The Lightyear One is a recently developed car that is solar powered depending on how you drive it. It gains around 7.5 miles of charge for every hour it is spent charging under the sun, which is a bit slow. However, the batteries can hold enough power for 450 miles of driving and can also be charged via an electric plug.
South Korea?s Samsung announced that the company shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G smartphones globally in 2019. As of November 2019, Samsung accounted for 53.9 per cent of the global 5G smartphone market and led the industry in offering consumers five Galaxy 5G devices globally, including the Galaxy S10 5G, Note10 5G and Note10+ 5G, as well as the recently-launched Galaxy A90 5G along with the Galaxy Fold 5G.
BEIJING/HONG KONG: China’s ByteDance, owner of the video-sharing app TikTok and one of the world’s most valuable unicorns, booked revenue of 50-60 billion yuan ($7 billion to $8.4 billion) in a better-than-expected result for the first half, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. ByteDance, which was loss-making in the first-half, also posted a profit in June and was confident of making a profit in the second half of the year, one of the people said, declining to be identified as the company has not made a public announcement.
A 22-year-old cyber-criminal, Kerem Albayrak from north London, has been given a two-year suspended jail sentence and ordered to do 300 hours of unpaid work after the conclusion of an investigation which found that he had hot compromised Apple systems. Kerem Albayrak had been arrested on March 28 ? 2017 by UK?s National Crime Agency (NCA) from his home about two weeks after sending his threat.
LONDON: The controversial process of “fracking” will be halted in England due to the risks of triggering earthquakes when trying to tap shale gas reserves, the British government announced Saturday. “After reviewing the… a report into recent seismic activity at Preston New Road, it is clear that we cannot rule out future unacceptable impacts on the local community,” Business and Energy Secretary Andrea Leadsom said, referring to energy firm Cuadrilla’s site in Lancashire, northwest England.
BERLIN: German ministries have failed to agree on a set of climate protection measures, government sources told Reuters on Wednesday, leaving little time to fulfill Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan to pass the landmark package by the end of the year.
TOKYO: Japanese chicken yakitori kebabs, one of the country?s most-loved fast foods, will soon be making an appearance in orbit after Japan?s space agency cleared them for astronaut meals. The charbroiled chicken meat on skewers and flavoured with a variety of sauces is hugely popular in Japan and abroad, and a canned version has just won certification as a ?Japanese space food? for consumption on the International Space Station.
Amazon.com said on Monday its streaming device, Fire TV, has surpassed 40 million active users globally, maintaining its lead over rival Roku Inc. Roku in November said it had 32.3 million active accounts. Streaming devices such as Apple TV, Chromecast and Fire TV that bundle together content from different streaming platforms have gained popularity as more people shift away from cable TV.
In September, China's information technology ministry said telecom operators should use 'technical means' to verify phone users' identities. Photo: AFP China will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting Sunday, according to the country's information technology authority, as Beijing continues to tighten cyberspace controls.
SHANGHAI: Tesla has started delivering Model 3 electric cars built at its Shanghai factory in just under a year since it began work on the $2 billion plant, a record for global automakers in China, and said it would ramp up deliveries from next month. The U.S. electric vehicle maker marked the start with an event on Monday where 15 Tesla employees received cars they had purchased, one of whom took the opportunity to propose marriage to his girlfriend after getting his new set of wheels.