Archive | February 2014

Supercars and stylish concepts slated for Geneva auto show

Next week’s Geneva auto show promises a cornucopia of automo-love, with the world’s best collection of supercars, an array of concept vehicles, and important new models for the everyday driver.

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

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What’s on the menu? Just ask Google

Now you can tell the search engine to "show me the menu" and it will oblige your request straightaway.

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Scientists capture first super-res X-rays of living cells

While lower-energy "soft" X-rays can already image living cells, the higher-energy "hard" ones that can view objects as small as a few nanometers haven’t been able to — until now.

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Daughter’s Facebook foghorn blows dad’s $80,000

A Florida headmaster wins an $80,000 age discrimination settlement. Then his daughter has to tell her Facebook friends about it (of course.) This contravenes the terms of the settlement.

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Gotham-inspired garb puts Catwoman on the catwalk

Whips, mirrored cat heads, kitty-themed bustiers, and bodysuits inspired by Catwoman dominate The Blonds’ fall and winter 2014 collection.

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Comcast really, really doesn’t care about you (allegedly)

Funny Or Die decides it must express its truth about the potential Comcast-Time Warner merger. The new Comcast tagline? "We don’t give a f***."

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