In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we speak to journalist Gregor Macdonald about why 2018 was a pivotal year for electric cars, and why more places are investing in floating solar panels.
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An electric vehicle startup has unveiled a jaw-dropping, 48-inch screen inside one of its prototypes at the global technology conference in Las Vegas.
Much of the plastic trash cleaned up from Canadian shorelines by volunteers in September could be traced back five companies: Nestlé, Tim Hortons, PepsiCo, the Coca-Cola Company and McDonald's, an audit led by Greenpeace Canada has found.
Tesla finally made 5,000 of its mass-market Model 3 electric cars in one week — a crucial goal. How'd it get there? More humans, not more automation.
Facebook confirms Chinese firms Huawei, Lenovo, Oppo and TCL were among the handset makers given access to Facebook user data without explicit consent. But Facebook and Huawei, flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a security threat, downplay privacy concerns.
Apple has introduced new controls for limiting how much time customers spend on their devices, along with an augmented reality tool that lets you measure real-life objects with your device's camera.
Hackers are threatening to release the financial data of 90,000 BMO and Simplii customers. It isn't an isolated case. A growing online black market for personal information that has flourished in recent years. And once your financial information is out there, there's not a whole lot you can do.
Ford asked itself a question: if we can't yet give machines human-like intelligence, can we give humans machine-like stamina? The result is a trial of a 'bionic' vest that takes the strain off the arms of people on the assembly line who work for hours on cars passing overhead.
A British bottled water company wants to start selling water in a paper-based, plastic-free disposable bottle that breaks down within weeks when littered in the ocean or forest or dumped in a landfill.
Cambridge Analytica, the political research firm at the centre of this year's Facebook data-mining scandal, is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down.