Technical Cables: U.S. Army Laser Melts Airplanes and Opens Investment in Tesla Killer….. And other news.
Tesla killer. Can you invest in it now ?
Tesla killer, The electric car maker Lucid Motors, which is largely owned by the Saudi Sovereign Wealth Fund, will become a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.
The car takes advantage of the company’s long history of battery technology that makes it operate for more than 800 kilometers without the need for charging, allowing it to compete with tesla’s newest Model Sedan.
Lucid believes it can make a total profit as soon as possible by 2023, when Gravity, the first SUV, will debut and will be on the market by 2025.
Facebook and Australia Loved Ones
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government made last-minute changes to parliament’s proposed news media law in December, which was expected to be voted on.
The decision follows Facebook’s blocking of important Australian health and emergency news pages on its platform, which has met with a backlash from politicians as well as users.
Under amendments to the proposed bill, the Australian government will take into account trade agreements that digital platforms such as Google and Facebook have already concluded with local news media companies before deciding whether the laws apply to technology giants.
Melting the surface of an airplane
The U.S. military tested a new laser weapon called UPSL that emits short pulse-like bursts of one trillion, with a power of no more than 200 megawatts, or a quarter of a million seconds, compared to the 150-kilowatt limit for current systems.
Despite this short time, the new laser can vaporize the surface of an unmanned aircraft and is also believed to be able to disable nearby electronics systems, making it an electromagnetic pulse (EMP). The U.S. military group aims to obtain a practical prototype by August 2022.
Huawei’s difficult task
Huawei announced that harmony OS will begin work on the company’s new Mate X2 folding device, which was launched On Monday and will include the rest of its smartphones starting in April.
Huawei has provided international users outside China with its app store, AppGallery, yet the company may face some challenges in international markets, as the store lacks key applications, such as Facebook and Google, which are important to overseas users.
With Google‘s Android and Apple ‘iOS’ operating systems taking control of China, Huawei will also have the difficult task of persuading users to buy their Harmony operating system devices.
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