SureFly Octocopter pitched at Detroit auto show as the drone anyone can fly at $200,000 – CNBC
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SureFly Octocopter pitched at Detroit auto show as the drone anyone can fly at $200,000 – CNBC

Paul Eisenstein | CNBC SureFly Octocopter shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, January 15, 2019. It’s been the dream of countless visionaries, finding a way to let people fly as easily as they can drive. And a century after Henry Ford abandoned his own “Flying Flivver” project, an assortment of entrepreneurs…

Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review: Alexa’s bigger, brighter smart display – The Guardian
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Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review: Alexa’s bigger, brighter smart display – The Guardian

The new second generation Echo Show is bigger with a better display, but is size enough to keep Amazon ahead of stiff competition from Google? Since the original Echo Show launched last year the software has been refined, but the experience is broadly the same. The Show is a voice-first Alexa speaker, with touch interactivity…

Infiniti’s first all-electric car will be inspired by this flashy concept – The Verge
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Infiniti’s first all-electric car will be inspired by this flashy concept – The Verge

Infiniti showed up to last year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit with a wild, low-slung, futuristic sedan that looked straight out of a sci-fi movie villain’s garage. The strangest thing about that car, though, was that the far-out concept wasn’t electric. Instead of showcasing the future that parent company Nissan seems so set…

Nissan-Renault alliance sinks deeper into disarray without Ghosn – Nikkei Asian Review
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Nissan-Renault alliance sinks deeper into disarray without Ghosn – Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — The alliance between Nissan Motor and Renault, once touted as a rare successful international business tie-up, has slipped further into confusion since Carlos Ghosn was arrested nearly two months ago.The Japanese and French automakers have carried out many joint activities, including new-vehicle development and parts and materials procurement. But now, the bill for…