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Microsoft, GM, Cruise Partner on Self-Driving Cars 2021-01-20 07:00:00A strategic partnership with Microsoft was announced Tuesday by General Motors and Cruise aimed at speeding up the commercialization of shared self-dr

Search Milestone Gives DuckDuckGo Something to Quack About 2021-01-19 07:00:00DuckDuckGo reached a significant milestone last week when it racked up more than 100 million searches in a single day. While still a paltry number com

CES 2021: What Worked, What Didn't 2021-01-18 07:00:00We still seem to do these remote activities as we did when we met in person. Streaming and video conferencing tools we are using still don't allow us

Young Entrepreneurs Bring High Tech to Quell Surgical 2021-01-14 10:00:00The last thing George Kramb expected from years of walking surgeons through actual operations using medical machinery was to step into a role that hel

Americans Balking at Buying Smart Home Devices 2021-01-13 08:23:00Smart devices, the cornerstone of the home of the future, can't seem to capture the imagination or open the wallets of a large number of Americans. S

The Critical Role of High-Tech R&D in the 2021-01-12 10:45:00Maintaining and increasing research and development spending in the COVID-19 era is critical for high technology vendors to deliver new solutions and

PC Market Upswing Accelerates in Q4 2020 2021-01-12 07:15:00The PC market ended 2020 with a big bang, as shipments during the final quarter rose 25 percent over the same period in 2019, according to a report by

Virtual CES 2021-01-11 07:00:00This year, due to COVID restrictions, CES is all digital. Let's talk about what you'll see at the show, and what might make an event like CES work b

Scientists Press AI Researchers for Transparency 2021-01-08 14:14:51An international group of scientists is demanding scientific journals demand more transparency from researchers in computer-related areas when accepti

Cloud Security Practices Playing Into Hands of Attackers 2021-01-07 09:00:00More than 80 percent of 650 cybersecurity and IT professionals surveyed by Check Point Software Technologies in July said their traditional security s

Cut the Cord to Trim Your TV Viewing 2021-01-05 11:00:00For the majority of consumers, cutting the cable TV cord is a mixed bag for a variety of reasons. The big misconception is that you will drastically l

New Qualcomm Chip Opens Door to $125 5G 2021-01-05 07:11:00A new mobile processor announced by Qualcomm Technologies is expected to spawn a wave of economically priced 5G smartphones. Kedar Kondap, vice presid


There will be no GeForce RTX 3060 Founders 2021-01-20 13:48:00Nvidia won’t release its own Founders Edition model of the $329 GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card scheduled to launch at the end of February, the c

The Full Nerd ep. 164: GeForce RTX 3060 2021-01-20 11:30:00In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray dig deeper into some of CES 2021’s biggest PC har

Netflix's long-awaited shuffle button will arrive this year 2021-01-20 10:25:00After months of testing a “shuffle play” button, Netflix will roll out the feature in the first half of 2021.

RIP old-school Internet: Chrome 88 lays Flash and 2021-01-20 10:24:00Google started rolling out Chrome 88 this week, and while browser releases usually herald what’s new, the most noteworthy change in this update

What are the best pre-built PCs for basic 2021-01-20 06:30:00Q: What are the best options for a pre-built desktop PC? My parents need a new computer, but building them one isn’t an option, as I don’t

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12: Which should 2021-01-20 06:00:00January has barely begun and we already have our first heavyweight smartphone battle of 2021. Samsung has released its lineup of Galaxy S21 phones a l

How to buy the right-sized TV (the only 2021-01-20 06:00:00Quality over size is our usual mantra, but vendors don't generally offer their best technology in TVs smaller than 55-inch class.

Rocksteady Stadium 2-Pack review: You could fill an 2021-01-20 06:00:00They sound great, but “AI-powered” audio smells like hype to us.

MediaTek's powerful Dimensity 1200 smartphone CPU will challenge 2021-01-20 02:20:00On Tuesday night, MediaTek launched the Dimensity 1100 and 1200, a pair of smartphone chipsets that aim to challenge the best that Qualcomm’s Sn

The best SSDs of 2021: Intel says goodbye 2021-01-19 16:03:00Switching to a solid-state drive is the best upgrade you can make for your PC. These wondrous devices obliterate long boot times, speed up how fast yo

Intel quietly kills its face-melting Optane desktop SSDs 2021-01-19 10:12:00Surprise! Out of nowhere, Intel killed its entire lineup of Optane SSDs for desktops over the weekend, signaling the end for the Optane 800P, 900P, an

Samsung 870 EVO SATA SSD review: The speed 2021-01-19 10:00:00Samsung’s been at the top of the SSD storage food chain since the day the company entered the market, and the 870 EVO honors that tradition. It&


Hirox Europe releases 10-billion-pixel scan of Girl with New! 2021-01-21 18:06:11Today you can view a 10-billion-pixel scan of the Johannes Vermeer painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring.” Over the course of one night, the

Microsoft Edge is the latest browser to get New! 2021-01-21 18:00:57Microsoft is adding a new Edge feature that will be familiar to Chrome and select other browser users: an alert when your password is compromised. Cal

Fortnite Terminator and Sarah Connor skins revealed in New! 2021-01-21 17:15:40A new major Fortnite leak has dropped, one revealing the upcoming Terminator and Sarah Connor skins fans have been anticipating. The leak comes only d

Google Meet gets live transcription feature from Otter.ai New! 2021-01-21 16:31:01Otter.ai, a transcription service that uses artificial intelligence rather than human transcribers, has arrived on Google Meet as an alternative to Go

Apex Legends Season 8 launch trailer definitely brings New! 2021-01-21 15:59:23Apex Legends Season 8 is nearly upon us, but as it usually does, Respawn Entertainment is revealing new information about it in a piecemeal fashion. T

Study finds potential vegan diet nutritional risks in New! 2021-01-21 15:20:16A new study out of Finland has evaluated potential health consequences associated with vegan diets specifically in young kids. Though many studies hav

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X restock today, New! 2021-01-21 15:19:19Today the Sony PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X will appear in a pair of stores with renewed stock availability. Walmart Gamestop were both the sub

Netflix’ Bridgerton season 2 confirmed – and the New! 2021-01-21 14:51:39Bridgerton was given an official renewal for a second season as of January 21, 2021. Netflix teased the news earlier this week, confirming the news in

Twitch makes Trump ban indefinite, citing continued potential New! 2021-01-21 14:21:14Following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States yesterday, there was some question as to whether or not internet pl

These are Biden’s first big COVID-19 executive orders New! 2021-01-21 13:52:40On January 21, 2021, newly inaugurated President Biden signed 10 executive order and “other directives” relating to COVID-19. A White Hous

Puzzle Quest 3 arrives as a free-to-play game New! 2021-01-21 13:01:30Though there have been several Puzzle Quest spinoffs in the past decade, we have to go all the way back to 2010 to find the last game in the mainline

Raspberry Pi Pico released: microcontroller launches RP2040 chip New! 2021-01-21 11:56:56Today the first Raspberry Pi microcontroller was released for approximately $4 USD. This device is the Raspberry Pi Pico, built on RP2040, a “br


Quick Charge Podcast: January 20, 2021 2021-01-20 19:00:34 Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn a

Tesla hints at finally releasing Model 3 tow 2021-01-20 17:43:32 Tesla is hinting at finally releasing a tow hitch option for the Model 3 electric sedan in North America, according to a new document. more…

The day has come: The US rejoins the 2021-01-20 17:29:18 Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden wasted no time in rejoining the Paris Agreement to fight climate change. The US will officially once again b

TikTok star criminally uses Tesla Autopilot and posts 2021-01-20 16:01:37 A TikTok star used Tesla Autopilot in a illegal way and posted video evidence of it – showing the dangerous normalizing of abusing the feature.

Green Deals: Snow Joe 13.5A 18-inch Electric Snow 2021-01-20 13:15:22 Snow Joe offers its 13.5A 18-inch Electric Single-Stage Snow Thrower for $159. Free shipping is available for all. That’s down 20% from the reg

VW CEO teases Tesla’s Elon Musk in Twitter 2021-01-20 12:25:38 VW CEO Herbert Diess is poking fun at his friendly rivalry with Tesla CEO Elon Musk in his Twitter debut as he tries to position Volkswagen as a lead

EGEB: Ex-Aston Martin CEO – UK battery gigafactories 2021-01-20 12:06:05 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The former Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer says the UK must urgently build four battery gigafactori

Tesla drops Model 3 prices in Europe 2021-01-20 11:27:56 Tesla has reduced Model 3 prices in several European markets, which could be partly linked to exchange rate changes – though the correlation is

Tesla (TSLA) gets first $1,000 price target from 2021-01-20 09:51:57 Tesla (TSLA) is again getting a new Wall Street-high and first price target over $1,000 based on a perceived lead with autonomous vehicles and produc

Save on various third-party Tesla Model 3 accessories 2021-01-20 07:47:25 Amazon is discounting a handful of third-party Tesla accessories this morning, headlined by TAPTES offering its Model 3 USB Hub for $25.50. Just clip

Mercedes-Benz unveils EQA electric SUV with 265 miles 2021-01-20 06:34:38 Mercedes-Benz unveiled the production version of the EQA, a new electric SUV that is adding to the German automaker’s EQ electric lineup. The f

Bianchi launches new family of electric bicycles with 2021-01-20 06:05:34 Italian bicycle manufacturer Bianchi has just unveiled a new series of electric bicycles as part of its E-Omnia family. The new e-bikes cover a wide