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Audi Has a Team of Scientists Dedicated ...

For 35 years, Audi has relied on a team of scientists to ensure that the interiors of their luxury vehicles smell as neutral as possible. The department works to determine that the materials and substances used in assembly won't leave a noticeable smell and that outside heat won't create foul odors from forming in the cabin.
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F-150 Parts Now Used to Make Respirators

Necessity is the mother of invention and the employees at Ford are doing their part to assist healthcare workers and emergency services professionals with respirators - all with the technology used in Ford F-150s.

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Audi Has a Team of Scientists Dedicated to Smelling the Interiors

For 35 years, Audi has relied on a team of scientists to ensure that the interiors of their luxury vehicles smell as neutral as possible. The department works to determine that the materials and substances used in assembly won't leave a noticeable smell and that outside heat won't create foul odors from forming in the cabin.

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Ford's New Software Can Eradicate Coronavirus From Cop Cars

Ford has designed a new heat-sanitizing system to kill off coronavirus bacteria in climate-control systems of police vehicles.

Tech
Ford Dispels Misconceptions With the Electric F-150

Although no release date has been announced, the fully electric Ford F-150 truck is making strong impressions.

Tech
Join the Virtual Launch as NASA and SpaceX Send Americans to ISS in First Commercial Shuttle

This week, history will be made as two American astronauts depart Earth for the ISS in their first-ever launch in a commercial shuttle.

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Audi's Latest Electric SUV Costs How Much?!

The Audi Q4 e-tron's starting price is $45,000—almost $8,000 less than the Tesla Model Y.

Automotive
Ford on Track to Make 50,000 Ventilators in 100 Days

Automotive manufacturer Ford is partnering with GE Healthcare to help address ventilator shortages.

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Americans Are Making More Phone Calls Than Ever Before

Verizon says it's seeing an average of 800 million calls a day, more than twice the amount of calls made on Mother's Day, the busiest call day of the year. Additionally, both Verizon and AT&T report that not only are we calling each other more, but we're staying on the phone longer. Tinder, Hinge, and other dating apps also report an increase in the length, duration, and frequency of messaging.

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The 7 Best Interactive Maps Tracking the Coronavirus in Real-Time

It's more important than ever that we have the facts. If you're tired of checking headlines or googling "coronavirus updates" three times a day, here's where you can find the most up-to-date data on the virus in real-time.

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F-150 Parts Now Used to Make Respirators

Necessity is the mother of invention and the employees at Ford are doing their part to assist healthcare workers and emergency services professionals with respirators - all with the technology used in Ford F-150s.

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Facebook Debuts Its Own Dating Service

Facebook's "Dating" service arrives in the U.S. in an already crowded online dating field.

Tech
Ford Is Designing Cars Using VR, and We Can't Get Enough

You've heard of 3D printing, so how about 3D design?

Lifestyle
Everything You Know About Facebook Is Changing

In a conference on April 30, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company is rethinking everything from algorithm to aesthetic.

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It’s time for electric vehicles to pay their share for Texas highways

Texas House Bill 427 proposes a constructive adjustment to state transportation funding. Lawmakers would be remiss not to make it. The bill would

Lifestyle
Man Forgot His Bitcoin Password, and It Could Cost Him $220 Million

Safe and secure ... even the owner can't find his password. He has just two more attempts at entering the correct password.

Tech
Kirstie Alley Takes to Twitter, and You May Be Surprised By What She's Tweeting

Kirstie Alley tweets about censorship, which raises a good question about the First Amendment. Whether you agree with her politics or not, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is showing concern over Twitter's banning actions.

National News
Slack Suffers From Global Outage: What You Need to Know

Slack, the popular workplace instant messaging tool, is down and suffering from a global outage, as of January 4. The platform has been down since 10 a.m. EST, according to reports.

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Medical Monitoring Device From Colorado Company Being Used to Help Fight COVID-19

The BioIntelliSense BioButton monitors vital signs.

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KFC Unveiled a New Gaming Console That Also Heats Up Your Chicken

The fast-food chain, KFC announced that it is entering the gaming industry. It teamed up with Cooler Master to create a gaming console that is not only a PC, but also a fried chicken heater.

Gaming
How to Spot a Social Media Ad Scam

Learn from an OCN reader. "I knew better. And I still fell for the scam."

Tech
New Google App Brings 'Baby Yoda' to Life in Your Own Home

Fans of "The Mandalorian" won't have to wait until Season 3 to see Baby Yoda. Now, you can download an AR version of Grogu through Google that allows you to play with the little guy right in your own home.

Tech
Why Are Some Houses Blurred Out on Google Maps?

How to blur out your home on Google Street View.

Tech
Meet the Future of Sustainable Energy: Solar Panels Made From Food Waste

Enter engineering student Carvey Ehren Maigue of Mapua University in Manila, Philippines. He is the first winner of the new James Dyson Sustainability Award for his invention: soar panels made from waste crops.

Tech
Google, Youtube, and Other Core Services Hit By Global Outage

Millions of people logged on Monday morning to find error messages on popular Google apps and services. Users were unable to log into Gmail, Google Docs, or YouTube.

Tech
Denver First Responders Find Relief From Job-Related Trauma With Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback has been able to relieve first responders of PTSD, job burnout, and suicidal thoughts.

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