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Feds asks Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles over failing touchscreen displays

U.S. safety regulators have asked Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles over media control unit failures that cause the touchscreen displays to stop working, following a months-long investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 14th, 2021

New Site Extracts and Posts Every Face from Parler"s Capitol Hill Insurrection Videos

"Late last week, a website called Faces of the Riot appeared online, showing nothing but a vast grid of more than 6,000 images of faces, each one tagged only with a string of characters associated with the Parler video in which it appeared," reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

Instacart to eliminate about 2,000 jobs and GitHub head of HR resigns

Hey y’all. You’ve just landed on Human Capital, the weekly newsletter that details the latest in labor, and diversity and inclusion in tech. The week kicked off with GitHub making a public apology to the person the company terminated for caut.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago

Electric Vehicles Close To "Tipping Point" of Mass Adoption

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Electric vehicles are close to the "tipping point" of rapid mass adoption thanks to the plummeting cost of batteries, experts say. Global sales rose 43% in 2020, but even faster growth is anticip.....»»

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

FTC Fines Three Ticket Scalping Companies For Illegally Using Bots

The Federal Trade Commission issued multimillion-dollar fines against three bot-powered ticket scalping operations. The Verge reports: The FTC says these organizations bought over 150,000 event tickets over the past four years, nabbing them with auto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

How Is This a Good Idea: Car Dashboard Video Games

Vehicles are not toys; keep games were they belong Modern cars have become just another computer peripheral. Internally, a host of embedded processors handle tasks that range in complexity from rolling windows up and down to something close to&.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Military intelligence buys location data instead of getting warrants, memo shows

A long and growing list of agencies are using money to bypass Carpenter ruling. Enlarge / If your phone knows where you are, the feds can, too. (credit: Luis Alvarez | Getty Images) The Defense Intelligence Agency, which provides military inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Pinterest launches an AR-powered try-on experience for eyeshadow

Pinterest is expanding its virtual makeup try-on capabilities with today’s launch of a new augmented reality feature that allows online shoppers to virtually try on new eyeshadow. Initially, Pinterest is allowing try-on with 4,000 shades from b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Pinterest launches an AR-powered Try-on experience for eyeshadow

Pinterest is expanding its virtual makeup try-on capabilities with today’s launch of a new augmented reality feature that allows online shoppers to virtually try on new eyeshadow. Initially, Pinterest is allowing try-on with 4,000 shades from b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

EVgo to go public via SPAC in bid to power EV charging expansion

EVgo, the wholly owned subsidiary of LS Power that owns and operates public fast chargers for electric vehicles, has reached a deal to become a publicly traded company through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Climate Change Crisis Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus vs. OnePlus 8 Pro

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is one of the best phones you can buy for $1,000, but is it better than the OnePlus 8 Pro? We put the pair to the test......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Cyber criminals publish more than 4,000 stolen Sepa files

Thousands of files hacked from Scotland's environment watchdog appear on the "dark web" after it rejected a ransom demand......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Tight chip supplies could persist for as long as a decade

China’s rising demand for electric vehicles, a lack of domestic technical knowhow and sustained geopolitical tensions will emerge as much more serious threats to the supply of automotive microchips, which are mostly imported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Cadillac to take 500 reservations for Blackwing sedans

The GM luxury brand will start accepting $1,000 deposits after revealing the CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing sedans Feb. 1......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Ford recall of 3 million vehicles to cost $610 million

NHTSA this week ordered the automaker to issue a recall for the late-model vehicles due to potentially defective Takata airbag inflators. Ford separately disclosed it expects to record a pretax remeasurement loss of $1.5 billion in the fourth quarter.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Google’s parent firm is shutting down Loon connectivity project

Google’s parent firm Alphabet is done exploring with the idea of using giant balloons to beam high-speed internet in remote parts of the world. The firm said on Thursday evening that it was winding down Loon after failing to find a sustainable busi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 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

Instacart is eliminating the jobs of unionized workers

Instacart plans to lay off nearly 2,000 of its workers, including the 10 workers from the Kroger-owned Mariano’s who unionized early last year, Vice reports. These workers are responsible for in-store shopping and packing of groceries. Accordin.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Goodbye and Good Riddance To the 16:9 Aspect Ratio

One of the biggest trends coming out of this year's CES wasn't something people will necessarily notice at first glance unless they look closely. From a report: After enduring years of cramped, "widescreen" laptop displays, it looks like we're finall.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Samsung is making “very large quantities” of 90Hz OLED displays for laptops

Samsung Display says several customers are shipping 90Hz OLED laptops this year. Enlarge / The 2020 Samsung Galaxy Chromebook, which had a 4K OLED display. (credit: Samsung) The world's biggest OLED manufacturer is making a push for more OLE.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021