 20-Cent Device That Could Transform Health Care appeared first on WIRED.


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Author: Robbie Gonzalez

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HMD’s first Nokia smartphone is heading to China

 Nokia fans hankering to get their hands on a new smartphone with their beloved brand name — and without Microsoft’s unloved mobile OS — will need to go to China if they want to buy the first Android-powered from the Finnish phone maker that’s now licensing Nokia’s IP for phones. Read More
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Author: Natasha Lomas

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