Amazon launches test satellites to rival Musk’s Starlink
10 October 2023 | 7:19 am
The tech behemoth has launched the first pair of prototype satellites meant for its internet-from-space service — Project Kuiper. The service is meant to compete with Elon Musk's Starlink.
Elon Musk, Chief Executive of Tesla, is making a visit to China this week. As the electric vehicle company's second-largest market and a crucial player in its supply chain, the country holds significant importance for Tesla. After a meeting with the Chinese foreign minister, Musk was reported to have expressed his opposition to the idea of "decoupling" the world's two leading economies.
Today, we explore the potential gridlock on the power grid, examining how outdated electrical infrastructure could obstruct the realisation of green energy projects. The press continues to cover the discovery of four children in the Amazon.
It was the kind of send-off that Donald Trump and Boris Johnson would surely love: a packed house and a packed piazza outside for the state funeral of Silvio Berlusconi. AC Milan supporters chanted their longtime president's name after the death this week at 86 of Italy's longest-serving leader since World War II.
Brazil accounted for nearly half of tropical deforestation globally in 2022, found a new study. Can president Lula da Silva keep his vow to reverse the destruction wrought on the Amazon during his predecessor's term?
Twitter owner Elon Musk announced new restrictions for verified and unverified users in a bid to address "data scraping & system manipulation."
Satellite images showed a decrease of 33.6% in deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. However, the area cleared during the first half of 2023 is still greater than the size of Luxembourg.
Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is training with UFC fighters, Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski ahead of his battle with Tesla and Twitter CEO, Elon Musk.
Authorities said the children who spent more than 40 days in the Amazon jungle after a plane crash in early May are doing well now. They appeared emaciated in photos taken shortly after they were found.
After massive layoffs, experts doubt that Twitter can hold up its security standards and effectively battle fake news. This could put activists worldwide in harms way and endanger lives of people in disaster areas.
A giant, glowing X marks the San Francisco spot where Elon Musk says he plans to keep his company, the messaging platform X, formerly known as Twitter. But city officials and some residents are unhappy with the display.
Musk said the fight would be streamed on X while Zuckerberg said the potential throwdown needed "a more reliable platform." Whether fists will ever actually fly remains unclear.
After renaming Twitter, the X owner has promised to "fund [the] legal bill" of users who were treated unfairly by their employers over their posts. Musk also promised to stream his cage fight with Meta's Mark Zuckerberg.
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