Elon Muskâ€™s space transportation services venture SpaceX has recently announced its intention to start early public access to its Starlink satellite internet program in the UK and Canada. To date, the company has launched over 1,000 high-speed internet Starlink satellites and is seeking regulatory approvals in various nations.
During the recent launch webcast by the company, Jessie Anderson, lead manufacturing engineer at SpaceX reportedly stated that the company has expanded its â€˜Better than Nothing Betaâ€™ program earlier in the month, in an attempt to include customers throughout the UK.
She further went on to state that SpaceX is focusing on remote and rural regions in Canada and Northern U.S., where access to ca
inRiver AB- a Swedish product information management company, has reportedly announced the acquisition of Detail Online, an AI-led analytic solution that helps brands monitor product information across various online channels.
Reportedly, the transaction will aim at powering the only digital-first PIMâ„¢ system that drives faster time-to-market and improves the buying experience by leveraging the insights required to optimize the content performance and remedy channels that are underperforming in real-time.
Along similar lines, the deal to purchase Detail Online will see inRiverâ€™s novel solutions bring life to the compelling product stories for highly customized items, obtaining guidance on what is influencing the buying de
Canadian energy company- TC Energy Corporation has reportedly announced a sustainable energy initiative undertaken for its Keystone XL project. Through this measure, the company aims at achieving net-zero emissions across its various project operations once placed in service in the year 2023 and has claimed that the project is expected to be powered through renewable energy sources by then.
Notably, the announcement comes as a part of the companyâ€™s ongoing commitment to sustainability by adopting innovative techniques to reduce greenhouse gas emissions along with offering renewable energy to communities.
According to Richard Prior, President of Keystone XL, the project was proposed nearly a decade ago to meet the changing energ
Japanese multinational conglomerate company- Sony Corporation has recently launched its Airpeak drone at CES- the worldâ€™s largest consumer electronics and information technology exhibition, which was held online on January 11, 2021.
Reportedly, the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show, likely to be held till January 14, 2021, aims at building connections and displays the latest in robotics, digital health, smart devices, among various others.
For the record, nearly 1,800 exhibitors have taken part in the show, virtually owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. Notably, with the launch of Airpeak, Sony has announced its official entry into the booming drone industry. It carries Sonyâ€™s Alpha mirrorless cameras and will enable the crea
Early-stage European venture capital firm LAUNCHub Ventures has recently announced the closing of its new â‚¬44 million fund. The company, which focuses mainly on the CEE (Central Eastern) and SEE (South-Eastern Europe) regions, is aiming to eventually achieve a target size of â‚¬70 million. The final close is anticipated by the second quarter of 2021.
The European Investment Fund, various Bulgarian investors & tech founders and corporates are the principal backers for this funding stage.
The new fund is reportedly aimed at helping LAUNCHub invest in over 25 new startups over the next 4 years. The initial range of investment is between â‚¬500,000-â‚¬2 million, and covers verticals such as fintech, big data, digital
Leading German carmaker and one of the biggest luxury car brands in India, Mercedes-Benz, has reportedly launched the 2021 Mercedes me connect, the newest version of its Mercedes me connect technology, combined with voice assistance and home automation. The firm launched this newest Mmc technology in an updated version of the brands flagship product, namely the S-Class â€˜Maestro Editionâ€™.
The new S-Class â€˜Maestro Editionâ€™ presents several enhancements that strengthens its position as the benchmark across all branded luxury saloons. The feature enrichments in the vehicle mainly combines luxury enrichments and technology differentiating the S-Class in its section. The latest model is introduced in the Indian market
UAEâ€™s largest airline and flag carrier, Emirates has devised plans to fly its new Airbus A380, featuring a new Premium Economy experience on one of its frequent routes- Dubai to London Heathrow starting January 4th, 2021.
Reportedly, the premium cabins will be available on one of the five daily flights, and only some passengers will be invited to upgrade their booked Economy seats on stop until more jets come with the new premium cabin setting.
Speaking along similar lines, Emirates has received only one Airbus A380 model with the new premium economy offering. This 56-seat cabin is set in a 2-4-2 configuration and provides nearly 40-inches of the pitch. Additionally, the seats recline up to eight inches.
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The city of Moscow announced on the 5th that it has begun large-scale inoculation of the new coronavirus vaccine ""Sputnik V"" developed in Russia. For people in occupations with a high risk of infection, such as medical personnel and teachers. However, the final stage of clinical trials has not been completed, and there are deep-rooted concerns about safety and efficacy.
It seems that the aim is to promote the Russian vaccine against the start of vaccination developed by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and others in the UK at the beginning of the week. Inoculation for domestic use is free. President Putin had instructed him to start a large-scale vaccination by the next weekend on the 2nd.
In Russia, more than 100,000 medical personne