With its considerable line-up of ‘robo-snipers’, ‘suicide drones’ and ‘robattle’ battlefield robots, Israel’s defence industry is pushing the envelop of autonomous machines with only token human involvement.
A growing number of countries and private companies are developing and expanding their space programs. What does it mean to have so many new actors with extraterrestrial ambitions?
Bitcoin, once the preserve of internet geeks and hobbyists, has since exploded in popularity and has now rocketed by almost 75 percent in value so far this year.
After long being shunned by traditional financial firms, bitcoin and other virtual currencies appear to be increasingly entering the mainstream as an asset and routine payment vehicle.
Elon Musk launches a pair of potentially game-changing shifts for bitcoin, promising Tesla Inc would take payment for its electric vehicles in the currency soon and revealing it had already invested $1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency.
The prototype rocket, which was launched from Texas, landed with a deafening crash after it reached a height of 10 kilometres, the second such explosion following the last prototype of Starship failure in December.
Robinhood and other brokerages took steps to stop the buying frenzy surrounding firms such as GameStop but only sparked more volatility in the market, with angry customers and politicians arguing the curbs unfairly benefit bigger investors.
Tesla benefits from scaled-up production at factories in California and China as it pushes forward with new plants in the state of Texas and Germany, expected to begin production in 2021.
Space technologies was the main topic of discussion on the fields of cooperation between Turkey's public and private sectors and Musk’s company.
Turkey launched its Turksat 5A satellite, from a SpaceX base in US, as it aims to provide TV broadcasting and communication services across three continents.
Price of bitcoin reaches $41,130 after having jumped 9.75 percent during the trading session.
CNBC has estimated Tesla chief's wealth at $185 billion. Musk has gained more wealth over the past 12 months than Bill Gates' entire net worth of $132 billion.
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