US Senators push Canada to exclude Huawei from its 5G strategy

American politicians aren’t just nervous about having Huawei devices on their networks… they’re worried about neighboring countries, too. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to “reconsider” Huawei’s involvement in any of the country’s 5G plans. There’s “ample evidence” to suggest that no large […]

Macedonia PM vows to push for name change after referendum fails to reach 50% threshold

Macedonia’s electoral commission has announced that the Sunday referendum to change the Balkan country’s name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia has failed to pass the necessary 50 percent turnout threshold. “On this referendum it is clear that the decision has not been made,” the head of the electoral board, Oliver Derkoski, said. With some […]

California amends rules to push vehicles toward hydrogen, electricity, biofuel

Enlarge / Detail of the plug of an electric car being charged (credit: Getty Images) On Friday, California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it would tighten restrictions on transportation fuels in the state in the hopes of spurring adoption of electric, hydrogen, and biofuel-based cars, trucks, buses, and even planes. Since 2011, CARB has […]

Porsche drops diesel in electric car push

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Porsche,Diesel,Electric With Taycan on the horizon, ‘We would like our future to be diesel-free’ Continue reading Porsche drops diesel in electric car push Porsche drops diesel in electric car push originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]

Move your trailer with a push of a button

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video It’s like a super strong, remote controlled Wall-e. Continue reading Move your trailer with a push of a button Move your trailer with a push of a button originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use […]

Veteran diplomat warns Trump could push Germany into the arms of Russia and China

REUTERS/Ruben Sprich President Donald Trump could push Germany into the arms of Russia and China, veteran German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger warns. He’s encouraging Germans not to give up on the United States because of Trump. Trump has repeatedly attacked Germany for its trade surplus and lack of defense spending, unsettling a country that has long […]

VW’s $4 billion connected car push includes its own operating system

VW knows it has to rethink its approach to technology if it’s going to adapt to a world full of electric cars, autonomy and ridesharing services, and that extends to the very software that makes those vehicles tick. The automaker has committed €3.5 billion ($ 4.05 billion) through 2025 for a connected car push that […]

Facebook, Google, and Twitter dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

(Reuters) — Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran’s geopolitical agenda around the world. Through a network of fake news websites and fraudulent social media personas spread across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus,…Read More