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  • Mercedes upgrades C-Class to widen gap with CLA

    January 13, 2014 10:04 AM 26

    A family-owned firm works on a rock-solid succession plan The C-Class was last redesigned seven years ago. It was Mercedes’ top seller in the U.S. last year at 78,747 sold. But sales were flat compared with a year earlier — even though sales in the midsize luxury market rose 12 percent, according to Autodata Corp. Among those stealing the C-Class’s share

  • Sky no longer the limit for in-flight Internet service

    January 10, 2014 4:48 AM 30

    Services including messaging and live television from the Dish satellite network are among those that can be offered through the in-flight connections.LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 — Even over the moonscape Nevada desert, even in a 1950s seaplane, the Internet is there. Flying from Las Vegas to Lake Mead on the amphibious Albatross One, in-flight services firm Global

  • Watch this space - new parking app to help drivers in tight spot

    January 9, 2014 1:47 PM 16

    An automatic parking assist system was unveiled by German electronics company Bosch at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It allows a driver to get out of the car then guide it into the parking space by swiping a virtual image on their smartphone. Sensors in the car scan the parking space as the driver passes by, then, with the driver

  • Wraith, Roll Royces 2014 machine

    January 9, 2014 9:11 AM 24

    There are fast cars, then there are cool cars, then are ginormous machine cars. What more excites the road than a robust, roaring engine of a car? Wraith, a brand new name that rises with a brand new model of 2014,Rolls-Royce automobile. Rolls-Royce is one of the most exclusive car brands in the world, and the new two-door Wraith – the name of which

  • Co-Founder of Twitter Launches Social-Search App Called ‘Jelly’

    January 8, 2014 9:40 PM 29

    Biz Stone, Twitter’s co-founder, yesterday launched a new app called ‘Jelly.’ The service would be unique as it would facilitate attaching of pictures to specific questions. It would then seek answers from users across various social networks. But users must also download the app to be able to post answers to questions. Jelly would initially send questions

  • CES 2014: MakerBot's new digital store is the ‘iTunes' of 3D printing

    January 8, 2014 7:52 PM 38

    MakerBot, the 3D-printing company, has unveiled the “iTunes” of 3D printing as part of its new line-up of 3D printing technology. The game-changing new MakerBot digital store features a host of professionally designed digital 3D models, created by an in-house team at MakerBot, made to be simple and easy to purchase and print with one-touch. “3D printing

  • Dream Tab Children's Tablet Lets Kids Experience Their Own Family-Friendly Device

    January 8, 2014 5:40 PM 59

    By Jennifer Lynn | Jan 08 2014 | 12:33 pm DreamWorks Animation is known for its TV animations “Madagascar” and “How to Train Your Dragon.” The company has partnered with Fuhu, to expand its audience outreach to children via a tablet computer for children. The device will be able to program in similar process like a cable channel. “We could push out a new character

  • CES 2014: Samsung shows off its Bendable TV

    January 8, 2014 2:59 PM 38

    Samsung has shown off the Bendable TV - an 85in (216cm) prototype that allows the curvature of its screen to be adjusted by remote control. The LED (light-emitting diode) set was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. LG has also announced a smaller 77in (196cm) flexible TV of its own that is based on OLED (organic light-emitting diode)

  • Google Announces Push for More Connected Cars

    January 7, 2014 7:32 PM 37

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place this week in Las Vegas, highlights just how connected our everyday lives could be. While the utility of a toothbrush with Internet connectivity might be a bit dubious, Google has teamed with several carmakers to promote the expansion of the company’s Android operating system in the nation’s cars. The Open Automotive

  • Samsung unveils new 18 inch bendy TV

    January 7, 2014 8:30 AM 24

    Samsung has unveiled a prototype of its new 85 inch Bendable TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The new technology means the person watching can bend the screen to accommodate how many people are watching and how far away they're sitting.