Technology

Steve June 5, 2020

Following the devastating event that took place in Minneapolis, the Black Lives Matter movement has been surging through the U.S., and protests continue to take place. As a show of solidarity and to take a stand to support this cause, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder and board member of Reddit, has handed in his resignation. Ohanian is […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Posted June 5, 2020 by Charles Morris & filed under Newswire, The Infrastructure. EV startup Polestar has begun production of its Polestar 2 in Luqiao, China, and hopes to begin deliveries this summer, starting in Europe and followed by China and North America. Now Polestar has announced a partnership with European public charging network Plugsurfing, […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Posted June 5, 2020 by Charles Morris & filed under Newswire, The Vehicles. Battery provider Octillion Power Systems will collaborate with Colorado-based Lightning Systems to produce Class 6 electric trucks (up to 12.5 tons) aimed at “middle-mile” delivery routes between warehouses and distribution centers. Lightning’s fuel cell-powered Class 6 truck offered by Plug Power will […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Moto G Fast Motorola is launching two new phones today. The company is introducing two new affordable Android phones, the new Moto G Fast and the new Moto E. Both the devices are under $200, so don’t expect to see any crazy good specs here. The Moto G Fast, coming in at $199, features a […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Amazon and Slack are announcing a new partnership this week. Slack is extending its partnership with Amazon Web Services after the company had already used AWS to power its platform since its 2014 launch. The new partnership will make Slack available to all of Amazon’s employees. Teams inside Amazon have already used Slack in the […]

Steve June 5, 2020

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a potential new new Tesla van, a old but undissclosed Tesla acquisition, Nio’s battery swap program, and more. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/06/Electrek-06-05-2020.mp3 The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin of Russia declared a state of emergency in a region of northern Siberia after a huge oil spill last week turned a river crimson. It is threatening significant damage to the Arctic region. More than 20,000 tons of diesel leaked into the Ambarnaya River near the city of Norilsk last Friday. […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Tesla is facing a new class-action lawsuit over paint issues on Model 3 vehicles in cold weather with owners seeking financial compensation. In places with tough winters where they use salt and sand on the road, some Model 3 owners have reported surprisingly fast paint degradation at the bottom of their cars – as pictured […]

Steve June 5, 2020

The global pandemic has given many people a lot more time at home, which has undoubtedly pushed an untold number of projects over the finish line. Unfortunately, it’s also disrupted global commerce and shipping to the point that getting parts can be a lot harder than we’d like. Which is why [facelesstech] decided to put […]

Steve June 5, 2020

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