DJI Mini 2 sold, unboxed, and leaked ahead of official debut

It wasn’t too long ago that DJI launched its latest Mavic Air 2 drone but that isn’t the only flying robot the famed company has planned for this year. There have been rumors of a successor to last year’s mini drone and now we might just be weeks away from officially hearing about it. Thankfully,…Continue Reading

Google commits to supporting Nest Secure, more Nest Detect coming

Google is notorious for suddenly discontinuing apps and services, even those in wide use. That practice actually applies even to hardware products, much to the disappointment of many customers. The casualty in the latter segment is its Nest-branded smart home security system which suddenly became no longer available last week. To assure customers it isn’t…Continue Reading

2022 Genesis GV70 unveiled to shake up midsize luxury crossovers

Genesis has revealed its newest model, with the 2022 GV70 promising both style and substance in the competitive crossover segment. Slotting in beneath the GV80 SUV as a smaller, sportier option, the new GV70 sticks with the “Athletic Elegance” design aesthetic we’ve seen from the Korean automaker recently, though arguably at its most extreme. At…Continue Reading

SpaceX is replacing two engines on its Falcon 9 rocket ahead of next crewed mission

SpaceX is replacing two engines on its Falcon 9 rocket that will soon carry four astronauts to the International Space Station. The change is being made after SpaceX found a substance in the engines that could have caused them to start earlier than planned. SpaceX found the substance after one of the company’s launches halted…Continue Reading

How COVID is paving the way for participatory transit planning

Amanda Eaken is a transportation policy expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council, the transportation director for the Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Climate Challenge, and vice chair of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors. She lives in San Francisco. As a transportation advocate, it’s weird to work from home. At the beginning…Continue Reading

Why is Michael Bloomberg giving $2.6 million to elect a railroad commissioner in Texas?

Oil and gas companies burn off billions of cubic feet of natural gas into the atmosphere every year in Texas alone. It’s both wasteful — the gas could be used to power the state’s populous cities many times over — and a major source of climate-warming pollution. Nevertheless, the Texas Railroad Commission, the state agency…Continue Reading