Electric rickshaws, other electric vehicles could help India move away from fossil fuels

More students could travel on electric rickshaws like this under India's new policies and efforts to go electric.Image: RAJAT GUPTA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock An all-electric rickshaw or three-wheeled vehicle may soon be more of the norm on streets in India — a country with a massive 1.3 billion population and a dependency on…

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Twitter bug potentially exposed direct messages to unauthorized developers for over a year

Not good.Image: GETTY IMAGES/LEON NEAL Well this isn’t good.  Late Friday morning, Twitter notified a select group of users that some of their private messages might not have been exactly, well, private. The warning, issued to at least one Mashable reporter in the form of a popup within the mobile…

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Bang and Olufsen’s new wheel-shaped speaker is totally bonkers

How do you increase the volume? You push it.Image: Stan Schroeder/Mashable You got to hand it to Bang & Olufsen: Their gadgets are different from anything else out there.  On Thursday, at a press event ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin, the company showed the Beosound Edge —…

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Bird, Lime, Lyft, and Uber rejected from San Francisco e-scooter program

Scooter decisions determined which companies will be able to rent the two-wheeled vehicles.Image: vicky leta/mashable Bring on the scooters. After months of scooter-less streets in San Francisco, city transportation officials finally broke their silence Thursday to announce which electric scooter companies would be allowed to rent out the battery-powered vehicles.…

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OnePlus 6T will have an in-display fingerprint sensor

We've seen in-display fingerprint sensors on other phones, but the OnePlus 6T might be the phone that popularizes this technology.Image: Stan Schroeder/Mashable It’s official: The OnePlus 6T will have an in-screen fingerprint scanner.  The news comes via CNET, which confirmed the rumor with OnePlus. “By adding this feature as an…

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Tesla’s wireless smartphone charger is coming back

The price is now $49!Image: Tesla Still waiting for your Model 3 to arrive? Well, now you can soothe your desire for Tesla gadgets with something much more affordable: A wireless, Tesla-branded smartphone charger.  The gadget was introduced last month and quickly went out of stock, but The Verge noticed…

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Controllable Computer for Kids Gains Traction on Kickstarter

Facebook has a new plan to bring internet to remote areas.Image: Getty Images/Alexander Koerner It looks like Facebook is indeed building an internet satellite.  The social network is working on a new satellite project that will provide broadband internet connections to “unserved and underserved areas,” according to FCC documents uncovered…

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The EcoQube Sprout is a micro-garden for apartment dwellers that’s on Kickstarter

The EchoQube Sprout allows you to grow your own microgreens at home.Image: Aqua Design innovations EcoQube from Aqua Design Innovations (ADI) is adding a new product to their already impressive lineup of self-sustaining and very low maintenance aquaponic aquariums and aquatic ecosystems. This time around the company is putting out…

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