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Porsche and Toyota Debut LMP1 Racecars Ahead of Silverstone Opener

Forget LaFerrari, P1, Regera, and 918, the real hybrid hypercars are those fielded in the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Here, both Toyota and Porsche dominate with their respective entries. Drastically different in terms of power units, these two teams want to dominate each other in the most grueling endurance races ...

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Congress just obliterated Obama-era rules preventing ISPs from selling your browsing history

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(Image: C-SPAN broadcast) Rules preventing internet providers from selling personal information, such as customer browsing histories, will be repealed, following a vote in the US House of Representatives this afternoon. The Republican-led House voted 215-203 in favor of repealing the rules, implemented just a few months ago under the previous ...

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Microsoft brings Cortana to the Android lock screen

 Following a series of beta trials, Microsoft officially announced this morning that it’s bringing its virtual assistant Cortana to the lock screen of Android devices. Initially, Microsoft had tested putting an overview of your day on the lock screen – offering information like the day’s weather, commute times, flight or ...

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Twitch to start selling video games this week

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Video game streaming site Twitch will soon begin selling PC games and other in-game content on its site, the company says. We understand the games may arrive as soon as tomorrow or later this week, though the exact timing is still in flux. Already one of the top destinations for live streaming and ...

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How Stories Search makes Snapchat a real-time YouTube

Snapchat is shifting from a social network limited to content shared by people you follow to an ephemeral, real-time database of what’s going on now everywhere. Today Snapchat launched Search for Stories submitted to its public Our Stories. It makes Snapchat as deep as whatever the world is sharing, creating ...

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Let’s meet in Pittsburgh on April 11

In preparation for Disrupt New York and our upcoming TC Sessions series on Robotics Matt Burns and I will be heading to Pittsburgh to talk to some startups. We could use some help. We’re aiming to be in Pittsburgh on April 11 and we need a spot and potentially a ...

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2018 Honda Odyssey to Feature Horn-Mounted Emojis

Have you ever been cut off in traffic and wish you had something more expressive than just a loud horn pound your fist on? Well, how about a Rush Hour Traffic emoji or, better yet, an emoji middle finger for the jerk who cut you off? Good news! Honda has ...

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