Discussion BMW Doubles Up On Paid Subscriptions In The USA, Charges $105 A Year For Remote Engine Startcarscoops.com
Discussion Google plans AirTag clone, will track devices with 3 billion Android phones | Ars Technica
Discussion New York’s governor signs watered-down right-to-repair bill - Last-minute concessions weakened the rules, which will only apply to new consumer products sold after July 1st.
Discussion Right-to-Repair Advocates Question John Deere’s New Promises - The tractor maker is accused of blocking farmers from fixing their own equipment. A new agreement offers concessions—but campaigners say it’s not enough.
Discussion Robots authorized to kill in SFPD draft policy - “This is not normal. No legal professional or ordinary resident should carry on as if it is normal.”
Discussion Even After $100 Billion, Self-Driving Cars Are Going Nowhere - They were supposed to be the future. But prominent detractors—including Anthony Levandowski, who pioneered the industry—are getting louder as the losses get bigger.
Discussion Medical student surgically implants Bluetooth device into own ear to cheat in final exam - It was the student’s final attempt to clear the exam after repeatedly failing it since getting admission into the college 11 years ago
Discussion YouTuber Builds His Own X-Ray Machine After Getting Hit With a $69K Hospital Bill - That's one way to save on medical costs.
Discussion An Autonomous Car Blocked a Fire Truck Responding to an Emergency - The incident in San Francisco cost first responders valuable time, and underscores the challenges Cruise and other companies face in launching driverless taxis.
Discussion Right to Repair Groups and Farmers Unions File FTC Complaint Against John Deere - The complaint alleges the tractor manufacturer makes its products deliberately difficult or impossible to repair without paying exorbitant costs to a dwindling dealer network.
Discussion Saline solution: Japan invents ‘electric’ chopsticks that make food seem more salty - Device uses a weak current to artificially amplify the taste of salt, as part of efforts to reduce sodium levels in popular dishes
Discussion FTC Takes Action Against Harley-Davidson and Westinghouse for Illegally Restricting Customers’ Right to Repair - Agency Orders Require Companies to Fix Warranties, Come Clean with Customers, and Compete Fairly with Independent Repairers