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Gogoro Reveals Its Upcoming Electric Smartscooters Will Cost From $4,100

Gogoro, the Taiwan-based startup that raised $150 million in stealth mode before unveiling its flagship electric scooter, has finally revealed how much the vehicles will cost. In a press conference today, co-founder Horace Luke (HTC’s former chief innovation officer), said that a Smartscooter will cost NTD$128,000 (about $4,140) to pre-order …

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Locate your phone on Android Wear

Google is always looking at ways to expand upon the functionality in Android Wear, which explains why the company has recently launched a new feature that will help you locate your phone in the event that it goes missing. The functionality is provided through the Android Device Manager, which helps …

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WhatsApp Battens Down the Hatches

Considering that WhatsApp has a user base of more than 600 million, it may have just implemented the largest deployment of end-to-end encrypted communication in history, as it claims. This one change “basically absolved them from being one of the apps that didn’t really provide much security to being one …

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How hackers could slam on your car’s brakes

A report shared exclusively with CNNMoney shows that the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Toyota Prius were the most ‘hackable’ of 20 car models reviewed by automotive security researchers. The 2014 Dodge Viper and 2014 Audi A8 were the least hackable. Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris …

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Self-driving and self-parking cars in Sweden – video


A new pilot project is being launched which will introduce us to self-driving and self-parking cars. The project called ‘Drive Me’, is being trailed in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, with 100 self-driving Volvos due to take to the roads. The scheme is aimed at reducing accidents and cutting down …

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Guide to Watch Free and Legal TV Online

This week the live TV streaming service Aereo goes on trial at the Supreme Court, which will decide if it’s a legal business by summer’s end. It’s a big moment for television, considering the $8-a-month subscription provides something that everyone wants but no other company has so far managed to …

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Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Want to protect your kids’ personal information on the Big Bad Web? You’re going to need some help. Fortunately, there are a handful of free tools that work inside their browsers to keep spies, snoops and nosy parkers out. Even better? You can also use them for yourself. Here are …

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Microsoft’s Answer to Siri


As we await the official announcement of Microsoft’s next update to its mobile operating system, rumored to be named Windows Phone 8.1, leaks of said update continue to surface. The latest: a video of what looks to be a working version of Windows Phone’s own Siri-like voice assistant, Cortana (named …

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