Hyundai managed to put its 'crab-walking' e-Corner technology into an Ioniq EV

Jan 18, 2023

Five years after debuting at CES 2018, Hyundai’s e-Corner technology is closer to reality. Following its most recent appearance at CES 2021, the system was on display at last week’s show. And this time around, rather than building a dedicated prototype to showcase the tech, the automaker’s Mobis arm instead integrated e-Corner into an Ioniq 5 EV. As you can see from the video the Hyundai shared (via Autoblog ), the module, much like the Hummer EV’s “CrabWalk” functionality, al more

Didi cuts hundreds of jobs across almost every department: report

Jan 15, 2023

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi has begun a new round of layoffs ahead of Lunar New Year. Hundreds of jobs are affected across almost all departments at the company, including ride-hailing, overseas business, and risk management, the South China Morning Post reported on Thursday, citing two sources. Beijing-based Didi declined to comment on the matter. The layoffs follow the company’s decision last month to cut budgets for several departments in 2023. Didi is offering laid-off employees more

AI Is Taking On Ever-Larger Puzzles

Jan 15, 2023

The incredible feat of developing Covid-19 vaccines so rapidly showcased science at its very best. But as we applauded the heroic effort of our health care workers in March 2022, one of my neighbors asked, “Why hasn’t AI helped?” A fair question. Machine-learning techniques contributed in some specific areas, and they are helping with future pandemic preparedness today. But, in reality, this test came too soon for AI to show its full promise.  But eight months later, still in the mids more

Top 10 Super Top-up Health Insurance Plans

Jan 10, 2023

Do you want to purchase the best super top-up health insurance policy in India to complement your primary health coverage? Well, with tons of super top-up plans available in the market, finding a perfect policy that meets your needs is easier said than done. It may take you hours and days to even go through the details of a portion of the available policies. Well, time waits for no one. So, to save you time, we have done the grinding and created a list of the top 10 super top-up health insur more

Understanding different types of interest rates

Jan 10, 2023

What is an interest rate? The interest rate is the cost of borrowing money, which is determined by how much you pay for your loan in relation to the amount of money you borrow. Interest is the form of payment to the lender or borrower required by law to be paid on a loan. It is usually expressed as a percentage of the principal amount borrowed. Interest rates vary according to the type of loan, term, and actual or anticipated cash flows. For instance in case of provident funds the conditions more

Jack Ma gives up control of Ant Group as fintech firm says it has no plans for IPO

Jan 10, 2023

Billionaire Alibaba founder Jack Ma has relinquished his control of Chinese fintech giant Ant Group, as the company looks to draw a line under the controversy that has dogged it since it was forced to abandon plans for an IPO in late 2020. Ma and nine other individuals will now exercise independent voting rights, the firm said on Jan. 7, adding that “no shareholder, alone or jointly with other parties, will have control over Ant Group.” The announcement was made after Chinese regulator more

Baidu CEO sees growth in 2023, puts emphasis on ROI: report

Jan 10, 2023

Baidu CEO Robin Li sees 2023 as a year to “do things” and asked Baidu staff to focus more on profit growth and return on investment instead of revenue, according to Chinese media outlet 36Kr’s account of a year-end meeting Li held with staff in December. Major Chinese content platforms have faced stagnant growth and falls in advertising revenue in 2022. Li reflected on a challenging past year and admitted that Baidu lacks a “star product” like Tencent’s short video platform WeC more

10 Largest Sea Creatures in the World

Jan 9, 2023

10 Largest Sea Creatures in the World. There are plenty of large, fascinating animals in the world, with over 600 million known species on our planet. However, the ocean is home to behemoth creatures that get just as big as they need to be in order to survive and thrive. There are various different species of these awe-inspiring giants, landing us on this matter of size! Today we’ll learn about 10 of the 10 largest sea creatures in the world and rank them according to size. We’ll also learn more

What Are Gaming Chairs? | Features, Benefits | Types

Jan 9, 2023

What Are Gaming Chairs? | Features, Benefits | Types. Gamers can spend long periods playing video games while sitting comfortably and ergonomically in gaming chairs.  This type of chair offers features such as high backrests, lumbar support, and adjustable armrests, and is made from durable materials that will not break down over time. Introduction: Gamers know how difficult it can be to play for long periods. If you sit for hours on end in an uncomfortable chair or on a couch, you are more

China’s video streaming giants up fees amid concern over profitability and threats from short-video platforms

Jan 9, 2023

Major Chinese video streaming platform iQiyi recently announced a membership price increase. (Image credit: Bigstock/Jarretera) Major Chinese video streaming platform iQiyi recently announced a membership price increase and rival Youku began limiting membership logins to a single device in the latest moves by China’s mainstream long-form video sites to try and improve their profitability amid heated competition with short-video apps.  Why it matters: The push by mainstream video pl more