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From Tesla Cybertruck to Ford F-150: Meanest electric pickup trucks

24 Jan 2021

From Tesla Cybertruck to Ford F-150: Meanest electric pickup trucks

Several automakers, including start-ups as well as prominent players, have decided to tap into the EV craze by manufacturing all-electric pickup trucks.

Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla's Autopilot; doesn't consider it competition

23 Jan 2021

Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla's Autopilot; doesn't consider it competition

Tesla is widely considered the leader in self-driving car technology, but rival Waymo's CEO John Krafcik begs to differ. In an interview with the Manager magazine, the head of Google's autonomous vehicle endeavor rubbished the idea of Tesla being a competitor.

Musk puts out $100 million bounty for carbon capture tech

22 Jan 2021

Musk puts out $100 million bounty for carbon capture tech

Elon Musk has put out a $100 million bounty for the best carbon capture technology. The billionaire entrepreneur took to Twitter on Thursday to announce the prize meant to encourage solutions to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Tesla cars are 'cat-killers,' Britney's sister calls Musk out

21 Jan 2021

Tesla cars are 'cat-killers,' Britney's sister calls Musk out

Tesla cars are considered engineering marvels, with the technology wooing any automobile lover.

Microsoft partners with GM, invests $2bn in self-driving start-up Cruise

21 Jan 2021

Microsoft partners with GM, invests $2bn in self-driving start-up Cruise

Microsoft has jumped headlong into the driverless car space by investing $2 billion in Cruise. Microsoft's stake in General Motors' autonomous vehicle subsidiary takes its total valuation to an impressive $30 billion.

Tesla hiring support specialists for Twitter complaints directed at Musk

20 Jan 2021

Tesla hiring support specialists for Twitter complaints directed at Musk

In an unusual development, Tesla has posted a job listing for a role that involves handling "social media escalations directed at the CEO." Elon Musk has a reputation for replying to most customer questions on Twitter, ever since the company dissolved its PR team.

India to hike import duties on smartphones, electronics, etc.: Report

19 Jan 2021

India to hike import duties on smartphones, electronics, etc.: Report

India is reportedly considering a hike in import duties by 5-10% on smartphones, electronic components, and appliances among more than 50 items in the upcoming Union Budget.

'Cyberpunk 2077' developer sorry for the experience, promises patches soon

17 Jan 2021

'Cyberpunk 2077' developer sorry for the experience, promises patches soon

Gamers are foul mouthing Cyberpunk 2077 out of the sheer frustration they have been facing as bug-riddled gameplay on consoles left their joysticks a bit too clean since the game's release on December 10, 2020.

Tesla enters India, sets shop in Bengaluru; Gadkari confirms news

14 Jan 2021

Tesla enters India, sets shop in Bengaluru; Gadkari confirms news

After years of speculation and a failed pre-order attempt, Tesla has finally entered India. And this time it's for real because the company has registered an Indian arm in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Rivaling Tesla, NIO launches ET7 electric sedan with autonomous driving

10 Jan 2021

Rivaling Tesla, NIO launches ET7 electric sedan with autonomous driving

As the company's first-ever battery-powered sedan, Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO has launched the all-new ET7 model in its home country.

Hyundai negotiating with Apple to manufacture its self-driving electric car

09 Jan 2021

Hyundai negotiating with Apple to manufacture its self-driving electric car

According to a report by Korea Economic Daily, Apple is negotiating with Korean auto giant Hyundai for manufacturing its long speculated electric vehicle.

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

07 Jan 2021

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

World's first Tesla Model Y commissioned as a police car

29 Dec 2020

World's first Tesla Model Y commissioned as a police car

Tesla Model Y has made its global debut as a police patrol vehicle in the US, after being commissioned by New York's Hastings-on-Hudson Police Department.

Tesla to start operations in India next year

29 Dec 2020

Tesla to start operations in India next year

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, on Monday, said American electric car major, Tesla is set to start its operations in India next year.

Tesla Model 3 to arrive in India by June 2021

28 Dec 2020

Tesla Model 3 to arrive in India by June 2021

Tesla will launch its Model 3 sedan in India by the end of the first quarter of FY 2021-22 i.e. by June, as per ET Auto. The report notes that the bookings for the car will commence in January and the deliveries will begin soon after launch.

Elon Musk says it's 'impossible' to take Tesla private

25 Dec 2020

Elon Musk says it's 'impossible' to take Tesla private

Billionaire Elon Musk has clarified that privatization of Tesla Inc. is impossible even though he is keen to spend more time on innovation rather than engineering, design, and general company operations, which limit the tech genius to some extent.

US: Virgin Hyperloop scripts history; completes first human passenger ride

09 Nov 2020

US: Virgin Hyperloop scripts history; completes first human passenger ride

Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop created history on Sunday after successfully completing the world's first human passenger ride in a hyperloop pod at its DevLoop test facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

08 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.

#WeeklyRecap: New Echo products, 2FA cracking malware, and more

27 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New Echo products, 2FA cracking malware, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok files for injunction against ban, and more

24 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok files for injunction against ban, and more

As ByteDance's TikTok deal is likely to see more delays owing to China's pending approval, the video company is moving to prevent itself from getting banned by Trump administration.

NewsBytes Briefing: China won't approve TikTok deal, and more

23 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: China won't approve TikTok deal, and more

Even as TikTok, Oracle, and Walmart came close to finalizing a deal, China is not ready to let the service off the hook.

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

21 Sep 2020

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has been teasing that their cars would come to India.

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

13 Sep 2020

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has slammed Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates over his views on the future of electric trucks.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

30 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, including a few interesting hardware launches and some rather concerning security issues, outages, and data leaks.

Musk gives live demo of Neuralink's upgraded brain-computer implant

29 Aug 2020

Musk gives live demo of Neuralink's upgraded brain-computer implant

A few hours ago, Elon Musk took to the stage to unveil the upgraded brain-computer implant developed by Neuralink, a start-up he co-founded in 2016 to connect humans with machines.

NewsBytes Briefing: Walmart-Microsoft team up for TikTok deal, and more

28 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Walmart-Microsoft team up for TikTok deal, and more

In the updates since last night, TikTok, the current talk of the town, got Walmart as the latest bidder for its business.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok suing Trump administration, and more

24 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok suing Trump administration, and more

In the updates reported over the weekend, TikTok confirmed the plan to sue the Trump administration for pressuring its parent company into selling the US business of the video-sharing service.

Tesla Model 3 beats Ford GT on the track

20 Aug 2020

Tesla Model 3 beats Ford GT on the track

In an awe-inspiring development, Tesla's battery-powered Model 3 has beaten Ford's 660hp supercar, the GT, in a drag race. A video shared by DragTimes shows the Model 3 zoomed past the Ford GT in a straight-line race, thanks to its instant torque.

NewsBytes Briefing: Trump may ban Alibaba, other Chinese companies

17 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Trump may ban Alibaba, other Chinese companies

Over the weekend, a lot happened in the world of technology.

Elon Musk says AI will outsmart humans in 5 years

28 Jul 2020

Elon Musk says AI will outsmart humans in 5 years

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire tech mogul who leads Tesla, SpaceX, and has placed many futuristic bets, has been raising alarms over the dangers of artificial intelligence — and the urgent need for its regulation.

NewsBytes Briefing: Russia accused of testing satellite-destroying technology, and more

24 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Russia accused of testing satellite-destroying technology, and more

In a strange piece of news, Russia has been accused of testing "what would appear to be [an] actual in-orbit anti-satellite weaponry," BBC reported.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube: Here's why

23 Jul 2020

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube: Here's why

Steve Wozniak has filed a lawsuit against Google's YouTube.

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Apple, Amazon offices raided in Italy

23 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Apple, Amazon offices raided in Italy

In the tech world, the news cycle was dominated by revenue reports and antitrust investigations.

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

19 Jul 2020

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

14 Jul 2020

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

14 Jul 2020

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.

Elon Musk hints at Tesla Model 3's arrival in India

12 Jul 2020

Elon Musk hints at Tesla Model 3's arrival in India

Tesla's popular Model 3 sedan could arrive in India soon. In response to a query by Arvind Gupta (founder member of Digital India Foundation), who booked the car four years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has replied that the launch should hopefully happen soon.

Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy

11 Jul 2020

Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy

A new day, an old Elon Musk and a new hawkish claim!

Now, Elon Musk is selling Tesla-branded 'short shorts'

06 Jul 2020

Now, Elon Musk is selling Tesla-branded 'short shorts'

After selling fancy electric cars, setting up an underground rapid movement system, and renting rocket and space capsule to NASA for manned missions, the maverick Elon Musk is onto selling something absurd - 'short shorts'.

Kanye West 2020? Rapper announces bid for US Presidential elections

05 Jul 2020

Kanye West 2020? Rapper announces bid for US Presidential elections

American rapper Kanye West has announced his bid for the United States Presidential elections, scheduled to be held in November.