USB-C Will Be Mandatory for Phones Sold in the EU ‘By Autumn 2024’

USB-C Will Be Mandatory for Phones Sold in the EU ‘By Autumn 2024’

European Union lawmakers have reached an agreement on legislation that will force all future smartphones sold in the EU — including Apple’s iPhone — to be equipped with the universal USB-C port for wired charging by fall 2024. The rule will also apply to other electronic devices including tablets, digital cameras, headphones, handheld video game consoles, and e-readers. Laptops will have to comply with the rule at a later date…


Ford Surprises F-150 Lightning Owners With Accessory That Can Recharge Stranded Teslas

Ford has been vocal about the new F-150 Lightning’s bi-directional charging capability that enables owners to use the electric truck’s massive battery to charge other EVs. And, now, the company is apparently including a new accessory so these Good Samaritan truck owners can help out stranded Teslas…


Quantum Chip Brings 9,000 Years of Compute Down to Microseconds

A Quantum Processing Unit (QPU) developed by Toronto, Canada-based Xanadu, has outrageously outperformed a classical system(opens in new tab) in a computing task. We say outrageously because that’s one of the few adjectives that encapsulates the performance difference between both systems: the QPU, named Borealis, completed the computing task revolving on gaussian Boson sampling (GBS) in just 36 microseconds…


The World’s First Transoceanic Voyage With Autonomous Navigation Is a Success

Avikus, a subsidiary of Hyundai, has successfully completed the first transoceanic voyage of a large merchant ship using autonomous navigation technologies, the company said in a press release…

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