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New tech lets you control your home from your car

2016-01-06 09:37

With more home thermostats, lights, locks and appliances linking to the Internet, automakers are working on plans to let you control them from your car.

Faraday reveals sleek, sporty concept in Vegas

2016-01-05 10:15

The automotive future, according to Faraday Futures, looks an awful lot like a Corvette crossed with the Batmobile, at least according to the automaker's new concept revealed in Las Vegas.

Merc trucks go autonomous in Nevada desert

2015-05-20 10:38

Self-driving cars, no problem. But now Daimler and Mercedes have licensed two autonomous heavy trucks for Nevada roads.

Hyundai showcases future tech at ICES

2015-01-08 10:45

Hyundai, from augmented-reality HUD to auto guidance on narrow streets, has flash new tech at the 2015 LA Consumer Electronics Show.

Tech expo CES to showcase the 'connected life'

2015-01-02 08:23

In the air, in your car and on your back - new technology at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show is showcasing the growing number of ways to live the 'connected life'.

The new big “D” – Divorce Parties

2014-09-02 15:38

Facing a failed marriage? Throwing a party, without the pity, might be beneficial.

World's strangest restaurants

2014-02-17 09:41

From drinking out of urinals to inmate waiters, these are simply the strangest restaurants.

Automakers: No-driver cars need laws

2014-01-10 12:15

Hydrogen and solar-powered vehicles are on the streets. So are cars that can get you themselves through traffic - but they will need new traffic can't prosecute a car.

Chev to roll out 4G-connected cars

2014-01-06 11:56

Chevrolet is to equip 10 of its vehicles with fast 4G internet connectivity that will allow owners to be more interactive with its AppShop.

Britney Spears makes official glitsy Las Vegas entrance

2013-12-04 18:00

Fire-breathers, contortionists, snake charmers and hunky dancers have welcomed Britney Spears to the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in a staged event kicking off her two-year Las Vegas residency.


BMW's new tech: No need for rear-view mirror?

2016-01-06 08:48

The limited sight line of your car's rear-view mirror may be a thing of the past as BMW debuts its i8 electric car's mirrorless system.

One dead, 26 hurt as car crashes into Las Vegas Strip

2015-12-21 09:22

'The vehicle was a bowling ball and the human bodies were like pins'... one person was killed and 26 were injured when a driver rammed into pedestrians on the packed Las Vegas Strip.

Vehicle tech in spotlight for 2015

2015-01-26 08:06

Gesture-recognition, virtual HUD, self driving-car... Two major US global tech shows debuted vehicle tech that could be launched.

Merc debuts super-luxury autonomous F 015

2015-01-07 10:30

Mercedes-Benz is debuting its future autonomous vehicle, the F 015, in Las Vegas. The new self-driving car could become a ‘mobile living space’ with its face-to-face seats.

SA karter en route for Vegas supershow

2014-11-14 11:46

The saying goes 'What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas', but not when it involves South Africans in a major international karting event.

Seeing red (and green), Audi's way

2014-03-11 13:01

Audi's advanced traffic-lights prediction technology could take seeing red out of city driving. You might never miss a green light again - just do what your car tells us.

New Audi tech: Tablet for your car?

2014-01-16 08:37

Music, movies, eBooks, apps… Audi debuted at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, US, a prototype tablet that will link seamlessly to systems in and out of its cars.

Audi dazzles with Laserlight concept

2014-01-06 12:02

Fresh design, improved graphics, laser headlights… Audi is presenting a fascinating concept car, the Sport quattro Laserlight, at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show. Check out our image gallery!

Britney Spears has begun her early retirement in Las Vegas

2013-12-30 16:00

Britney Spears has begun her early retirement in Las Vegas with a show that looks strikingly like the eye-popping Cirque du Soleil productions.

TV host that dissed SA has another alleged spat in Las Vegas

2013-11-14 12:00

Former Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman is blaming his impatience on waiting for CNN's Anthony Bourdain for an interview on alcohol.

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