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TesLab is the companion app Tesla owners have been waiting for

Tesla actually makes a lot of data available to vehicle owners via APIs and other endpoints, but it’s not always easy to find and make use of that info. Enter TesLab, a new app that tracks data and links it to your profile,

The Best Alexa Skills to Add to Your Amazon Echo

You can add tons of features to your Amazon Echo with little apps Amazon calls “Alexa Skills.” Most of them are garbage. We’ve sifted through the mess to find the best ones that are actually useful. If you’ve never added

Robotics and Machine Learning Expert Yoky Matsuoka Returning to Nest After Leaving Apple

Last May, Apple hired Nest's former Vice President of Technology, Yoky Matsuoka, to help run the company's health initiatives, but she ended up leaving Apple towards the end of 2016. Matsuoka is now joining the Nest team once

Amazon Is Cranking Up Its Auto Parts Sales To Fight With The Major Chains

Amazon wants to ramp up its car parts business to compete with the big boys like O’Reilly Auto Parts, Autozone, Napa Auto Parts, and Advance Auto Parts, the New York Post reports. Will we all soon be buying even more of our

Your VW Golf May Soon Keep You Warm When You Say: "Alexa Turn Up The Thermostat to 72"

Volkswagen has taken Amazon's Alexa service a step toward the future as the automaker has integrated the feature directly into its products so that a driver may soon be able to ask: "Alexa, is the house okay?" Alexa will give

On-Demand Disruptors In T&E: Uber, Airbnb — And Craigslist?

U.S. corporations spent more than $282 billion on corporate travel last year, and the latest data from T&E company Certify says more of that money is going to the sharing economy. In a new report reviewing corporate travel and

Protect your vehicle from snow, ice and damage from the cold

Winter can be an unforgiving season. Freezing temperatures coupled with snow and ice can take its toll on people who live in climates where cold weather is a fact of winter life. While winter can test people’s patience, it

The coolest concept cars from CES

While CES is an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show, the running joke at this annual Las Vegas event is that CES is turning into the Car Electronics Show. Many of the world’s biggest auto makers have become a major part of

Wheels: Heaters

Maybe I've mentioned it before, but I'm not a big fan of the cold. Cold, for me anyway, seems to make everything a bit more difficult. Cars freeze and need to defrost, home heating becomes a source of concern, warm clothes are

Rise in use of connective technology increases hacking risks

From your refrigerator to your baby monitor, security experts say more and more of the items we bring into our homes are at risk of being hacked. Interconnectivity has become the normal. Everything is connected now, and other

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