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California Makes Zero-emission Autonomous Vehicles Mandatory by 2030

Starting in 2030, California will require all light-duty autonomous vehicles that operate in the state to emit zero emissions. From a report: Signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday, SB 500 represents the latest effort by the state to li.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotSep 24th, 2021

Memes About COVID-19 Helped Us Cope With Life in a Pandemic, a New Study Finds

Does a meme a day keep the doctor away? Not quite, but it looks like it might help, according to one recent study. From a report: Researchers with Pennsylvania State University and the University of California Santa Barbara found that memes helped pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

A national network examining Earth"s planetary limits

University of California San Diego Physics Professor Tom Murphy is among five authors of an essay, appearing in the November 2021 issue of the journal Energy Research & Social Science, that cautions current levels of worldwide economic growth, energy.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 41 min. ago

Compared: Apple Watch Series 7 versus Apple Watch Series 6 versus Apple Watch SE

Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch Series 7, but are its new features enough to tempt current Apple Watch SE or Apple Watch Series 6 owners? Here's what you should know.Credit: AppleAt its Sept. 14 "California Streaming" event, Apple took the wraps o.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 13 min. ago

China automaker Geely considers developing ICs in-house

China's Geely Automobile Holdings is reportedly mulling in-house development and production of chipsets for its own vehicles as it has newly expanded its registered businesses to include IC chips manufacturing as well EV battery and electrical motor.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Digital economy to be 20% of Vietnam GDP by 2025, says prime minister

Vietnam expects digital economy to reach 20% of GDP by 2025 and 30% by 2030, prime minister Pham Minh Chinh said at the Digital World 2021 exhibition, cohosted by the government of Vietnam and International Telecommunication Union (ITU), according to.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

California proposes new oil drilling ban near neighborhoods

California's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

States Are Toughening Up on Genetic Privacy

California’s SB 41 is the latest to tighten regulations on the sensitive data collected by companies like 23andMe or Ancestry......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Gun-toting robo-dogs look like a dystopian nightmare. That"s why they offer a powerful moral lesson

US-based military robot manufacturer Ghost Robotics has strapped a sniper rifle to a robotic dog, in the latest step towards autonomous weaponry......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Indianapolis Motor Speedway To Host Autonomous Car Race On Saturday

New submitter Motard writes: Dallara Indy Lights racing cars outfitted as autonomous vehicles by Clemson University and programmed by various international collegiate teams will participate in a 20-lap race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Satur.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Lite-On Tech to start production of EV-use fast charging modules in 3Q22

EMS provider Lite-On Technology will kick off production of fast charging modules used in DC charging piles for electric vehicles (EVs) in the third quarter of 2022, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

The missing pieces in Taiwan EV sector

Having been in existence since the 1900s, electric vehicles (EV) are only put under the limelight in recent years as governments vow to cut carbon emissions. Upstream, the EV trend provides a tailwind for Taiwanese suppliers who have long been playin.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

PayPal Exploring a Purchase of Pinterest, Valuing Social Media Firm at $39 Billion

PayPal is exploring an acquisition of social media company Pinterest, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. From a report: San Jose, California-based PayPal has recently approached Pinterest about a potential deal, the people said, asking not to be i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Zoox will start testing its autonomous vehicles in Seattle

To improve the capabilities of Zoox's L3 autonomous vehicles (standard cars equipped with software and hardware for autonomous driving), the company will run tests in Seattle. Compared to the other test locations, Seattle's infrastructure and driving.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

"Auroral" Exoplanets Could Help Boost Searches for Alien Life

Four candidate worlds found via flashes of radio emission may be the first of many revealed by a new planet-hunting technique -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

What Katey Sagal Has Done Since Sons of Anarchy Ended

Katey Sagal played one of the most important characters in Sons of Anarchy, but what has she done since the show came to an end? In 2008, Kurt Sutter took the audience to a small town in California to meet a motorcycle club and all the drama in their.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Why we must embrace geoengineering and other technologies to stop the climate crisis

Recent adverse climate events—such as summer wildfires—have given Canadians something to worry about. Despite reports that most countries are not on track to meet their 2030 emissions targets to keep the Earth's warming to within 1.5 C to 2 C, ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Europeans want climate action but show little appetite for radical lifestyle change: new polling

Europeans want urgent action on climate change but remain committed meat-eaters and question policy proposals such as banning the sale of new petrol vehicles after 2030, according to a new poll from the YouGov-Cambridge Centre for Public Opinion Rese.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Foxconn begins transformation into software-defined EV automaker

Foxconn Technology (Hon Hai Precision Industry) continues to actively promote industry sectors related to electric vehicles (EV) in order to help it achieve its goal of EV output value reaching NT$1 trillion (US$35.9 billion) in five years......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Cat bacteria treats mouse skin infection, may help you and your pets as well

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine used bacteria found on healthy cats to successfully treat a skin infection on mice. These bacteria may serve as the basis for new therapeutics against severe skin infections in huma.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Striving for sustainability in sport

It is a sign of the times that last week's declaration by the Williams Formula One team of its aim to become a climate-positive organisation by 2030, was greeted in muted terms......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021