Never miss a story

Get subscribed to our newsletter


A new feature called "Cloud Profiles", gives the user the option to Enable Vehicle Sync' for individual driver profiles.

Elon Musk-owned electric vehicle company Tesla is working on moving driver profiles to the cloud for backing up driver profiles. In Tesla software updates reports there is a reference to a new feature called "Cloud Profiles", which gives the user the option to Enable Vehicle Sync' for individual driver profiles.

Musk previously said cloud-synced profiles were on the way and one can expect Cloud Profiles feature to be available in a software update later this year. Musk has also been talking about putting user profiles in the cloud to automatically load all preferred settings onto a new Tesla vehicle.

US-based rental car company Hertz recently announced that it had ordered 100,000 Tesla vehicles, however Musk said no contract has been signed with Hertz after the rental car company. Meanwhile, Hertz told BBC that deliveries of the Teslas have already started. "As we announced last week, Hertz has made an initial order of 100,000 Tesla electric vehicles and is investing in new EV (electric vehicle) charging infrastructure across the company's global operations," a spokeswoman was quoted as saying.

Hertz refused to confirm if a contract had or had not been signed with Tesla in the light of Musk's tweet, adding it did not discuss details of its business relationships or discussions. (IANS/ MBI)

Keywords: Tesla, cloud, sync, feature, driver, profile, elon musk, electric car



Meta-owned WhatsApp on Monday announced an incubator programme in India.

Meta-owned WhatsApp on Monday announced an incubator programme in India that will select 10 organisations and help them build digital solutions to tackle critical health issues.

Called the WhatsApp Incubator Programme (WIP), the initiative aims to facilitate positive and measurable health outcomes at scale by leveraging the WhatsApp Business Platform.

Keep Reading Show less

India has to define its stand and negotiate its international policy keeping in view the nation's best interests of the long run.

By D.C. Pathak

Advent of Biden Presidency with its resonating calls of 'America is back', 'we will repair our alliances' and 'will engage with the world once again' on one hand and the rise of President Xi Jinping with a stronger hold on China after the Plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of CPC, on the other, have got strategic analysts to examine if a new Cold War was already on the horizon.

Keep Reading Show less

Digital becomes more popular and companies expand their D2C (direct-to-consumer) connections

Smartphone companies which have strong consumer pull now face most of the reputation issues caused by infringement of their brands in the digital space, according to a new report.

There are three main techniques pertaining to brand infringement —fake gratification, fake presence and fake representation.

According to Faisal Kawoosa, founder and chief analyst, Techarc, as digital becomes mainstream and brands increase their D2C (direct-to-consumer) engagements, they need to proactively police the digital space to hunt for any infringement cases.

Follow NewsGram on Twitter to stay updated about the World news.

"The first thing brands need to do is to come out of denial mode and create a common synergy between marketing, ecommerce, IT and digital teams," he said in the Brand Reputation Index (BRIX) report.

In fake gratification, scammers infringe any brand's identity by offering fake coupons, rewards, schemes, and discounts. This is the easiest trap for consumers who are searching for best deals when they decide about buying a smartphone of their interest.

Keep reading... Show less