If you want to make your next plane or car trip go by faster, I have a great way to do it for those interested in great tech business stories. It’s a podcast with some of the most interesting business stories told in a fascinating… Read More »Make your long trips go faster
While there are more electric vehicles to choose from than ever, the lack of widespread chargers is making adoption more difficult. Many, including myself, expected other brands to significantly cut into Tesla sales by now, but that has not happened for a couple of reasons:… Read More »When a PHEV beats an EV
Self driving car technology may be able to address some of the real difficult problems, but dealing with basic issues should still be cause for concern. A day after San Francisco authorized self driving cars to operate for profit on its streets, ten Cruise driverless… Read More »The Streets of San Francisco blocked
Amazon has scored a remarkable feat by getting scores of websites to run free ads for their products. They’re not just ordinary ads, but disguised as news, such a “news report on the week’s best buys.” As an example, if you got to CNN’s home… Read More »When a news article is just an ad
Thanks to recent hardware and software developments, you can now stream high-res music in your living room with little effort. A high res recording contains ten to twenty times the data of MP3, the format used by the iPod, Spotify, Sirius/XM, etc. When I co-wrote… Read More »Finally high resolution audio streaming in your living room
This is the time each year when the world’s two largest phone manufacturers introduce their new models and entice us to buy. Samsung just introduced a pair of folding phones and Apple will be announcing their iPhone 15 models in September. I’m usually first in… Read More »Time for a new phone?
Did you know that Google has formed an alliance with scammers to take our money? While they won’t admit to it, it’s essentially what happens because of the design of the Google search engine. Google has been called out for it many times over the… Read More »Google search engine – Designed to deceive
If you want an idea of how unpopular Elon Musk and his takeover of Twitter is, you need only look at how popular Mark Zuckerberg and his Twitter rival, Threads, has become. In less than a day more than 30 million people signed up for… Read More »