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Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and a group of influential billionaires are investing in 2 startups that could solve the biggest problem with renewable energy

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and a group of influential billionaires are investing in 2 startups that could solve the biggest problem with renewable energy

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Bill Gates , Jeff Bezos , Mark Zuckerberg and a group of billionaires are investing in two energy storage startups through their fund, Breakthrough Ventures . Energy storage is...
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FCA pegs reinvention on electrification: 10 new BEVs by 2022

FCA pegs reinvention on electrification: 10 new BEVs by 2022

17 days ago   |   SlashGear

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may have inked a deal on autonomous cars with Waymo, but it's looking to electrification and a Tesla Roadster-rivaling Maserati halo car to coax...
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Elon Musk: Model 3 Braking Can Be Fixed in Firmware

Elon Musk: Model 3 Braking Can Be Fixed in Firmware

26 days ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

Elon Musk is promising a firmware update to fix brake issues with the Model 3, surprising those of us who didn't know brakes were controlled by firmware.
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Pay Up: No More Free Express-Lane Rides for Low-Emissions Cars in LA

Pay Up: No More Free Express-Lane Rides for Low-Emissions Cars in LA

1 month ago   |   ExtremeTech

Drivers in low-emission vehicles can use LA's express lanes at year's end, for a fee. But it's not much at all: 15 percent of the published rate.
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The Best Cars and SUVs of the 2018 New York Auto Show

The Best Cars and SUVs of the 2018 New York Auto Show

2 monthes ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   5 articles

At 2018 NYIAS, the focus is on affordable new crossovers: RAV4, Tucson, Forester, Corolla hatchback. The Nissan Altima joins Accord and Camry with a new model. Then there was...
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GM Stations Chevrolet Bolts in Austin for Maven Ridesharing

GM Stations Chevrolet Bolts in Austin for Maven Ridesharing

3 monthes ago   |   ExtremeTech

Austin, the city that hassled Uber and Lyft two years ago, now welcomes Chevrolet Bolts EVs aimed at the gig economy.
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Ford Outlines the Future: More Safety Standard, More Telematics, More Crossovers

Ford Outlines the Future: More Safety Standard, More Telematics, More Crossovers

3 monthes ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

Ford's plan: An all-out new product offensive. Sell more hybrids than Toyota by 2021. Create more crossovers. Gain recognition for a standard driver assist / safety suite: with...
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2018 Geneva Motor Show: Top 10 Cars for People Richer than Us

2018 Geneva Motor Show: Top 10 Cars for People Richer than Us

3 monthes ago   |   ExtremeTech

High-end cars are always a staple in Geneva. $250,000 plug-in hybrids let you motor into restricted cities in style without reverting to the Priius Prime plug-in. Plus, the...
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The Top 10 Cars of the 2018 Geneva Motor Show

The Top 10 Cars of the 2018 Geneva Motor Show

3 monthes ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   6 articles

The best mainstream cars from Geneva: hybrids, EVs, and a BMW Z4/Toyota Supra in race-car clothing. Even sedans, for those who haven't caught the crossover bug yet.
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2018 Geneva Auto Show Preview: Everybody Takes Aim at Tesla

2018 Geneva Auto Show Preview: Everybody Takes Aim at Tesla

3 monthes ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   4 articles

Geneva show features plenty of EVs, led by the Tesla-fighter i-Pace. The competition woke up once the Model S outside every premium full-size European luxury/sport sedan, both...
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YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium officially launch today

YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium officially launch today

Last month, Google started rolling out the YouTube Music app to replace YT Music, and also replaced YouTube Red with YouTube Premium. Today, YouTube Music officially launched... Read more ...

US Senate rejects Trump's deal to lift ban on Chinese tech giant ZTE after...

US Senate rejects Trump's deal to lift ban on Chinese tech giant ZTE after intelligence warnings

The US Senate has disavowed President Donald Trump's deal to lift sanctions on Chinese tech giant ZTE. The Trump administration had reached a deal to no longer prevent US... Read more ...

Apple fined $9 million for misleading iPhone and iPad owners in Australia...

Apple fined $9 million for misleading iPhone and iPad owners in Australia over "error 53" repairs

Thanks to a 14-hour time difference between Australia and New York, it was Tuesday morning in Australia when a Federal Court in that country ordered Apple to pay a $9 million... Read more ...

Apple fined $9 million for misleading Australian customers over Error 53 claims

Apple fined $9 million for misleading Australian customers over Error 53 claims

The Australian consumer watchdog, ACCC, took Apple to court in April last year for its uncompromising repair and warranty policy, specifically regarding the Error 53 bug that... Read more ...

IBM's new AI supercomputer can argue, rebut and debate humans

IBM's new AI supercomputer can argue, rebut and debate humans

IBM gave reporters in San Francisco a demonstration of Project Debater. Think Deep Blue, but instead of playing chess, this system debates. Computer scientists have labored for... Read more ...

Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban that's nearly shut down the company

Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban that's nearly shut down the company

The US Senate has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese telecom company from buying US components and using US software. But it's still not clear if the... Read more ...

Huawei P20 Pro updated with camera tweaks, June security patch

Huawei P20 Pro updated with camera tweaks, June security patch

It seems that the P20 Pro is a major success for Huawei in the Western European markets, but not so much in the United States where the Chinese handset maker probably has a one... Read more ...

IBM's Project Debater is an AI that's ready to argue

IBM's Project Debater is an AI that's ready to argue

A large group of journalists and IBM employees sit quietly while a black monolith (yes, like the one found in 2001: A Space Odyssey) with a display shows three animated blue... Read more ...

Yamaha YAS-108 sound bar is ultra-slim with 3D sound

Yamaha YAS-108 sound bar is ultra-slim with 3D sound

Yamaha has announced its new YAS-108 sound bar, a low-profile audio offering designed to blend seamlessly with a home entertainment setup. The company calls the YAS-108 a... Read more ...

Elon Musk said a Tesla employee engaged in sabotage against the company: Report

Elon Musk said a Tesla employee engaged in sabotage against the company: Report

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said a Tesla employee has engaged in sabotage against the company, CNBC reports . Musk reportedly said the employee had changed parts of the company's... Read more ...