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Winter-like temps can reduce tire pressure

The polar plunge that has chilled much of the nation does more than bring out ice scrapers and antifreeze. It can trigger vehicles' tire pressure monitoring systems overnight, sending nervous drivers to dealers ...

Nov 19, 2014
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Gift Guide: Dragons, aliens, heroes for the gamer

Sony's PlayStation 4 video-game console has built an impressive lead over its competitors. That's good news for holiday shoppers because it has driven Microsoft and Nintendo to offer more budget-friendly ...

Nov 19, 2014
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Polish election commission website hacked

Computer hackers have attacked the website of Poland's electoral commission, which is still unable to publish full returns from local elections because of an unrelated computer glitch, officials said Wednesday.

Nov 19, 2014
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Building the world's fastest downhill racer

I'd like to say that it's not every day you get asked to try to break a world record with a speed-obsessed truck mechanic from Grimsby, but for us at the Centre for Sports Engineering Research it's starting ...

Nov 19, 2014
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Netflix heading for Australia and New Zealand

Netflix on Tuesday announced that it will debut its film and television show streaming service in Australia and New Zealand early next year as it continues expanding internationally.

Nov 19, 2014
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Senate blocks NSA phone records measure (Update)

The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

Nov 19, 2014
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