Last year, when I reviewed Peloton, a new indoor cycling bike system with on-demand lessons from a live studio, I came to the conclusion that the bike itself could be too expensive for most people. Since then, the company has released an iPad app for users to ride along using their own bikes, and today an update will make it even easier to find the rides you want whenever you want it. The latest version of the Peloton app now allows users to bookmark rides they like, whether it’s one they’ve taken before that they enjoyed or from an instructor…
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Volkswagen faces a crisis demanding urgent executive action which can only be handled by the short-term return of recently deposed Chairman Ferdinand Piech as CEO, or the appointment of Hans Dieter Poetsch as interim CEO.
In 1964, the last time Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics, the nation revealed one of the biggest mic drops in transportation history: the debut of the shinkansen, the world-famous bullet train that became a Japanese icon. The first high-speed train in the world, it spurred similar technology to spread to Europe and other East Asian nations, paving the way for current maglev trains and, arguably, the Hyperloop.
Facebook is rebranding its most predominant—and controversial—effort to connect the unconnected.
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Oculus’ two-handed motion controls let you point your virtual guns anywhere you want.
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Earth’s favorite comet is chock full of surprises. The latest? Weather, of sorts. According to research published this week in Nature, Comet 67P has a small weather system driven by an intense day-night cycle.
A survey that concludes that people have sexist attitudes toward women in science pretty much led them there.
New game changing technology, easy to install “smart device” will double the hot water output of any water heater. For home owners this means no more cold showers and endless hot water for…
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Singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt breaks down his new song, “Andrew in Drag.”
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As Oracle’s cloud business moves out of startup mode, it will enter a rapid growth, scale-out phase of its cloud business, company executives announced.