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October 2, 2022

Nord Stream Rupture May Mark Biggest Single Methane Release Ever Recorded, UN Says

The ruptures on the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline system under the Baltic Sea have led to what is likely the biggest single release of climate-damaging […]
October 2, 2022

Tesla Now Has 160,000 Customers Running Its Full Self Driving Beta

One piece of news from Tesla’s AI Day presentation on Friday that was overshadowed by the company’s humanoid “Optimus” robot and Dojo supercomputer was the improvements […]
October 2, 2022

Netherlands Researchers Break the 30 Percent Barrier In Solar Cells

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Interesting Engineering: A collaboration of researchers from various institutes in the Netherlands broke the 30 percent barrier associated with […]
October 2, 2022

Why Toyota Isn’t All-In On EVs

During Toyota’s annual dealer meeting in Las Vegas last week, which was called “Playing to Win,” CEO Akio Toyoda explained why the company isn’t all-in on […]
October 2, 2022

Magic Leap’s Smaller, Lighter Second-Gen AR Glasses Are Now Available

Magic Leap’s second take on augmented reality eyewear is available. “The glasses are still aimed at developers and pros, but they include a number of design […]
October 2, 2022

Climate Change Is Turning Trees Into Gluttons

Hmmmmmm shares a report from Phys.Org: Trees have long been known to buffer humans from the worst effects of climate change by pulling carbon dioxide from […]
October 2, 2022

Debian Chooses Reasonable, Common Sense Solution To Dealing With Non-Free Firmware

Michael Larabel writes via Phoronix: Debian developers have been figuring out an updated stance to take on non-free firmware considering the increasing number of devices now […]
October 2, 2022

PlayStation Boss Jim Ryan ‘Flew To Brussels’ To Voice Concerns To EU Over Xbox’s Activision Deal

PlayStation boss Jim Ryan reportedly flew to Brussels last month to meet with European Union regulators currently scrutinizing Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The visit […]
October 2, 2022

Tesla Unveils New Dojo Supercomputer So Powerful It Tripped the Power Grid

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Electrek: Tesla has unveiled its latest version of its Dojo supercomputer and it’s apparently so powerful that it tripped […]