Technology

Steve November 23, 2021

Mitra Future Technologies, also known as Mitra Chem, has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Social Capital Holdings. The startup aims to boost the North American battery supply chain by producing an iron-based cathode. Iron-based battery chemistries have long dominated the market in China, while US and European automakers have […]

Steve November 23, 2021

How well do electric school buses do in extreme cold? One anecdotal answer comes from Gerald Blackard, co-owner of Tok Transportation, which operates a single electric bus for the Alaska Gateway School District in the small village of Tok in eastern Alaska. The bus, which was manufactured by Thomas Built Buses, and features a battery […]

Steve November 23, 2021

Ford has started installing its Tesla Supercharger lookalike charging stations as the automaker insists on copying the design instead of the business model. The Dearborn-based automaker has been more aggressively moving into the EV space lately with the Mustang Mach-E electric SUV and the upcoming F-150 pickup truck. When it comes to the charging infrastructure […]

Steve November 23, 2021

Samsung is planning to build a $17 billion semiconductor factory outside of Austin, Texas, amid a global shortage of chips used in phones, cars and other electronic devices. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has scheduled a press conference Tuesday to make an economic announcement; he is expected to unveil the Samsung investment at that time, according […]

Steve November 23, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tech giant Apple announced Tuesday it is suing Israel’s NSO Group, seeking to block the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire company from breaking into Apple’s products, like the iPhone. Apple said in a complaintfiled in federal court in California that NSO Group employees are “amoral 21st century mercenaries who have created highly […]

Steve November 23, 2021

If you use Apple Silicon Macs, there’s a slightly improved chance you may soon be able to run a licensed version of Windows on your machines, as an Arm-exclusive deal between Microsoft and Qualcomm seems set to expire. Qualcomm has a key XDA-Developers tells us Qualcomm holds an exclusive arrangement with Microsoft to provide the […]

Steve November 23, 2021

Discord is a great place to express yourself, as the service allows you to create your own customized reactions. Does the standard emoji package seem way too bland to use? On Discord you can upload your own emoji and impress your friends. If you would like to know how you can get creative and add […]

Steve November 23, 2021

Some Tesla employees are reportedly organizing a union at Gigafactory Berlin, and IG Metall – one of Germany’s most powerful unions – is behind it. For years, United Auto Workers (UAW) tried to unionize Tesla’s Fremont factory, and the automaker fought against it, so much so that Tesla was recently found to have violated labor laws based […]

Steve November 23, 2021

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a million times: “My business is too small for a cyber crook to bother with me.” Oh, my friend you are so, so wrong. No company is too big or too small for a ransomware dealer to come knocking at your virtual door. A recent report from […]