Mit diesem einfachen Trick wird der Amazon-Einkauf wesentlich günstiger

Der Onlinehändler Amazon ist günstig, oftmals weitaus günstiger als der Einzelhandel. Lange Zeit war das 1994 gegründete Unternehmen Spitzenreiter im Internet. Doch inzwischen gibt es viel Konkurrenz. Keine davon so breitgefächert wie Amazon, aber wenn ihr Schuhe kauft, woher wisst ihr, dass sie nicht doch auf Zalando günstiger sind? Wenn ihr Spielekonsolen kauft, wieso ist Amazon unbedingt günstiger als eBay? Jetzt gibt es eine Chrome Extension, die euch genau das anzeigt, sofern ihr auf Amazon einkauft. Sie zeigt euch an, wenn es euer Produkt sonstwo günstiger zu kriegen ist. Doch nicht nur das: Wenn es irgendwo im Internet einen Gutschein gibt, der dazu passt, wendet diese Extension den Gutschein sofort… Read More

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The 20 best-selling cars and trucks in America

About 17.2 million cars and trucks were sold in the US last year, according to Kelly Blue Book. The top-selling vehicle was Ford’s F-Series. The best-selling SUV was the Toyota Rav 4. And the most popular sedan was the Toyota Camry, though its sales dropped from 2016. Americans continue to favor SUVs and trucks over sedans. The US auto market kept its momentum in 2017, thanks to strong SUV and pickup truck sales. There were about 17.2 million cars and trucks sold last year, according to Kelly Blue Book. While that’s slightly down from the 17.6 million vehicles sold in 2016, it still qualifies as a solid market. And just… Read More

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Apple Readies HomePod Amid Speculation About Big Acquisitions

For years, Apple has been reluctant to return the billions of dollars it had stashed overseas and spend it in the U.S. because of the inevitable tax hit. But now everything has changed. Apple this week confirmed that it will repatriate its nearly quarter-trillion-dollar cash hoard and pay $38 billion in taxes on it. The move will free up the remaining sum to be used for investment in the U.S. But some market watchers believe Apple will use a large portion of the cash on an acquisition (or two). Get Data Sheet, Fortune’s technology newsletter Meanwhile, Apple confirmed that it’s planning to open a second campus in the U.S. at… Read More

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A flaming superhero car and dieting trucks at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

Jonathan Gitlin DETROIT—Once upon a time, the North American International Auto Show was a mighty thing indeed. The American auto industry ruled the world, and this was their home event with all the bells and whistles that implies. But the world has changed. For one thing, people can and do use the Internet to work out what car they’re going to buy. And with the LA Auto Show, CES, and NAIAS in such close proximity to each other on the calendar, there just aren’t enough new things to fill all three events. The take-home impression from NAIAS this year—hot on the heels of a mediocre CES—was of a lackluster performance… Read More

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No, the Moon can’t help you predict the next earthquake

The popular myth that strong earthquakes happen during certain Moon phases has no basis in science, according to new research. Susan Hough, a scientist at the US Geological Survey, pored over 400 years of data from over 200 earthquakes of magnitude eight or larger. She looked at the day the earthquakes occurred, and what phases the Moon was in. And she found no link between the ground shaking and the position of the Earth and the Moon in the sky, according to a study published this week in Seismological Research Letters. 400 years of data from over 200 large earthquakes Previous research has shown that tides — which are influenced… Read More

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