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How Software Is Eating the Car

The trend toward self-driving and electric vehicles will add hundreds of millions of lines of code to cars. Can the auto industry cope? From a report: Ten years ago, only premium cars contained 100 microprocessor-based electronic control units (ECUs).....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 17th, 2021

Vietnam making efforts to boost car production

The Vietnam government is striving to promote domestic car production to reduce production cost and stimulate demand......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Uber Requires Nondisclosure Agreement Before Helping CarjackedDriver

An anonymous reader shares a report: Five months after he was carjacked while driving for Uber, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage to his car, David Morrow finally received an offer of assistance from the company: $1,000, the amount of his i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 18 min. ago

Cadillac saves its best for last: The 2022 CT4-V Blackwing

Cadillac's Blackwings are its swan song to the gasoline performance-car era. This is Cadillac's final generation of internal combustion-powered sports sedans, and the company is going out on a.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Running quantum software on a classical computer

Two physicists, from EPFL and Columbia University, have introduced an approach for simulating the quantum approximate optimization algorithm using a traditional computer. Instead of running the algorithm on advanced quantum processors, the new approa.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 45 min. ago

In the US, Life Cycle Emissions For EVs Are Already 60-68% Lower Than Gasoline, Study Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Today in the US market, a medium-sized battery EV already has 60-68 percent lower lifetime carbon emissions than a comparable car with an internal combustion engine. And the gap is only going to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Pegasus Spyware Found On Journalists" Phones, French Intelligence Confirms

French intelligence investigators have confirmed that Pegasus spyware has been found on the phones of three journalists, including a senior member of staff at the country's international television station France 24. Pegasus is the hacking software -.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

27 Years of Need for Speed

Be the first to cross the finish line. Second is the first to lose, as the great Ayrton Senna would say. Over the years car fanatics have been living and driving the dream, all made possible by games like the iconic Need for Speed......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

China-based Li Auto adopts locally-made IGBTs

China-based new energy car maker Li Auto has adopted automotive IGBTs produced by China-based Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric, according to Chinese media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks

India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Southeast Asia roundup: COVID surge disrupts car production, prompts new rail route for cargo

A surge in COVID infections in Southeast Asia is hitting Japanese carmakers' production in the region. And COVID-inflicted disruptions to logistics services have prompted Vietnam to introduce a new rail transport route to Europe......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Hundreds of AI Tools Were Built to Catch Covid. None of Them Helped

At the start of the pandemic, remembers MIT Technology Review's senior editor for AI, the community "rushed to develop software that many believed would allow hospitals to diagnose or triage patients faster, bringing much-needed support to the front.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

What is LMDh and why are we so excited about sports car racing in 2023?

Acura, Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Peugeot, and Toyota can all race together in 2023—here's how. Enlarge / This sketch is all we've seen of Porsche's forthcoming LMDh hybrid racer. But now we know that when it starts racing in 2023, it will be run by.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

It"s the Hottest Job Market in 20 Years for Tech Workers

Tribune News Services says we're now experiencing the "hottest job market for tech workers since dot-com era" There's an air of desperation among tech employers this summer. Software talent, it seems, is in such high demand that companies are morphin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Free Software Foundation Will Fund Papers on Issues Around Microsoft"s "GitHub Copilot"

GitHub's new "Copilot" tool (created by Microsoft and OpenAI) shares the autocompletion suggestions of an AI trained on code repositories. But can that violate the original coder's license? Now the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is calling for a clos.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Microsoft releases first Windows 11 beta

Windows Insider is a software testing program that gives users access to pre-release builds of Microsoft’s operating systems. It follows a channel model in which each successive tier is increasingly stable, with the goal of helping Microsoft identi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Software Downloaded 30,000 Times From PyPI Ransacked Developers" Machines

Software Downloaded 30,000 Times From PyPI Ransacked Developers" Machines.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Microsoft releases first beta of Windows 11

Windows Insider is a software testing program that gives users access to pre-release builds of Microsoft’s operating systems. It follows a channel model in which each successive tier is increasingly stable, with the goal of helping Microsoft identi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Sony unlocks PlayStation 5 M.2 SSD expansion bay, but only for beta testers

First and foremost, the expansion port is currently only accessible to users participating in the PS5 system software beta program (technically, anyone can physically access the port, but you’ll need the right software to make it work)......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Russia blames space station lab incident on software failure

A Russian space official on Friday blamed a software problem on a newly docked science lab that briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Software downloaded 30,000 times from PyPI ransacked developers’ machines

Software downloaded 30,000 times from PyPI ransacked developers’ machines.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021