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Chevy Bolt wins auto of the Year

Bolt is a pure electric and has no gas engine. Reuss says the car's developers weren't sure what kind of range and price they would end up with when they started the project, but everything turned out just right. The Bolt received 364 points from jurors. It beat out runners-up Genesis G90 and Volvo S90. Among trucks, the Honda Ridgeline bested the Nissan Titan and Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] F-Series Super Duty.

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CES 2017: Super Retro Boy, Inspired By Original Game Boy, Showcased

Retro-Bit says the Super Retro Boy will be launching in the U.S. around August at a price of $80. Its D-pad is located at the opposite side of its AB smash buttons, so the similarities between the Super Retro Boy and the Game Boy were indeed noticeable.

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Facebook to Test Mid-Roll Video Ads in Publishers' Video Posts

More and more people are watching videos on Facebook every day and the world's largest social network is reportedly thinking about making money from it. With advertisements coming in at least after 20 seconds of the video have passed, Facebook could well change how it counts video views. That's all well and good, but the bottom line for Facebook, and for many video producers, is to make money.

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Volkswagen near $2 billion USA criminal settlement in 'dieselgate'

A settlement could help VW largely move past the scandal, though it still faces lawsuits from US investors and some USA states. According to the Reuters report, VW is aiming to settle with the department before President Barack Obama leaves office.

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Honda unveils NeuV and Riding Assist concepts at 2017 CES

Honda Motor Co.at a major trade show in Las Vegas on Thursday unveiled its NeuV concept self-driving vehicle that can also be used as a driverless taxi and earn money. Honda is joining in an industry trend: automakers are spending R&D money focusing on what your auto can do for you, beyond what improves your driving experience in the vehicle.

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IPod click wheel-based iPhone OS prototype footage surfaces

Its operating system "Acorn OS" used a click wheel which when touched and "spinned" let the user navigate the phone. Right through the middle are the familiar Menu, repeat/advance, and play/pause buttons, also straight from the iPod. In 2005, when Steve Jobs was designing the original iPhone, he considered two major options: to either expand upon the iPod, or shrink down OS X. To see which design would work better he pitted the iPod and Macintosh teams against one another, with the efforts ...