Day: September 4, 2019

Lyft sued over alleged sexual assaults by its drivers – CNET

The suit involves 14 separate alleged incidents across the US. …read more Source:: CNet

The Light Phone 2 is just for texts, calls and alarms – CNET

The sequel to the no-bells-and-whistles mobile phone is coming in October. …read more Source:: CNet

I drank beer made from recycled toilet water — and it tasted great – CNET

Reuse Brew literally filters the sh*t out of wastewater to make brown liquid you actually want to drink. …read more Source:: CNet

Mozilla Outlines Plan For Manifest V3 Extensions API

New submitter q4Fry writes: When Google released its changes to the Chrome WebExtensions API for comment, many groups criticized them for cutting off ad-blockers at the knees. Now, Mozilla has released its plan for following (and departing from) the APIs that Chrome may adopt. Will Mozilla follow Google with these changes? In the absence of…

2020 Porsche Taycan: All the available colors and options – Roadshow

Following its premiere, we have details about all the a la carte options available for Porsche’s new electric sedan. …read more Source:: CNet

Hyundai shows off exoskeleton robot to help assembly line workers – Roadshow

It’s not the first time we’ve seen this kind of technology, but Hyundai says its own is best. …read more Source:: CNet

Trump Administration Is Rolling Back Rules Requiring More Energy-Efficient Bulbs

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The Trump administration announced new rules on Wednesday to roll back requirements for energy-saving light bulbs, a move that could contribute to the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change. The Energy Department’s filing in the Federal Register will prevent new efficiency standards from…

Twitter temporarily shuts down ability to tweet via SMS – CNET

The social media site made the call after its CEO Jack Dorsey’s account was hacked. …read more Source:: CNet

Tech giants and US officials meet to discuss 2020 election security – CNET

Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Twitter gathered to prep for disinformation campaigns expected to arise in the upcoming US presidential election. …read more Source:: CNet

A robot and a Westworld actor who plays a robot walk into a bar… – CNET

“We only live once … allegedly,” Sophia the humanoid robot tells unsettled Westwood star Evan Rachel Wood. …read more Source:: CNet