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Will the mighty Mitsubishi Evo be powered by a 1.1-liter hybrid in its 11th generation?

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution hasn't changed in some time, but soon it could be unrecognizable. The turbocharged rally car may ditch the Lancer platform and become a plug-in hybrid.
Social Media

Twitter plans to launch tweet-editing after posting, sources inside company say

Twitter is testing an editing tool that would allow users to correct grammar, spelling, and word choice errors after a tweet, sources say. The company is still experimenting with how much freedom they'd allow for corrections; there may be a…
Mobile

5 things you need to know about today’s historic ruling against NSA surveillance

In a ruling heralded as "historic," a federal judge has ruled that the NSA's mass collection of phone metadata is likely unconstitutional. Here are five key facts every American needs to know.
Mobile

Rocki meets its funding goals, will soon make any speaker wireless

Find most bluetooth speakers to be disappointing? So did the makers of ROCKI, a wifi music system. It's looking for backers on Kickstarter to finish the project and is offering an affordable buy in price for a wifi speaker solution.
Mobile

This cartoonist is critical of smartphones, but thinks about having one ‘all the time’

The latest person to highlight our obsession with smartphones is a cartoonist for the New Yorker, but unlike others, he's preaching consideration rather than abstinence. Soon, he may have a smartphone of his own.
Computing

Microsoft’s Telepathwords tells you if your password sucks or not

Data breaches are arguably more common now than ever. To safeguard against such intrusions at the hands of hackers, use Telepathwords, a tool developed by Microsoft that tells you whether your password is easy or difficult to crack.
Social Media

Feeling charitable? Facebook debuts ‘Donate Now’ button for nonprofit organizations

Facebook users can donate to some of their favorite nonprofits by using the social network's new "Donate Now" button, which allows for simple philanthropy. Nineteen charities are currently set up to receive funds directly from Facebook…
Apple

Apple releases OS X Mavericks update with Mail fixes and more

Apple on Monday released its first update to Mavericks, with version 10.9.1 focusing particularly on sorting out issues with Mail. Changes to Safari bring improvements to form-filling procedures, as well as to its new Shared Links feature.
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Google testing smart thermostat service, reportedly called EnergySense

Google is reportedly running a program called EnergySense involving the testing of Internet-connected thermostats in possible preparation for a new service to help consumers use energy more efficiently around the home.
Android Army

UK’s budget-tablet market getting crowded with launch of ‘world’s cheapest’ slate

Slate-hunting consumers in the UK have quite a few low-cost options to choose from this holiday shopping season, with the latest to hit stores described by its maker as 'the world's cheapest tablet'.