Technology

Steve September 30, 2022

Most development teams struggle early in the process of shifting to cloud native application development and deployment. Their existing tool chains that have served them well in the past struggle with them as they attempt to scale their deployment footprint. The last thing they want to do is invest time in becoming experts in deployment. […]

Steve September 30, 2022

The payments ecosystem is increasingly dynamic and so too is the fraud landscape that threatens it. The UK is the second-largest country for online transactions in 2022; this is set to continue, despite ongoing global supply chain issues and inflationary pressure. At the same time, this increase in online transactions brings another problem: digital commerce […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Linux Mint has confirmed we’ll be able to get our hands on the first point-release follow-up to the (well received) Linux Mint 21 release by Christmas. Linux Mint lead Clement Lefebvre also shares the codename for Linux Mint 21.1 is “Vera”. This continues the distro’s tradition of giving each release within a series a female […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Tesla is holding its AI Day 2022 tonight in Palo Alto, California, and Electrek has you covered with the livestream and all the news coming out of the event. What is Tesla AI Day? It depends on who you ask. If you ask Tesla fans, the automaker is going to reveal how close it is […]

Steve September 30, 2022

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla AI Day, TSLA’s Q3 deliveries, Tesla Cybertruck update, and more. The show is live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder, we’ll have an accompanying post, like […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Is it possible to deploy hundreds of thousands of iPads across multiple locations to a huge group of people with different skill levels? Absolutely. That’s what’s happened in Taiwan, where the Ministry of Education invested millions to put tens of thousands of tablets into the K-12 education sector.Smart education to make kids smarter Taiwan wants […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.I’ve been following Windows since the 1980s. I was one of the designated launch analysts during the Windows 95 launch and in some ways, I owe my success as an analyst to that launch. It put me on the map as an influential analyst.I recall some of the […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Already the world’s biggest gambling nation in terms of loss per person, Australia has seen a shift in betting behavior since the pandemic-forced closure of public venues. From a report: Gamblers’ losses on poker machines shrank for the first time during the pandemic, but at a rate far slower than an unprecedented increase in money […]

Steve September 30, 2022

ZF has introduced several new e-mobility systems designed for commercial vehicles, including an electric drive, a vehicle power take-off system and a power steering system. The CeTrax 2 electric drive is composed of two oil-cooled e-motors, two 800 V SiC inverters and a three-speed gearbox. The modular system designed for heavy-duty vehicles provides continuous power […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Battle Motors, formerly Crane Carrier Company (CCC), has raised $150 million in a Series B investment round. This capital raise follows a $120-million Series A round announced in December 2021. Battle Motors serves the vocational truck industry, providing diesel, methane and now EV chassis for refuse and recycling applications to some 750 municipal customers across […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Good news! Apple finally made a model of iPhone without a notch. In its place on the latest-gen iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models is something called the Dynamic Island. Let’s see what it does and how to use it. What Is Dynamic Island? Dynamic Island is a unique blend of software […]

Steve September 30, 2022

It’s quite hard to do anything original with Bluetooth speakers, as they are all a bit the same. They all sound good, and even modestly-priced speakers with only a single driver inside are delivering performance that’s good enough. The one thing that can set a speaker apart is a bit of style. This appears to […]