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Seraph air cargo taxi completes its maiden flight

Seraph air cargo taxi completes its maiden flight

The aircraft is capable of carrying up to 250 kg of payload, but the developers have not yet disclosed the maximum flight range.
Google to replace Home and Mini devices that failed due to firmware upgrade

Google to replace Home and Mini devices that failed due to firmware upgrade

The Company has agreed to accept, among other things, devices with the expired warranty period.
Pavel Durov will not have to return $1.7 billion to TON investors

Pavel Durov will not have to return $1.7 billion to TON investors

Most investors have agreed to wait until April 30 - TON creators want to postpone and reschedule the platform’s official launch to this date.
Payment systems and banks suspend Galaxy S10 support due to incorrect operation of the fingerprint scanner

Payment systems and banks suspend Galaxy S10 support due to incorrect operation of the fingerprint scanner

Samsung smartphones scanner operated in a faulty manner – it authenticated the protective film texture instead of the user’s fingerprints,  enabling anyone to unlock the gadget.
Firefox recognized as most secure browser

Firefox recognized as most secure browser

The Federal Office for Information Security in Germany has stated that the browser from Mozilla outperforms competitors - Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge - in terms of security. 

United Daily News: noise- suppressing AirPods Pro to appear by late October

This innovation will help Apple maintain its competitive edge in the market. In addition, AirPods Pro may become another health gadget offered by the company.

Mayflower Autonomous Ship for transatlantic travel to be built in 2020

The new autonomous ship will cross the Atlantic Ocean to mark the 400th anniversary of the trip made by English settlers on the first Mayflower.

Volvo Unveils Its First Electric Car, XC40 Recharge

Over the next few years, the company has promised to launch a new electric car every year, and become fully carbon neutral by 2040.

Five-month delay for TON launch

SEC is demanding to register the tokens as securities, while Telegram insists that the cryptocurrency is not a security.

NASA unveils new spacesuits for missions to the Moon and to Mars

The new spacesuits offer increased freedom of movement and protection from extreme temperatures and radiation.

Google Presents Pixel 4 and Other New Products

The updated gadgets include a cool camera phone, a light-weight laptop and smart peripherals.

Startup Relativity Space will start printing rockets on Mars

The company will leverage a universal production method and AI algorithms in hopes of competing with giants like SpaceX and Blue Origin.

Final design presented for Uniti One electric city car

The company’s engineers made several changes to make the car more affordable.

More than half of all UK electricity comes from renewable sources

In the fourth quarter of 2019, the country’s wind, solar and hydroelectric power plants generated more energy than fossil fuel combustion for the first time in history.

AI Develops an Innovative Super-robust and Super-compressible Metamaterial

In the future, self-learning algorithms will be able to conduct full-fledged materials engineering experiments by analyzing data from previous experiments.

Scientists Manage to Preserve Nervous Activity in Isolated Brain Tissue for a Month

The new device allows for keeping neurons active for 25 days, but scientists believe that the incubation period can be extended to 100 days.

Engineers propose interstellar engine that can reach the speed of light

The new engine can solve the problems related to organizing the first interstellar expedition.

Toyota LQ concept car will be equipped with next-generation virtual assistant

The new interface will keep drivers awake during their journey and introduces a new system to control the vehicle.

Facebook develops neural interfaces for people with motor neuron disease

In the past, Mark Zuckerberg was skeptical about implanted devices, but he has recently started changing his attitude towards these technologies.

Great Britain to Send a Four-Legged Robotic Rover to the Moon

British startup Spacebit and American company Astrobotic have scheduled the mission for 2021. It will be Britain’s first ever lunar rover. Such devices were earlier sent to the Moon by the United States, China and Russia.

American Labels Complain about Piracy by Telegram

Telegram is accused of poor filtering of musical compositions in open channels.

Twitter Uses 2FA Data to Show Tailored Ads

A malfunction in Twitter’s advertising system allowed advertisers to gain access to e-mail addresses and phone numbers provided by users for safety and security purposes.

Google releases new tool to measure pollution in cities 

The company is adding new cities to their Environmental Insights Explorer service, which can be used to track the environmental conditions within the city, highlighting the most critical types of pollution for a particular area.

Inventors of lithium-ion batteries win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Lithium-ion battery technology, developed back in 1970-1980, has given a powerful impetus to mobile devices and electric vehicles progress.