Editor Blogs

April 2023
Hydrogen will help UK to achieve net zero goals
Tevva
­ I’ve touched on hydrogen a few times in this column as a power source that will become more important in the near future. Now that hydrogen can be produced by splitting water using renewable energy, its carbon footprint is negligible and it comes without the environmental damage that can come from the
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04/25/2023
NYPD to Redeploy Robo Police Dogs

NYPD to Redeploy Robo Police Dogs

­The New York Police Department is about to get some robotic assistance…for the second time. Two years ago, the city of New York went through a big PR introducing the public to Boston Dynamics’ “Digidog”, an objectively creepy quadruped robot that kinda-sorta resembles a dog. Let’s be honest – e
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04/24/2023
Walmart to Add Thousands of New Quick-Charge EV Stations

Walmart to Add Thousands of New Quick-Charge EV Stations

­Walmart might’ve taken one of the most concrete steps towards ending range anxiety in America. The big box goliath recently announced plans to install thousands of fast-charging stations at locations around the country. This, in turn, could massively expand the average American’s access to fast chargers
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04/17/2023

Intel to Work With Rival Arm on Foundry Services
adobe

Intel to Work With Rival Arm on Foundry Services

­ Intel Foundry Services (IFS) announced this week that it had signed a multigeneration agreement with Arm that will see low-power Arm-based SoCs manufactured on Intel’s upcoming leading-edge 18A process. It was an agreement that really had to happen if Intel was serious about becoming the world’s sec
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04/14/2023
Lamborghini Hybrid Supercar gets a Whole 6.2 Miles of All-Electric Range

Lamborghini Hybrid Supercar gets a Whole 6.2 Miles of All-Electric Range

­Want to drive the most ostentatious symbol of wealth on the planet while kinda-sorta helping to save it? Then, the 2024 Lamborghini Revuelto might be the answer (for your crazy deep pockets). I jest, but what other vehicle is simultaneously the punchline of chic and the go-to symbol of luxury for get-rich gurus (whil
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04/10/2023
Lithium-air battery offers up to 4x the capacity of Li-ion
Argonne National Laboratory.

Schematic shows lithium-air battery cell consisting of lithium metal anode, air-based cathode, and solid ceramic polymer electrolyte (CPE). On discharge and charge, lithium ions (Li+) go from anode to cathode, then back.

  One of the most common reasons stated by consumers to not buy electric vehicles is their range. On that front, things have improved over the last few years with EVs offering better range and faster charging. Still the perception remains that 300 to 400 miles is just not far enough, even though the vast maj
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04/05/2023
Biden Outlaws Government use of Commercial Spyware

Biden Outlaws Government use of Commercial Spyware

­The Biden administration has taken the step of prohibiting commercial spyware use by federal agencies. Though, for many of these spyware developers, their prime (or only) clientele is state and federal governments, so Biden is effectively crippling the industry. Your average person probably assumes spyware is
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04/03/2023