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Aston Martin and Faraday Future are basically cousins now

LeEco, the Chinese entertainment company formerly known as Letv, has announced that it’s partnering with Aston Martin — the famed British supercar brand best known for making James Bond’s rides of choice — to bring the RapidE concept to market. The RapidE, first shown last year, is basically a Rapide sedan (take note of the lower-case “e”) with an electric powertrain swapped in ...

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IRS: Martin Shkreli Owes $4.5 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Last month, the Internal Revenue Service filed a federal tax lien against Martin Shkreli, alleging that he owes the government quite a bit of money—$ 4,628,928.55, to be precise. Shkreli, who is facing federal securities fraud charges in Brooklyn, allegedly owes $ 3,431.85 from 2013 and $ 4,625,496.70 from 2014. The lien was prepared on December 18, 2015 and filed ...

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Vice Social Media Editor Appears To Get Cozy With Martin Shkreli

A little after 1 a.m. this past Saturday morning, Martin Shkreli did what he does more or less all the time now: he turned on his computer and began livestreaming on YouTube to his small but feverish fanbase. Normally Shkreli might strum his guitar or engage in inane conversations with his viewers, but this time, at least at first, something ...

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The company behind Faraday Future’s money made an infotainment system for Aston Martin

LeTV, the Chinese media and electronics company that’s backing EV startup Faraday Future, has created an infotainment concept for Aston Martin. Unlike many of its sports car competitors, Aston doesn’t have a large parent company to inexpensively appropriate technology from. Instead, it has to develop everything from scratch or partner with a larger company to develop it for them, as it recently ...

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Sherlock star Martin Freeman says actors are too self-important

By Quentin Letts for the Daily Mail Published: 20:35 EST, 17 December 2015 | Updated: 17:46 EST, 18 December 2015 Talking gibberish: Gwyneth Paltrow An almighty balloon of self-regard went ‘pop!’ last week when television’s Martin Freeman – one of our more politically active thespians – admitted that actors can be pompous. Mr Freeman’s remarks were swiftly interpreted as an ...

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Steve Martin — My Pasta Tweet Got Racial … SCUSA!

Breaking News Steve Martin learned an important lesson about lasagna last night … the dish can get racial. The SNL alum was cracking grammar jokes on Twitter .. when someone asked, “is this how you spell lasonia?” Steve’s response … “It depends. Are you in an African-American restaurant or at an Italian restaurant.” Seconds later the 68-year old actor deleted  ...

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