2020 Cadillac XT6 First Look: Key Addition Doesn’t Wear Flagship Mantle – Motor Trend
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2020 Cadillac XT6 First Look: Key Addition Doesn’t Wear Flagship Mantle – Motor Trend

“Escalade is an aspirational vehicle but is too large for much of the world,” Andrew Smith, executive director of Global Cadillac, said. For many years Cadillac executives have recognized the need for a unibody three-row family vehicle to keep customers from leaving the brand. The urgency for an entry in this segment has grown with…

Cadillac rolls out Escalade’s ‘little brother,’ the XT6, at Detroit auto show – Detroit Free Press
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Cadillac rolls out Escalade’s ‘little brother,’ the XT6, at Detroit auto show – Detroit Free Press

Cadillac is adding the 2020 XT6, a new three-row SUV, to its lineup to appeal to high-income buyers who want luxury and a sporty, day-to-day utility all in one.”These are customers who are in the life stage of having an active lifestyle and they are CEO of everything,” said Jim Hunter, Cadillac product manager.Cadillac, General Motors’ luxury…

How Lauren Sanchez went from hardworking TV anchor to ‘the other woman’ – Page Six
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How Lauren Sanchez went from hardworking TV anchor to ‘the other woman’ – Page Six

On Aug. 20, 2005, a crowd of A-listers — including Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Jessica Alba — watched as Lauren Sanchez, an “Extra” correspondent, sashayed down the aisle to tie the knot with their Hollywood mega-agent Patrick Whitesell. Fellow Whitesell client Hugh Jackman belted out “Mack the Knife” at the star-studded $2 million bash…

When you’re the only company at CES from your country – Engadget
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When you’re the only company at CES from your country – Engadget

Then there are first-timers like Ekid Studio, a Vietnamese company that makes educational flashcards with augmented reality functions for kids, for whom CES was the start of a monthlong US trip to seek investors. There is Flyser from Belarus, the startup behind an exercise frame that coordinates with VR experiences to give the impression of…

Government shutdown is brewing trouble for America’s craft beer makers – NBC News
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Government shutdown is brewing trouble for America’s craft beer makers – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Jan. 12, 2019, 4:53 AM GMTBy Ethan SacksThere’s trouble brewing in the craft beer industry over the government shutdown.Because the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been furloughed by the partial government shutdown, breweries have…

How to Use Google Maps or Waze with Siri Instead of Apple Maps – Gadget Hacks
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How to Use Google Maps or Waze with Siri Instead of Apple Maps – Gadget Hacks

When driving, you can get directions hands-free by asking Siri. You can also make general map searches, show a location’s details, call a query’s phone number, and view traffic details. However, Siri defaults to Apple Maps for all those. If you prefer Google Maps, Waze, or another third-party navigation app, the map-based Siri commands won’t…

Sears store in White Plains, N.Y., watches its destiny decided in courthouse 2 blocks away – USA TODAY
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Sears store in White Plains, N.Y., watches its destiny decided in courthouse 2 blocks away – USA TODAY

CLOSE Sears received another lifeline after the company’s chairman and largest shareholder Eddie Lampert promised to line up the necessary financing to keep the struggling department store chain afloat. (Jan. 8) APWHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—The Sears store sits modestly at the corner of two nondescript streets in White Plains, New York, pinning its hopes on the foot…

Amazon and Google are going to be in every aspect of your life whether you want them to or not – CNBC
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Amazon and Google are going to be in every aspect of your life whether you want them to or not – CNBC

Tech Drivers Until recently, Amazon and Google competed for presence in our homes through their own gadgets: Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, TV add-ons like Chromecast and Fire TV and even home security systems like Nest and Ring. But, at CES 2019, that competition was brought to a boil as partners…

Derek Stevens reveals Circa hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas — VIDEO – Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Derek Stevens reveals Circa hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas — VIDEO – Las Vegas Review-Journal

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anybody that the sports book for the Circa Resort & Casino — the newly named integrated resort coming to downtown Las Vegas — will be a prime spot. Construction is expected to begin next month for the first from-the-ground-up downtown resort in decades. The property’s doors scheduled to…

Unity, Improbable and Epic Games are squabbling in public – Engadget
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Unity, Improbable and Epic Games are squabbling in public – Engadget

It explained that, due to a change in Unity’s terms of service, developers were no longer allowed to “operate or create SpatialOS games using Unity, including in development and production games.” The clause in question (2.4) states that Unity cannot be run or simulated in the cloud, or over a remote server, “without a separate…