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Bob Bondurant school of driving closes amid bankruptcy filling

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After 50 years, one of the nation’s top performance-driving schools has shuttered The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving closed its doors Monday, slightly more …

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Can Facebook’s new Portal video caller eavesdrop on you?

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Facebook recently admitted that its video call function could be used for targeted advertising. That’s no coincidence, according to Recode. “Portal voice calling is built on the Messenger infrastructure, …

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Smart phone or car? More than half of survey respondents picked this

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The conventional idea within much of the car-collecting community is that young people are not interested in cars. They don’t drive them, let alone hope to …

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The real life “Saving Private Ryan” mission you never heard of

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Two years ago, I began researching the story of Gene Hambleton, who was shot down behind enemy lines in 1972, setting off one of the most …

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Most Americans know nothing about Obamacare

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Former President Barack Obama’s health care law — formally known as the Affordable Care Act and commonly known as Obamacare — is the most prominent and, …

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Walmart taps VR to help train employees

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Walmart’s favorite way to use virtual reality does not involve shooting at space aliens, or flying like an eagle over buildings. Instead, the company is using …

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Alexa, when is my next exam? University gives Echo Dots to students

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Northeastern University in Boston has developed an Alexa skill that can help students keep track of everything from the time to tests. The university decided to …

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The 15 most expensive U.S. natural disasters since 1980

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When a natural disaster comes our way, we can feel powerless to its effects. And those effects don’t just hurt our hometowns, but our pockets as well. 2017 …

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Saturday Night Live writers pen new Alexa Skill

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Amazon’s Alexa has a new tool designed to keep burglars away — perhaps with a few laughs. Away Mode is an Alexa Skill that’s designed to …

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Cybersecurity warning for Android users playing Fortnite

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Cybersecurity expert Graham Cluley has raised concerns about how Epic Games, developer of the hit game Fortnite, requires Android owners to disable a key security setting …

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Google Pixel Watch rumors and leaks: Everything we know so far

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The company is tipped to release its first own-brand smartwatch later this year. Unless you are completely clued-up on the ins and outs of the smartwatch …

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These 10 companies are racing to make the flying car a reality

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Not long ago, the idea of traveling by flying car was pure science fiction. The Jetsons made the concept famous, but turning such a machine into …

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The most popular living U.S. Presidents

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These days presidential popularity is frequently in the news. President Trump’s numbers rise and fall (his overall popularity recently dipped below 40%, though his popularity among …

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Half of US adults think smart home devices record their conversations

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Almost half of smart home device owners believe their private conversations are being recorded so they can be sent targeted advertisements. This is the result of …

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These 6 companies are making the self-driving truck a reality

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It is easy to be distracted by the autonomous car industry as shiny, self-driving vehicles from Waymo, Tesla, GM, and others navigate without (much) human guidance. …

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Remembering 4 greats of American cuisine: Raffetto, Council, Kafka & Brennan

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It gives me solace that they each lived a long life, these women whose cooking and writing and spirit gave happiness and nourishment to so many. …