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Robots, start your engines: Formula E plans race series for self-driving cars

Formula E is planning a race series for self-driving cars to augment its electric-car racing. Called "Roborace," it will debut for the 2016-2017 season with 10 teams, organizers say.

Are dating apps to blame for the rise in HIV among young Asian men?

The United Nations published new report claiming that, “The explosion of smart phone gay dating apps has expanded the options for casual spontaneous sex as never before," leading to a "hidden epidemic" of HIV among young Asian males.

ZTE will release the Nubia Z11 in the U.S. and China simultaneously

ZTE's next flagship might be the Z11. It's expected to carry premium specs and a bezel-less display, and may launch in China and America at the same time. Here's everything we know so far about ZTE's next flagship.

You can get a refund if your OnePlus USB Type-C cable won’t charge your device

OnePlus has recognized its USB Type-C cables aren't compatible with all devices, and that use may damage uncertified chargers. It has provided details on the situation, and will offer a refund to any affected customers.
Movies & TV

Box office hits and misses: Creed goes the distance and Mockingjay survives another week

The next chapter of the Rocky franchise, Creed, enjoyed an impressive opening weekend despite earning less than the final installment of The Hunger Games series and Disney's The Good Dinosaur.

Did VW know fuel efficiency numbers were off a year ago?

According to a new report from German newspaper Bild Am Sonntag, executives at Volkswagen were keeping quite a few secrets from their customers, including the firm's fuel efficiency numbers.

BlackBerry refuses to back down, leaves Pakistan instead of handing over private data

BlackBerry will remove its enterprise and consumer services from Pakistan, following demands from the government for it to provide access to encrypted communications used by its business customers. Service is expected to close at the end of…

You can make Visa contactless payments using the new Swatch Bellamy watch

Swatch has finally introduced its first smartwatch. The Swatch Bellamy might not be as "smart" as other smartwatches, but it'll provide contactless payments globally using Visa, and with UnionPay in China.

LG’s $8.7 billion OLED factory might be the birthplace of the OLED iPhone

LG plans to open an OLED factory in 2018, spending $8.7 billion on the facility to build all types of displays. The factory might be the first to manufacture OLED displays for the iPhone, with Apple apparently looking for an OLED supplier.

New Raspberry Pi Zero micro computer is smaller, faster, and costs $5 2:44

The new Raspberry Pi Zero has launched for the holidays and instantly sold out. Costing just $5, it is more powerful and less expensive than the older Raspberry Pi. It is a full-blown programmable computer that can run Linux.