Article: Electric Vehicles: The ride of sustainability for smart cities

Cities, Innovation, Open Space

Electric Vehicles: The ride of sustainability for smart cities

Electric solutions are taking over the world one wonder at a time. Innovation within the electric solutions sector is excelling towards making our smart cities more and more sustainable. One such innovation is the Electric Vehicles segment, where possibilities have been boundless. It has received wide global interest and investment. The entry of big players from the vehicle industry and the electronic manufacturing industry has put its value at $162.34 billion as of 2019.

Government and regulatory bodies have entered the scene and began offering subsidies as well standardization to suit the environment and quality requirements. Incentives to EV manufacturers have also been introduced and improved over a short period of time.

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Article: How green are electric vehicles really, for a smart city future?

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How green are electric vehicles really, for a smart city future?

Electric vehicles have been steadily ticking up in consumers’ consciousness over the past few years, and interest in the game-changing automotive technology has been peaking with record EV sales expected this year. In some countries, lawmakers have incentivized EV makers to set up shop there, and of course everyone has heard of Elon Musk’s Tesla.

A big driving factor of the discussion is the reduced environmental impact of electric vehicles. EVs have been positioned as one of the major pillars as urban centers transform into smart cities – primarily in terms of revolutionizing transportation needs in the city. Along with studies into self-driving vehicles and autonomous public trains and buses, electric-powered vehicles are pegged to make traveling around the smart city of tomorrow much more sustainable.

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Article: 17 open-source container security tools

Free, Libre, Open Software, Open Source

17 open-source container security tools

For container security, you’ll find plenty of open-source tools that can help prevent a debacle such as the one that befell Tesla, which suffered a Kubernetes cluster breach. But container security is still tricky, so you need to know which utilities to add to your arsenal.

If you’ve spent significant time choosing the best application security testing tool and ensuring your application is as secure as possible, you don’t want it run on an insecure container. Fortunately, there are commercial container security products out there, but open-source projects can also take you pretty far.

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Article: Tesla Just Helped Patch a Bug in This Open Source Bitcoin Payment Processor

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Tesla Just Helped Patch a Bug in This Open Source Bitcoin Payment Processor

Tesla just contributed to Bitcoin open source software. The car maker disclosed a bug in the open-source Bitcoin payment processor and wallet BTCPay Server, and it also helped the project’s team patch the flaw.

The electric vehicle and renewables company informed BTCPay’s team of the bug after reviewing the project’s GitHub last week. It affects users who boot BTCPay from “Docker Deployment, have a configured email server and enabled registration for users in Server Settings > Policies,” according to a post on BTCPay’s GitHub that included a software patch.

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Article: Elon Musk says people can now buy a Tesla with bitcoin

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Elon Musk says people can now buy a Tesla with bitcoin

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced late Tuesday that it is now possible to buy Tesla vehicles in the U.S. with bitcoin. The automaker last month revealed that it had bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and that it would soon start accepting the world’s most popular cryptocurrency as a form of payment.

“You can now buy a Tesla with Bitcoin,” tweeted Musk, who was officially made the “Technoking of Tesla” this month.People outside the U.S. will be able to buy a Tesla with bitcoin “later this year,” Musk said, without specifying which countries.In order to accept the payment, Musk said Tesla is using “internal” and “open source software.”

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Article: Open Source is critical for Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Saurav Pathak, Bagisto

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Open Source is critical for Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Saurav Pathak, Bagisto

Bagisto is a free opensource platform used to build an e-commerce store. In a time frame of just two years, the platform from India has got over 30k+ downloads, 3k+ Github Stars, built a community of 1500+ members and generated revenue of more than $300k. Saurav Pathak, Vice President, Product and Sales, Bagisto, shares with us, how his firm has succeeded in this market, and why open source development and adoption must be encouraged to reduce trade deficits

For the past 10 years, our parent company, Webkul has been working in an e-commerce sector. It is one of the biggest e-commerce extension providers in the world providing plugins across 22 platforms, 90% of which is open source.

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Article: OPEN SOURCE REVOLUTION – 3 WAYS HUMANITY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME

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OPEN SOURCE REVOLUTION – 3 WAYS HUMANITY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME

Taking a pulse check of the conscious awakening of humanity on all levels, it is sometimes difficult to describe the feelings and experiences we are all encountering.

As covered in the recent documentary Collective Evolution III, many signs and yardsticks seem to concur with the filmmakers’ findings that we are riding the wave of something big. One thing is for sure, communities, societies, and the world are in the midst of throwing off any attempts at oppressive control and suppression of information with no signs of stopping.

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