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Ontario launches investigation into Volkswagen Canada and Audi Canada

VOLKSWAGEN Group Australia (VGA) has announced an online tool so Australian VW and Skoda owners can discover if their vehicles have the EA189 diesel engines caught up in the Group's global emissions scandal . The sales ban and subsequent recall in Australia follows similar action in the United States and Europe; more than 11 million cars are affected globally.

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Toyota Testing Semi-Autonomous Lexus GS on Japanese Highways

The move comes after Toyota a year ago said rather pointedly that "Toyota will not be developing a driverless vehicle". This includes merging onto or exiting highways, maintaining or changing lanes, and maintaining inter-vehicle distances. Toyota also demonstrated another futuristic automated technology called Intelligent Transportation System, which it has been testing on roads in the Toyota city area and Tokyo.

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Audi Q7, Hyundai Tucson, Opel Karl and Mazda MX-5 — Euro NCAP

Testers say it is a commendable result for models in the Viva's city car category, but added that the crash tests showed up some weaknesses. However, the car's pedestrian protection came in for special praise, scoring 93% thanks to its standard fit deployable bonnet.

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Minecraft adds flying capes in today's snapshot, see them in action

A tweet by a Mojang developer reveals that players may now take to the skies in " Minecraft " as a new method of traversing the game's infinite world. The cape will arrive on PC with the next snapshot update. You'll have to find it. However, I think the bugs are offset somewhat by the ability to soar through the air like a bird or super hero.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 update, specs: Launching in three variants with three

With that said, we definitely expected that Samsung would stick with the same chipset technology for its next flagship, the Galaxy S7. Recent reports had suggested that Samsung would offer the Snapdragon 820 powered Galaxy S7 model only in the United States and China, while the Galaxy S7 running on the M1 Mongoose chipset would be sold in South Korea and other regions across the world.

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IOS 9, 9.1 Jailbreak Release Not Happening

The iPad Pro comes with two new accessories, an Apple Pencil and a Smart Keyboard, and the new iOS 9.1 will contain coding that integrates the hardware deeply with the OS. As the tech giant is dedicated to dominating the consumer electronics sector, including smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs, it gives more tools and flexibility to developers so that the upcoming operating systems can be iterated to perfection, along with third-party applications that make billions of dollars in yearly ...