The Flying V: A futuristic aircraft set to change the way we travel

A man holds a V-shaped model aeroplane above his head and runs through a field, eventually letting go and watching as it glides a few metres above the ground. The Flying V This crude flight test was the very first step in the creation of a bold new aircraft that, its inventors say, could change … Continue reading The Flying V: A futuristic aircraft set to change the way we travel

What happened to NASA’s Artemis Moon landing project?

NASA's Artemis mission to put astronauts back on the Moon by 2024 is running late and getting expensive, an assessment by the space agency's watchdog has found. Blue Origin's attempt to sue NASA was rejected by a judge earlier this monthTony Gutierrez/AP Photo A new report by NASA's inspector general (OIG) found that the agency was likely … Continue reading What happened to NASA’s Artemis Moon landing project?

Driver in self-driving trial crash claims Tesla car ‘forced itself’ into accident

A Tesla driver in the United States has claimed that their vehicle's "Full Self-Driving" system caused a crash earlier this month, prompting an investigation by traffic safety authorities. The driver, who was taking part in the feature's beta test, said their Tesla Model Y strayed into the wrong lane and was hit by another vehicle, … Continue reading Driver in self-driving trial crash claims Tesla car ‘forced itself’ into accident

Intel’s move towards self-driving cars

As PC sales have declined, Intel has struggled. Will self-driving cars bring Intel back to the top? Tesla Model 3 Intel is the world’s second largest semiconductor chip maker, supplying processors to major computer manufacturers. As personal computer sales have started to decline due to increased preferences for mobile devices, Intel has struggled. It’s laid … Continue reading Intel’s move towards self-driving cars

Is Tesla really ethical?

Of the lofty corporate mission statements issued from Silicon Valley, Tesla's stands out, with co-founder Elon Musk describing his venture as nothing less than an attempt to help avert a climactic apocalypse. Elon Musk, CEO Tesla The world's reliance on fossil fuels is the "dumbest experiment in history", he says, and describes the company's mission … Continue reading Is Tesla really ethical?

‘Humans can outrun AI humanoid,’ Elon Musk defends Tesla Bot

A few weeks ago at Tesla’s AI Day event, Elon Musk introduced their idea for a humanoid AI robot he called the Tesla Bot. The purpose of this robot is to replace human jobs that Musk described as boring, repetitive, and dangerous.  This bot was only shown digitally in his presentation, as it is entirely … Continue reading ‘Humans can outrun AI humanoid,’ Elon Musk defends Tesla Bot

Facebook planning to change its name

Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name next week. As per The Verge, the company is planning to change its name to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The name change, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to … Continue reading Facebook planning to change its name

Can governments tame the overwhelming power of Big Techs?

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the deepest global recession since the Great Depression, and pushed millions of households and businesses into economic hardship. But not all parts of the global economy have been suffering. Throughout the pandemic the ‘Big 5’ tech companies — Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook, and Microsoft — have seen their revenues and stock prices soar. … Continue reading Can governments tame the overwhelming power of Big Techs?

White House Cybersecurity Conference: U.S. technology company executives worried about data privacy

The White House gathered leading U.S. technology company executives this week to discuss cybersecurity, after a series of high-profile hacking incidents earlier this year, according to Reuters. Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko on Pexels.com The guest list included Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and IBM Chief … Continue reading White House Cybersecurity Conference: U.S. technology company executives worried about data privacy

YouTube Music now available on Google

American tech giant Google recently released the YouTube Music streaming service on its WearOS platform. Photo by Adam Fejes on Pexels.com As per The Verge, Google released a Wear OS app for YouTube Music, which could seem like welcome news for people who have been waiting for a way to play their music off Google's … Continue reading YouTube Music now available on Google