Uber in Vancouver, a Vehicle Ban in SF, and Other Car News

Uber in Vancouver, a Vehicle Ban in SF, and Other Car News

What if the future of cars contained fewer of them? That was the proposition once put forward by companies like Uber and Lyft before research suggested that the ride-hailers are putting more miles on the road than pulling miles off them. And yet: Lots of folk still think advancements like ride-hail and autonomous vehicles might…

The Microsoft Edge Browser Features You Should Check Out First

The Microsoft Edge Browser Features You Should Check Out First

This month, Microsoft finally released its new and improved Microsoft Edge browser, which the company rebuilt from scratch. If you’re in the market for break from Chrome, Edge has a few new features that are worth checking out.Edge might look familiar if you’ve used Microsoft’s browser before, but it’s undergone major changes under the hood.…

Expect More Interstellar Visitors Like ‘Oumuamua

Expect More Interstellar Visitors Like ‘Oumuamua

It sounds almost like science fiction: a tiny world that formed around another star, visiting our cosmic neighborhood for us to study. And yet that’s exactly what has happened, twice now as of the last few months. It will only happen more often this decade.Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine, an editorially independent…

A Foundation Built on Oil Embraces the Green Revolution

A Foundation Built on Oil Embraces the Green Revolution

Rajiv Shah is president of the Rockefeller Foundation, one of the nation’s oldest philanthropies, founded by oil baron John D. Rockefeller in 1913. President of the foundation since 2017, Shah previously was administrator of the US Agency for International Development, and held several posts at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He met recently with…

Across The Atlantic, The Honda e First Drives Are In

Across The Atlantic, The Honda e First Drives Are In

Photo: Honda Motor Europe Ltd.Honda’s first serious effort at an electric car has had us excited since the concept dropped back in 2017. When the production version was revealed and Honda announced that the car wouldn’t make it to America, it was a real blow. But the car is now in the hands of journalists…

Weekend poll: Do you leave auto-rotate on or off?

Weekend poll: Do you leave auto-rotate on or off?

This week’s poll is simple: Do you have auto-rotation enabled or disabled on your phone? It’s a single toggle located in your Quick Settings on Android (or the Control Center on iOS), which controls your phone’s ability to rotate content as your phone’s orientation changes. If it’s disabled on recent versions of Android, your phone…