SpaceX is getting ready to let Starhopper off its leash, says CEO Elon Musk.

The first untethered test flight of the SpaceX prototype Mars rocketship Starhopper is scheduled to take place on Boca Chica Texas near Brownsville this week.

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The Falcon Heavy rocket launched early Tuesday, two cores made it back safely.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket launched at 2:30 am ET from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday morning. It sent its payload of 24 satellites into space. Less than three minutes after the launch, the rocket’s two side-mounted boosters separated as planned from the first stage’s center core and subsequently returned to make a safe landing near KSC. Over the next 3 hours and 30 minutes, the Falcon Heavy’s upper stage separated from the center core and flew onward, into the first of several orbits. One of its missions was to drop off 24 satellites into three different orbits.

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Five-seater, all-electric and jet-powered air taxi makes its first test flight in Munich, Germany.

Lilium, the Munich-based startup developing a revolutionary on-demand air taxi service has unveiled its five-seater, all-electric air taxi prototype. In an announcement last week, the German startup said that its jet-powered air taxi has just completed its maiden flight.

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Imagine someone creating a deepfake video of you simply by stealing your Facebook profile picture.

Artificial intelligence developed by a Samsung lab in Russia can fabricate video from a single image, including a photo or a painting. Even the Mona Lisa can be faked and turned into a convincing real person.

A paper published by the Samsung artificial intelligence lab shows the ability to convincingly turn artworks and celebrity photographs into moving images. 

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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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