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Every Third Car Sold in US Could Be Electric by 2027 1
Posted Friday, Jul 5, 2024 by Jeff Safire

July 2, 2024 By Corey Cantor, Electric Vehicles, BloombergNEF The slowdown in US electric vehicle sales may be a mere blip. They could make up almost a third of new car sales by 2027, according to BloombergNEF’s latest electric vehicle outlook, assuming the current policies remain in place. Electric vehicles accounted for 10% of…

Google acquires Cameyo to integrate Windows app virtualization into ChromeOS 2
Posted Monday, Jun 10, 2024 by Jeff Safire

Google is acquiring software virtualization company Cameyo in a push to deeply integrate virtualized Windows app support into ChromeOS.

Telegram gets an in-app Copilot bot 3
Posted Tuesday, May 28, 2024 by Jeff Safire

Article by Emilia David May 28, 2024 Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has added an official Copilot bot within the messaging app Telegram, which lets users search, ask questions, and converse with the AI chatbot. Copilot for Telegram is currently in beta but is free for Telegram users on mobile or…

Aqara’s presence sensor can tell when you’re sleeping 4
Posted Thursday, Dec 14, 2023 by Jeff Safire

Sleep Monitoring Mode, AI Person Detection, and People Counting are all coming to the Wi-Fi sensor, which is one of the first to use millimeter wave (mmWave) radar tech to accurately detect a person’s presence even when they’re sitting still, rather than relying on passive infrared motion sensing.

Explained: Privacy washing 5
Posted Monday, Nov 27, 2023 by Jeff Safire

Google’s recently been accused of “privacy washing”, despite claiming it’s a privacy-focused company. But what is privacy washing? By Pieter Arntz Nov 22, 2023 Question: Who said the sentence below? “Privacy is at the heart of everything we do.” Answer: Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and its largest subsidiary Google. And if you…


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