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GM dropping hybrid drivetrain option from truck lineup, SUVs could follow suit

GM's hybrid system might have made for the most efficient pickups back in 2009, but much less expensive truck can achieve the same mileage without the extra equipment.

BlackBerry 10 approved for release on all major UK networks, including EE’s 4GEE, as launch event draws near

All major UK carriers have announced they will be selling BlackBerry 10 phones from early 2013, including EE, where the phones will be compatible with its 4G LTE network.
Android Army

Huawei can’t keep a secret, confirms Ascend W1 and Ascend D2 for CES 2013

Huawei just can't keep a secret, as it has announced on a Chinese social network it will be bringing the Ascend D2, with a 5-inch 1080p screen, and the Windows Phone 8 Ascend W1 to CES 2013.

National Geographic suspends posts to Instagram in response to terms of service fiasco

National Geographic has suspended posts to its Instagram feed after fears that the photo-sharing site's new terms of service will give it excessive rights over users' images.

Nokia Windows RT tablet to rise from the ashes at Mobile World Congress?

After shutting down the project earlier this year, Nokia is rumored to have restarted development of a 10-inch Windows RT tablet, which could be announced at Mobile World Congress.
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Facebook boss Zuckerberg makes whopping great donation to Silicon Valley charity

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday he had donated $500 million in Facebook stock to a Silicon Valley charity "for areas in education and health."

Brazilian tech firm launches ‘iphone’, Apple lawyers brush up their Portuguese

A Brazilian tech firm has just launched a new range of 'iphone' devices in the South American country. Now, does that name sound at all familiar?
Cool Tech

MeterPlug gets the electric bill under control with mobile tracking

Definitely a great idea for tracking the cost of electricity use around the home, the MeterPlug delivers a plethora of useful data to your smartphone.

Built-in car seat heart monitors could keep fatigued drivers off the road

Some modern cars monitor weather conditions, traffic alerts, and pedestrian activity. What if they also monitored your heart rate?

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Review (iPhone, iPad)

Most gamers remember the first time they played a Grand Theft Auto title. It was eye opening as it introduced players to an open world or crime. It's weird to think a game that was on consoles 10 years ago is on a mobile platform, but now…

Instagram: ‘We have no plans to sell your photos’

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom has responded to anger over the photo-sharing service's updated terms of service, and has clarified that the company has no plans to sell users' photos, or package them as part of advertisements.