US safety agency rejects petition to recall Tesla vehicles

Tom Krisher, Associated Press Published 12:50 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2021 Detroit – The U.S. government’s auto safety agency has rejected a request to investigate unintended acceleration in Tesla electric vehicles, saying the acceleration was caused by drivers pushing the wrong pedal. Brian Sparks of Berkeley, California, petitioned the National […]

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When it comes to caring for house plants, some folks are born with a green thumb while others swear they could kill a cactus. As a member of the latter category (or so I thought), I understand the hesitation that goes along with becoming a plant parent. I loved the […]

Is Big Data Biased? To Know, We Need to See the Recipe

Text size Vladimircaribb/Dreamstime Big data analytics is the secret sauce of the American polity and economy—widely utilized but poorly understood. Organizations use various types of big data analytics to make decisions, correlations, and predictions about their constituents or stakeholders. The market for data is big and growing rapidly; it’s estimated […]

Need for a technological turnaround

© Provided by The Statesman Need for a technological turnaround As humanity stands on the cusp of Industry 4.0, businesses worldwide including in India are reinventing themselves. Ironically enough, the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises sector in the country has remained on the periphery of this industrial resurgence […]

Ideas to make them even more fun for kids

With everywhere shut down, a nature walk near home is one family activity you can still enjoy (iStock/The Independent) With another national lockdown in full swing, it can be hard to find things to do to occupy the family, especially when there’s a weekend ahead. If you’re homeschooling, and maybe […]