If you’re allergic to nuts but have a love of chocolate, you’ll want to pay attention to a new voluntary recall from Hershey. The company is recalling 1,700 bottles of its chocolate shell topping, which is often put on ice cream, because the wrong variety of shell topping — the kind made with almonds — was mistakenly put in these … Continue reading
Twitter is introducing a new way to cash in on your brilliant tweets. The microblogging site has started rolling out a Tip Jar feature that allows users to send money to their favorite accounts. “This is a first step in our work to create new ways for people to receive and show support on Twitter — with money,” said Esther Crawford, senior product manager at Twitter, in a blog post. People on Twitter are already doing this—adding their PayPal and $Cashtag to their bio or as a reply to a Tweet that takes off. We want to make it easier…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Twitter
SpaceX’s anticipated launch of the Starship SN15 has wrapped up and was largely a success. This was a milestone moment for SpaceX, which has watched past Starship prototypes explode during various states of launch and landing, paving the way for a reusable rocket to Mars. As with past launches, SpaceX broadcast the SN15 event. The launch took place from SpaceX’s … Continue reading
New South Wales Transport Minister Andrew Constance declared his support of the EV transition, stating that the Australian government should provide bigger incentives, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. The minister proposed several measures, including subsidizing car parks with charging stations, waiving stamp duty, and giving access to transit lanes for drivers of electric cars. Credit: James AlcockTransport Minister Andrew Constance says that NSW should subsidize electric vehicles. He also added that the government needs to pick a “drop dead” date for the ban on petrol and diesel vehicle sales. While Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has declared his intention to impose EV road tax in Victoria…This story continues at The Next Web
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Electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular, but still, range anxiety and charging time are obstacles to their widespread acceptance. Imagine, though, charging your car by simply changing lanes and driving over to special charging strips embedded in the road. That’s exactly the vision of Khurram Afridi, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Cornell University. Along with his team, they’re developing a groundbreaking approach to charge EVs without the need for cables. Drivers could save time, and cars would need smaller batteries, which means that their cost would be reduced, as much as their environmental impact. In fact, over the…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Tesla
Samsung is scheduled to introduce its most powerful Galaxy device on April 28. We'll show you how to watch live and give you some ideas of what to expect.
Look out Amazon Go. A Lisbon startup plans to offer the same autonomous store technology to other retailers. Lisbon-based Sensei, a computer vision startup that allows convenience stores to offer check-out-free purchasing has secured a seed round of $6.5 million (€5.4M). The funding was led by Seaya Ventures and Iberis Capital, with participation from 200M […]
Microsoft loves its Xbox Wireless Controller variants, and today it released one that’s quite the stunner in terms of color. The latest Xbox Wireless Controller is arriving in a new color called Electric Volt, and as you can clearly see in the images accompanying this article, it’s very, very yellow. If that’s right up your alley, then get ready to … Continue reading
UNC's Arvind Malhotra said the challenge for organizations is to create jobs that reflect workers' desire for autonomy and match their interests.
British sports car maker Lotus is adding navigation tech from What3words to give drivers another option to find their way to their destination. It’s starting by putting it in its $2.8 million (£2 million) all-electric supercar, the Evija. Lotus is integrating What3words’ word-based navigation tool into its app, which will allow drivers to set a 3×3 meter square piece of earth as their destination. The app will then take care of routing and navigation, and the car will display turn-by-turn instructions on their instrument cluster. I guess super rich people aren’t wealthy because they always know how to get to…This story continues at The Next Web
Today we’re taking a peek at the next several updates coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Per Nintendo, the full collection of events and experiences coming to Animal Crossing from this point forward will require that you, the gamer, download the free update that’ll be released on April 28, 2021. From there, the updates begin on April 29, 2021 with … Continue reading
Scientists from MIT recalculated the risk of exposure and found that the main indoor precaution - social distancing - probably isn't doing much.
Downtown Disney felt fortified against COVID-19 with all of its health protocols. I'm now convinced the theme park might be able to reopen safely.
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Twitter has removed more than 50 tweets critical of the Indian government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and did so at the request of the Indian government. First reported by Indian news site MediaNama, the Indian government sent Twitter an emergency order on Friday to censor 52 tweets, according to a disclosure notice on the Lumen database. The censored accounts include a sitting member of India’s Parliament, two filmmakers, an actor, and a West Bengal state minister.
A Twitter spokesperson said in an email to The Verge that the company may make certain tweets unable to be viewed by people within India if the tweets violate local law. Twitter says it notified account holders before it withheld content to make them aware that...
The Falcon 9 rocket is bringing the company's third crewed launch to the International Space Station.
The Honor brand is no longer owned by Huawei, but at this stage, the benefits of breaking with the parent company are not particularly visible. ...
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Startup gets $2.5 million funding to jump-start security for connected devices.
Chipotle's CFO said hiking its current hourly wages would require the company to increase prices by about 2-3% - between 20¢ to 35¢ per meal.
We’ve covered Swiss robotics company ANYbotics with some regularity over the years. The company has offered its own take on the quadrupedal robotics space that has, naturally, drawn comparisons to Boston Dynamics’ Spot. Of course, as we noted earlier, the company’s take on the category has been in development for several years, so there may […]