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Apple pulls New York Times app from China app store

Apple spokesperson Fred Sainz tried to explain that The New York Times is no longer permitted to show its contents in the country. The English and Chinese language versions of the app have been removed after a request from Chinese authorities.

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Amazon announces Fire TV Edition for Smart TVs

Amazon Echo, the brand's personal assistant that leverages voice recognition and the Internet of Things to access and control a host of smart devices and apps, is coming to Ford's Sync 3 platform. Whirlpool appliances will also be able to connect to Alexa, so you can tell Alexa to start the washer or dryer, or check if the oven is on without getting off the couch.

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China manufacturing growth slows in December

De Lima said. The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 49.6 in December from November's 52.3. A reading above 50% indicates an expansion in activity while one below signals contraction. "The protectionist measures on trade and production would impact business and corporate confidence, and lead to ramifications on economies on the whole", he said.

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Stocks to Buy as Auto Sales Set Annual Record

GM's sales were up 10 percent for the month. Some of Ford's more intriguing numbers are not the focus of most articles, which is why I'll cover them first. Ford's SUV segment also posted a healthy 5% gain in total sales, up to 68,685 units, which was the segment's best month since 2002. The increasing popularity of gas-guzzlers has contributed to a continuing rise in greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and a plateauing of overall fuel economy, even though automakers are ...

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Audi teams up with Nvidia for self-driving cars

At CES 2017, NVIDIA announced a substantial addition to its GeForce NOW cloud gaming service. Services such as OnLive and Gaikai have attempted game streaming before, but ultimately failed to build a product that was worth using. Despite Blizzard's continued insistence that "Additional platforms will be available in the future", those other options have yet to materialize. Nvidia showcased the latest Tomb Raider game on a Mac for instance during the event; the game is not yet ...

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McLaren shows off new lightweight chassis ahead of supercar reveal

McLaren is about to enter a new era in March, when it will unveil the first new models in its second generation Super Series range at the Geneva Motor Show. This was followed around 12 months later by the Spider version while the 650S Coupe and Spider were launched in 2014. Buyers can also opt for the "visible monocage" option, and have their A-pillars exposing carbon fibre for the world to see.