BMW launches the ‘new original’ Mini This has allowed the use of not only new powertrains including three-cylinder diesel and gasoline units, but also technology such as head-up displays previously only available on high-end models like ... that it will add Mini capacity at the NedCar ... 11/19/2013 - 12:00 am | View Link
BMW Offers i3 With Spare SUV to Attract Customers The German automaker has not yet announced the pricing for the “add-on mobility” feature ... Top Gear until 2013 Official says CVC prepared to 'fire' Ecclestone New MINI boost for UK plcNew MINI, unveiled on Monday at its Oxford home, not only secures ... 07/29/2013 - 2:14 am | View Link
BMW Seeks Sales Growth, Lower Margins as New Models Hit Market These models will add to the Mini Roadster, which hit the market earlier this year ... which was introduced in February, to boost deliveries further and offset development costs for the i3 battery-powered city car, which will be rolled out ... 05/15/2012 - 9:19 pm | View Link
How BMW's Mini Trumped Daimler's Smart Car Mini, which is based in Oxford, England, will add a roadster and a coupe-like crossover this year, taking its lineup to seven models. It’s also expanding ... Smart also expects a boost as Daimler’s Car2go car-sharing business expands. 02/2/2012 - 10:37 am | View Link
Many More Minis: BMW Plans Up To 10 Different High-MPG Models We know that the Mini lineup will expand into several sizes, Now an executive at BMW (which owns the iconic British brand) has said there may be as many as 10 different Mini models in future ... Mini would certainly help boost BMW's gas mileage figures. 06/9/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Despite lofty promises of more liberty, the crackdown on Internet freedom continues in Iran. However, this time, the victims aren't websites or encryption services — they're real people
Iran's Revolutionary Guard arrested 16 cyber activists and journalists this week. The group is accused of working against the country's national security, having ties with foreign "enemy media" and designing anti-regime websites, according to Fars News and Mehr News, both press agencies believed to have close ties with the Iranian government.
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Android developers should keep two things in mind when designing an app, in addition to a beautiful user interface.
In the latest video of our Ask a Dev series, Android engineer Ernest Holloway takes a look at helpful tools for memory analysis of Android apps and the versions of Android that should be supported when starting to build an app.
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To ensure your app is running fast and using little memory, Holloway recommends using the Eclipse Memory Analyzer Tool, which reports excessive memory consumption, memory leaks and other memory measurements. He also suggests the Hierarchy Viewer, through which developers can learn how to optimize user interface and pinpoint how to improve certain elements. Other helpful resources include Stack Overflow and Google Developers.
Twitter on Thursday announced the widespread introduction of ads based on web-surfing activity, meaning if you recently visited the website of, say, an automaker, you may see that brand's ads in your stream.
The program, called tailored audiences, rolled out in a smaller scale in July. Using tailored audiences, advertisers can target users who have either visited their website or "shown an interest" in your brand's category on and outside of Twitter.
Alex and Sierra, the resident lovebirds on this season's X Factor, took on Destiny's Child's "Say My Name" on Wednesday night in front of the singing competition's judge Kelly Rowland, who is one of the song's original singers
The soulful performance, which starts at 2:30 in the above video, impressed Rowland
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Homejoy Dec. 4 - 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Tickets on Sale Now Homejoy is on a mission to free you from housework. The tech-savvy home cleaning service has raised $38 million so you never have to sweep a floor again, if you don’t want to. “Homejoy is on a social mission to make homes happier everywhere,” cofounder and CEO Adora Cheung told VentureBeat.