Tag: Technology

With Range Comes Dominance? Daimler Strengthens Relationship With Chinese Battery Maker CATL

<img data-attachment-id="1682486" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/07/chinas-baic-purchases-five-percent-of-daimler/shutterstock_1168550797/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo mercedes-benz grille" data-image-description=" Franz12/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682486″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With practically every automaker on the planet attempting to make the electric vehicle segment work for […]

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China Warns India’s Rafale Fighters ‘Have No Chance’ Against Chinese Stealth Jets

BEIJING, Nov. 1, 2016 — A J-20 stealth fighter of China flies at the 11th China International … [+] Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, south China’s Guangdong Province, Nov. 1, 2016. China’s domestic-built J-20 stealth fighter made its public debut during the exhibition. China achieved major breakthroughs in scientific and technological development in 2016. […]

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China Warns India’s Rafale Fighters ‘Have No Chance’ Against Chinese Stealth Jets

BEIJING, Nov. 1, 2016 — A J-20 stealth fighter of China flies at the 11th China International … [+] Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, south China’s Guangdong Province, Nov. 1, 2016. China’s domestic-built J-20 stealth fighter made its public debut during the exhibition. China achieved major breakthroughs in scientific and technological development in 2016. […]

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It Would Be A Costly, Unlikely Blunder If Israel Were Responsible For The Beirut Explosion

BEIRUT, LEBANON – AUGUST 04: Smoke rises from a port facility after large explosions on August 4, … [+] 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon. At least 50 people were killed and thousands more injured when two explosions occurred near the Lebanese capital’s port area. (Photo by Marwan Tahtah/Getty Images) Getty Images As the smoke clears over […]

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$400k And Years Of Harassment: Tyler Shultz Tells Us What He Went Through To Expose Elizabeth Holmes

After John Carreyrou’s book, an Alex Gibney documentary, an episode of 20/20, and multiple podcasts and articles, it wouldn’t be crazy to think that the story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos has been pretty well covered. That would be true for most stories, but Theranos, seemingly the perfect nexus of unchecked crony-capitalism and Silicon Valley’s […]

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TikTok and America’s Bleak Techno-Nationalism

But given Microsoft’s more than $160 billion in cash reserves, the price may be immaterial if it brings Redmond tens of millions of avid young users and the hoard of data they produce. And despite its reputation as a lumbering business-centric firm that’s botched acquisitions like Nokia, Microsoft has had recent successes in acquiring already […]

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The Rise of the Creepy Reopening Industry

When I spoke to David Michaels, an epidemiologist at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and the former assistant secretary of labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, he agreed that some of the frenzy around extreme deep-cleaning as a solution for reopening offices was misplaced. “I think it’s reasonable to […]

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Musk on Cybertruck: If They Don’t Like It, We’ll Go Boring

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was on top of his game during an interview with Automotive News last week. By that, we mean his ego and various personality quirks came through like a shaft of sunlight parting a fog bank. Musk announced during the talk that his company performed no customer research before designing and revealing […]

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Toyota Is Becoming a Software Company

<img data-attachment-id="1647890" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/11/toyota-announces-beloved-new-subscription-service-annoyingly-claims-transformation-into-mobility-company/20180323_01_10_s/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1358" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="toyota logo badge corolla hatchback" data-image-description=" Toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1647890″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-768×543.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-120×85.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Toyota announced the creation of a new holding company that will oversee its software development initiatives this […]

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Ford’s Fluffy: Stirrer of Irrational Fears

You’re probably disinterested to learn that Ford found a cheap way to measure and record the interior dimensions of assembly plants in preparation for retooling operations. However, the manner in which the company plans to scan its Van Dyke transmission facility is an altogether different matter. The maker of wholesome products like the F-150 and […]

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In-Person and Virtual Events to Check Out in Order to Avoid Hitting Up the Beach

Nelly, left, Jhene Aiko and DJ D-Nice are all participating in events slated to take place over the weekend.Photo: Gregg DeGuire (Getty Images), Bennett Raglin (Getty Images), Aaron J. Thornton (Getty Images) While many people are rushing out to go to the beach or soak up the sun, this weekend, next weekend and the weekend […]

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BRIGHTSPACE NOW INTEGRATES WITH MICROSOFT TEAMS

D2L Enhancing Online Learning Through Collaboration Kitchener, Waterloo, July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that its Brightspace learning management system will now have a deeper integration with Microsoft Teams, a leading online collaboration platform. Brightspace users with a Microsoft Teams license will now be able to seamlessly transition […]

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Joe’s Got a Brand New Bag: Ousted Ford Exec Turns Up at Self-driving Tech Firm

Joe Hinrichs, formerly Ford’s president of automotive (and a leading candidate for CEO in the event that the company’s board grew tired of Jim Hackett), has found a new gig after his ouster from the automaker he worked at for 19 years. On Monday, Massachusetts-based WaveSense announced Hinrichs as its newest board member, joining a […]

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How Amy Errett Made Madison Reed The ‘Hair Color House Party’ Women Want Most

When Covid-19 hit, CEO Amy Errett threw out her playbook and pivoted her staff and supply chain to take advantage of unprecedented demand and record sales. Here is the story of how she cornered the gray market during lockdown and pushed up debut of hair care products for men. Donna is ready to go full […]

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Joe Biden Wants to Bring Back Cash for Clunkers

<img data-attachment-id="1716140" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/ford-fondly-remembers-cash-for-clunkers/shutterstock_34618381/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,753" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="cash for clunkers" data-image-description=" Paul Brennan/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-450×339.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-610×459.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1716140″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-610×459.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”459″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-610×459.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-450×339.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-768×578.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_34618381.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Earlier this week, presumed Democratic nominee for president and former shut-in Joe Biden discussed […]

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Coronavirus Seems to Kill GM’s Hydrogen Ambitions

<img data-attachment-id="1592372" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/09/proof-hydrogen-cars-stupid/hydrogen-fueling/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling-.jpeg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="hydrogen fueling" data-image-description=" Image: Daimler ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1592372 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–610×407.jpeg” alt=”hydrogen fueling” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling–120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/hydrogen-fueling-.jpeg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Maybe the military will still be able to get one, but the cash-consuming coronavirus pandemic appears […]

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Podcast: Do Cell Phones Cause Anxiety?

So how can we work with the modern world rather than be controlled by it? Join us to hear specific tips on how to make social media the servant, not the master, of your reality. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Robert Duff- Social Media Anxiety’ Podcast Episode Robert Duff is a licensed clinical psychologist from Southern […]

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Facial Recognition Results in Detroit Man Being Arrested for a Crime He Didn’t Commit

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The long, arduous slog that’s been 2020 has had me reflecting on many things. One of those things has been how extensively movies and shows about cops lie to us. We’re repeatedly inundated with this idea that cops are moral arbiters who, operate like a well-oiled machine, and utilize the most cutting […]

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Apple’s Battery Throttle Settlement Is Finally Over — Here’s How To Claim Your Money

Back in late 2017, Apple faced one of the biggest controversies the company has ever experienced when users discovered that the company was throttling the performance capabilities of their older devices with aging batteries to better preserve battery life, a move that many iPhone owners felt forced them to upgrade to Apple’s latest devices. The […]

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Elon Musk: Level 5 Autonomous Driving ‘Very Close’

<img data-attachment-id="1703806" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/market-share-tesla-model-3-sees-lower-chinese-pricing/shutterstock_1336040666/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="tesla model 3 china" data-image-description=" B.Zhou/Shuterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1703806″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1336040666.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Tesla is reportedly “very close” to achieving complete driving autonomy, according to CEO Elon Musk. “I’m […]

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