iPhones will get USB-C charging to comply with EU law, Apple SVP confirms

Nov 23, 2022

When the European Parliament voted in favor of making USB-C the common charging standard in the region, it was pretty obvious which company was going to be the most affected by the mandate. Apple, of course. While the tech giant already has iPad models with USB-C ports, its iPhones still require a lightning connector. Now, in an interview at Wall Street Journal's Tech Live event, Apple's SVP of worldwide marketing Greg Joswiak has confirmed that the tech giant will be transitioning to USB-C con ...read more

DOJ reportedly investigating Tesla’s Autopilot self-driving claims after crashes

Nov 22, 2022

The Department of Justice is reportedly investigating whether Tesla has misled customers and investors by claiming that its Autopilot technology enables full-fledged self-driving capabilities. According to Reuters , the DOJ launched the probe last year following over a dozen crashes, including fatal ones, in which Autopilot was activated. Prosecutors in Washington and San Francisco are examining if Tesla had made unsupported full self-driving claims about the technology, and they could ultimat ...read more

5 reasons why small businesses must have a current account 

Nov 22, 2022

Today, it is essential for all types of businesses to have a current account so that day-to-day transactions take place easily. A current account has no limitations on the transactions made daily.  Current accounts   have huge benefits, like free NEFT transactions, an overdraft facility, and internet banking. If you are starting your small business, you should open your current account.  Here are the 5 reasons indicating the huge need for a current account, especially for small busine ...read more

Alibaba launches gaming community app Bibi: report

Nov 22, 2022

Posted in News Feed by TechNode Feed Nov 22, 2022 Nov 22, 2022 Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched a gaming community app named Bibi, Chinese media outlet Tech Planet reported on Tuesday. Based on screenshots published with the report, the app looks like a gaming-focused Twitter: there are posts, comments, and hashtags. The content on the app is seemingly all related to gaming, with news, gaming guides, and items centered around fandom communities. The app ...read more

Leveraging Technology for a Better Consumer Experience

Nov 22, 2022

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Behind the Review host and Yelp's Small Business Expert, Emily Washcovick, shares a look at this week's episode of the podcast. The Restaurant Technology Guys Jeremy Julian, host of The Restaurant Technology Guys podcast, knows a thing or two about the restaurant technology industry. He grew up in his family business repairing cash registers, and now, over 20 years later, he's the vice president of professional services ...read more

Chinese EV maker WM Motor reportedly cuts salaries to stay afloat

Nov 22, 2022

Chinese electric vehicle maker WM Motor is reportedly planning a 50% pay cut for senior executives, while junior workers will also see a 30% cut in the firm’s latest efforts to control costs and conserve cash. Chief executive Freeman Shen blamed the company’s woes on multiple challenges, including a Covid-19 rebound and the surging cost of raw materials, according to an internal memo published Monday and obtained by local media outlet Ifeng. The eight-year-old EV startup has three models ...read more

BYD partners with car dealer in Morocco

Nov 22, 2022

Posted in News Feed by TechNode Feed Nov 22, 2022 Nov 22, 2022 BYD said on Monday that it has appointed Auto Nejma SA as a national dealer for its electric passenger vehicles in Morocco, as China’s biggest electric vehicle maker expands its global footprint. “Multiple EV models” will go on sale in the country on the back of the partnership, according to Huang Zhixue, a general manager of BYD, but no further details were made available in the initial announceme ...read more

Trek FX+ 2 Review: The Complete Ebike Commuter Package

Nov 22, 2022

The FX+ 2 has a 250-watt Hydrive rear hub motor, which is the European standard. That might seem slightly underpowered to Americans looking to power up huge hills, but the bike is so light and maneuverable that having a smaller motor doesn’t matter much at all. The medium frame size weighs 40 pounds—almost 30 pounds lighter than my own Tern GSD S00. Not only is it easy to scootch up hills, it’s also easy to maneuver onto crowded bike racks when I’m out, or to lift onto our hanging bik ...read more

PayPal adds passkey support in the US for easier logins and check outs

Nov 22, 2022

PayPal has started rolling out passkeys for users in the US, on the same day Apple is bringing the technology to its computers and tablets with macOS Ventura and iPadOS16. That means you'll be able to log into your PayPal account without having to type in your credentials, which in turn makes its quicker to check out your online shopping carts. PayPal says the option will first be available to users with iPhones, iPads and those visiting its website on Macs, but it will expand to additional pla ...read more

Douyin offers app store feature within its app

Nov 22, 2022

TikTok’s Chinese version Douyin recently launched an app store feature allowing users to download a range of mainstream apps without leaving the short video platform, local media outlet Tech Planet reported on Tuesday. A limited number of apps can now be downloaded via Douyin, including Alibaba’s Taobao and Taobao Deal, Ant Group’s Alipay, shopping app JD, and life services platform Meituan. With more than 600 million daily active users on Douyin, app and game publishers believe that ...read more