Hybrid houses: could the UK parliament remain partly virtual? | Politics

When the House of Lords began holding virtual proceedings during the first lockdown last spring, there was a spate of videos popular on social media showing peers struggling with mute buttons or interrupted by computerised voices. But, 10 months on, it could be the upper house that has the last Continue Reading

Pollutionwatch: how smart braking could help cut electric car emissions | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

You would think that battery electric cars, having no exhaust pipes, would emit less air pollution than diesel and petrol vehicles. A controversial study in 2016 said particle pollution from electric cars would be worse. Due to battery weight, electric cars are about 200-300kg heavier than comparable-size cars that burn Continue Reading

Australia’s cheapest EV: can it survive a week of on-street parking and one very sandy dog? | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

The big question facing a lot of prospective electric car owners is: will it make my life easier or harder? It’s a question that I desperately want to answer. As the owner of a VW Tiguan with a dirty secret (the company lied about how bad its emissions were and Continue Reading

Electric car batteries with five-minute charging times produced | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

Batteries capable of fully charging in five minutes have been produced in a factory for the first time, marking a significant step towards electric cars becoming as fast to charge as filling up petrol or diesel vehicles. Electric vehicles are a vital part of action to tackle the climate crisis Continue Reading

GPS art: the hybrid activity mixing creativity and fitness – video | Technology

GPS art or GPX is a combination of both fitness and artistic activity. Your movements, traced by GPS signals, become the paint on a city-sized canvas. You can run, ride or walk your artwork through popular fitness tracking apps such as Strava and the path of your choosing. Tackling the Continue Reading

‘Always be charging’: is the great Australian road trip ready to go electric? | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

The first blunder of my all-electric road trip occurs in Lorne, some 145km from my Melbourne home. I know, thanks to the PlugShare app – which maps most of the publicly available charging points in Australia – that there is a charger at Lorne Visitor Information Centre. What I don’t Continue Reading

Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Rolls Out on AWS – Tempemail

Sourced from InfoWorld. Cloud computing solutions company, Nutanix has announced the general availability of Clusters on AWS. This roll-out hopes to extend the flexibility and ease of use of the company’s hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software, along with all Nutanix products and services, to bare metal Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon Continue Reading

Trend Micro Ranks First in Global Hybrid Cloud Security | Tempemail

Sourced from PC Mag Cybersecurity solutions company, Trend Micro has been ranked #1 in 2019 market share for Hybrid Cloud Workload Security, according to IDC’s Worldwide Market Shares report. With a market share of 29.5% last year, three times that of the number two vendor, Trend Micro was described in Continue Reading

3 Steps to Consider When Leveraging Hybrid Cloud Technologies | Tempemail

Sourced from InfoWorld. Internet traffic has grown around 15% in South Africa since the lockdown to fight COVID-19’s spread. More tangibly, the Internet exchange point provider NAPAfrica has been experiencing consistent traffic of over 1 Tbps for all but the early hours of the morning since the lockdown began – Continue Reading

Hybrid Cloud Environments Provide Cheap Security for Financial Service Organisations | Tempemail

Sourced from ZDNet. Worldwide, financial services organisations are turning to the cloud as the means to transform outdated legacy systems and commit to disruptive technologies. The size of the public cloud market is expected to top $354 billion by the end of 2022, a significant jump from the less than Continue Reading