California Energy Commission Announces Nation’s 1st Incentive Project For Zero-Emission Truck & Bus Infrastructure

Guest Contributor 2021-04-13 22:38:39 cleantechnica.com Today during a virtual event, the  California Energy Commission (CEC)  announced approval of a first-of-its-kind project to accelerate the deployment of infrastructure needed to fuel zero-emission trucks, buses and equipment. Administered by CALSTART, the EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles (Energy Infrastructure Incentives…

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Data shows how few Google Play developers will pay the higher 30% commission after policy change – TechCrunch

Sarah Perez 2021-03-18 14:36:45 feedproxy.google.com Google this week announced its was cutting the commissions it charges Android app developers who publish on its Google Play marketplace, following a similar move by Apple last year aimed at fending off antitrust…

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Google reduces developer commission to 15% on their first million dollars

Ivan Mehta 2021-03-16 11:52:27 thenextweb.com Last year, Apple reduced its App Store commission from 30% to 15% for developers who made yearly revenue of less than $1 million. Now, Google has followed its steps by introducing similar conditions for…

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Google Play halves commission on developers’ first $1M – TechCrunch

Anthony Ha 2021-03-16 18:10:06 feedproxy.google.com Google is letting developers keep more of their Play revenue, Instagram adds teen safety features and we examine the global distribution of venture funding. This is your Daily Crunch for March 16, 2021. The…

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Canadian Privacy Commission Says Clearview’s App Is Illegal, Tells It To Pack Its Things And Leave

Tim Cushing 2021-02-09 06:29:52 www.techdirt.com from the pics-and-GTFO dept Clearview has screwed with the wrong people. The reprehensible facial recognition AI company that sells access to its database of scraped photos and personal info managed to raise the ire…

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European Commission levies $9.5 million in fines for ‘geo-blocked’ Steam games

2021-01-20 14:06:00 www.techspot.com In context: Video games have a long history of geo-blocking (aka region locking). In many cases, the practice has legitimate uses, such as preventing software from running where it might be illegal or censored. However, in…

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Autonomous vehicle makers should be held responsible for accidents, says Law Commission

Matthew Beedham 2020-12-18 06:59:59 thenextweb.com What do you call the person behind the wheel of a self-driving car? Are they a passenger or owner or are they still the driver? Whatever they’re called, the UK‘s Law Commission says they…

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California Energy Commission gives $3M grant to pair energy storage and fast EV charging

2019-06-13 17:14:21 feedproxy.google.com Natron Energy said that the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded it a $3 million grant for “Advanced Energy Storage for Electric Vehicle Charging Support.” Natron will use the money to manufacture and install a high powered,…

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Google delays Play Store commission fee increases in South Korea after facing backlash

2020-11-23 21:30:51 www.zdnet.com Image: Mika Baumeister Google has delayed the implementation of a new policy that would have seen it charge higher commission fees to South Korean developers for sales made through the Play Store. With the new policy, the…

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Apple cuts its App Store commission from 30% to 15% — if your apps earn less than $1M

Ivan Mehta 2020-11-18 06:33:43 thenextweb.com Apple announced today that it’s reducing its App Store commission to 15% for developers earning less than $1 million a year. The company has made this cut from the 30% commission is previously charged.…

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EU Commission wages war on combustion engines with hyper-strict emissions standards

Maria Merano 2020-11-16 02:01:45 www.teslarati.com The EU Commission received a study from a panel of experts that called for hyper-strict emissions standards for cars, which may spell the end of internal combustion engines (ICE) around 2025, Bild am Sonntag…

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Federal Court Says Trump’s Law Enforcement Commission Violates Federal Law

Tim Cushing 2020-10-05 13:44:00 www.techdirt.com from the ignorance-of-the-law-still-working-out-great-for-law-enforcement dept The "rule of law" Administration is at it again. Ignoring the rule of law by ignoring applicable laws, the Administration decided to cozy up with law enforcement agencies while pretending…

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Google India delays enforcing its 30 percent Play Store commission until 2022

2020-10-05 06:43:30 www.engadget.com Paytm Google pointed out that its payment system only applies to three percent of developers, and among those, most already use it. It said that its billing system “provides a simple, safe way for consumers to…

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Commerce Commission New Zealand to leave voice and text MTAS regulated

2020-09-02 01:39:56 www.zdnet.com Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto The Commerce Commission New Zealand (ComCom) issued its final decision on whether to deregulate Mobile Termination Access Services (MTAS) on Wednesday, choosing to roll over the current arrangements in place and leave the…

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Apple’s App Store commission structure called into question in antitrust hearing – TechCrunch

Sarah Perez 2020-07-29 21:39:21 feedproxy.google.com Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner defended the corporate’s App Retailer fee construction in his sworn testimony earlier than the Home Antitrust Subcommittee on Wednesday. He claimed nearly all of the apps pay no fee…

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Study defends Apple’s App Store commission rates

[email protected] (William Gallagher) 2020-07-22 13:00:02 appleinsider.com An impartial research into how Apple's App Retailer compares with different digital marketplaces concludes that its charges are typical, and that its policing of guidelines is important to take care of client belief. Whereas…

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This Singer Octagon Commission 911 is a feast for the senses

Alvin Reyes 2020-06-15 07:37:04 feeds.slashgear.com In terms of reimagined variations of basic Porsche 911s, California-based restomod maker Singer Automobile Design is on high of the heap. Singer’s newest creation is the Octagon Fee 911. This mannequin follows the discharge…

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Australian Greens call for a Royal Commission into robo-debt

2020-06-02 00:01:55 www.zdnet.com The Australian Greens Celebration is asking for a Royal Fee into the federal authorities's robo-debt catastrophe, following the admission it could be returning AU$721 million again to these in receipt of welfare because of an automation…

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Fair Work Commission rules Uber Eats drivers are not employees

2020-04-21 21:34:00 www.zdnet.com Australia's Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ruled that Uber Eats delivery drivers are independent contractors and thus not entitled to employee rights. The full bench ruling, made on Tuesday, held that an employer-employee relationship did not…

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