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  • World's fastest computer a 'flop'

     
    Cooling towers needed to dissipate heat from supercomputers at the Los Alamos National Lab in New Mexico. (Energy Dept. photo) by Frank James This just in from the wow-that's-really-cool department. The Energy Department tells us that its newest...
  • 2013 Cadillac XTS Comes With Free iPad

     
    When the Cadillac XTS goes on sale in late spring, buyers will be treated to a free iPad. It will come loaded with an application for CUE, the carmaker's multimedia system, with the goal of getting owners acquainted with the......
  • Could Cosmic Rays Be to Blame for Sudden Acceleration?

     
    Here???s something we haven???t heard yet: Could radiation from space be linked to Toyota???s sudden-acceleration issues? It sounds like science fiction, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is taking it seriously. Before you laugh,...
  • How to Outsmart Your Smartphone

     
    The goal of every automaker is to better integrate your smartphone with your car. The goal of the U.S. Department of Transportation is to stop you from using all those features while driving. A technological fix to combat distracted driving......
  • Paying your bill with a smartphone?

     
    Gus G. Sentementes has a story in today's paper about the introduction of new bill-payment methods in restaurants. With Near Field Technology (NFC), "mobile phones would come equipped with a new chip, which would allow consumers to simply wave their......
  • Car CD Players Head Toward Extinction

     
    In-dash CD players are finally going the way of Razor scooters, shell necklaces and Ja Rule. Automakers have predicted this for the better part of the past decade as car stereos augmented the standard CD player with auxiliary MP3 jacks,......
  • GM Quality Director Bullish on CUE, Multimedia Systems

     
    In two influential studies from J.D. Power and Associates, GM got both ends of the stick. The Detroit automaker finished strong in the firm's 2013 Initial Quality Study released in June, but it ranked midpack in the firm's Automotive Performance,......
  • Connected Cars Take Another Step With New Concept

     
    The auto industry has been abuzz about connecting cars via wireless networks ??? a pathway toward better real-time traffic and navigation, more passenger entertainment features, safety-hazard warnings and eventually driverless cars ??? for years. Some...
  • Free iPhone, android apps to verify 1 million Florida license holders

     
    So, you're standing in front of a restaurant with your sweetie…or you're about to turn over a lot of personal information to a real estate agent,??or surrender your toes to a cosmetologist… Peace of mind comes when you can verify if the...
  • GM to Add Wireless Smartphone Charging to Some 2014 Models

     
    In-car wireless smartphone charging has been a long time coming. Back in January 2009, Powermat ??? a leader in the field ??? said an in-vehicle charging platform, which replaces a cord with a wireless electromagnetic charging mat, was on the......
  • Cars.com Names Top 10 Tailgaters

     
    It's already late summer, and increasingly your day revolves around trolling sports websites for the latest news on training camps, preseason college football power rankings, alma-mater rivalries and so on. Alabama or LSU? Steelers or Ravens? The season...