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The new record of Virgin Hyperloop One

The new record of Virgin Hyperloop One

Virgin Hyperloop One is proud of its new record: the prototype of a passenger capsule on a magnetic cushion which could accelerate up to 387 km / h. The project of a train moving in a vacuum tube on the...
Rocket Lab has successfully launched Electron rocket with three satellites

Rocket Lab has successfully launched Electron rocket with three satellites

Private space company Rocket Lab has successfully completed the launch of an ultra-light Electron rocket from its New Zealand launch pad. Electron put into orbit three satellites, two of which will ensure the...
Flying taxi from Hoversurf

Flying taxi from Hoversurf

The idea of using aircraft as urban transport is up in the air. The introduction of three dimensional flying machines into the traffic of megacities is only being held back because of security issues. The...

An old train was converted into modern solar powered transport

The Australian non-profit organization, Bayron Bay, in cooperation with several companies have modernized an old passenger train. In the past it ran on diesel. Solar panels were placed on the roof of the train...

Network neutrality is abolished in the United States

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) abolished the principle of network neutrality which was adopted in February of 2015. At the FCC meeting on December 14, three out of the five members of the...

The social role of technology – Bill Gates' opinion

Speaking at the Misk Global Forum in Riyadh, Bill Gates shared his thoughts on the social role of technology and the need to modernize the education system. The billionaire believes that technology can be...

Facebook and Airbus are to develop internet drones together

Both Facebook and Airbus have own projects on internet drones development. Now the companies decided to unite in order to simplify the launch of high-altitude pseudosatellites. The concept of “the flying...

Jeff Bezos: the rocket New Shepard successfully completed the first flight with a passenger capsule

Space company Blue Origin, founded by the richest man today Jeff Bezos, tested a reusable New Shepard rocket with the passenger transport capsule Crew Capsule 2.0. The businessman said this in his...

Tesla employees report a high percentage of defects in production

2017 was not the best year for Tesla. It is still unprofitable and is still reliant upon on government subsidies and investors' trust. The last six months of challenges have been mainly related to the release...

Governments of different countries are increasingly requesting user data from Facebook

Facebook published a report on user data requests by governments of different countries for the first half of 2017. The social network has done such reporting within its project “transparency report” since...

Hackers stole data from 1.7 million Imgur users

Imgur, one of the most popular image hosting sites, which has more than 150 million accounts registered on their site, has reported the theft of user data going as far back as 2014. The hackers managed to...

AT&T gains positions on the AI-front

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most popular trends in the modern IT industry. Almost all technology companies have set up research groups and develop their projects in this direction. The...

It turns out that Uber was hacked in 2016

Hackers managed to steal personal data from 50 million passengers and 7 million Uber drivers. The incident occurred in 2016, but it has only recently become known. The attackers demanded $100,000 from Uber....

Google spied on Android users, but says that there won't be any more

Reporters at Quartz conducted an investigation and found out that Google was collecting data about the location of Android users even if the location setting was disabled. Since the beginning of this year,...

The new transport revolution

The first transport by electric power appeared in the middle of the 19th century - before cars with an internal combustion engine (ICE). But despite this, the competitive market for electric vehicles has only...