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Tesla Now Runs the Most Productive Auto Factory In America

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Elon Musk has a very specific vision for the ideal factory: densely packed, vertically integrated and unusually massive. During Tesla's early days of mass production, he was chided for what was perc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 25th, 2022

Workers at Apple supplier Quanta rebel against lockdown in factory in China

Shanghai has been on lockdown for almost two months, due to its worst COVID-19 breakout since 2020. Apple supplier Quanta Computer, located in Shanghai, is facing backlash from mostly low-wage workers demanding more freedom from these lockdown restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Newest Version of Systemd Includes Experimental Feature for A/B-Style Updating

"Let's popularize image-based OSes," writes Lennart Poettering, "with modernized security properties built around immutability, SecureBoot, TPM2, adaptability, auto-updating, factory reset, uniformity — built from traditional distribution packa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

Apple"s Tim Cook trails behind Elon Musk in CEO pay for 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook was the second highest-paid CEO of all Fortune 500 companies in 2021, trailing behind Tesla's Elon Musk by earning $770 million.As the head of one of the biggest tech companies in the world, it's expected for Tim Cook to receive a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

If you think PC gaming doesn"t have enough stories to tell, you"re wrong

Tentpole franchises like Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty are mainstay for PC gaming, but the platform offers more options than ever before......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

Apple workers in Atlanta drop union vote request, citing intimidation tactics

A labor group organizing Apple retail staff at an Atlanta location has withdrawn their request for an election, alleging that Apple has carried out illegal union-busting tactics.Apple Cumberland MallThe Communications Workers of America, which has be.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

GM"s next workplace safety chief to rejoin automaker after 18 months at Amazon

Marcos Purty will rejoin GM June 1, replacing Jim Glynn. For the past 18 months, Purty has been vice president of North America Fulillment for Amazon Robotics Sortable Operations. He spent the first 25 years of his career with GM......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

VW to anxious dealers: Answers on Scout EV will come in time

In an exclusive interview, Scott Keogh, CEO of VW Group of America, offered what clarifications he could, specifically as Scout relates to the VW brand in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Quanta MacBook factory workers riot over conditions for second time

Following a previous protest over China coronavirus lockdown conditions, workers at the Quanta MacBook Pro plant in Shanghai have again rioted.The first riot in early May was specifically a clash between workers and authorities enforcing a COVID lock.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Researchers Made Ultracold Quantum Bubbles on the Space Station

NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory runs super-low-temperature experiments in near-zero gravity that would be impossible to accomplish on Earth......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Firearms makers play key role in America"s gun culture

Americans have blamed many culprits, from mental illness to inadequate security, for the tragic mass shootings that are occurring with increasing frequency in schools, offices and theaters across the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Jaguar Land Rover"s search for battery manfacturing signals more losses for UK

Unless battery investment picks up, experts say, automakers may only accelerate their exodus from what was once the world's second-biggest auto manufacturing base......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Auto suppliers stage M&A deal wave in twilight years for ICE vehicles

The emerging trend, with a series of LBOs and M&A deals, involves suppliers that are highly reliant on gasoline-powered vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Tesla submits application to expand German plant, report says

Tesla, which already has 740 acres of land for its auto factory and battery plant under construction, plans to build a freight station, logistics areas and parking spaces on the additional space, Gruenheide’s mayor told local media......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Save $20 on Grand Theft Auto V for PS5 at Best Buy today

Best Buy has discounted the upgraded version of GTA V for the PS5 down to just $20, an excellent deal if you want to pick it up on the next--gen console......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Global automakers losing ground on booming EV battlefield

U.S. electric pioneer Tesla is the only foerign automaker ranked among the top ten EV sellers in China this year, according to China Passenger Car Association data......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Foxconn Factory Fiasco Could Leave Wisonsinites On the Hook For $300 Million

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Register: For five years, Foxconn promised and spectacularly failed to build a much-hyped sprawling factory near Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Now, the area's leaders may be saddled with $300 million in bond.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Musk drops plan to use Tesla margin loan to buy Twitter

The new structure could reduce the risk of the deal for both Musk and his lenders, particularly given the recent slide in Tesla’s stock price......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Hyundai"s Jose Muñoz works through supply challenges for EV plan

Hyundai Motor North America CEO Jose Muñoz believes localization will help push the automaker's drive to sell more electrified products in the U.S. market — his top priority......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Researchers Unveil Paper On New Battery That Could Last 100 Years

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Electrek: Tesla's advanced battery research group in Canada in partnership with Dalhousie University has released a new paper on a new nickel-based battery that could last 100 years while still favorably compa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Prominent ex-Tesla self-driving car exec leaves Apple for greener pastures

CJ Moore will join lidar company Luminar to lead software development. Enlarge / A building at Apple Park, the company's Cupertino, California, HQ. (credit: Apple) Apple has reportedly been working on self-driving car technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022