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Firms backed by Robert Downey Jr. and Bill Gates have funded an electric motor company that slashes energy consumption

Sometimes the smallest innovations can have the biggest impacts on the world’s efforts to stop global climate change. Arguably, one of the biggest contributors in the fight against climate change to date has been the switch to the humble LED li.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMar 3rd, 2021

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms to post profit gains in 2Q21

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have already notified their customers about price hikes of 10-20% or more for their TDDI and other DDI chips starting April, and are poised to post significant profit gains in the second quarter, according to indu.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 min. ago

Challenger bank N26 to offer insurance products

Fintech startup N26 is launching N26 Insurance as it plans to offer insurance products that you can access from the company’s mobile app and website. The first insurance product is a smartphone insurance plan for German customers. But the startup d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News41 min. ago

Matchbox cars get green makeover in eco drive

The toymaker is launching new toy cars based on electric models and making some from recycled materials......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Taipei AMPA and Autotronics Taipei 2021 kick off

Taipei AMPA (Automobile and Motorcycle Parts and Accessories) and Autotronics Taipei are being held from April 14-17 with a total of 380 exhibitors showcasing their latest automotive components, car electronics, electric vehicles (EV) and IoT innovat.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Farming Startup Unveils Self-Driving Robot That Uses AI To Zap Weeds

Carbon Robotics, a Seattle company led by Isilon Systems co-founder Paul Mikesell, is unveiling its self-driving robot that uses artificial intelligence to identify weeds growing in fields of vegetables, then zaps them with precision thermal bursts f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

Atrium, which help sales managers more easily see who is (or isn’t) crushing it, just raised $13.5 million

There’s no shortage of data-driven sales management tools in the market. Naturally, Atrium, a five-year-old, San Francisco-based company cofounded by serial entrepreneur Pete Kazanjy, says it does a far better job of empowering sales managers t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Does Your Company Need an Employee Vaccination Policy?

Patchwork policies and preferences make returning to the office complicated. Here's how to decide if you need a vaccination policy and what to include in it. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

Ford board member Jon Huntsman named to senior policy position

Huntsman, a former governor of Utah and U.S. ambassador, will advise CEO Jim Farley and Executive Chairman Bill Ford on "strategic policy matters".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

2022 iPhones said to include 48-megapixel camera, 8K video capture, and no "mini" model

A new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo indicates that Apple may drop the 5.4-inch iPhone from its 2022 lineup, and instead will only offer two mainstream and two high-end "Pro" models in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch sizes. The company will still offer the 5.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

Hear how to raise big funding (and use it well) from FirstMark’s Rick Heitzmann and Orchard’s Court Cunningham

Orchard, founded in 2017, was relatively early to the proptech industry. The company, originally called Perch, focused on dual-trackers, which are folks who are both buying and selling a home simultaneously. FirstMark Capital led both the Series A an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

The Sonos-Audi partnership isn’t as exciting as we’d hoped

Sonos technology will appear in the forthcoming 2022 Audi Q4 E-Tron electric vehicle, but it's far from the deep integration that Sonos fans were hoping for......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

Washington State Votes To End Restriction On Community Broadband

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Washington State lawmakers have voted to kill telecom-industry backed restrictions that limit the reach of community broadband. The Public Broadband Act (HB1336) passed the state Senate with a 27-.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Comparing the actual US grid to the one predicted 15 years ago

Demand and carbon emissions are way down, renewables far more common than expected. Enlarge (credit: VCG / Getty Images) On Monday, the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Lab released a report entitled "Halfway to Zero," referring to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Grocery startup Mercato spilled years of data, but didn’t tell its customers

A security lapse at online grocery delivery startup Mercato exposed tens of thousands of customer orders, TechCrunch has learned. A person with knowledge of the incident told TechCrunch that the incident happened in January after one of the company&#.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 40 min. ago

Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company

Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell, acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015. The way that the deal works.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 40 min. ago

New method measures super-fast, free electron laser pulses

New research shows how to measure the super-short bursts of high-frequency light emitted from free electron lasers (FELs). By using the light-induced ionization itself to create a femtosecond optical shutter, the technique encodes the electric field.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Mock crew straps into space capsule, exits before liftoff

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company strapped two employees into a fueled rocketship for practice, but pulled them out shortly before sending the capsule to the edge of space Wednesday with only a test dummy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G review: Buy this phone

Want a great Samsung phone but not a $1,000-plus bill? This is it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Experts seek to address connected-, autonomous-vehicle energy consumption

A variety of factors influence a vehicle's energy consumption, panelists said......»»

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

China"s Most Popular EV is No Longer a Tesla

A new EV made by General Motors and Chinese manufacturers underlines the virtues of Lilliputian size Tesla sales in China more than doubled in 2020, to nearly $6.6 billion, accounting for 21 percent of the company’s booming worldwide total. B.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago