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In Singapore, scammer disguises as Uber driver

by Gizmoration March 2, 2015
A Facebook user shared his experience of possibly being cheated of S$ 97 (US$ 71) when he was trying to get an Uber ride in Singapore. Uber Singapore sent out an email today to warn users about the scam. It advised customers to call the police if they encounter the driver. Unlike other taxi apps, [...]

50,000 Uber driver names, license plate numbers exposed in a data breach

by Gizmoration February 28, 2015
On Friday Uber posted a notice saying that the company had discovered that one of its databases had a point of entry for unauthorized users. On further investigation it found that “a one-time unauthorized access to an Uber database by a third party had occurred on May 13, 2014.” That database reportedly contained driver names [...]

$375,000 NASCAR race car stolen from hotel parking lot, driver turns to Twitter for clues

by Gizmoration February 28, 2015
(Reuters) – NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil was left without a ride for this weekend’s race after his orange stock car was stolen from a motel parking lot early Friday, forcing him to drop out of the event. Kvapil, who only just joined the Team Xtreme racing team, and other tems members were staying at the [...]

One driver shows how you can illegally charge a Tesla in China

by Gizmoration February 26, 2015
What would you do if your Tesla ran out of juice far from one of the company’s Supercharger stations? One Tesla driver in China took matters into his own hands by plugging his Tesla Model S into a utility pole. He even snapped photos of the scene, and they’re now going viral on Weibo in [...]

You talkin’ to me? Apple goes ‘Taxi Driver’ in latest iPad ad narrated by Martin Scorsese

by Gizmoration February 23, 2015
Martin Scorsese is a damn good director. He is behind such classic films as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Casino, and Goodfellas. As a New Yorker of Italian heritage, I pretty much have to like the guy. Not all of his work is gold though. Bringing Out the Dead is a personal favorite, though not a [...]

Video: A driverless car just beat a real racecar driver for the first time ever

by Gizmoration February 18, 2015
A number of people believe that autonomous cars capable of carrying passengers with little or no human control will someday replace cars as we know them today. In fact, some industry watchers think it might happen sooner than you think. But are workday commutes and typical day-to-day trips the extent to which these driverless cars will gain [...]

Ad of the Day: Ford Pranks Guys by Sending Them on a Blind Date With a Stunt Driver

by Gizmoration February 17, 2015
Prestin Persson really drives men wild in Ford's "Speed Dating" prank for the Mustang. Persson, a leading stunt car driver, was hired by the automaker for a prank video from Team Detroit and production house The Work. The guys in the clip, all aspiring actors, believe they're auditioning for a new dating show starring Persson, [...]

NVIDIA Tegra X1 Mobile Processor Superchip Launched

by Ranjan Yadavon January 7, 2015
NVIDIA has recently launched the Tegra X1 mobile processor that has a new octa-core CPU cluster, having four Cortex A57 and four Cortex A53 cores with a custom CPU interconnect and cluster migration. The four A57 cores carry 2MB of L2 cache and the A53 cores have 512KB. NVIDIA is now using its latest generation [...]

Volvo’s New System To Connect Cyclists With Its Cars

by RJ Kon December 20, 2014
Volvo, the most celebrated automotive manufacture has been the house of ground breaking designs and technologies for years. It has been setting the standards of the industry in its segment. Leading the change, Volvo has announced almost an year ago that it was working with POC, the Swedish helmet manufacturer in developing a car-to cyclist [...]


Audi Sets a New Milestone in History with Self Driving Car

by RJ Kon October 28, 2014
It has been the era of modern technology making our lives more simpler and sophisticated. Self driving cars is one of the products of such a technologically advanced era in science. It all started with Google with took the initiative for introducing this technology to cars. It has received applause from around the globe. This [...]
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Ford Introduces Assisted Anti-collision System for its Vehicles

by RJ Kon October 27, 2014
An accident is what you would like to avoid , especially that involves pedestrians when seating inside your car. Car manufacturers today are inventing new technologies that would reduce or completely avoid the accidents involving pedestrians. Recently Ford has joined the fraternity of the companies that have been introducing anti-collision to its vehicles. The company [...]


Nvidia’s latest beta drivers boost DX11 games significantly

by Ryan Burgesson April 9, 2014
The latest beta driver from Nvidia is promising some pretty big improvements especially in the DirectX 11 stakes. Nvidia said in their patch notes: Performance: Introduces key DirectX optimisations which result in reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. [...]
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Honda Odyssey Minivan Comes With Its Own Vacuum

by Eric Brownon March 29, 2013
The new 2014 Honda Odyssey minivan was launched at the New York International Auto Show, this week, and the car maker is adding an interesting new feature. Honda Odyseey minivan, besides the regular updates and features like a 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 248 horsepower and 22 miles per gallon fuel consumption, the car comes with a built-in vacuum,  the [...]

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The 10 Most Shared Ads of 2012 (WATCH)

by Nick Adamson December 1, 2012
Check out the most shared ads of this year: 1. A Dramatic Surprise on a Public Square (TNT)              Call it “reality advertising.” A practical joke of sorts spools out before a crowd of onlookers in Belgium to promote TNT, the cable network. 2. Call Me Maybe (Abercrombie & Fitch)    Lots of people jumped on the [...]
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Siri On Chevrolet Cars Debuts In Early 2013

by Chris Murphyon November 27, 2012
Back in June, Apple announced that it was working with car manufacturers to integrate Siri with voice command buttons found in an increasing number of car models to allow drivers to interact with Siri without needing to look at their devices’ screens. Siri will be available to customers who buy the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic. General Motors [...]


No Driver Licences After 2040

by Gizmoration September 18, 2012
  After the spectacular evolution of the phones, now it is time for the transportation department to move on into a new era. GM’s Cadillac division will produce partially autonomous cars at a large scale by 2015, and the carmaker also hopes to have fully autonomous cars available by the end of the decade. GM’s [...]

Twitter Reaction At Mitchelle Obama’s Speech: 28K Tweets Per Minute

by Gizmoration September 5, 2012
Mitchelle Obama attended the Democratic National Convention last night, as a speaker, and she put the Democrats into the driver’s seat with her speech. There were 28,003 tweets-per-minute at its peak, nearly double the 14,289 mark reached by Mitt Romney‘s acceptance speech at the Republican convention last week. During the first night of the Republican [...]

[WATCH] World’s Greatest Drag Race 2!

by Gizmoration August 28, 2012
8.4 million and counting. That is how many views this video received on YouTube. Last year, at the World’s Greatest Drag Race competed 11 high-performance cars at the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro to see which car was fastest in a straight line. The 2012 World’s Greatest Drag Race is no different, with [...]