Stories by Lucas Mearian

Target passes Walmart as top corporate solar customer

A new report shows Target is the top U.S. corporate user of solar power, with 147 million watts installed on 300 stores, meaning it has surpassed Walmart, which is still close behind with 145MW. Apple's coming up fast.

Written by Lucas Mearian22 Oct. 16 06:32

Ford engineer called MyFord Touch infotainment system 'a polished turd'

A class-action lawsuit filed against Ford for problems associated with its MyFord Touch infotainment system revealed that the company's own engineers worried it would be “unsaleable” and described a flawed, upgraded version of it as a “polished turd.”

Written by Lucas Mearian12 Oct. 16 05:45

By 2020, your Wi-Fi-connected car will pay for parking, gas

The number of Internet-connected cars will increase from 6.9 million per year in 2015 to 61 million per year in 2020, for a cumulative total of 220 vehicles, according to a new Gartner report.

Written by Lucas Mearian01 Oct. 16 04:59

Israeli startup says its new software would have prevented Tesla hack

Karamba Security announced a new product for connected and autonomous vehicles that performs in-memory software authentication that it claims would have prevented a Tesla hack demonstrated last week by Chinese security experts.

Written by Lucas Mearian30 Sept. 16 04:52

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