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NuDown NuTech jacket insulates using air

NuDown NuTech jacket insulates using air

A typical jacket that is used in cold weather is filled with down or something called Primaloft. The catch with jackets that use either of those materials for insulation is that the jackets tend to be puffy and bulky. A company called NuDown has unveiled a new jacket that is available for men and women that is very thin and uses air as the insulation material.

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BMW 2 Series Coupe gets new models and engines

BMW 2 Series Coupe gets new models and engines

BMW has announced that it has made some changes to its popular 2 Series Coupe line for the 2015 model year bringing new entry-level engines, new all-wheel drive model and new equipment options to buyers. The BMW 218i coupe now has a 3-cylinder engine that runs on gas. This is the first item that engine has made its way to the 2 Series.

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Google to pull engineers out of Russia

Google to pull engineers out of Russia

Google has announced that it will be giving engineers that live and work in Russia the option to relocate to other countries or leave Google employ. Google has about 50 engineers that are based mostly in Moscow within the country. Google isn’t planning to completely abandon Russia. While its engineers will be leaving, Google plans to keep sales and marketing teams in the country.

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Infiniti teases new Q60 concept ahead of Detroit debut

Infiniti teases new Q60 concept ahead of Detroit debut

Infiniti is set to debut a new concept car at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Ahead of the official debut of the car, Infiniti is offering up a teaser shot that hints at what the car will look like. The new model is called the Infiniti Q60 Concept. Along with the single teaser shot, Infiniti is offering up no other details on the car.

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Audi RS 3 Sportback can hit 62mph in 4.3 seconds

Audi RS 3 Sportback can hit 62mph in 4.3 seconds

Audi is showing off the new Audi RS 3 Sportback performance wagon. The car has a 5-cylinder engine under the hood and Audi says that the car is the most powerful RS in company history. The all-new RS 3 packs 367hp under the hood and is able to go from a standstill to 62.1mph in 4.3 seconds. That makes the new RS 3 Sportback 0.3 seconds faster to 100km/h than the previous model.

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Nanoplug invisible hearing aid looks like an eraser

Nanoplug invisible hearing aid looks like an eraser

If you have ever known anyone that had to wear a hearing aid, you probably remember them as bulky beige devices that protrude obviously from the ear. A new hearing aid has been unveiled that claims to be the world's smallest. In fact the Nanoplug is so small its makers claim that it is invisible once inside the ear.

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Google Translate now supports ten more languages

Google Translate now supports ten more languages

The only way that most of us get to read content in other languages is by using an online translator service. There are a few of these services and one of the most widely used is Google Translate. Google Translate will automatically translate a wide range of languages already. Google has now added ten more languages to those supported.

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS spied in winter testing

Porsche 911 GT3 RS spied in winter testing

Porsche has several versions of its venerable 911. There are versions of the sports car for those who plan to drive every day on the street and never hit the racetrack and there are versions that come from the factory hopped up with all the bits you need for a day at the track, such as the 911 GT3. An even higher performing version of the GT3 is available called the GT3 RS and the latest version of that car was recently spied during winter testing.

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