Project Kuiper—our work to provide fast, affordable broadband to unserved and underserved communities around the world—plans to launch and deploy its first two satellites by the end of next year. The satellites will allow Amazon to test the communications and… Read More ›
Tide gauges measure the movement of sea levels relative to the land surface; a rise in this measurement could mean that either the sea level is rising or that the land in that area is sinking (subsidence) — or some… Read More ›
M1 Finance, the Finance Super App offering automated investing, borrowing, and banking products, today announced a $75 million Series D funding round. The announcement comes during a period of rapid acceleration for one of the top-funded and fastest-growing consumer fintech… Read More ›
An indictment was unsealed yesterday, October 5, 2020, has charged John David McAfee with tax evasion and failure to file tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney… Read More ›
Do you have a neighbor or friend that is a “prepper” and has gone the lengths of creating a Faraday cage in their garage or one room in their home to protect him and his family from an EMP attack?… Read More ›
Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, has been sentenced to 18 months on one count of stealing trade secrets. Judge Alsup said that home confinement would “[give] a green light to every future brilliant engineer to steal trade secrets. Prison…
Three arrests are made following this month’s celebrity Twitter hack, Microsoft may be working to acquire TikTok’s U.S. business and Facebook launches licensed music videos. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 31, 2020.
According to the latest data available for Tesla’s autopilot feature, the company has registered one accident for every 4.53 miles driven in autopilot mode in the United States. For those driving a Tesla without Autopilot and without the active safety features, the company registered one accident for every 1.56 million miles driven. By comparison, NHTSA’s most recent data shows that in the United States there is one automobile crash every 479,000 miles.
In the summer of 2019, Elon Musk held his Neuralink project’s launch event and on August 28, 2020, he will reveal more of what the company has been working on. Neuralink was formed in 2016 with the ambition of directly linking a human brain to an AI-enabled computer – basically a brain-machine interface (BMI).