California approves the expansion of driverless taxis in San Francisco

A Waymo self-driving car in San Francisco Shutterstock/Iv-olga Self-driving cars have been given the green light to operate as paid ridesharing services in San Francisco after companies Waymo and Cruise received approval from California regulators. However, the decision comes amid opposition from city officials and residents because the cars are causing traffic jams and interfering … Read more

X takes the “@music” name from a user with half a million followers

The social network Twitter, recently renamed X, has requisitioned The @music username comes from open-source software developer Jeremy Vaught, who told CNBC he created the account in 2007 and has grown a community of around half a million followers there. While Elon Musk-led X Vaught had no choice but to give up the coveted username … Read more

Elon Musk plans Tesla and Twitter collaborations with xAI

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Friday that he plans to collaborate with the automaker on both the “silicon space” and “AI software” space for his newest venture, artificial intelligence startup xAI. During Friday’s live audio session on Twitter Spaces, Musk also said xAI will use Twitter data to train the “highly curious” artificial intelligence systems … Read more

Why the electric boom could put a heavy strain on our power grid

It is expected that more than half of all new cars sold in the US by 2030 will be electric vehicles. That could put a huge strain on our country’s electrical grid, an aging system created for a world run on fossil fuels. According to an analysis by the Rapid Energy Policy Evaluation and Analysis … Read more

Tesla Secret Configuration disables nagging for Autopilot and FSD

A Tesla Model Y is seen at a Tesla car lot in Austin, Texas on May 31, 2023. Brandon Bell | Getty Images A security researcher using the @GreentheOnly handle discovered a secret environment in Tesla vehicles, which can be activated by the company and allow a driver to take advantage of Tesla’s advanced driver … Read more