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Apple Car battery talks breaking down under weight of Apple"s demands

Apple's attempt to have two battery manufacturers build plants exclusive to the Apple Car have failed, with only a glimmer of hope remaining that they will start up again.Credit: AppleTwo of three potential Apple Car vendors are reportedly having dif.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderOct 22nd, 2021

Apple AirTags Being Used By Thieves To Track High-End Cars To Steal

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: This week, Canadian police announced that car thieves have been using AirTags to track vehicles they want to steal. York Regional Police (which serves an area north of Toronto) revealed that it h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

Western Digital talks about the road to 30TB hard drives

At the annual Wells Fargo TMT Summit this week, one of the subjects Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler spoke about was the company's approach to technologies like OptiNAND, SRM, and HAMR. Goeckeler considers all three crucial to increasing density a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Pegasus spyware found on nine US diplomatic phones

Reuters' sources indicated that US officials, either based in Uganda or working on issues concerning Uganda, received warnings from Apple that their iPhones were being targeted with spyware from Israel-based NSO over the last several months......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

After 9 years on Android and Windows, here’s why I’m all-in on Apple’s ecosystem

Entering into the Apple ecosystem is like entering a place where everything just works. Let me explain......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

German Coalition Backs Ban on Facial Recognition in Public Places

Germany's incoming government is throwing its weight behind a ban on the use of biometric identification technologies such as facial recognition in public places. From a report: According to their coalition deal, the Social Democrats (SPD), Greens an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Apple AirTags being used by thieves to track high-end cars to steal

Canadian police say they've had five such incidents since September. Enlarge / Technology that can track stolen property can also be used to track property to steal. (credit: Getty Images) When Apple debuted its new AirTag tra.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

US State Department iPhones Hacked With Israeli Company Spyware

Apple's iPhones of at least nine U.S. State Department employees were hacked by an unknown assailant using sophisticated spyware developed by the Israel-based NSO Group, Reuters reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. From the report.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Apple Arcade just added two excellent mobile games

Apple Arcade subscribers can now play Oddmar and Dandara: Trials of Fear, two standout mobile titles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

TSMC"s 3nm process enters pilot production phase at Taiwan fab

Unnamed industry sources told DigiTimes (paywalled, via MacRumors) that TSMC aims to start shipping 3nm chips to customers like Intel and Apple in the first quarter of 2023, which jives with earlier rumors on the subject......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

These are the best apps and games of 2021, according to Apple

As usual, 15 apps and games won the "App Store Awards" this year, representing a collection of apps that have allowed users to pursue their personal passions, discover creative outlets, and "connect with new people and experiences," according to Appl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Addionics 3D-structured battery may achieve 2x higher energy capacity

The range and charging time of batteries are the major concerns of electric vehicle users and a critical bottleneck for the EV industry. The Israel-based startup, Addionics, is developing a 3D-structured battery that could solve all pains......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Apple will make fewer iPhones in response to weakening demand and supply

It will still make and sell a ton of iPhones—just not the 90 million it planned. Enlarge / The back of the iPhone 13. (credit: Samuel Axon) According to a new report in Bloomberg, Apple has told suppliers that demand for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

SiFive"s New RISC-V Chip Challenges Decades-old Computing Designs

The Performance P650 won't beat a top-end Arm chip in a Samsung or Apple smartphone, but the startup believes its designs eventually could. From a report: It's really hard to get a new chip family to catch on when companies like Intel and Qualcomm sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Demand for Apple iPhone 13 series could be lower than expected

Back in October, Bloomberg reported that Apple had cut its iPhone 13 production target to 80 million units, 10 million fewer than originally planned, due to Broadcom and Texas Instruments being unable to supply components as a result of the chip shor.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Tesla is now selling a $1,900 Cyberquad For Kids

The all-electric four-wheel ATV features a steel frame, cushioned seat and adjustable suspension with rear disk braking and LED light bars. Its lithium-ion battery offers up to 15 miles of range, though this can change depending on a rider’s weight.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Apple Tells Suppliers iPhone Demand Has Slowed as Holidays Near

Apple, suffering from a global supply crunch, is now confronting a different problem: slowing demand. From a report: The company has told its component suppliers that demand for the iPhone 13 lineup has weakened, people familiar with the matter said,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Amazon says it had a record-breaking Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend

On Wednesday, Adobe Analytics reported that Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales were down over $100 million from last year—a dip of 1.4 percent—but overall spending was up 12 percent. Amazon's snapshot looks a bit different, claiming that it brok.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Farm animals suffered in B.C. floods despite existing disaster management guidelines

When an atmospheric river hit British Columbia in mid-November, it unleashed record-breaking rainfall triggering devastating floods and mudslides. The provincial government declared a state of emergency on Nov. 17, activating evacuation orders for Me.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

LFP accounts for increasingly higher portion of China battery production

Total adoption of LFP batteries in electric vehicles (EV) could overtake ternary ones in China in 2021, with the former now less than 1pp behind the latter in market share, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Apple Loses Key Autos Engineer To Electric Aviation Startup Archer

Michael Schwekutsch, a director of engineering in the Apple Special Projects Group that's reportedly working on self-driving cars, has left to join electric air taxi start-up Archer as its senior VP of engineering. Schwekutsch noted the change on his.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021