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Tech Ford plans to invest 11 billion Dollars in development of electric cars
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Ford will shell out $11 billion on new electric technologies. As battery prices rapidly decrease and regulators starting to crack down on the internal combustion engine, auto companies are capitalising on electric vehicle models. Ford had previously said that it wanted to invest $4.5 billion into its electric vehicle ambitions by 2020. The company will begin production of a hybrid version of its popular F-150 truck at a plant in Dearborn, Michigan, in 2020.

Tech HTC U11 EYEs with bezel-less display, dual front cameras launched
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The U11 EYEs features the same liquid shiny design as other U11 handsets , including HTC's flagship U11 +, which the firm released in November. Engadget says HTC claims the U11 Eyes' camera can distinguish between a real human face and those shown on a photo or video.

Tech Ford Mustang Bullitt: Five neat features on the revived Steve McQueen classic
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Pretty cool stuff, huh? The HVA's historic documentation program of the 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback (" Bullitt ") has been underwritten in part through the generous support of Ford Motor Company, Hagerty , Shell, Pennzoil, LKQ Corporation, American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, and The NB Center for American Automotive Heritage.

Tech Facebook to roll out drastic changes to your news feed
Author: 0 Facebook to roll out drastic changes to your news feed

Zuckerberg already signaled this would happen late past year, when he said the company's planned investments in preventing abuse would hurt profitability. Zuckerberg thinks the site will take a hit as a result, saying: "I expect the time people spend on Facebook and some measures of engagement will go down".

Tech Samsung's Galaxy X speculated to be launched in December this year
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy X speculated to be launched in December this year

That, however, has been proven to be inaccurate and the media in Samsung's native country was speculating a launch date of the Galaxy S9 on February 26, the day the MWC 2018 kicks off. However, rumor mongers were busy convincing others of Samsung's plans to push ahead with the launch of its "S" series flagship early so that a CES launch of the phone could be a distinct possibility.

Tech Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers
Author: 0 Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers

While no one was paying attention at the end of 2017, Google swooped in and purchased a company in the United Kingdom called Redux that has a couple of pretty unique ideas around display panels. It could also improve waterproofing for future phones since it eliminates the need for speaker holes. Its main Google division started selling its own smartphones in 2016, so new engineering talent from Redux may help the company develop handsets with better sound.

Tech TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant
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The basic and most noticeable feature once these integrations arrive for TiVo is controlling playback through voice commands, and most people who own a Google Home or Amazon Echo already know how to do that. "And in the vehicle a true automotive assistant, which knows what drivers want and how cars work, is probably a better choice for the "driving" end of that interface than a general objective assistant coming from the home environment".

Tech Bitcoin blow-out continues as South Korea launches cryptocurrency ban
Author: 0 Bitcoin blow-out continues as South Korea launches cryptocurrency ban

South Korea is a crucial source of global demand for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin . South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinone and Bithumb were raided by police and tax agencies this week for alleged tax evasion. Chinese regulators began their own crack down on cryptocurrency exchanges in 2017 . Bitcoin, for instance, has traded at a more than 40% premium on exchanges in the country relative to United States exchanges.