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Portuguese buses and taxis are also wi-fi routers

Routers on 600 buses and taxis allow free Internet access and collect data for city planners. A massive mobile Wi-Fi network that could be a model for many cities was launched in the city of Porto, Portugal, this fall. Buses and taxis are equipped with routers that serve as mobile Wi-Fi hot spots for tens of thousands of riders. [...]

GM’s Latest Loyalty Weapon: Loaners

Chevrolet dealer Duane Paddock runs a fleet of 50 vehicles that he loans to service customers and as demos -- up from exactly zero two years ago. His dealership is part of a huge expansion of General Motors' Courtesy Transportation Program, a bid to create better loyalty via the service lane and by getting more people to try Chevy, Buick and GMC vehicles. Last year, GM added elements to the program to entice dealers to sign up, including more cash tied to every loaner vehicle [...]

9 Changes to Expect at Midnight on Jan. 1

If you're a Netflix -loving, drone-fearing marijuana enthusiast teenager who loves incandescent light bulbs, heads up: Your life is going to change pretty drastically come Wednesday. New laws are going into effect in cities and states across the U.S. [...]
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