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To protect drivers, F1 wants to give cars ‘Halos’

Formula One plans to integrate the "Halo" canopy into car designs beginning with the 2017 season. The feature is meant to protect drivers in open-topped F1 cars from airborne debris.
Movies & TV

Netflix just revealed the title and logo for its new Voltron series

The upcoming, animated series that will reboot the Voltron franchise will be titled Voltron: Legendary Defender, according to a promotional image released by Netflix and DreamWorks Animation.
Social Media

Twitter just established its Trust & Safety Council to stop online abuse

"We are announcing the formation of the Twitter Trust & Safety Council, a new and foundational part of our strategy to ensure that people feel safe expressing themselves on Twitter," wrote Patricia Cartes, Head of Global Policy Outreach.

PayPal is cutting off VPN providers that offer international access to Netflix

Following Netflix's crackdown on VPN providers offering access to region-restricted content, PayPal has cut off at least one provider from using its service for accepting payments from users.

25 Firefox add-ons that will make you love Mozilla’s browser even more

Love Firefox, but want to make it even better to use, or customize it fit your needs? This list of the best Firefox add-ons will put you on the path to web browsing nirvana.
Cool Tech

SpaceX plans ocean landing attempt following February 24 launch

SpaceX will make its next launch attempt and possible ocean landing on February 24 when it is slated to deploy an SES-9 satellite into orbit. The firm's goal is to send rockets into orbit every few weeks for the rest of 2016.
Home Theater

Voice control for the Apple TV is about to get much more useful

Entering text like usernames and passwords with the Apple TV remote can be a hassle to say the least. Voice dictation, coming in the tvOS 9.2 update later this year, will let you enter any text using only your voice.

EasyJet can save 50,000 tons of CO2 annually with a hydrogen-hybrid plane

EasyJet has outlined a plan to save fuel and CO2 by building a plane fitted with a hydrogen fuel cell. The plane runs exclusively on electricity during taxiing, which is when four percent of the fuel used during a flight is burned.

Subaru's next concept hints at what the 2018 Crosstrek will look like

Subaru will travel to the Geneva Auto Show to introduce the XV Concept, which previews the next generation of the XV. Set to go on sale as a 2018 model, the next Crosstrek will be lighter and more efficient than the current model.
Cool Tech

Seven years in, Kickstarter hits 100,000 successfully funded campaigns

Kickstarter has now helped to fund 100,000 campaigns. Announcing the milestone on Monday, the seven-year-old company also published a list of 100 trivia notes highlighting some of the successfully funded projects.

The Galaxy S7 may not be afraid to go back in the water 4:46

It's time to get excited, because the Samsung Galaxy S7 is reportedly on the way as early as March 2016. The latest rumor says the device is capable of 17 hours of continuous video playback on full brightness.

Hendrix fans, you may want to book a trip to London

Jimi Hendrix fans, listen up. The London apartment where the guitar god spent about a year of his life has been restored to its former 1960s glory (including its electric-turquoise velvet curtains), and this week opens to the public as…