Daily Archives: September 10, 2019

Volkswagen starts taking orders for it’s ID.3 electric car

https://www.treehugger.com/cars/volkswagen-starts-taking-orders-its-id3-electric-car.html Could this be the next stage in the electric revolution? via TreeHugger https://ift.tt/2v7tbJp September 10, 2019 at 10:32AM

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Fighting Instagram’s $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers

https://www.wired.com/story/instagram-fake-followers On Instagram, manufacturing fake followers is a ubiquitous tactic, one that’s churned out at least 95 million near-perfect human forgeries for you to brush past in the digital hallways, unaware. You can buy them in droves from dozens of … Continue reading

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The new battle in Hong Kong isn’t on the streets: it’s in the apps

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614286/the-new-battle-in-hong-kong-isnt-on-the-streets-its-in-the-apps/ Alice had been marching for hours by the time she got home on the evening of July 21. It was a Sunday, and the sweltering heat of a Hong Kong summer had left her exhausted and jittery. Still, she … Continue reading

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Amazon employees are going to strike over the firm’s climate policies

https://www.technologyreview.com/f/614290/amazon-employees-are-going-to-strike-over-the-firms-climate-policies/ It’s part of a global general strike due to take place on September 20, led by activist Greta Thunberg. The news: Over 900 employees have signed an internal petition to walk out over their employer’s lack of action on … Continue reading

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Europe’s ArianeWorks Aims for Reusable Rockets (with a Very SpaceX Look)

https://www.space.com/arianeworks-reusable-rockets-themis-callisto-video.html Europe’s rocket-launching industry is gearing up to go reusable. The European launch provider Arianespace — best known as the manufacturer of the heavy-lift Ariane 5 and the future Ariane 6 — has a plan to make its future rockets … Continue reading

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Some Chromebooks mistakenly declared themselves end-of-life last week

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1564377 Enlarge / If your new Chromebook told you it’s past EOL, don’t panic—as long as you were running Canary or Dev, that is. (If you were running Stable or Beta, you may continue panicking.) 0 with 0 posters participating … Continue reading

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