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  • Boredom be gone: Gadgets make driving fun

    The travel portion of any road trip was often something to dread. Children chanting the incessant "are we there yet?" could push adults to the brink of insanity. Luckily, today's road trippers have a number of devices at their disposal to help keep...
  • 2012 Ford Explorer

    2012 Ford Explorer
    By Jim MacPherson Last year’s complete redesign – redefinition might be more accurate – of the Ford Explorer was a great success. Sales rose 125 percent. To accomplish this, Ford transformed the Explorer, taking it from a truck-based...
  • Infiniti M56

    By Paula MacPherson The Infiniti M56 was filled with gadgetry. I’m usually put off by all of the functions and complexity, but here it works, as much of it requires just a simple push or two of a button. Some of it requires no effort on the part...
  • Pioneer Stereo to Battle High-Tech Options from Automakers

    Do you want the latest in in-car entertainment, but don’t want to fork out the dough at the dealership for a higher-level trim? Pioneer is hoping your answer is yes. Like Ford’s Sync, Toyota’s Entune, Chrysler’s Uconnect and...
  • DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

    Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...
  • Congressional candidate has faith in technology

    Congressional candidate has faith in technology
    MELBOURNE — In a congressional race that might otherwise be an uneventful re-election stroll for incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge, Democratic nominee Gabriel Rothblatt is drawing attention for family connections that are fueling his run...
  • As risk of drought rises, Australian farmers struggle to invest

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed to keep the remainder alive. With a...
  • Spacewalking cosmonauts launch satellite, set up studies

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A pair of Russian cosmonauts began their work week on Monday floating outside the International Space Station to toss out a small satellite for a university in Peru, install science experiments and tackle some housekeeping chores....
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • SpaceX rocket blasts off from Cape

    SpaceX rocket blasts off from Cape
    The SpaceX rocket launched into orbit during Tuesday's overnight hours, carrying a communications satellite to support customers in China, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station'...
  • Senators Propose Letting Cable Customers Decide Which TV Stations They Want

    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) are proposing that subscribers to cable and satellite services be allowed to choose which broadcast channels they want to pay for as part of their multichannel package. Their proposal was met...