Tag: Tech

Ford Thinks Coronavirus Could Trigger Permanent Shift Towards More Online Vehicle Sales

Ford believes the coronavirus will trigger a more permanent shift towards online vehicle sales across the United States but believes the industry will need some kind of government stimulus to get back on track. While recently speaking with Reuters after the car manufacturer announced its quarterly sales results, Ford’s U.S. sales chief Mark LaNeve said […]

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Leaked Amazon Memo Details Plan to Smear Fired Warehouse Organizer: ‘He’s Not Smart or Articulate’

Leaked notes from an internal meeting of Amazon leadership obtained by VICE News reveal company executives discussed a plan to smear fired warehouse employee Christian Smalls, calling him “not smart or articulate” as part of a PR strategy to make him “the face of the entire union/organizing movement.” “He’s not smart, or articulate, and to […]

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When Zoombombing Turns Racist: How To Keep Online Meetings Troll-Free

With much of the world’s workforce forced to stay home, online meetings have become the de facto method for the type of group sessions people used to have in-person at the office, thanks in no small part to a technology called Zoom. But the coronavirus pandemic’s stay at home order prompting the proliferation of these […]

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Honda Goes Back To Dials And Buttons As Customers Grow Weary Of Touchscreens

Screen size is the latest battleground for automakers, so it’s interesting that Honda has reverted to using some manual controls in the 2020 Jazz. In an interview with Autocar, Jazz project leader Takeki Tanaka said the company went back to using physical controls for the climate control system to “minimize driver disruption.” He went on […]

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Updated Tesla Autopilot Beta Software Can React To Traffic Lights

<!––> <!––> A select bunch of Tesla owners have received a new Autopilot feature that allows the marque’s vehicles to stop at traffic lights without any driver intervention. Electrek reports that this feature forms part of a more advanced version of Autopilot that Tesla is developing for suburban driving. A video shared on Twitter shows […]

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