The standard features list on the 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI has been given a significant boost this week as part of an MY16 update, just shy of three months on from the local launch of the newly updated model. Just as market demand moved the company to reintroduce a manual transmission into the Volkswagen Polo GTI as part […]
Porsche has handed down new savings to Australian buyers this week, following the release of its 2016 model year pricing in May. While that earlier update introduced new standard features and higher pricing across the range, the new reduced prices announced today are thanks to changes made to the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) this week. Those revisions brought a $1300 […]
Volkswagen Australia has announced a range of sweeping changes across most of its forthcoming MY16 passenger car and SUV range, which it has billed as the “biggest model year update in the local company’s history”. In what amounts to a significant value improvement, all Polo, Golf, Beetle, Scirocco, Jetta and Tiguan models will now get […]
by Kimberly Nevala As analytics becomes pervasive, standard operating paradigms for data management are being challenged. In some cases new models compliment established practices while others are on a collision course. Successfully responding requires a shift in the operating models we are willing to consider. Show More Summary
It is our instinct to blame the media for our poor perceptions of reality and the ways in which we compare ourselves to idealistic standards. At one time, that all may have been true. It may have been the airbrushed models in magazines and the seemingly flawless lifestyles of celebrities that made us feel like boring little trolls in comparison. Show More Summary
Retailers in the UK are starting to take pre-orders for the 1TB PlayStation 4. The price? The same as the standard 500GB model. Major UK retailers have started taking pre-orders for the 1TB Ultimate Player Edition PS4. Amazon, GAME, and ShopTo all have it priced no higher than £349.99, which is the current RRP for […]
“European artists are concerned that a model like the one that exists in the US — with artists catering to the market, taking second jobs, and relying on grants from private foundations — could become the standard across all TTIP countries, while the inverse transmission of cultural funding models — with the US adopting a […]
When the federal government last changed its royalty rate for oil and gas production on America’s public lands, Standard Oil’s monopoly had only recently been broken, Ford’s Model A still had not rolled off the assembly line, the Teapot Dome scandal had yet to erupt and rock the U.S. Show More Summary
The GT is the most powerful DB9 to date, with 30 extra horsepower compared to the standard model.
Training is not a quick undertaking at a Biosecurity Research Institute — by design. The biosafety experts modeling standard operating procedures for students move slowly and deliberately. They take time to stop and think carefully about what they are doing, including reading instructions for procedures they have done hundreds of times. Show More Summary
BMW is said to be developing a new ultra-efficient experimental car that sips just 0.4 liters of fuel every 100 km on the NEDC Euro test cycle, which is the equivalent of 588 mpg by U.S. standards. By comparison, that’s well over double what the $167,000 2014 Volkswagen XL1 super-hybrid gets. Show More Summary
Standards for masculinity are slowly changing. Who will be the new models for modern manhood? The post Gay Men, Straight Men, and Modeling Masculinity appeared first on The Good Men Project.
WebAssembly (Luke Wagner) — new standard, WebAssembly, that defines a portable, size- and load-time-efficient format and execution model specifically designed to serve as a compilation target for the Web. Being worked on by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, and Apple. Inceptionism: Going …
On Sunday I commented on the perverse decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to ban Belgravia Auto Valet's humorous advert showing bikini-clad models washing cars (CLICK). On Monday, in the London Evening Standard, I came across this advert for Reebok X FACE Stockholm footwear, featuring a naked Ashley Madekwe. Show More Summary
The standard model of particle physics, which describes every particle we know of and how they interact, was given much credence when the Higgs boson was discovered in 2012. Now, measurements of a rare particle-physics decay at the Large Hadron Collider offer further support for the model – but also hints at ways to find out what lies beyond it. Show More Summary
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) seems to be getting paranoid about feminism. It has ruled that an online advert by Belgravia Auto Valet showing two bikini-clad models getting themselves in a lather while washing cars was "sexist and degrading to women... Show More Summary
The man who “has probably done more than any individual to loosen up the mainstream media” is having second thoughts about the click-baiting model of reporting that his media empire helped make standard today.
With its second-generation R8, Audi has launched the car with a V-10 engine as the standard option and is offering a battery-powered electric e-tron model as an alternative. This is in contrast to the original R8, which launched with a V-8 that was later augmented by a V-10. Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has previously hinted that a...
A captive market, no competition and government contracts that make monopoly-enabled price gouging the industry standard -- it’s never been in doubt that the prison phone business is a very profitable model. A presentation that the privately-held...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Microsoft announced a new version of their flagship console that includes a hefty 1 TB hard drive and a new controller with a built-in headset jack.