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Age-old rivalry shifts to electric cars as Ford plans a Chevy Bolt rival

Ford and Chevrolet have been rivals from the start, and they may soon go head to head in the realm of electric cars. Dearborn is reportedly mulling a rival to the 200-mile Chevy Bolt.

Cyanogen CEO predicts doom for Samsung, Apple

In a recent interview, Cyanogen CEO Kirt McMaster said he believes Samsung's market share will drop so low in 3 to 5 years that it will be eliminated from the market. He also believes Apple will run into trouble, thanks to budget devices.

Microsoft now says Windows computers could have a ‘FREAK’ attack

Microsoft has now backtracked in an announcement made on March 5, stating that its Windows 7 computers are vulnerable to the "FREAK" attack after all. Originally, the company thought that Windows was immune to the attacks.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor wins Game of the Year at GDC

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor took home the top honor of Game of the Year at the 15th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, while Monument Valley took home the most awards.
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Bike thieves don’t stand a chance against this self-locking frame

Yerka has designed a bike that uses its own frame as a lock; if a thief were to cut the lock, they'd damage a crucial part of the bike and make it impossible to ride away.

Bats use echo location to munch bugs, but this phone uses it to snap selfies

Elliptic Labs uses ultrasound technology and gesture controls so you can operate your phone without having to touch it. It works from a distance and can be used in a number of apps.

Mad Max versus Metal Gear: September 1 has another huge release

Mad Max, the upcoming post apocalyptic, open world, vehicular combat game from Avalanche Studios, will arrive on PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One on September 1, 2015.
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Ford’s e-bike knows when you’re tired of pedaling, takes over

Ford's new e-bike may be aimed at the commercial sector, but we want to hop on for a ride. It syncs with your phone and the handlebars vibrate to indicate which way to turn.

Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental hit by hackers

Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental confirmed Thursday it's been the victim of a point-of-sale scam resulting in the theft of credit card data by as yet unidentified hackers.

Shazam planning to expand its service to ‘object recognition’

Shazam's been identifying music tracks and TV shows for years, but now it's looking to expand its service to object recognition, allowing users to ID everyday items for more information, or to make a purchase.

Is the Raspberry Pi 2 a $35 miracle PC, or still a hobby oddity?

The new Raspberry Pi 2 made a surprise debut last month with a substantially quicker processor and more connectivity, but the $35 computer is still more of a tinker’s toy than a serious PC.