Tesla shows how its building ventilators with car parts

Tesla is among a group of automakers retooling facilities to build ventilators for the Covid-19 crisis. In the following video, the company provides a behind-the-scene look at its ventilator design process. Like Ford and General Motors, Tesla engineers are building its vent with parts for its vehicles. The reason is simple: car parts are available. Automotive companies obsessively stage parts for final assemble. Without doing so, having a shortage on, say, door handles can shut down a production line. In this thought, Tesla engineers say in this video they are trying to use as many car parts as possible. For instance, Tesla’s ventilator uses the Model 3 infotainment system to… Read More

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Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic (AAPL)

Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic. Apple CEO Tim Cook made the announcement via Twitter on Sunday. The company said it plans to ship one million face shields per week. It also increased the number of face masks it’s donating to health care workers in the US to 20 million, up from the 10 million it previously announced. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Apple is designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers in the United States throughout the coronavirus pandemic, CEO Tim Cook said in a video posted to Twitter… Read More

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The coronavirus will reshape the PR industry, from squeezing small firms to elevating internal communications

The coronavirus will materially change the public relations industry long after the crisis ends, industry insiders said. Mergers and acquisitions could pick up as small, independent firms struggle. The reliance on digital PR experts will accelerate as companies look to social media to protect their reputation. The coronavirus crisis underscored the importance of internal communications, which will play a bigger role going forward. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The coronavirus pandemic will ravage some public relations firms and benefit others in the short term, but the effects of this crisis will be felt far into the future. Art Stevens, managing partner of The Stevens Group, a mergers and… Read More

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Zoombombing is a crime, not a prank, prosecutors warn

Enlarge (credit: Charlotte Nation / Getty) Coronavirus-related social distancing measures have given a big popularity boost to Zoom, a video conferencing platform that’s known for its ease of use but not necessarily strong security or privacy protections. Internet trolls and other troublemakers have responded with “Zoombombing”: joining Zoom meetings uninvited and disrupting them. Zoombombers have exposed themselves to schoolchildren and shouted racial slurs. In a Friday statement, federal prosecutors in Michigan warned the public that Zoombombing isn’t a harmless prank; it’s a crime. “Hackers are disrupting conferences and online classrooms with pornographic and/or hate images and threatening language,” wrote the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan. “Anyone… Read More

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How to watch The Walking Dead season 10, episode 15 from anywhere today

The second half of The Walking Dead season 10 has had plenty of shocking twists and turns, but arguably the biggest is the news that the season finale is being delayed due to the coronavirus. That makes episode 15, ‘The Tower’, the Walking Dead season finale for now. Our guide explains how to watch The Walking Dead season 10, episode 15 online no matter where you are in the world. While fans of the show will no doubt be disappointed, episode 15 sees the communities prepare for the final battle of the Whisperer War and Eugene’s group meet Princess (pictured above), a much-loved character from TWD comic books that made… Read More

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