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Cars

With some help from CGI, the shape-shifting Blackbird can look like any car

The Blackbird is a fully adjustable vehicle rig that can alter its chassis to match the dimensions of nearly any car. The Blackbird can then be re-skinned with CGI to look like just about anything for advertisements.
Home Theater

Epson unveils new wallet-friendly projectors with 4K and HDR

Looking for a 4K projector with HDR for less than $3,000? That was impossible until today, when Epson unveiled its latest Home Cinema and Pro Cinema projectors, two of which are priced under $3,000 and all of which are under $4,000.
Computing

Microsoft may be clearing the way for a new Surface tablet

Microsoft recently confirmed that it will stop manufacturing the Surface 3 tablet by the end of the year. The device is also currently in limited supply, with only one model in stock on Microsoft's store and two models offered by Best Buy.
Cars

Lawsuit alleges Chevrolet Cruze Diesel used illegal software on emissions tests

A class-action lawsuit filed this week alleges the Chevrolet Cruze Diesel used a Volkswagen-like "defeat device" to cheat on emissions tests. General Motors denies the suit's claims.
Computing

Cybersecurity firm: Crypto-ransomware infections have reached ‘epidemic’ level

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab claims we’re stuck in the middle of a crypto-ransomware “epidemic” after it revealed that more than 700,000 such infections took place over one year.
Wearables

Bye bye, OLED: The 2017 Apple Watch may use a Micro LCD screen instead

Rumors about the Apple Watch 2 are starting to heat up. Reports say it will be more independent, have better fitness support, and come in more styles. The company could introduce the Apple Watch S as a light refresh.
Health & Fitness

Nothing will cost over $5 at health food restaurant run by Elon Musk’s brother

Healthy food for $5 or less will be the menu at Elon Musk's younger brother Kimbal's Memphis, Tennessee fast-food restaurant, The Kitchenette. Musk aims to provide diners with inexpensive, healthy food.
Mobile

Apple's differential privacy won't start until iOS 10 launches, and it will be opt-in

Apple unveiled a technique it is implementing in iOS 10 to boost user privacy when gathering data -- differential privacy. Apple didn't invent it -- in fact, Google has been using the technique in its Chrome browser since 2014.
Photography

Photographer takes airplane ride to get relatively up-close images of the Milky Way

On a recent flight from the U.S. to Budapest, Hungary, photographer Ian Norman and his girlfriend attempted to do something incredibly challenging -- capture beautiful night sky imagery from the window of the jetliner.
Home Theater

Pioneer’s latest Elite series A/V receiver aims to be your home’s entertainment hub

Pioneer is showing off plenty of products that it has already released at CE Week, but it saved on of the best for last with its new multiroom-ready Elite SC-LX501 network A/V receiver.
Cars

Jeep owners file suit over rollaway recall

Claiming Fiat Chrysler didn't sufficiently warn owners of the danger of a transmission recall, Jeep Grand Cherokee owners filed suit in federal court. The suit was filed four days after actor Anton Yelchin's Grand Cherokee caused his death…
Movies & TV

Creators of ‘Star Trek’ fan films given list of rules to follow to avoid being sued

CBS and Paramount have released a list of restrictions on Star Trek fan films that creators must abide by if they want to avoid getting sued for copyright infringement.