As private and public transportation slowly shifts to electric propulsion, fans of Formula One car racing wonder whether the thrill of roaring turbocharged engines and the smell of burning car tires will someday be replaced by the subdued sleep-inducing whine of electric motors. But Formula E cars keep gathering fans and creating support for alternative power sources. VOA's George Putic reports.
A growing amount of the waste in the world is out-of-date electronics. And inside all of our devices are a lot of valuable metals, and also some dangerously toxic ones. All that stuff needs to be handled with care, and Indonesia is working to make sure it doesn't end up in landfills. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Hybrid cars are slowly working their way into car markets, and there are waiting lists for Elon Musk's new all-electric Tesla Model 3. But as popular as these cars are, they have the natural limitations of their batteries. But an answer may be in sight. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
The social media company expressed skepticism that it could identify the tens of millions of Americans who might have been fed Russian propaganda; critics disagreed, noting how closely user activity was tracked for advertising purposes