RAY MASSEY: Citroen’s new smoothie

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By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail Do you love Paris and its food, fashion and frivolity? If so, the new DS7 Crossback could be just the vehicle for you.  After all, if it’s good enough for President Macron — who was driven down the Champs-Elysees in the very first one — then why not? I was in Paris this

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Parents who praise their children too easily are panned

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Anthropologist David Lancy has warned praising too much wrecks development It can leave children only ‘patchily employed’ and reliant on their parents in 20s He said there is a worrying trend of ‘raising each child as special and unique’  By Sarah Harris for the Daily Mail Helicopter parents who put their children on ‘a pedestal’ are to blame for them still

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Jaguar I-Pace undergoes final tests in Tesla’s backyard

alibhai/ December 7, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Jaguar I-Pace pre-production car taken on a 200-mile range test along the Californian West Coast Most northern point of the route took the car within close range of Tesla’s factory in South Freemont Jaguar confirmed that prices and specification of its first all-electric premium car would be available in March It’s expected to ring in at £60,000 – that’s £10,000 less

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Anheuser-Busch reserves 40 Tesla electric semi-trucks

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Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Semi in November, with plans for 2019 production Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40 of the all-electric trucks It was one of the largest publicly announced orders Tesla has received By Reuters Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40 Tesla Inc all-electric Semi trucks as it seeks to reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions, the

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How to stop your car key signal being hacked by criminals

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Most drivers keep keys where they can be hacked by criminals Car security firm says two thirds of car thefts involved ‘relay’ attacks Keys can even be kept in the fridge to stop the signal being copied By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk Where do you keep your car keys overnight? In a drawer? On a hook near the front door?

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Social networking sites are controlling your mind

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Comments made by Simon McCarthy-Jones from Trinity College Dublin He reveals how Facebook is exploiting a vulnerability in human psychology These include the fundamental need to belong and a desire for social status As a result, our brains treat information about ourselves like a reward Government legislation may be needed to restrict usage and help people take back control of

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Driving BMW’s futuristic family car

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New i3s is a sportier version of BMW’s zero-emissions family hatchback All-electric models costs £36,975 – range extender version is £40,125 High-performance electric motor and battery produces 184 horse power That’s good enough to sprint to 62mph in 6.9mph and a top speed of 99mph By Ray Massey For Thisismoney.co.uk Ditch diesel and buy yourself an electric car. That’s the

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Google unveils new Android software in India to power…

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 Can work on entry-level smartphones with memory of as low as 512 megabytes Has its own app store with ‘lite’ versions of apps to download  By Reuters Alphabet’s Google launched a stripped-down version of its Android software in India on Tuesday, as it attempts to woo millions of ‘basic phone’ users in the fast-growing wireless services market. The Android Oreo

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Lamborghini reveals its Urus supercar SUV

alibhai/ December 4, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Lamborghini Urus is the first ‘Super SUV’ and features a 641bhp 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine It can accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 3.6 seconds – that’s faster than Aston Martin’s V12-powered DB11 There’s enough seats for five people and it has 616 litres of boot space – more than a Skoda Octavia  Prices will start from £157,800 or $200,000

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Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids

alibhai/ December 4, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Messenger Kids is standalone app that can be controlled from parent’s Facebook Using the app will not create a Facebook account for the child, the firm says Kids will not be able to connect with people their parents have not approved There are no ads or in-app purchases, and kids can’t delete messages in the app  By Associated Press Facebook

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