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Jaguar XFR-S revealed: This big cat has 550HP claws

Jaguar XFR-S revealed: This big cat has 550HP claws

Jaguar has pulled the wraps off of its XFR-S sports sedan, the big cat company's 186mph take on tightening up the luxobarge until your passengers squeak like field-mice. Teased last week as the fastest and most powerful four-door from Jaguar ever, the XFR-S made its debut at the LA Auto Show 2012, using a 5-liter supercharged V8 engine with 550PS good for a 0-60mph dash in 4.4s. However, Jaguar also says the XFR-S shouldn't make too great an impact in your eco-credentials, with the new car putting out the same emissions and fuel consumption figures as its XRF sibling.

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RIM investors re-elect board but revolt bubbles

RIM investors re-elect board but revolt bubbles

RIM's annual shareholders meeting has kicked off, and investors are already restless as the company's CEO and former CEO are re-elected to the board. Mike Lazaridis and Thorsten Heins were among ten people elected to RIM's board, with investors expressing their dissatisfaction by withholding 19.1-percent of votes for Lazaridis and 14.8-percent for Heins. There are already questions as to how prepared RIM is to take on its smartphone and tablet rivals.

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RIM investor dissent grows amid embarrassing service failures

RIM investor dissent grows amid embarrassing service failures

Dissent among RIM investors grows, with vocal management critic Jaguar claiming support for the Canadian company being sold or broken up has increased in the space of a month. The commercial bank is demanding a "transformative leader" in place of the current co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, Reuters reports, and says it has the backing of 8-percent of investor backers, a rise from the roughly 5-percent Jaguar said it had back in September.

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RIM must monetize patents or sell up investors demand

RIM must monetize patents or sell up investors demand

RIM is facing pressure to spin off its patents, with investors demanding that the Canadian company either consider monetizing its IP or give serious consideration to selling itself. The proposals have been spawned by Jaguar Financial Corp., which told SFGate that RIM's sole focus on its incoming QNX product line-up amounts to putting "all your eggs in one basket" and leaves the firm facing potential bankruptcy in the manner of Nortel Networks.

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SlashGear 101: Apple CarPlay

SlashGear 101: Apple CarPlay

The closest you'll get to an iCar, and what Apple claims is the future for the dashboard, CarPlay represents Apple's play in the next big battle around mobility. Dubbed "the best iPhone experience on four wheels" and already gaining the support of some big names in automotive, Apple CarPlay bridges the iOS experience with the center console and promises both greater functionality and greater safety than the native infotainment systems you'd usually find while behind the wheel. Read on past the cut for the full low-down.

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Xbox One Review

Xbox One Review

Microsoft is certain the Xbox One is their key to taking over living room entertainment in its entirety. Experiencing the Xbox One for the first time will almost certainly remind users of their first time working with Windows 8 - there's a lot of tiles to be tapped, and they're not always the easiest to traverse. In the Xbox One is Microsoft's extended Windows experience, coming closer to the do-everything ecosystem the brand has been cultivating over the past several years.

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Lexus LS 460 F SPORT Review

Lexus LS 460 F SPORT Review

You may not have heard of the Lexus F SPORT brand, but the Japanese luxury car company thinks models like the LS 460 F SPORT will change that. Taking every discrete executive's favorite sleeper-sedan and throwing some LFA-inspired sports magic at it, the LS 460 F SPORT may not give those in Mercedes-Benz's AMG division or their counterparts at BMW's M Sport labs sleepless nights quite yet, but it's still one of the biggest shake-ups to the Lexus brand since it expanded into SUVs. That, lest we forget, was a decision that did Lexus proud, so it would perhaps be a foolish car fan that dismissed this niche curio as nothing more than a gimmick. SlashGear slipped behind the wheel to find out more; read on for the full review.

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Batmobile replica is street-legal with working flamethrower

Batmobile replica is street-legal with working flamethrower

A fully functional replica of the Batmobile from the 1989 Michael Keaton Batman film will be going up for auction Nov. 30. Many replicas have been made of the various models of Batmobile, but none with quite this level of authenticity. For starters, the flamethrower, afterburner, nine-inch-rise hydraulics and remote start all work. Oh, and you can drive it on actual roads if you want.

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