Editor Blogs

December 2021
New China Sanctions Target Drone-maker DJI, Amongst Others
A fresh round of China sanctions is set to hit the world’s largest consumer drone company hard. Shenzhen DJI Sciences and Technologies (better known as DJI) is a juggernaut in the hobbyist drone space, with a global market share of around 70% and its products used by Hollywood, first-responders, photograp
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12/28/2021
Small, Modular Nuclear Reactor Provides Renewables Boost
Nuclear power is perhaps the most controversial way to generate energy we have today, with maybe the exception of coal. It has plenty of advantages, such as its low operating costs after the initial investment, its low carbon footprint, its reliability and its fast power-up time make it a perfect complement to th
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12/23/2021
GM Begins Delivery of First Electric Hummers

The first 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 rolls off the production line

We’re about to find out whether the world is ready for an electric version of the very vehicle that’s been the embodiment of everything wrong with gas-guzzlers. General Motors announced that it’d begun delivering its Hummer EV Edition 1 Pickup. Nearly a quarter-century ago, a widely-circulated article c
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12/20/2021
Tesla Opens Up Charging Network
One of the barriers to electric vehicle (EV) adoption is the infrastructure and the range anxiety is causes by being a distance from a charging point. Owners of internal combustion engines (ICE) are well catered for and you are never far from a petrol station. The additional range of ICE vehicles also helps. Bot
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12/15/2021
Nike buys out Sneaker and Fashion NFT Creator

A piece of art from fashion and sneaker NFT creator RTFKT, which just got bought out by Nike.

Whether you love NFTs (non-fungible tokens) or love to hate them, they’re exploding in popularity, and this latest acquisition vouches for their mainstream street cred – Nike just purchased NFT studio RTFKT (pronounced “artifact”), which is helming a much-touted avatar partnership called CloneX. If you’re
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12/13/2021
US National Electric Highway Coalition Formed
US National Electric Highway Coalition Formed   For electric vehicles (EVs) to gain adoption will require infrastructure like we see for vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE). The experience of recharging an EV should be as similar as possible to the experience that we are used to at the m
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12/09/2021
Recycling Sewage Fills a Tiny % of Energy Needs
It sounds like a good idea, but it’s a mere drop in the bucket. A UK sewage and water company, Northumbrian Water, has been recycling its sewage for the last six years, producing enough gas and electricity to power 7,000 homes. And while that sounds impressive, it’s an infinitesimal blip for the United Ki
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12/06/2021
Nissan Announces $17.6 Billion EV Investment
Nissan will spend 2 trillion yen over the next 5 years to speed up its roll out of electric vehicles. The Japanese company didn’t quite commit to stopping the manufacture of ICE vehicles completely like other companies have, including Volvo and GM who will produce only electric vehicles by 2030 and 2040 respecti
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12/01/2021