Month: August 2020

Tesla’s battery strategy has “no advantage,” Ford CEO says

By Joey Klender Posted on August 31, 2020 Tesla’s battery strategy will not be adopted by legacy automotive company Ford, because Jim Hackett, the company’s CEO, says there is “no advantage” in migrating capital into owning a cell manufacturing facility. During Ford’s Q2 2020 Earnings Call in late July, Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas asked about …

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Trump advisor reportedly wants to let COVID-19 spread, repeat Sweden’s mistakes

Enlarge / Member of the coronavirus task force Scott Atlas listens to US President Donald Trump during a briefing at the White House August 10, 2020, in Washington, DC. Getty | BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI A new advisor to President Donald Trump is reportedly advocating that the pandemic coronavirus spread largely unrestrained so that the United States …

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Today, Apple made changes to its app review process to save face with devs

Here’s where developers can request changes to App Store review guidelines. Samuel Axon At the top of the page, developers select this option from a number of others, since this is a general contact form for the review team. Samuel Axon From there, developers pick the specific part of the app guidelines they want to …

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Samsung accidentally leaks details of its upcoming 980 Pro NVMe SSD

Enlarge / The 980 Pro offers up to 7,000 MB/sec throughput, on the right workloads—but you’ll need a PCIe 4.0 motherboard, a very fast CPU, and good system cooling to take advantage of it. Samsung Everybody makes mistakes sometimes, and it looks like Samsung made one yesterday: the product page for its upcoming 980 Pro …

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Community Download: Would You Use VR To Replace Your Workspace?

Community Download is a weekly discussion-focused articles series published (usually) every Monday in which we pose a single, core question to you all, our readers, in the spirit of fostering discussion and debate. For today’s Community Download, we want to know whether or not you could ever see yourself using VR to totally replace your workspace/office in …

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5 best Peloton alternatives: Great indoor exercise bikes that cost less – CNET

Indoor cycling is all the rage, especially in these stay-at-home, gyms-are-closed times. Cycling is easier on your knees and requires less space than a treadmill. You can enjoy virtual rides and cycling classes via an interactive screen. And you can skip the pricey gym memberships and high-pressure in-person spin classes. But here’s the rub: As …

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Expect market regulation ‘avalanche’ if Biden beats Trump — Mulvaney

Former Trump chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says a Joe Biden presidency would cause an “avalanche” of regulations. Some economists have also voiced concerns that the Biden administration would lead to a stock market pullback.  This has led many crypto analysts to ponder what impact a strong stock market correction would have on the price …

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Defi Platform Uniswap Outpaces Coinbase Pro in Global Trade Volume

The decentralized exchange (dex) Uniswap has seen a massive amount of trade volume during the last seven days. Following Uniswap’s rapid increase in global trade volumes, the platform’s founder Hayden Adams celebrated the dex outpacing the centralized exchange Coinbase’s volumes this past weekend. News.Bitcoin.com recently reported on the decentralized finance (defi) economy’s total value locked …

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Tesla’s Elon Musk passes rival Mark Zuckerberg in net worth

By Joey Klender Posted on August 31, 2020 Tesla’s meteoric surge in stock price has put CEO Elon Musk ahead of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on the Richest in the World list. The two men have a tumultuous relationship that has resulted in a rivalry, and it all started in 2016 when SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket …

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