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Tesla Plans To Open Its Charging Network To Other EVs Later This Year

Tesla plans to open its network of superchargers to other electric vehicles later this year, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Twitter. From a report: The electric-car maker's fast charging network, with over 25,000 superchargers globally, ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 21st, 2021

BoxGroup closes on $255M across two funds to back startups at their earliest stages

BoxGroup has quietly, yet diligently, been funding companies at the early stage for over a decade. The 11-year-old firm in fact was the first investor in Plaid, a fintech company that nearly got sold to Visa last year for billions of dollars. It has.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Element Ventures pulls in $130M to double-down on the FinTech enterprise trend

With the rise of Open Banking, Psd2 Regulation, InsurTech, and the whole, general Fintech boom, tech investors have realized that there is an increasing place for dedicated funds which double down on this ongoing movement. When you look at the rise o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Death toll in central China floods rises to 302, dozens still missing

The death toll from floods in central China last month is at least 302 with dozens of people still missing, officials said Monday, after record downpours dumped a year's worth of rain on a city in just three days......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Russian Arctic warming leads to major ice loss

Glaciers and ice caps in two archipelagos in the Russian Arctic are losing enough meltwater to fill nearly five million Olympic-size swimming pools each year, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Banned Chinese Facial Recognition Technology Was Used in Search for US Protesters

Some protesters in Minnesota set a fire last year. But then the surveillance footage from that day "set off a nearly yearlong, international manhunt...involving multiple federal agencies and Mexican police. The pursuit also involved a facial recognit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

To Fight Vaccine Misinformation, US Recruits an "Influencer Army"

The New York Times tells the story of 17-year-old Ellie Zeiler, a TikTok creator with over 10 million followers, who received an email in June from Village Marketing, an influencer marketing agency. "It said it was reaching out on behalf of another.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

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 News10 hr. 44 min. ago

Best cheap bidet deals for August 2021

If you are out of toilet paper and open to trying new things, here are some cheap bidet toilet seats......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

Big tech companies are at war with employees over remote work

CEOs want workers back at their desks. Employees and the virus have other plans. Enlarge / Apple offices in northern California. (credit: Apple) All across the United States, the leaders at large tech companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap home gym deals for August 2021

Stuck at home? This is might be the year to finally build that home gym you've been thinking of for years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap Bowflex and fitness equipment deals for August 2021

Looking to start a home gym and get into shape this year? Bowflex fitness training equipment is the best in the market. Find all the best deals to get started......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap air conditioner deals for August 2021

Staying cool this year round doesn't have to burn through your savings. Just look at these air conditioner deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

5 lessons from Duolingo’s bellwether edtech IPO of the year

Duolingo landed onto the public markets this week, rallying excitement and attention for the edtech sector and its founder cohort. The language learning business’ stock price soared when it began to trade, even after the unicorn raised its IPO pric.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Early Virus Sequences "Mysteriously" Deleted Have Been Not-So-Mysteriously Undeleted

"A batch of early coronavirus data that went missing for a year has emerged from hiding," reports the New York Times. (Jesse Bloom, a virologist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, had found copies of 13 of the deleted sequences on Googl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

A Pilot Reported Another "Possible Jet Pack Man" Near Los Angeles

ABC News reports: A Boeing 747 pilot near Los Angeles reported Wednesday night another "possible jet pack man in sight." It's the latest in a string of mysterious jet pack sightings near the City of Angels since last year. "A Boeing 747 pilot repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Electric cars have much lower life cycle emissions, new study confirms

In the US, lifecycle emissions for EVs are already 60-68% lower than gasoline. Enlarge / If we're serious about decarbonizing, the internal combustion engine has to go by 2030-2035, according to a new study. (credit: Reinhard Krull/EyeEm/Getty I.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

How to open the Nvidia Control Panel

The Nvidia Control Panel doesn't live on your desktop, but it's easy to find. Here, we show you how to open the Nvidia Control Panel in a few steps......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

New Android Malware Uses VNC To Spy and Steal Passwords From Victims

A previously undocumented Android-based remote access trojan (RAT) has been found to use screen recording features to steal sensitive information on the device, including banking credentials, and open the door for on-device fraud. The Hacker News rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Palit tells customers to avoid second hand graphics card used for mining

With Ethereum hovering around $2,300 per token and difficulty back to more than 7.0P, crypto-currency mining isn't as profitable as it was earlier this year. Mineable crypto alternatives are not much better than Ethereum, leading miners to sell some.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

A Tesla Megapack caught fire at the Victorian Big Battery facility in Australia

A 13-tonne Tesla Megapack caught fire on Friday morning at a battery storage facility in south-east Australia. The blaze occurred during testing at 10 - 10.15am local time. Saqib Shah Contributor Saqib Shah.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021