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Chevy Bolt named vehicle of the Year at the Detroit Auto Show

Monday morning, the winners were announced. The truck and utility vehicle categories were split apart for 2017, reflecting the increasing shift from the passenger auto to truck side of the market. With an EPA-rated 33 miles of range, it is the firs...

Mysterious "Fast Radio Burst" Pinpointed for First Time in the Deep Cosmos

In order to catch this particular FRB in the act, astronomers had to use the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array , located near Socorro, New Mexico, which provided more than 80 hours of observation time. -You can't...

Tesla's Gigafactory ramps up to full battery production

The new batteries, which previously had to be shipped to Tesla from Japan, initially will be installed in the company's Powerwall and Powerpack storage units. According to a report by Electrek, the automaker has revealed new aerial pictures of its ...

The final minute of 2016 will have one extra second - here's why

Then you might have to wait a little longer, since scientists chose to give 2016 a little extra time in the limelight. The International Earth Rotation & Reference Systems Service ( IERS ) confirmed in a statement that it would be necessary to intr...

Blizzard Celebrate Diablo's 20th Anniversary

This is part of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls which allows gamers to visit the Cathedral dungeon of the original game. Blizzard is known mostly for its World of Warcraft franchise but it's also the developer behind the critically acclaimed Diablo f...

Warriors Visit Cavaliers Battle of Giants

Yup, that's right. On their way to the court, the Warriors had to walk past a enormous photo of LeBron James' critical block on Andre Iguodala in Game 7 that helped seal Cleveland's victory. Kevin Love also posted a double-double with 14 points...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Short Interest Down 15.7% in November

The company has PEG ratio of 0.53. Finally, Edmond DE Rothschild Italia SGR SPA boosted its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by 0.6% in the third quarter. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) shares declined -0.54% and ende...

Super Mario Run takes fastest-downloaded crown but Nintendo shares fall again

The music is music to the ears of any '80s and '90s Nintendo fan, and yes, you can play with one hand. Mr. Miyamoto, creator of the Super Mario Bros. Nonetheless, can you just imagine what Super Mario Run would look like if it did have ads? This ...

Alec Baldwin Reveals What Goes Into His 'SNL' Donald Trump Impression

Keep an eye out for Baldwin's Trump when SNL returns on January 14. Many widely condemned NBC's decision to book Trump as a move that normalized the then-presidential hopeful by treating him just like any other celebrity. Alec Baldwin has reveale...

Area McDonald's Franchisee Sued Over Extra Value Meal

The complaint, obtained by LawNewz .com, says that while the Extra Value Meal costs $5.90, if he purchased each item separately it would cost 41 cents less. Gertie and his lawyers believe the restaurant group should be forced to pay for allegedly fa...

Instagram Introduces Stickers for Stories and Becomes a Lot More Like Snapcaht

Instagram is also offering holiday-themed stickers for a limited time, such as a Christmas tree, a dreidel or a gingerbread man. You can add them to your videos and photos. After you've captured a photo or video for an Instagram Story, you can...

Elon Musk wants to fix traffic forever by staring 'The Boring Company'

Essentially, he wants to dig tunnels under American roadways to divert vehicular traffic and the name of his new company-we're not kidding-will be, The Boring Company. "It's a really simple and obvious idea and I wish more people would do it: build m...

Group Of Killer Whales Observed Eating A Shark

Several killer whales were caught on video while feeding on a sevengill shark . The footage starts off looking like a water ballet. The group of killer whales comprised of three whales. "And all of a sudden one of them brought it up, brought up th...

Putin, Abe agree to bolster economic ties

The Kuril Islands stretch from Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido, to Russia's Kamchatka peninsula. On Friday, both leaders continued the negotiations in Tokyo and then held a joint press conference. "I would like you to take our concerns into c...

Bill Gates compares Trump to JFK

Gates told reporters following the meeting that he and the president-elect had a wide-ranging conversation about the "power of innovation", particularly in areas of public health, education, foreign aid and energy. Bill Gates speaks during a discu...

Winter storm watches posted for later Sunday and Monday

Thursday . The advisories and warnings were for counties along Lake Michigan and the state's northern border. Forecasters said snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible tonight into early Thursday morning. By Sunday , the surface te...

Vandenberg launch of Falcon 9 rocket postponed

ULA has been making it known to potential customers that it can add launches to its 2017 schedule while SpaceX remains offline. In September, one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets exploded on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in F...

David Warner stars in Australian win over New Zealand

Starc then led Australia to a 3-0 sweep as he bowled out New Zealand for 147 off 36.1 overs. Had he not sacrificed himself chasing an unlikely single off the last ball of the innings, Warner would have become only the 11th player to carry his b...

Facebook's Year in Review for 2016 isn't just fun and games

Diwali emerged as the most talked about the topic from India on Facebook in 2016, the social networking giant revealed in its "Year in Review" top 10 list on Thursday. The video has been viewed more than 160 million times worldwide. Rounding ou...

IPhone 6S battery issues may be more widespread than Apple initially thought

Apple notes that some phones shut down "under normal conditions in order for the iPhone to protect its electronics", but that it would be releasing a software update next week to garner more information. The battery problem was reported to Apple ...

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SMC Alert: Rocket Lab successful launch

Operators of tiny satellites don't have many options to get to space, and typically have to hitch rides on launches of much bigger probes. Rocket Lab chief executive Peter Beck...

Google Will Now Prioritize Page Speed for Mobile Search

Mobile-first indexing is a major shift away from the current practice of using computer programs to crawl, index and rank websites by first looking at the desktop version. A tool t...

United States lawmakers urge AT&T to cut all ties with Huawei

Nearly all phones and electronics - including most "American" or "European" phones - are made in China. The US also isn't the only country to worry about the companies: the Aus...

Huawei is victim of U.S. 'trust deficit'

Regarding the Wall Street Journal report which claims the deal was scuttled due to security concerns, Huawei spokesman Chase Skinner said - " privacy and security are always ou...

Google could turn the next Pixel's touchscreen into a speaker

Google has declined to comment on the acquisition, including how much might have been paid for Redux. Redux's technology could also be used create haptic feedback - which gives the...

HTC announces Vive Pro with increased resolution and built-in headphones

These will be available via a revamped version of the Viveport VR store. CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cove...

Details, images, and pricing of the Nokia 6 (2018) revealed

The great changes of the Nokia 6 (2018) come from the inside. The fingerprint scanner in Nokia 6 is embedded into the home button on the front. Bummer. The biggest change tha...

Amazon: Echo Dot top-selling product over holidays

A Google spokesperson made a statement regarding its battle with Amazon stating that since Amazon doesn't carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home , nor does ...

Sid Meier's Civilization VI is now available on iPad

And it's not the trial version or some joke-half of game. You can buy Civilization VI in the iOS App Store for $30 until January 4. While an earlier cut-down entry in the fra...

Jio vs Idea vs Vodafone vs Airtel: Prepaid and Postpaid Plans

For the purposes of simplicity, we're excluding all packs and plans that offer more than 1GB data per day per month. "For high data users, the MRP 299 plan offers free voice, unlim...

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Catherine: Full Body Coming to PS4 and Vita

Look for "deep discussions" and an official trailer on December 22, when the development team goes live on Niconico to reveal more about Catherine: Full Body . The new character...

Forecast Calls for White Christmas in Iceland

Forecast Calls for White Christmas in Iceland

As of Monday evening, the possibilities for the Christmas high temperature in Richmond range from the 30s to the 70s, with a better than even chance of clouds and showers. The la...

There's Going To Be A Fantastic Meteor Shower Tonight

There's Going To Be A Fantastic Meteor Shower Tonight

Make this year more memorable, get ready to encounter the picturesque meteor shower tonight. Last year, a super moon greatly interfered with the viewing of this event because the...

Google Assistant for Android 5.0 Lollipop Smartphones and Android Tablets Coming Soon

Google Assistant for Android 5.0 Lollipop Smartphones and Android Tablets Coming Soon

Other regions receiving the update include Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and Korea. "Once you get the update and opt-in, you'll see an Assistant app icon in your "All apps" list...

Soul Calibur VI Trailer And Release Date 2018

Soul Calibur VI Trailer And Release Date 2018

Following rumors last week that the "sixth installment" of a popular gaming franchise would be announced tonight at The Game Awards , fans immediately turned to Soulcalibur VI a...