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A leaked product plan has revealed how Hyundai's Genesis-brand will take on BMW. The company will launch five new models in the next few years, including an entry-level sedan called G70, two crossovers, and a coupe. The post Here’s how Hyundai plans to beat BMW at its own game appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new study has revealed the staggering extent of fake, pro-government social media posts being shared by workers employed by China's Communist Party, and lays bare the state's meticulous social media strategy. The post China’s government annually shares 488 million fake social media posts appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Zella Day may be just 21 years old, but the up-and-coming artist has come a long way since she began performing at age 9. Digital Trends sat down with Day to discuss the 100-stop tour she just completed, her debut Coachella Performance, and growing up in life through music. The post From Moscow to Missoula, Southwestern songstress Zella Day is blowing up appeared first on Digital Trends.

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While Google's new messaging app, Allo, does not enable end-to-end encryption by default, at least one engineer at Google seems to wish otherwise. Allo was launched at Google I/O, and only offers end-to-end encryption in incognito mode. The post One Google engineer is pushing for default end-to-end encryption in Allo appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Oracle vs. Google court case continues to drag on. Most recently, Alphabet CEO Larry Page testified, arguing that Java was open source when it was created. Google could face a $9 billion fine if it loses. The post Larry Page and Oracle spar over Java in ongoing copyright case appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Reddit is following in the footsteps of other social media platforms by allowing its posts to be embedded on third-party websites. The move will allow readers to view media-rich content and quickly interact with Reddit posts. The post Reddit now lets you embed posts on other websites appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Are you a coffee fan? Do you like rich, French-pressed coffee, but dislike the hassle when it comes to cleaning up? Simpli Press makes cleaning a French press easy, and it's live on Kickstarter now. The post Get French-pressed coffee without sacrificing convenience, thanks to Simpli Press appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Honda is developing a successor to the S2000, according to a new report. Far from a baby NSX, the roadster will take on the Mazda Miata with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and rear-wheel drive. The post Honda could have a big surprise in store for its 70th birthday appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Aston Martin and Italian design house Zagato have revealed the Vanquish Zagato Concept. Based on the Vanquish grand tourer, the one-off features carbon-fiber bodywork and an upgraded V12 with 600 horsepower. The post How do you make an Aston Martin more beautiful? Add Italian flair from Zagato appeared first on Digital Trends.

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YouTube has teased its upcoming app aimed squarely at virtual reality. YouTube VR, which is set to launch in the fall alongside Google's Daydream VR platform, will offer a bunch of new features and easy access to its growing library of immersive content. The post Google offers a peek at its upcoming YouTube VR app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook's top brass met with 16 conservative leaders on Wednesday to discuss recent allegations against the company of political bias. Radio host Glenn Beck said afterward he'd found "no evidence of a top-down initiative to silence conservative voices." The post Facebook political bias? Glenn Beck says he’s seen no evidence of it appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Classic Recreations is back with another supercharged '60s era Shelby Mustang, this time painted in a stunning "burple" paint color. A 427-cubic-inch Ford Performance engine serves up 770 hp to the rear wheels. The post Classic Recreations builds its ‘Burple’ Shelby GT500CR Mustang for a Sheikh appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Startup Thin Ice estimates its wearable vest can burn up to 500-1,000 calories per day simply by wearing it, using a patent-pending cooling technology. We got the skinny on how this so-called fat-trimming gizmo actually works. The post How does a vest burn fat by cooling you down? It’s complicated, and contentious appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Asus currently lists on its website the ZenBook UX306UA, a refresh of its super-thin laptop sporting a new backlit keyboard and a USB Type-C port. Right now, the release date is unknown, but the laptop will pack an Intel Core i7 or a Core i5 processor. The post Asus is already refreshing its ZenBook UX300 laptop series appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Zyxel NBG6815 dual-band wireless router isn't much to look at, but it's hard to complain about a router offering 2,200Mbps of bandwidth and MU-MIMO for only $150. The post ZyXEL AC2200 MU-MIMO router review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger said he'd gotten the chance to see Hulu's upcoming live TV offering, and that it has a "tremendous" user interface. The service has now dropped to an expected $30/month price point, and may have Disney rethinking deals with Netflix. The post Bye-bye Marvel? Hulu’s new live TV service has Disney CEO rethinking Netflix deals appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Samsung GearVR, powered by Oculus, was the first serious mobile VR headset. But Google is firing back with the high-end Daydream standard for smartphones, and that spells trouble for Oculus. The post Google’s Daydream could be the GearVR’s worst nightmare appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After speculation that as many as 500,000 Tesla Model 3 reservations were already held, Tesla told the SEC in a filing the net number is actually 373,000. That number excludes 8,000 cancellations and 4,200 duplicates thrown out as speculative. The post Actual number of Tesla Model 3 reservations lower than presumed but still sizable appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Jeep Wranglers are built for offroad driving, but more than a half million are being recalled to fix an airbag problem when off-roading. The same problem arises with the roof or doors off, so if your model year is affected, get it fixed. The post Fiat Chrysler recalls more than half a million Jeep Wranglers for off-road problem appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft and Vungle have teamed up with Buildbox to dish out $500 to developers who port their Buildbox-based games to Windows 10. However, there are a few rules, such as choosing Vungle as the sole in-app advertiser, generating Vungle Ads-based revenue, and more. The post Buildbox developers can score $500 by exporting their games to Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Game of Thrones is known for some of the most brutal, bloody, and shocking death scenes to ever appear on the small screen. If you're a glutton for punishment, check out our list of the top 10 death scenes thus far in HBO's flagship program. The post You can’t turn away from the 10 most memorable Game of Thrones death scenes appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sprint may kill two-year contract pricing for new and existing customers. It wouldn't be the first time -- Sprint made a similar move in January, only to renege a month later. The post Sprint may kill the two-year contracts it revived just three months ago appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In a reflection of the times since the VW diesel scandal, the German Transport commission is investigating General Motors' Opel division and Fiat Chrysler. The commission and Opel differ on when it's OK to shut off an emission system. The post German Transport commission questions emissions of GM and Fiat Chrysler cars appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Stan Lee is a certified legend in the comic book world, but New York City will be seeing less of him after 2016. The former president and chairman of Marvel Comics will make New York Comic Con 2016 his last. The post Comic book legend to make New York Comic Con 2016 his last appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple's move to make the Apple Pencil compatible with more than just the company's iPad Pro line is sure to make graphic artists happy. However, it's just a patent application and there's no word on an official release. The post New patent suggests Apple is making a more powerful, trackpad-compatible Pencil appeared first on Digital Trends.

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