Auto review: 2022 Acura MDX A-Spec delivers more of what buyers have always loved

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There are certain car names that elicit envy, like Ferrari. Others evoke laughter, like Yugo or Cimarron. Still others prompt admiration, like the Honda Accord. Then there are those names that bring blank stares. Usually, they’re alpha-numeric, having no association with the vehicle they’re affixed to, like the Acura SLX. Don’t remember it, do you? How about the CSX, RSX or ZDX? Yet odds are you remember the Legend, one of the great car names of all time, affixed to a landmark Japanese car. Finally, agonizingly, the company has finally gotten the message and is reviving the Integra nameplate. … Read More “Auto review: 2022 Acura MDX A-Spec delivers more of what buyers have always loved”

Google To Pay Apple $15 Billion To Remain Safari’s Default Search Engine

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Google – Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) – is forecast to pay Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) approximately $15 billion to be the default search engine on the Safari web browser. Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Friendly AnimosityAccording to Bernstein analysts, the agreement is secret and the details and its extension are unknown. However, they have forecast that Google will have to splash the enormous sum this year, and $20 billion next year. This is a well-known Google tactic to make its search engine the top choice in all web browsers. For instance, Mozilla Firefox has still survived p… Read More “Google To Pay Apple $15 Billion To Remain Safari’s Default Search Engine”

Alphabet’s Waymo to stop selling lidar self-driving car sensors

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -Alphabet Inc’s self-driving unit Waymo said on Thursday that it has ended a two-year effort to sell light detection and ranging (lidar) sensors to other companies. This is a reversal from its earlier strategy to sell the lidars to non-automotive customers to bring down costs of a key and expensive component of self-driving cars. “We’re winding down our commercial lidar business as we maintain our focus on developing and deploying our Waymo Driver across our Waymo One (ride-hailing) and Waymo Via (delivery) units,” a Waymo spokesperson said in a statement. The spokesper… Read More “Alphabet’s Waymo to stop selling lidar self-driving car sensors”