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Denso names new North American CEO

Seiji Maeda, who had led the supplier's motor business unit in Japan, replaced Kenichiro Ito in the role......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 13th, 2021

Mexico gives automakers more time to meet USMCA rules

Twelve automakers requested additional time to meet regional content requirements under the North American trade agreement that went into effect in July......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 9 min. ago

Twitter Bots Are a Major Source of Climate Disinformation

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Scientific American: Twitter accounts run by machines are a major source of climate change disinformation that might drain support from policies to address rising temperatures. In the weeks surrounding former.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla self-driving plan: “This is not how it works”

Elon Musk and John Krafcik have very different theories about driverless tech. Enlarge / Waymo CEO John Krafcik speaks in 2018. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Many Tesla fans view the electric carmaker as a world leader in self-driving.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Incoming CEO wants Intel to again be the "unquestioned leader" in industry

Intel investors and analysts got their first glimpse at incoming CEO Pat Gelsinger's vision for the company during its earnings call on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Ally net income surges 82% in Q4

The past year presented one of the most complex operating environments in Ally's history, CEO Jeff Brown told investors......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Why Do We Assume Extraterrestrials Might Want To Visit Us?

Avi Loeb, former chair of the astronomy department at Harvard University and who chairs the Board on Physics and Astronomy of the National Academies, writing at Scientific American: It is presumptuous to assume that we are worthy of special attention.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

No Cases? No Chance. The Truth About North Korea and Covid-19

The real impact of Covid-19 on North Korea -- and its citizens -- remains a mystery. Faced with a global health crisis, the country has turned inwards more than ever. From a report: "North Korea, in general, is more difficult to know this year or las.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

CarLotz shares start trading after reverse merger

The company began trading shares Friday under the "LOTZ" ticker symbol. CarLotz CEO Michael Bor said going public should help raise the online used-car retailer's profile and visibility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Samsung Considers $10 Billion Texas Chipmaking Plant

Samsung is considering spending more than $10 billion building its most advanced logic chipmaking plant in the U.S., a major investment it hopes will win more American clients and help it catch up with industry leader Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Dashlane taps JD Sherman, ex-Hubspot COO, as new CEO, as co-founder Emmanuel Schalit steps aside

Our reliance on internet-based services is at an all-time high these days, and that’s brought a new focus on how well we are protected when we go online. Today comes some news from one of the bigger companies working in the area of password sec.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

MotoRefi raises $10M to keep pedal on auto refinancing growth

A month before the COVID-19 pandemic had spread to North America, auto fintech startup MotoRefi — newly armed with nearly $9 million in venture capital — was preparing to bring its refinancing platform to the masses. CEO Kevin Bennett, and the in.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

A large number of gray whales are starving and dying in the eastern North Pacific

It's mid-January 2021, and the first gray whales from the eastern North Pacific population have started to arrive in the breeding lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. Since the start of their southbound migration from their high latitude feeding groun.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

CEO Tavares will have 38 direct reports at Stellantis -- double from PSA

CEO Carlos Tavares will have an unusually large number of direct reports at Stellantis. He says that digital tools developed in the pandemic will make it possible to govern the far-flung group, which will sell cars in more than 130 countries......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

CarGurus promotes finance chief Jason Trevisan to CEO

Founder and former CEO Langley Steinert will now serve as executive chairman of the expanding vehicle listings company......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Hims, the telehealth startup, saw its shares slip in their trading debut — and that’s fine with its CEO

Hims & Hers, a San Francisco-based telehealth startup that sells sexual wellness and other health products and services to millennials, began trading publicly today on the NYSE after completing a reverse merger with the blank-check company Oaktree Ac.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

IBM transformation struggles continue with cloud and AI revenue down 4.5%

A couple of months ago at CNBC’s Transform conference, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna painted a picture of a company in the midst of a transformation. He said that he wanted to take advantage of IBM’s $34 billion 2018 Red Hat acquisition to help customer.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Telehealth startup Hims fell in its public trading debut — and that’s fine with its CEO

Hims & Hers, a San Francisco-based telehealth startup that sells sexual wellness and other health products and services to millennials, began trading publicly today on the NYSE after completing a reverse merger with the blank-check company Oaktree Ac.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook once gave President Trump a $5,999 Mac Pro

In a new financial document released just hours after he left the White House, former President Donald Trump disclosed Apple CEO Tim Cook once gave him a $5,999 Mac Pro computer......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

US Panel Asks FBI To Review Role of Parler In Capitol Attack

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday asked the FBI to investigate the role Parler, a social media website and app popular with the American far right, played a role in the violence at.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Biden Names Jessica Rosenworcel Acting FCC Chair

President Joe Biden has named Jessica Rosenworcel, the FCC's leading Democrat, as acting FCC chairwoman. She is replacing Ajit Pai, who concluded his four years as chairman yesterday. Engadget reports: Rosenworcel is known as defender of net neutrali.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021