Tesla’s Model 3 has almost no buttons - just like the iPhone
For those looking to buy Tesla’s new Model 3, they might find similarities between it and the iPhone, reports The Verge.
Almost all of the electric car’s features and adjustments can be controlled via a touchscreen - from seat adjustments to mirror changes.
When the iPhone first launched in 2007, its departure from buttons, a common feature on cellphones then, was unusual. Much like that strategy, the Model 3’s centralization of in-car adjustments into a touchscreen is “alien to us as a car interior, just as it was once alien as a phone interface,” the website says.
After Charter declines to merge with Sprint, SoftBank chairman is giving it another try
Masayoshi Son, the chairman of Japanese tech giant SoftBank Group, is crafting an offer to buy telecommunication company Charter Communications, according to Bloomberg.
Son’s effort comes after Charter on Sunday denied a merger offer from Sprint, which SoftBank controls. Son is reported to be very interested in getting into the U.S. cable market and is willing to try again with Charter after the Sprint offer failed.
Uber’s search for a new CEO has seen its share of drama
Uber’s search to replace former CEO Travis Kalanick has not been very smooth.
The company’s board is split on the decision and has had to deal with Kalanick trying to influence the process, according to Recode.
The board has reportedly narrowed the search down to four candidates that include outgoing General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt.
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