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Volkswagen to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

Fri, 2017-11-17 10:10

Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than $40 billion over the next 5 years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies.

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Security mistakes you’re probably making

Fri, 2017-11-17 10:09

Stop making these security mistakes. Columnist Kim Komando tells you where you're leaving yourselves exposed online and how to keep your data and personal info safe from hackers and crooks.

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What is SpaceX's secret Zuma mission about?

Fri, 2017-11-17 09:49

There is plenty of speculation about the U.S. government's mission; the National Reconnaissance Office has not confirmed any involvement.

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We tested Oprah's Favorite Things of 2017—here's what you shouldn't buy

Fri, 2017-11-17 09:35

Here's what you should—and shouldn't—buy

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Tesla Semi, an electric big rig truck with 500-mile range, rolls into reality

Fri, 2017-11-17 09:08

Elon Musk unveiled a sleep electric truck that he said will revolutionize the industry based on cost-per-mile efficiency and comfort.

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Why Tesla's new electric Semi is such a big deal

Fri, 2017-11-17 08:57

With an electric hauler that can go up to 500 miles without stopping for a recharge, Tesla is revolutionizing the trucking industry one big rig at a time.

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The best eco-friendly detergents you can buy

Fri, 2017-11-17 08:30 washed dozens of loads of laundry to find which eco-friendly detergents worked the best.

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EA drops microtransactions from 'Star Wars' video game

Fri, 2017-11-17 08:02

Backlash online sparks video game publisher to remove in-game purchases.

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10 gifts for men that they'll actually love

Fri, 2017-11-17 07:28

Please buy me everything on this list.

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PayPal’s wants to be a full-featured payment system

Fri, 2017-11-17 07:19

CEO Daniel Schulman says customers expect more today.

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Tesla unveils stunning new Roadster as fastest car ever

Fri, 2017-11-17 00:37

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Live stream: Tesla unveils its electric big rig truck

Thu, 2017-11-16 22:01

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is pledging a groundbreaking advancement Thursday night, when he shows off Tesla's progress in designing an electric semitruck.

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Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox about buying major assets, sources tell CNBC

Thu, 2017-11-16 20:04

Disney is also interested, sources tell CNBC

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Comcast interested in 21st Century Fox

Thu, 2017-11-16 20:03

Comcast has discussed a potential acquisition of 21st Century Fox.

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Google Pixel Buds: real-time translation, not much comfort

Thu, 2017-11-16 19:05

Pixel Buds are Google's answer to Apple's AirPods. They can summon the Google Assistant and offer real time translation. But they need to be more comfy.

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Shopping for an iPhone? These stores offer $200-$300 discounts for Black Friday

Thu, 2017-11-16 18:48

Rarely discounted iPhones get big discounts

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How to get long exposures, and beautiful images of flowing water, on just an iPhone

Thu, 2017-11-16 18:46

This hidden trick allows you to take photos of flowing water, without a big camera and tripod.

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Google Pixel Buds may phase out 'lost in translation' term

Thu, 2017-11-16 17:29

USA Today's Tech team tried out Google's real-time translation headphones.

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Exclusive: Code2040 raises $5.6 million as it fights tech diversity backlash

Thu, 2017-11-16 16:31

The new funding comes as diversity advocates face a backlash over their efforts to bring more blacks and Latinos into the tech industry.

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You can take 4 studio fitness classes for $4 with this amazing ClassPass deal

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:45

This is the best workout class deal I've ever seen

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