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Taycan is Porsche's first production electric car

Taycan is Porsche's first production electric car

The Porsche Taycan can travel up to 450 kilometres on a single charge and charges up to 80 percent in just 23 minutes.
The Maldives has the largest floating solar power plant in the world

The Maldives has the largest floating solar power plant in the world

Marine solar panels generate 40% of the electricity needed for Dido Finolhu Island.
Facebook will need your permission to activate facial recognition

Facebook will need your permission to activate facial recognition

The new rules will give users a chance to control their biometric data and even request their deletion.
NASA partners with ESA for development of joint asteroid redirection program

NASA partners with ESA for development of joint asteroid redirection program

The agencies will adjust the trajectories of space objects that are likely to collide with the Earth.
USB 4 standard developed

USB 4 standard developed

The new standard will enable to transfer data with the speed up to 40 Gbit/s.

Scientists pioneer transplantation of cornea made from stem cells

The new technology significantly reduces the risk that the transplanted tissue will be rejected.

It will be possible to restore Windows 10 from the Cloud

Cloud backups will save disk space and make reinstallation much more convenient.

Volocopter 2X air taxi makes test flight in Helsinki Airport

During testing, all flights continued according to their regular schedule, which means that air taxis can be easily integrated into the existing airport infrastructure.

US Army will use laser weapon to shoot down missiles

The US armed forces have announced a contest to develop a laser defense system, with the winner receiving a government contract from the US Army.

A $10 billion lawsuit could bring down the crypto currency market

Professor Craig Wright, posing as Satoshi Nakamoto, is to hand over 410,000 Bitcoins to his partner’s family.

Apple removes vulnerability that allowed hackers to steal iPhone passwords and photos during two years

Experts from Google Project Zero uncovered the iOS vulnerability. This team was responsible for uncovering information on Meltdown and Spectre in early 2018.

The MIT creates a thread-like robot to remove blood clots from brain vessels

Special magnets position a thread made of a special alloy inside the vessels.

Aptera electric car will travel 1600 km without recharging

The fully assembled version of the vehicle will be equipped with a 100 kWh battery.

TON Blockchain Network to Launch Public Texting According to Plan

The new blockchain project will be available from September 1, which means that Pavel Durov will keep his promise to launch TON by October 31, 2019.

SpaceX Successfully Completes New Starhopper Testing

The prototype of the first stage of the rocket the company is planning to use for Mars exploration, rose to the height of 150 meters and, after a short maneuver, landed onto its take-off pad.

AI Algorithm Writes Texts as Well as Humans

BBC journalists tested the GPT-2 AI system and decided that it was too perfect and therefore dangerous.

Which way the wind is blowing in the United States - and why it matters

The wind energy industry may soon overtake coal and gas in terms of growth and profits

NASA commits to putting female astronaut on the Moon by 2024

The agency is fighting for women’s rights in all space programs

Automatic space plane X-37B breaks record in orbital flight duration

The device created by American company Boeing has beat its own record by spending more than 718 days on orbit

Hong Kong protesters versus facial recognition technology

A protest against government surveillance has escalated into a series of riots, resulting in the destruction of ‘smart’ CCTV camera poles

New Technology Takes Just a Few Seconds to Print Human Organs

The new method is not only faster than layer-by-layer bioprinting, but also enables more complex structures to be created with minimal damage to cells

DreamGlass Air – new augmented reality glasses from Dreamworld AR

Dreamworld AR has launched a new device on Kickstarter – AR glasses projecting a 200-inch virtual screen a few meters in front of a user’s eyes. The gadget integrates with any smartphones, tablet PCs, computers and even game consoles.

Japanese HR Invests in Blockchain Technology

Recruit Holdings is Japan's largest HR services company. Recently, the giant valued at $50 billion has heavily funded an American blockchain startup. What do HR and decentralized technologies have in common?

Chinese company Youcan Robot releases BW Space – a new underwater drone

The device’s distinguishing feature is an advanced camera with a 6-fold zoom. The drone is a logical continuation of the last year's model, designed for underwater photography.
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