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The 2016 Toyota Mirai FCV may “procreate” into a family of vehicles

With the 2016 Toyota Mirai FCV hitting the streets this month, the manufacturer is considering the future of these vehicles. The Mirai's chief engineer says that he would like to see it "procreate" into a family of vehicles.

Photoshop Fix among new design tools announced at Adobe’s MAX conference

At its annual MAX Conference, Adobe is introducing two new apps, including Photoshop Fix that was teased during Apple's iPad Pro keynote. Adobe is also announcing updates across its lineup as well as new services, like Adobe Portfolio.
Movies & TV

Box office hits and misses: The Martian goes into orbit with huge opening weekend

Ridley Scott's cosmic castaway movie The Martian had a huge, $55 million opening weekend, and nearly topped the October record set by another sci-fi drama, Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity, back in 2013.

Japanese man accidentally sets fire to his home during live stream

With a lit cigarette in his mouth, spilt lighter fluid on his hands, and a pile of discarded paper to his right, it's hardly surprising that this particular live-stream demo – for a "permanent match" lighter – went horribly…

It’s time we made ‘code’ an official language, and teach it in every school

Kids may intuitively master Twitter, Snapchat and Angry Birds, but unless we teach them programming in school, they’ll never have the skills necessary to develop the next generation of software.
Cool Tech

Microsoft to open giant NY City store this month, just a few blocks from Apple’s

Microsoft is gearing up to open its first flagship store in New York City later this month. The premises is located on Fifth Avenue, just a short walk from Apple's famous glass-cube site.

LinkedIn pays $13m to settle suit regarding excessive emailing, tells users via email

LinkedIn has agreed to shell out $13 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought about by complaints that the company was sending out too many emails and without consent. Impacted members who used the site between 2011 and 2014 can…

What is martial industrial music? Here are 50 of the strangest music genre names on Spotify

Fallen angel? Ninja? Nerdcore? Wrestling? No, they're not Halloween costume ideas, nor are they high school stereotypes or personas. They're just some of the types of music listed on Spotify's list of the 50 genres with the strangest names
Movies & TV

Tap into Crackle’s growing selection of great free-to-watch TV shows

Crackle, quickly becoming the best-kept secret in streaming video, has a solid selection of free-to-stream movies, but if you're not looking to make a two-hour commitment, try one of these great TV shows instead.