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GRID 2 LiveRoutes juggles tracks to prevent race deja vu

GRID 2 LiveRoutes juggles tracks to prevent race deja vu

We've talked about GRID 2 before, but a new feature that developer Codemasters is showing off today is called LiveRoutes, and it aims to make sure that you never experience the same track twice, meaning that while there are a set number of tracks, the game will randomly change the turns on the track in order to change up the route.

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Jawbone UP Platform pushes fitness band with multi-app integration

Jawbone UP Platform pushes fitness band with multi-app integration

This week the folks who brought the Jawbone UP device have made it clear that they're not going to stop where they are today as far as software integration goes. A system called UP Platform has been introduced for the iOS universe, connecting an additional 10 applications to the UP wristband. This system also promises an open API for developers in the near future, setting users up for an If/Then set of abilities, wide open to the world.

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2014 Olympic torch to be carried in space

2014 Olympic torch to be carried in space

The Winter Olympics are set to begin in 2014, which means the Olympic torch will once again be carried around the world before it finally lands in the Olympic Stadium in Russia to mark the beginning of the sporting event. However, the torch will take a trip to space where it will be taken on a spacewalk for the first time ever.

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2014 Corvette C7 set to be Indy 500 pace car

2014 Corvette C7 set to be Indy 500 pace car

The Indianapolis 500 will be taking place later next month, and it's known as "the greatest spectacle in racing" and one of the biggest racing events in the world, right up there with the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The pace car that will lead the pack to the green flag will be Chevrolet's all-new 2014 Corvette C7 (a.k.a. the Corvette Stingray).

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Mercedes AMG Petronas and Tata Communications team in Formula One data speed bid

Mercedes AMG Petronas and Tata Communications team in Formula One data speed bid

This month the folks at Mercedes AMG Petronas will confirm their new team-up with Tata Communications for trackside connectivity enhancement for Formula One racing in the near future. With technology from Tata Communications, Mercedes AMG Petronas Fomula One Silver Arrow cars will be able to transfer real-time data from any Grand Prix environment to their headquarters in the UK. This bit of communication will be taking place three times faster than they're able at the moment.

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Twitter spoiler cut-back tipped for 2013 NFL Draft

Twitter spoiler cut-back tipped for 2013 NFL Draft

While the 2012 NFL Draft was marred online by insider parties using Twitter to announce picks before television broadcasts could so so themselves, sources this week are making clear a new expected etiquette of those present at the event. The word being used this week by news officials is "speculation": before the NFL commissioner makes an announcement, mum's the word. Even so, hard-and-fast rules on this situation appear to be able to be bent, just so long as they're not broken.

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Aston Martin unveils Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S race car

Aston Martin unveils Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S race car

Aston Martin is looking to break some records next month, as the company has unveiled the Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S race car, which is based off the production 4-door Rapide S. The race car will make its debut at the 41st annual ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring race next month, where it will become the first hydrogen-powered car to compete in an international event, as well as the first zero CO2 emissions car to complete a race pace lap at the Nürburgring 24-hour race.

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