- Italy fines Apple 10 mn euros for water damage claimson November 30, 2020 at 9:57 am
Italy’s competition authority said Monday it had fined Apple 10 million euros ($12 million) for misleading claims about the water resistant properties of various iPhone models.
- UK’s sole hydrogen car maker bets on green revolutionon November 28, 2020 at 10:13 pm
Hydrogen-powered car manufacturer Riversimple is hoping to steal a march on competitors ahead of Britain’s promised “green revolution” that would see petrol-powered cars banned within 10 years.
- Google’s Project Guideline allows blind joggers to run without assistanceon November 27, 2020 at 6:20 pm
A team of researchers at Google Research has unveiled a new project they have been working on that uses AI technology to allow a blind person to follow a path without assistance. In their announcement of the project, called Project Guideline, they introduce Thomas Panek, President & CEO of an organization called Guiding Eyes for the Blind. The Goggle Research team credits Panek with coming up with the idea for the new technology and for providing guidance and inspiration for the project.
- US agency investigating Tesla front suspension failureson November 27, 2020 at 12:59 pm
The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that suspensions can fail on nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles.
- Tesla recalls 870 cars in China over defective roofson November 27, 2020 at 11:04 am
US electric car maker Tesla is recalling 870 vehicles in China over defective roofs, part of which could fall off, China’s market regulator said on Friday.
- Black Friday: Why not save money with a refurbished Samsung Galaxy smartphone, Apple iPhone or laptop?on November 26, 2020 at 6:53 pm
Sure, you can buy the latest iPhone 12 starting at $699, but doesn’t a classic iPhone for $200 sound more up your alley?
- Think taxing electric vehicle use is a backward step? Here’s why it’s an important policy advanceon November 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm
The South Australian and Victorian governments have announced, and New South Wales is considering, road user charges on electric vehicles. This policy has drawn scorn from environmental advocates and motor vehicle lobbyists who fear it will slow the uptake of less-polluting vehicles. But, from a longer-term transport policy perspective, a distance-based road user charge on electric vehicles is an important step forward.
- A different ‘super spreader’: Facebook struggles with election disinfoon November 26, 2020 at 9:41 am
The US presidential election is finished: votes cast, the transition—though delayed—begun.