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

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

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

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...

New from Tesla: Electric “Semi Truck” and supercar “Roadster”

Tesla engineers seem to work like steelmakers at a blast furnace: new products of the company appear constantly and everyone of them becomes a new word in their area. Semi Truck A presentation of an electric...

YouTube helps musicians sell tickets

YouTube has announced the beginning of cooperation with the ticketing service Ticketmaster. Now you can find information about upcoming concerts and links to purchase tickets below the video clips of your...

Firefox Quantum: the browser war continues

Over the last few years Google Chrome has been the absolute market leader for web browsers. According to statcounter.com throughout 2017 it consistintly held about 60% and Firefox held about 13-14%. The rest...

Tesla’s autopilot is no worse than a live driver

The problem of autopilots is that they are expected to show impeccable properties in relation to driving safety. And if the electronic will not work, even in a very difficult case, the credibility of the...

Ferromagnetic fabric will replace RFID tags

We use RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) technology almost every day. So-called RFID tags or transponders are used to access your office or to pay for purchases by card. Many people simply do not pay...

Kaspersky Lab vs NSA

The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post wrote about the participation of Kaspersky Laboratory in stealing data of the US National Security Agency (NSA) and transmitting it to Russian secret services....

Scotland has launched a floating wind farm

Scotland put into operation the first floating wind power station, Hywind, located in the sea off the coast of Aberdeenshire. The station produces 30 megawatts of power. The Norwegian company Statoil and the...