Following years of slowed growth, ride-sharing app Uber may soon be forced to start selling its vast amounts of user data in order to turn a profit.

The company has been affected by a number of scandals in recent years, as a result, its growth rate slowed to 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter over the previous quarter, making the company’s annual loss of more than $3 billion all the more worrisome for investors.

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX plan to provide broadband services using low-Earth orbit satellites has been approved by the United States Federal Communications Commission.

It is for the first time, a U.S. licensed satellite constellation will provide broadband services through low-Earth orbit satellites.

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Chinese hackers tricked Tesla’s Autopilot into suddenly switching lanes.

A group of Chinese cyber security researchers published a report showing how they tricked Tesla’s self-driving autopilot and made it swerve into an oncoming traffic lane.

The researchers are from Keen Security Labs in China, one of the most widely respected cyber security research groups in the world. They have successfully hacked a Tesla Model S autopilot self-driving system and forced the car to drive into an oncoming lane.

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The International Space Station celebrates a new era in exploration with the arrival of the SpaceX capsule.

The new SpaceX crew capsule arrived at the station on Sunday at an extraordinary moment for commercial space exploration.

Humans have entered SpaceX’s crew capsule while in orbit for the first time, just hours after the spacecraft docked at the space station on Sunday morning.

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SpaceX’s next Falcon Heavy rocket flight could take place five weeks from now , if everything goes according to plan.

The California-based company has applied for two Federal Communications Commission licenses it needs for its next Falcon Heavy liftoff – revealing a second launch date for the world’s biggest modern rocket.

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The Michigan factory will be the first of its kind to build vehicles capable of Level 4 autonomy.

Over a month after launching the first-ever commercial autonomous ride-hailing service, Alphabet’s self-driving vehicle company, Waymo, said this week that it is planning o build a new manufacturing plant. The company said in a blog post that the facility will be located in Michigan and that it will be the first of its kind to build vehicles of Level 4 autonomy, in which the vehicle drives itself, but only with limits on where. It seems Waymo hopes the new facility should help the company build its lead in this growing industry. This will be the world’s first factory 100%-dedicated to the mass production of L4 autonomous vehicles,” said from the company.

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Elon Musk shares some surprising details about the materials used to create the massive new rocket.

SpaceX managed the record-breaking 21 launches in 2018, but it has also currently been working on some bigger plans for the future. In the early morning of Christmas Eve, Musk released on Twitter a photo of prototype of his spacecraft, now known as Starship, and previously as Big Falcon Rocket. This is the ship that SpaceX plans to use to send people to the moon, to Mars and on other super-fast international flights to space.

SpaceX has said the spacecraft, being built at the SpaceX test facility in Texas, will be bigger and considerably more powerful than the Saturn V that took Apollo astronauts to the moon. The nose cone is multiple stories tall.  Musk tweeted that the massive rocket prototype has a stainless steel skin and its steel will perform better than lighter weight carbon fiber material at high temperatures.

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Finland’s state-owned ferry operator Finferries and engineering giant Rolls-Royce have demonstrated the first fully autonomous ferry in the world. The operation was conducted in the Turku archipelago between Parainen and Nauvo, in Finland. The return journey was carried out over remote control.

The 53.8m double-ended car ferry, named Falco, includes several Rolls-Royce Ship Intelligence technologies to navigate autonomously.

The ferry is equipped with a range of advanced sensors. They are used to build a detailed picture of Falco’s surroundings in real-time.

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A single Falcon 9 rocket is about to fly for the third time.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch Spaceflight’s SSO-A rideshare mission from Southern California at 1:31 p.m. EST. The launch was delayed from November 28 due to strong high-altitude winds.

On Monday, SpaceX will launch 64 small satellites at once from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California using a Falcon 9 rocket that the company has already flown twice before. It is a groundbreaking launch for SpaceX in numerous ways. Not only this is the first time the company will fly a rocket for a third time, but this will be the largest number of spacecraft that has ever taken off on a single flight. More »

The Japanese automaker has teamed up with the Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald to create the ‘perfect’ ad, which it is billing as the first commercial scripted by artificial intelligence.

The 60-second spot is entitled Driven by Intuition and directed by Macdonald, working from a script that was developed by IBM’s Watson AI system. Macdonald’s credits include The Last King of Scotland and the Whitney Houston biopic Whitney. The storyline itself along with the script was created using AI along with technical partner Visual Voice, IBM and Lexus’s creative agency The&Partnership. The agencies collaborated with the IBM Watson team to use AI to analyze 15 years’ worth of footage, text and audio for car and luxury brand campaigns that have won Cannes Lions awards for creativity, as well as a range of other external data. More »