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Audi to include solar roofs on its electric cars

Audi is planning on integrating its upcoming electric cars with solar roofs. Already, the auto giant has reached a deal with Solar Panel coy, Alta Devices to fit the electricity-generating panels on its future cars. Tesla previously had this plan, but backtracked on it citing complex engineering and wiring. It …

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Super Lexus LX 570 custom from Russia (PHOTOS)

A customized wide body Lexus LX 570 by Verge Customs. Very astounding design with sharp edges and streamlined body for efficient aerodynamics. This special tuning was done in Moscow, Russia with additional accessories including the spoiler, grille and bumpers. Now this version is a road monster on its own. Pictured …

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Qualcomm seeks Apple iPhone sales ban

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, has appealed for the sale of some iPhones in the US to be blocked. It claims that iPhones using chips by rivals, such as Intel, infringe six of its patents. Qualcomm said it had asked the US International Trade Commission (ITC) …

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Uber chief Travis Kalanick to take leave of absence

Uber boss Travis Kalanick plans to take time away from the company, and could return in a diminished role. It comes after a review of management and practices at the firm, which is facing a number of scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. Uber’s board on Sunday voted in favour …

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Putin: Patriotic Russians may be involved in hacking

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested “patriotic” Russian citizens might be engaged in hacking. Such individuals might be joining “the justified fight against those speaking ill of Russia,” he said. Like “artists” who get up and paint all day, he added, hackers spend their day attacking adversaries, he added. Mr …

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Nissan’s Sunderland plant hit by cyber-attack

Car firm Nissan’s Sunderland plant has been hit by the worldwide ransomware attack with production affected. But, bosses said there had been “no major impact” on the business. “Like many organisations our plant was subject to a ransomware attack affecting some of our systems on Friday evening,” a spokeswoman confirmed. …

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Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

Google says it has stopped a phishing email that reached about a million of its users. The scam claimed to come from Google Docs – a service that allows people to share and edit documents online. Users who clicked a link and followed instructions, risked giving the hackers access to …

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Russian arrested in Spain ‘over mass hacking’

Spanish police have arrested a Russian programmer following US allegations of large-scale hacking. Pyotr Levashov was held in Barcelona on Friday and is remanded in custody. Spanish police said Mr Levashov controlled a botnet called Kelihos, hacking information and installing malicious software in hundreds of thousands of computers. The arrest …

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