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Biden pushes EV chargers as six utilities plan a unified network

Joe Biden has called for 500,000 new EV chargers by 2030. Enlarge / Joe Biden speaks at the White House on March 2, 2021. (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) US President Joe Biden has made the shift to electric vehicles an early focus of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 3rd, 2021

Everybody hates “FLoC,” Google’s tracking plan for Chrome ads

The EFF, Mozilla, Brave, Vivaldi, and DuckDuckGo, say "no way" to FLoC. Enlarge / Vivaldi's graphic on FLoC. (credit: Vivaldi) Google wants to kill third-party tracking cookies used for ads in Chrome with the "Chrome Privacy Sandbox." Since G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

Braman dealerships affected by cyberattack, report says

Florida dealership group says it "experienced a network outage which is currently impacting our operations," but did not confirm that it was a cyberattack......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Fixed network of smartphones provides earthquake early warning in Costa Rica

Earthquake early warnings can be delivered successfully using a small network of off-the-shelf smartphones attached to building baseboards, according to a study conducted in Costa Rica last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 17 min. ago

AirTag could give a nice bump to Apple"s growing lineup of smaller stuff

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News11 hr. 49 min. ago

Clock"s running out on climate change. California says it"s time for giant carbon vacuums

Solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars will go far in helping California and the Biden administration meet their aggressive climate goals—but not far enough. As time runs short, scientists and government officials say the moment to break out.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Get Ready for the Next Front in the Net Neutrality Fight

This time, the issue will be whether the FCC should regulate U.S. Internet infrastructure Photo-illustration: Edmon de Haro You’re about to hear a lot about network neutrality again, now that the Biden administration.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News13 hr. 49 min. ago

HAAH shifts U.S. sales plan back to Chinese imports

HAAH Motors Holdings has shifted its business plan back to importing fully assembled cars from China. A year ago, the California startup said that it would build the vehicles at a U.S. plant, but now has put those plans on hold......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 49 min. ago

AutoNation Q1 net income up; AutoNation USA store goal expanded

The dealership group announced a new expansion goal for its AutoNation USA store network to more than 130 outlets by the end of 2026. It also said it plans to acquire 11 dealerships from Peacock Automotive Group......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 49 min. ago

Biden kicks off electric vehicle push with South Carolina plant "tour"

The president has proposed spending $20 billion to electrify at least 20 percent of school buses and $25 billion to electrify some transit vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 49 min. ago

US Unveils Plan To Protect Power Grid From Foreign Hackers

The White House unveiled on Tuesday a 100-day plan intended to protect the U.S. power grid from cyber-attacks, mainly by creating a stronger relationship between U.S. national security agencies and the mostly private utilities that run the electrical.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 49 min. ago

AirTags could give a nice bump to Apple"s growing lineup of smaller stuff

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

Delta Electronics works with gas stations to set up EV charging network

Delta Electronics has announced a deal with North-Star Petroleum to install electric vehicle (EV) charging piles at the latter's 57 gas stations around Taiwan, with operation to kick off by year-end 2021......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 17 min. ago

Payhawk raises $20M to unify corporate cards, payments and expenses

Fintech startup Payhawk has raised a $20 million funding round. QED Investors is leading the round with existing investor Earlybird Digital East also participating. Payhawk is building a unified system to manage all the money that is going in and out.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Frontier Gains Final Approval, Bankruptcy Exit Imminent

Frontier Gains Final Approval, Bankruptcy Exit Imminent Frontier received final approval for its exit from bankruptcy today. The California Public Utilities Commission was the last remaining approval needed, setting up the company’s exit from bank.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Telecommunications Technology CEOs Tackle Critical Steps to be Addressed in Delivering President Biden’s $100B Broadband Plan

Telecommunications Technology CEOs Tackle Critical Steps to be Addressed in Delivering President Biden’s $100B Broadband Plan Denver, CO – April 15, 2021 – A panel of telecommunications and technology CEOs say transparency, collabo.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

FCC Advisory Committee Will Focus on 5G Network Security and Software Vulnerabilities

FCC Advisory Committee Will Focus on 5G Network Security and Software Vulnerabilities WASHINGTON, April 15, 2021—Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel today announced that the Commission will re-establish the Communications Security, Reliability,.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

A Hacker"s Nightmare: Programmable Chips Secured by Chaos

A complex network of randomly interconnected logic gates creates conditions that could thwart hackers Not all chaos is bad. In the case of programmable chips, chaos can be harnessed to create a unique digital identifier. Think of it as a finger.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Parler re-platformed as Apple allows social network back into App Store

"Free speech" social media network reportedly revamped its moderation approach. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Parler is about to be re-platformed. The app for the “free speech” social media company will be available once again on Apple’.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Covid-19 Pushes India"s Middle Class Toward Poverty

An anonymous reader shares a report: Now a second wave of Covid-19 has struck India, and the middle class dreams of tens of millions of people face even greater peril. Already, about 32 million people in India were driven into poverty by the pandemic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

WordPress To Automatically Disable Google FLoC On Websites

AmiMoJo writes: WordPress announced over the weekend that they plan on treating Google's new FLoC tracking technology as a security concern and hence block it by default on WordPress sites. For some time, browsers have begun to increasingly block thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021