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Oculus Rift takes a big step forward thanks to $75 mil in funding

Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift VR headsets have just received $75 million in funding from Netscape founder Marc Andreessen’s venture capital firm.

Lamborghini to name next supercar ‘Huracan’, after Mayan god of fire, wind, and storms

A storm is coming. Lamborghini's next "entry-level" supercar will reportedly be named Huracan, which is Spanish for hurricane, and also the name of the Mayan god of fire, wind, and storms.

Porsche’s Le Mans Prototype gets four-cylinder hybrid powertrain to rival Audi R18

Could the ultimate Porsche really be a four-cylinder hybrid? The specs on the 2014 Porsche LMP1 car may not seem impressive, but the car could restore the company's honors at the 24-hour race.

First Drive: 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

The V12 Vantage S is Aston Martin’s smallest car with its biggest engine, and you won’t find us complaining about that. It looks, sounds and feels brilliant, but we anxiously await a new transmission that really makes use of all that…
Social Media

Celebrity deaths and birthdays top the most popular tweets of 2013

Twitter revealed the most popular tweets of 2013, and this year, people were really focused on the tragic deaths of handsome white male celebrities. And the birth of one handsome white male celebrity.

Google and LG reportedly fix common Nexus 5 problems with slightly revised model

Google and LG appear to be shipping a slightly revised version of the Nexus 5, which cures commonly faced problems such as rattly buttons, poor speaker performance, and a SIM tray that just won't fit properly.
Health & Fitness

Magellan launches $150 Echo ‘smart running watch’

Fitness-focused wearable tech is a fast-growing market, with Magellan's Echo 'smart running watch' the latest device to hit the market. As its name suggests, it's primarily aimed at runners, though any type of fitness fanatic is likely to…
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Kik Messenger hits 100 million users, 200,000 joining every day

There's certainly plenty happening in the messaging space just at the moment. As social media giants Twitter and Instagram take an increasing interest in private messaging, Kik announced on Thursday its user base has crossed the 100m mark.

Pebble smartwatch gets Do Not Disturb mode in latest software update

A new version of the Pebble smartwatch's software has been released. Version 1.14 brings a few bug fixes, plus several interesting new features, such as Do Not Disturb and an option to turn notifications off entirely.
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DT Daily: Pen ‘writes’ layer of cells, Colombia’s deadly stolen phone market, Russian UFO case 2:20

Today on DT Daily: Medical pen writes layer of cells during surgery, Colombia’s deadly stolen cell phone market and Russia may have been chatting with ETs.
Social Media

Man posts Instagram selfies with stolen goods, subsequently arrested

Definitely one of the stupidest things you can do with a public social media account, a Florida man posted a variety of selfies on Instagram that led the local police department right to his front door.