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A software update allows the Tesla Model S to break the Porsche Taycan Turbo record

A software update allows the Tesla Model S to break the Porsche Taycan Turbo record

Thanks to more advanced motor control, the Model S will receive an additional 50 horsepower.
Canon’s New Lens Features Sensor Airflow

Canon’s New Lens Features Sensor Airflow

Such technology can clean the image sensor of dust more efficiently than a standard vibration-based system.
MIT creates a vest that can be used to control a robot

MIT creates a vest that can be used to control a robot

The innovation allows the robot to gain human reflexes and a sense of balance.

Twitter to Ban Political Advertising from November 22

The decision has already affected the company's shares.

MIT engineers create M-Blocks modular cube robots, that perform tasks in a coordinated manner

The cubes are able to organize themselves into different shapes, recognizing each other by barcodes.

Facebook sues NSO Group, the spyware developer

Attacks on WhatsApp users are the cause of the lawsuit. Facebook believes that the NSO Group has not just provided a software hacking solution, but also helped to implement it.

Waymo Startup Launches Closed Driverless Taxi Tests 

At the moment, participation in the trials requires the signing of a non-disclosure agreement, but it is still in the air when unmanned trips will be available to general public.

International Energy Agency: Offshore Wind Power Generation Can Provide More Electricity Than Mankind Needs

Experts estimate that the development of the industry and the emergence of new technologies will enable offshore wind farms to produce 420,000 TWh of energy per annum, which is 18 times more than currently required.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.