Tesla dumped by S&P ESG index as Musk calls label a ‘scam’ | Technology News

Tesla dumped by S&P ESG index as Musk calls label a 'scam' |  Technology News

The index provider cited concerns related to working conditions and the firm’s handling of a probe into deaths and injuries linked to its driver-assistance systems. The world’s most famous electric-vehicle maker has lost its spot on the ESG version of the S&P 500 Index. S&P Dow Jones Indices says that Tesla Inc.’s score on environmental, … Read more

SEC is reportedly checking banker cell phones in a Wall Street messaging probe

SEC is reportedly checking banker cell phones in a Wall Street messaging probe

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a search through 100-plus personal mobile phones of top Wall Street dealmakers as it widens its probe into secret messaging through platforms such as WhatsApp, according to a Bloomberg report on Wednesday. The SEC is targeting up to 30 top bankers and traders at each major bank … Read more

Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra is a classic old phone in disguise

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Internally, the S22 Ultra’s improved photo processing and more restrained battery life is aided by a 4-nanometer processor for advanced AI capabilities. With an ample 5,000mAH battery and support for 45-watt charging that’ll top up your phone to 50 per cent in just 20 minutes, you can happily drain your life away without worrying about … Read more

How to Answer Your Phone on Earbuds, PC, Mac or Google Assistant

How to Answer Your Phone on Earbuds, PC, Mac or Google Assistant

Photo: David Nield/Gizmodo In terms of productivity and convenience, having more than one way to do something—archive an email, take a screenshot, search the web—is usually better than having a single method. You can pick whichever one suits you best, or even jump between these approaches as situations change. With that in mind, we want … Read more

Best iPhone deals 2022: Top contract offers on iPhone 13, 13 Pro, 13 mini, and more

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Buying a new smartphone is rarely a fun experience. However, when it comes to new iPhone deals, Apple fans are spoilt, as there are a wealth of affordable options on the whole range of devices so you’re not overpaying on your contract or being underserved with the amount of data you use. But which one … Read more

New phone rules planned for South Africa – what you should know

New phone rules planned for South Africa – what you should know

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has proposed linking biometric data to SIM cards. If approved, the new regulations would require all South Africans to provide their biometric data to mobile service providers to obtain a new cellphone number or approve a SIM swap. The proposals are included alongside other draft regulations published … Read more

Going overseas? Find the best phone plans with international roaming

Going overseas?  Find the best phone plans with international roaming

Borders are finally opening and overseas holidays can resume. You’ve got your destination picked out, your passport is renewed, and you’re already mentally drinking a Mai Tai on the beach and uploading some ‘Wanderlust’ to Instagram. Until you realize your social media uploads will cost you an arm and a leg if you haven’t sorted … Read more

Pixel 5a, Galaxy S21 FE

Pixel 5a, Galaxy S21 FE

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo I don’t consider myself an audiophile but I appreciate a good pair of wired headphones. It’s why you’ll find me wearing Sennheiser HD650 (OK, fine, the Massdrop XX version) on most days. When it comes to listening on mobile, I’ve been backed into a corner by the slow extinction of 3.5mm headphone … Read more

How to Spot an Explosive Phone Battery (and What to Do About It)

How to Spot an Explosive Phone Battery (and What to Do About It)

Photo: FellowNeko (Shutterstock) Most of us are surrounded by flammable objects that we willingly paid for. Be it smartphones, laptops, or literally any gadget that has a battery, they’re all vulnerable to catching fire. (Samsung Note 7, anyone?) Your devices are unlikely to catch fire and explode without warning, but you should understand when there’s … Read more

SEC Fines Nvidia $5.5 Million For Not Declaring Crypto Sales

SEC Fines Nvidia $5.5 Million For Not Declaring Crypto Sales

Photo: Nvidia Nvidia, producer of graphics cards since prehistoric times, has just been fined $5.5 million by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to disclose to investors how much of its 2017-18 revenue came about from crypto-miners. This 5.5 million dollars is a settlement made with the SEC regarding “Inadequate Disclosures about Impact … Read more