Tesla rakes in record $5.5 billion profit in 2021

Elon Musk’s group managed to boost its shipments by 87% last year despite the shortage of semiconductors and supply problems. Tesla, benefiting from the craze for its electric vehicles, made a record profit of $5.5 billion in 2021, but warned that problems with its supply chain could persist throughout the year. Read alsoThe irresistible rise … Read more

Thousands of users report an outage on Google

Tens of thousands of users of Google services reported outages to the benchmark site DownDetector.com on Monday evening, notably concerning the search engine but also Maps, its mapping application. “User reports indicate that there are problems on Google Maps since 9:36 p.m. (according to the US east coast time zone, which is 3:36 a.m. in … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

Complaint against Tesla, accused of lying about its self-driving features

The California authority claims that Tesla cars “cannot operate as autonomous vehicles“. The California Motor Vehicle Agency (DMV) is accusing Tesla of lying to consumers about its self-driving technologies, and has filed suit in a state administrative court, according to the Los Angeles Times. You’re here “has made or disseminated statements that are false or … Read more

Tesla recalls nearly 54,000 vehicles likely not to stop “Stop” in the United States

The recall follows that of 7,600 Tesla vehicles last November for risks related to the driver’s airbag. Electric car maker Tesla has initiated a recall in the United States of nearly 54,000 vehicles equipped with the FSD Beta driver assistance system that can continue to drive automatically after passing a sign “Stopinstead of coming to … Read more

another 100,000 Teslas recalled in China

The Chinese regulator explained this time that it was a reloading problem. The American electric car giant Tesla must recall more than 100,000 vehicles for the third time since April, this time due to a charging problem, the Chinese regulator announced on Monday. Read alsoRenault: the Alpine factory in Dieppe reinvigorated by electric The electrical … Read more

Tesla worries the financial markets

Due to two months of confinement in April and May in Shanghai, Tesla’s Gigafactory did not run at full speed. Xinhua/Xinhua/ABACA The manufacturer is caught up in shortages of all kinds due to the pandemic. Quite a symbol. Tesla is no longer the world leader in electric cars. In the first half of the year, … Read more

Google pays $90 million to avoid legal battle with developers

Google has agreed to set up a $90 million fund to be given to small app developers to settle abuse of dominance lawsuits to impose its terms. Read alsoThomas Kurian: “France is a priority for Google Cloud» 48,000 application publishers concerned The fund is intended for developers who earned less than two million dollars a … Read more

Google will remove data on family planning visits

After weeks of silence on the subject, Google announced on Friday that users’ location data would be automatically deleted when visiting a clinic specializing in abortions. “If our systems identify that a person has visited an establishment (sensitive)we will delete these location history entries shortly after they are visited”said Jen Fitzpatrick, a vice president of … Read more

Regulator Seeks $1.7 Billion From Cryptocurrency Platform Accused of Fraud

Mirror Trading International (MTI) guaranteed investors potential returns of over 100% per year. The American financial regulatory agency CFTC has sued a South African speculative platform, as well as its manager, and is demanding the return of 1.7 billion dollars deposited in cryptocurrencies by customers. Placed in compulsory liquidation in July 2021, Mirror Trading International … Read more