25/01/2023

Business

Tesla says its 4Q profit rose 59%, expects strong demand

Tesla on Wednesday posted record net income in the fourth quarter of last year, and the company predicted that additional software-related profits will keep its margins higher than any other automaker.

Energy & Green Tech

Self-cooling tent runs using just water and sunshine

For many avid outdoorspeople, summertime and camping go hand in hand. But as climate change continues to drive summer temperatures higher, outdoor recreation could become less relaxing—and cooling technologies like fans ...

Hardware

Ultrasonic sensors can safeguard residential gas lines

A team of UBC Okanagan researchers is investigating a new method to monitor underground gas pipelines with high-tech sensors that can make it easier to find weaknesses, discrepancies and even a diversion in residential natural ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Amsterdam unveils its largest bike garage. It's underwater

Plagued by ever-shrinking space to park its hundreds of thousands of bicycles, Amsterdam opened Wednesday the first of its largest-ever bicycle parking complexes, built underwater in a pioneering engineering project.

Energy & Green Tech

Study proposes profitable ways to repurpose industrial waste

There is money to be made—and potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—by finding a second life for the potato peels, fried dough particles, cheese whey and other industrial food-processing waste products that routinely ...

Automotive

Designing ethical self-driving cars

The classic thought experiment known as the "trolley problem" asks: Should you pull a lever to divert a runaway trolley so that it kills one person rather than five? Alternatively: What if you'd have to push someone onto ...

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