Says

Sony says its USB hub is the world's fastest SD card reader
bumn-news.com

It's hard to spice up USB hubs when they're practically ubiquitous. Sony's solution? Make it indispensable to pro photographers. The company's newly announced MRW-W3 hub is billed as the "world's fastest" UHS-II SD (and microSD) card reader, suppo…

3
Like
Save
Trump blasts Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, says US has only 'one real currency'     – CNET
bumn-news.com

The US president doesn’t believe in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency.

2
Like
Save
Nissan Sees Leaf As Home Energy Source, Says Tesla Big Battery 'Waste of Resources'
bumn-news.com

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Driven: Owning an electric car in Australia could become much more than just driving from A to B with a reduced carbon footprint, according to Nissan Australia which launched the new version of the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle in Melbourne on Wednesday. Nissan confirmed at the launch […]

6
Like
Save
Volkswagen will share electric car platform with Ford, says Reuters
bumn-news.com

Enlarge / An illustration of VW’s MEB modular electric vehicle architecture. VW is gearing up to put MEB-based vehicles into mass production in the next 18 months. (credit: Volkswagen) On Friday morning, Reuters reported that the collaborative alliance between Ford and Volkswagen is to deepen. Back in January, the two car makers announced plans to […]

10
Like
Save
YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new
bumn-news.com

This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breaking one of its rules. Which rule? A ban against "Instructional hacking and phishing: Showing users how…

10
Like
Save
TikTok is being investigated over children's privacy again, report says     – CNET
bumn-news.com

The UK is reportedly following suit after a successful US case against the social video app.

10
Like
Save
Study Says We've Already Built Too Many Power Plants, Cars To Meet Paris Climate Targets
bumn-news.com

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: In 2010, scientists warned we’d already built enough carbon-dioxide-spewing infrastructure to push global temperatures up 1.3 degrees C, and stressed that the fossil-fuel system would only continue to expand unless “extraordinary efforts are undertaken to develop alternatives.” In a sequel to that paper published in […]

6
Like
Save
Taser maker says it won’t use facial recognition in bodycams
bumn-news.com

Enlarge / A body camera from Taser is seen during a press conference at City Hall September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty Images News) Axon, creator of the Taser, did something unusual for a technology company last year. The Arizona corporation convened an ethics board of external experts to offer […]

5
Like
Save
DOJ expands its Boeing 737 Max probe to the Dreamliner, report says     – CNET
bumn-news.com

Records have reportedly been subpoenaed from Boeing to see if it’s cutting corners in its production plant.

9
Like
Save