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Nissan Put Snow Tracks on Another Thing

While Nissan’s affinity for the practice grows a bit tiring, it’s pretty much true that you can put tracks on anything and make it cooler. Case in point: the Nissan Altima-te AWD project vehicle that just made its debut at the Montreal auto show. The one-off is based on a ...

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Why is my keyboard connected to the cloud?

(Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Everything is becoming a thing connected to the internet, but some things really shouldn’t be. First cab off that rank should be input devices, because what sort of maniac thinks the advantages of a roaming cloud-based configuration outweighs the potential explosion in surface area to attack and ...

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Dolby quietly preps augmented audio recorder app “234″

Dolby is secretly building a mobile music production app it hopes will seduce SoundCloud rappers and other musicians. Codenamed “234” and formerly tested under the name Dolby Live, the free app measures background noise before you record and then nullifies it. Users can also buy “packs” of audio effects to augment ...

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How Lyft envisions bringing VR and AR to your ride

Lyft is exploring ways to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality into your Lyft rides, according to a couple of patent applications TechCrunch came across today. The first, filed in July 2017, is for “providing a virtual reality transportation experience” that would respond to real-world forces and events that happen ...

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An All-Electric Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Is Coming

Ford is the king of pickup-truck sales, and it wants to stay that way. A big part of the plan is continued innovation, and on the heels of introducing a fully aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup for the current generation, the Blue Oval has confirmed an all-electric F-150 is coming. This model ...

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Telstra turns to SDN for speedy intra-Asia subsea cable switcheroo

(Image: Telstra) Telstra has announced it is offering a rapid restoration service for subsea cable outages on three of its intra-Asia routes. Currently the telco offers restoration in eight hours, but has flagged that could be reduced to minutes. The Australian telco is using Ericsson equipment with Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme ...

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