An indictment was unsealed yesterday, October 5, 2020, has charged John David McAfee with tax evasion and failure to file tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney… Read More ›
Do you have a neighbor or friend that is a “prepper” and has gone the lengths of creating a Faraday cage in their garage or one room in their home to protect him and his family from an EMP attack?… Read More ›
Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, has been sentenced to 18 months on one count of stealing trade secrets. Judge Alsup said that home confinement would “[give] a green light to every future brilliant engineer to steal trade secrets. Prison…
Three arrests are made following this month’s celebrity Twitter hack, Microsoft may be working to acquire TikTok’s U.S. business and Facebook launches licensed music videos. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 31, 2020.
According to the latest data available for Tesla’s autopilot feature, the company has registered one accident for every 4.53 miles driven in autopilot mode in the United States. For those driving a Tesla without Autopilot and without the active safety features, the company registered one accident for every 1.56 million miles driven. By comparison, NHTSA’s most recent data shows that in the United States there is one automobile crash every 479,000 miles.
In the summer of 2019, Elon Musk held his Neuralink project’s launch event and on August 28, 2020, he will reveal more of what the company has been working on. Neuralink was formed in 2016 with the ambition of directly linking a human brain to an AI-enabled computer – basically a brain-machine interface (BMI).
Panasonic has developed new battery technology for the ‘2170’ lithium-ion cells it produces and supplies to Tesla, a change that improves energy density by 5% and reduces costly cobalt content. The new, higher-energy dense 2170 cells will be produced by Panasonic at Tesla’s factory in Sparks, Nevada, the company said Thursday. Panasonic is upgrading its…
The General Court of the European Court of Justice has annulled an EU decision that involved Apple’s subsidiaries in Ireland. Four years ago, the European Commission said that Ireland had failed to collect €13 billion in taxes from Apple —… Read More ›
If you thought teleportation, holograms, invisibility and mind control were only in the movies — think again. Space Center Houston’s summer exhibit Science Fiction, Science Future, presented by Coca-Cola, May 27-Sept. 4, 2017, engages visitors to move objects with their mind,… Read More ›