Chip Shortage Forces Daimler and BMW to Slow Down Automated Production

[ad_1] global semiconductor shortage Demand is recovering strongly from the pandemic-induced downturn, interrupting production in the German auto industry. Automakers Daimler and BMW said this week that a lack of sawdust is forcing assembly lines to slow or halt, reducing production by tens of thousands of vehicles and leading to longer wait times for customers. …

A new FCC rule is to help reduce automated calls.

[ad_1] Americans receive millions of illegal automated calls each month, despite attempts by the telecommunications industry and government agencies to stop them. The Federal Communications Commission, the government agency that regulates communications, is trying to reduce calls with new rules that come into effect on June 30. Christine Hauser reports to The New York Times. …