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NHTSA asks Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles for touchscreen failures

The safety agency said the issue could result in the loss of rear-camera image display when in reverse and reduced rear visibility when backing up......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 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. 0 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. 0 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

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

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

Astronomers estimate Titan"s largest sea is 1,000-feet deep

Far below the gaseous atmospheric shroud on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, lies Kraken Mare, a sea of liquid methane. Cornell University astronomers have estimated that sea to be at least 1,000-feet deep near its center—enough room for a potential r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

The idea of an environmental tax is finally gaining strength

An extra 290,000 pounds a year for lighting and cleaning because smog darkens and pollutes everything: with this cost estimate for the industrial city of Manchester, the English economist Arthur Cecil Pigou once founded the theory of environmental ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Early breeding reduced harmful mutations in sorghum

When humans first domesticated maize some 9,000 years ago, those early breeding efforts led to an increase in harmful mutations to the crop's genome compared to their wild relatives, which more recent modern breeding has helped to correct......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Tesla Is Hiring People To Handle Complaints People Tweet At Elon Musk

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Engadget: Elon Musk wears many hats, but it seems that Twitter customer support may no longer be one of them. The company is hiring remote support staff to, along with other duties, handle complaints people tw.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021