During its 2002 investigation of the bankruptcy of Enron, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) checked the energy company’s emails: more than 600,000 messages sent from 158 employees, mostly senior management.
LEGO’s long been leader among traditional toy companies when it comes to embracing tech trends, from mobile apps to robotics.
The news follows a report earlier this week by Reuters that GM and Amazon were in talks to invest in the electric vehicle company. Rivian says it will remain an independent company. The equity round also includes participation from existing shareholders.
Apple has just bought up the talent it needs to make talking toys a part of Siri, HomePod, and its voice strategy. Apple has acquired PullString, also known as ToyTalk, according to Axios’ Dan Primack and Ina Fried.
Australia agreed to a draft standard for autonomous emergency braking (AEB) in new vehicles this week.
Iceberg Vodka CEO David Meyers says he is mystified as to who – or why – someone would have stolen the water. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say someone made away with the liquid – enough to fill a tractor-trailer tanker – from a warehouse in the historic community of Port Union, Newfoundland.
As if “Romance Mode” and “Toilet Humor” wasn’t enough. Tesla owners have two more features to look forward to: “Party and Camping Mode.” CEO Elon Musk confirmed in a tweet on Thursday that the feature would roll out in “probably a month or two.
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Apple’s “Project Titan” self-driving vehicle project could be made safer by allowing vehicles to communicate with each other, the company suggests, with knowledge of the position and range of other cars on the road able to help both the automated driving system and drivers themselves enhance their s
Facebook has purchased an artificial intelligence startup that could change the way you browse Marketplace, according to Bloomberg.
My favorite aunt, Auntie Len, when she was in her eighties, told me that she had not had too much difficulty adjusting to all the things that were new in her lifetime—jet planes, space travel, plastics, and so on—but that she could not accustom herself to the disappearance of the old.
Transcript: You shall not pass! This barricade can stop a truck dead in its tracks. Even a 7.5 ton semi truck going 50 mph is no match for the Viper Barricade. The shallow-mount barricade designed by Heald is 41 inches tall when raised.
The state of business in the US isn’t just about the stock market or GDP. That’s the impetus behind Yelp’s latest creation, the Yelp Economic Average. The YEA digs deeper into how different types of companies are doing throughout the country.
As a child, Enzo Tagliazucchi was terrified of going to sleep. His self seemed so fragile, so easy to lose. He worried that if he let himself drift off, he might wake up as someone else.
Many major companies, like Air Canada, Hollister and Expedia, are recording every tap and swipe you make on their iPhone apps. In most cases you won’t even realize it. And they don’t need to ask for permission. You can assume that most apps are collecting data on you.
Everybody knows that perfect is the enemy of good, but it’s one of those tenets that’s easy to say and hard to live by. When you’re working on a creative project, there’s almost always something you wanted to do better, or some little detail that didn’t quite live up to your standards.
Marie Kondo is right. Before you can declutter, you need to shift your mindset. Take a peek in your closet or basement and you’ll likely come across plenty of items that you haven’t used in years.
It’s been over a month since Nasa last heard from the £14million spacecraft, which were named WALL-E and EVE after the Disney animated robots. Engineers say it’s unlikely they’ll ever hear from the probes again, but have hailed the mission, dubbed Mars Cube One (MarCO), as a great success.
We spend hours consuming news because we want to be well informed. But is that time well spent? News is by definition something that doesn’t last. And as news has become easier to distribute and cheaper to produce, the quality has decreased.
Many times over our planet’s history, Earth’s magnetic poles have reversed, meaning that sometimes a compass pointing north will be aimed at Antarctica rather than the Arctic. This might sound strange, but it’s a relatively predictable quirk.