Autopilot Will Use Cameras Only.

Tesla is no longer using radar sensors in Model 3 and Model Y vehicles.

Tesla announced Tuesday that it is ditching radar in favor of a camera-based system to enable Autopilot features in its Model 3 and Y vehicles bound for customers in the U.S. and Canada.

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Graham Clark’s unprecedented Twitter hack shocked the world last summer.

Graham Clark, who pleaded guilty to hacking Twitter in July, has been sentenced to three years in prison, Florida prosecutors said last week.

The teenage hacker Graham Ivan Clark has pleaded guilty to a legendary bitcoin scam attack that involved the takeover of dozens of high-profile accounts on Twitter.

The hack took place on July 15, 2020, and it quickly became one of the most worrisome cybersecurity incidents in Twitter’s history. The teen mastermind compromised the accounts belonging to high-profile users like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Jeff Bezos, Barack Obama, Apple, Uber, and other companies. Under Clark’s control, the accounts tweeted deceitful messages soliciting Bitcoin and promising to double the money of anyone who sent cryptocurrency. Clark stole $117,440, prosecutors said.

Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren affirmed that the teenage hacker not only took over the accounts of famous people, but the money that he stole came from “regular, hard-working people”.

Shortly after the hack, Clark was arrested at his home in Hillsborough, Florida. When accused of leading the scam, Clark was 17. As part of his plea deal, Clark will spend only three years in prison. The agreement allowed the young hacker, now 18, to be sentenced as a “youthful offender” Thus, he avoided a minimum 10-year sentence that would have followed if Clark had been convicted as an adult. The “youthful offender” sentence lessened his prison time and also gave him the possibility that he can serve some of his sentence at a military-style boot camp.

According to The Verge.

Chinese authorities have recently given Tesla the green light for production in its huge factory in Shanghai. Europe could be next.

Tesla’s new Gigafactory in Shanghai started trial production ahead of schedule this month and is starting to build “full vehicles”, “from the body to paint”, officials from the company told investors Wednesday.  In addition, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company is planning to announce the location of its Gigafactory that will be built in Europe by the end of the year.

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Starhopper test rocket has made its highest and final test flight.
SpaceX Starhopper prototype took flight around 5 p.m. CT on August 27 and successfully completed its 150-meter test. The whole flight lasted a little under a minute. You can watch whole launch right here.
From start to finish, the test rocket spent almost a full minute, approximately 57 seconds, in-flight, showing off the first-ever public view of a Raptor engine fired in daylight.

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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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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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