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Wireless smartphone charging is becoming a pretty desirable feature in cars nowadays. The system is called Active Phone Cooling and is making its debut in select 2016 vehicles equipped with wireless charging. Chevy is essentially sharing the cool air already coming from your car's A/C and sending it to the charging bin where your phone rests.

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Technically Incorrect: The people who make bubble wrap have another version, one that your kids just can't play with anymore.

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Hydrogen fuel cells — which use compressed hydrogen as their fuel and release only water vapor as their emissions — have been in development for decades. Now BMW, which has been engaged in a hydrogen R&D partnership with Toyota for several years, has announced at an event in France that it will begin testing fuel cell vehicles on public roads starting later this month as it ramps up for a commercial vehicle "some time after 2020," reports Automotive News, citing comments from BMW's Matthias Klietz. One of BMW's hydrogen-powered prototypes is a highly modified i8.

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The first-ever Women Startup Challenge Pitch Competition was a huge success in Washington, DC. 12 women-led startups pitched their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of tech investors at General Assembly/1776.The judges consisted of:Lorine Pendleton, Business Development Executive, Angel Investor, and Advisor to StartupsKelly...

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Rihanna's amply teased, much-hyped video for the grit song of the summer, "Bitch Better Have My Money" debuted at midnight, coinciding with her crowning as the most successful singles artist in history. The video follows Rihanna and a group of accomplices during a day of kidnapping, blackmail, and yachting, and is perhaps the best usage of denim that has been seen this side of 2001. More importantly, the entire video is a GIF-able inspiration board for women who travail to take back what's owed and look fabulously scary while doing so.

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Apple is trying to make it easier for artists to go from creating a song to getting it in front of fans. It updated GarageBand this week to allow for tracks to be published from the app into Apple Music's Connect section, a social area that allows artists to post news, photos, and songs.

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Bikini Kill's "Feels Blind" is the perfect song to wake up to. With Apple Music, waking up to any bloody song you want has become easy again. Long gone are the days of buying a single song on iTunes just so you could use it to set an alarm in Apple's native Clock app.

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Anki's car concept is now shifting gears and relaunching as Anki Overdrive to bring modular tracks and new game modes to the unique toy platform when it launches Sept. 20. While last year's Anki Drive playset consisted of a single oval track, Overdrive will give players the pieces to build the wildest courses they can dream up. The $150 Overdrive starter pack includes a total of 12 track pieces, including curved corners and risers for changing up a track's elevation.

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Coddle your overheated smartphone with a special cool air vent built into upcoming Chevrolet vehicles.

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With much riding on the new version of its marquee software, Microsoft opts for caution and says the Windows 10 rollout will come "in waves, slowly."

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This fall, you'll be able to experience the what it's like to drive in the all-electric series — if you own a copy of Forza Motorsport 6, that is. While this is the most complete and licensed appearance in a video game to date for the young series, it's not quite the first. Formula E's Renault Spark SRT_01E car was available in Forza Motorsport 5 as DLC content.

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What might have happened during the Battle of Endor if no one understood what Nien Nunb was saying? Machinima's "Real Fake History" interviews the co-pilots who could have ruined it for us all.

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The new version of iTunes gives you the option of choosing two different rating systems for your music. There's the classic five-star ratings we all know, but with the addition of Apple Music, you can also "Love" a song or artist to signal to Apple that you'd like to hear more of that kind of music from playlists and recommendations. You can also mix and match stars and hearts at will — and that means a universe of confusing options has just arrived. We know what they do technically, but our emotions need guidance.

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What does it feel like to realize you've been played by a master? Maybe you feel a little stung at being caught hook, line, and sinker. Maybe you write a short note to self: "I'm not going to let this happen again." When Rihanna pulled a fast one on me this morning, all I could summon was admiration. Clad in shaggy white fur, she threw a cellphone over the deck of her yacht and then shot it to bits before it could fall into the ocean. My eyes lit up, GIFs dancing back and forth between them. I had been snared by an expert.

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Providing IT support to distributed locations brings extra challenges, but addressing the issues on this list will prevent a lot of headaches.

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Microsoft is in the home stretch with Windows 10. Yet another new test build for PCs, Build 10162, is available to Fast Ring testers.

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Technically Incorrect: The talk show host claims to reveal Apple's latest product. It costs $20 a month. But it's basically just a donation to Apple.

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Here at HireArt, we think a lot about jobs. Particularly about helping people find new ones. Sometimes the first step in finding a new job, though, is realizing that you need one. In LinkedIn's #IQuit series, Robert Herjavec (of Shark Tank fame) writes that "people have a funny relationship with quitting. The way I see it, quitting isn't...

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A Russian Progress spacecraft loaded with food and supplies for the crew of the International Space Station is slated to take off on top of a Soyuz rocket tonight. NASA and the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, really need the mission to go well, because they’re running out of ways to restock the station. On Sunday, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket disintegrated en route to the station with supplies in tow.

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Police ordered him to undergo tests for HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis C, like all arrested drug users in Russia. “They called and said ‘You are HIV positive, please come in and we will give you information,’” Malyshev says over the phone, his girlfriend translating from Russian to English. Antiretroviral therapy could prolong his life, but for convicted drug users in Russia, it was all but impossible to access.

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Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman get set to debunk Stormtroopers' bad aim, test-fly drones, reenact construction site accidents and make a machine gun this summer.

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Shoutout to music! Shoutout to stars! Shoutout to hearts! This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Emily are joined by Racked's Nicola Fumo in the hype seat to discuss Apple Music, Beats 1 radio, the cultural force that is Magic Mike XXL, and the fate of comments. Crank it up and get ready to join us in motivational chants. Subscribe to The Vergecast (iTunes)Subscribe to The Vergecast feed (RSS)Listen on SoundCloud

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A 22-year-old contractor was killed this week at a Volkswagen plant in Germany after an industrial robot grabbed him and crushed him against a metal plate, according to reports. While it may sound like the start of a robot uprising in a Hollywood movie, Volkswagen spokesman Heiko Hillwig told the Associated Press that human error was likely the cause of the accident, according to an initial investigation. Another contractor was present at the time of the accident, however, Hillwig declined to give the AP more details about the case due to an ongoing investigation.

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On the heels of a major coup in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, Open Source Robotics Foundation CEO Brian Gerkey talks humanoid disaster robots, drones, and the open source future of the flourishing robotics industry.

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After watching Batman v. Superman's initial trailer, you'd be forgiven for forgetting anyone other than the title characters are actually in the movie. But Entertainment Weekly has a new collection of photos from the film, featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Lex Luthor himself — with inexplicable flowing locks.

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