Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics 2022-11-25 05:17:25

Denis Sverdlov, the CEO and founder of the embattled EV startup Arrival, has stepped back from the company's day-to-day operations, according to The Financial Times and Bloomberg. Sverdlov won't be leaving the company completely but will instead switch places with Arrival chair Peter Cuneo, who served as CEO of Marvel Entertainment before it was acquired by Disney.Arrival had big plans for the EV space and was developing an electric van, bus and … [Read more...]

Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics 2022-11-24 07:12:24

Microsoft's $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard is facing scrutiny from antitrust investigators in several countries. In the US, for instance, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) started looking into the acquisition shortly after it was announced. Now, the FTC is reportedly ready to take action and will likely file an antitrust lawsuit to block Microsoft's massive purchase, according to Politico. Microsoft failed to convince the FTC staff … [Read more...]

Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics 2022-11-23 06:02:06

Within less than a couple of months, you'll no longer be able to access Deus Ex Go, the turn-based puzzle game entry in the cyberpunk-dystopian franchise. Deus Ex Go was developed by Square Enix Montreal, which was acquired by Swedish game company Embracer Group back in May. While Embracer rebranded the studio to Onoma in October, reports came out less than a month later that it was going to shut down the mobile games developer. Now, Onoma has … [Read more...]

Twitter is reportedly done with job cuts and has started hiring again

Twitter won't be firing and laying off more people, Elon Musk reportedly told the staff members who remained after asking employees to commit to an "extremely hardcore" Twitter during an all-hands meeting. According to The Verge, which heard a partial recording of the event, the company is even actively looking for people to fill roles in engineering and sales. Musk apparently made the announcement on the same day layoffs hit the company's sales … [Read more...]

Tesla recalls 30,000 Model X cars due to faulty airbag behavior

Tesla has issued a recall for 29,348 Model X vehicles, because their airbag might deploy incorrectly in some situations. This recall affects 2021 to 2023 Model X cars manufactured for customers in the US. According to the recall notice (PDF) published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the restraint control module calibration on those specific vehicles could cause the frontal passenger airbag to deploy "in an … [Read more...]

Waymo will soon offer fully driverless rides to the public in San Francisco

Waymo is one step closer to charging passengers for fully driverless rides in San Francisco. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has granted the company a Driverless Pilot permit, which allows it to pick up passengers in a test vehicle without a driver behind the wheel. It's only the second participant in the CPUC's Driverless Permit program, with Cruise being the first.By securing the permit, Waymo now has the authority to offer … [Read more...]