Transport Authorities Raise Concerns Over Tesla’s Self-Driving Technology

Tesla’s fast-paced advancement and testing of its Full Self Driving (FSD) feature is under investigation and scrutiny by authorities, putting two aspects of the groundbreaking tech in the spotlight: first, the accuracy and possible implications of the term ‘Full Self-Driving’; and second, how regulation can catch up to its upgrades. The San Francisco Transportation Authority… Continue reading Transport Authorities Raise Concerns Over Tesla’s Self-Driving Technology

Australia to go almost cashless by 2024

In a growing worldwide trend, Australia is forecast to be almost cashless by 2024. The report from financial payment giant FIS, estimates a staggering 98% of money transactions in Australia to be cashless in as little as three years.  The trend in preference for cashless payment solutions is one that was already on the rise… Continue reading Australia to go almost cashless by 2024

Global shortage of semiconductors predicted to last until 2023

It is not just those who work in the tech industry, but equally unhappy customers who are suffering with this latest shortage of semiconductor computer chips. Unfortunately for those who have had to wait longer or pay more as a result, this world wide shortage looks unlikely to end soon. Experts have now predicted the… Continue reading Global shortage of semiconductors predicted to last until 2023

China fines tech giant Alibaba for monopolising

In a monumental case this month, the Chinese multinational tech giant Alibaba has been fined a historic $2.8 million United States Dollars (roughly 18.2 billion Chinese Yuan) by the Chinese government. The tech giant has been penalized by the Chinese government for monopolizing and abusing its market dominance. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is part of… Continue reading China fines tech giant Alibaba for monopolising

Samsung warns of global computer chip shortage

Changing consumer habits due to the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 global pandemic have seen consumer habits around the world altered. Not only causing tragic social consequences, where reports have been of people dying en masse and being separated from loved ones, but terrible economic ones also.  Nation’s economies around the globe have taken a stunning hit… Continue reading Samsung warns of global computer chip shortage

Worldwide internet connectivity plans scrapped by Google

Plans to distribute a worldwide network of balloons to bring access to all areas of the world have been scrapped by Google this week. The project, named Loon, was first initiated in 2011 with a goal to ‘connect people everywhere’. Loon positioned itself as a beacon of hope for the most remote regions in the… Continue reading Worldwide internet connectivity plans scrapped by Google

World record number of satellites launched by SpaceX

SpaceX, the independent American space company, set a new world record this week with the number of satellites launched into space on a single rocket. The SpaceX Falcon rocket was the spaceship used for the launch that took place from Florida in the USA. The Falcon rocket carried 143 satellites, or payloads as they are… Continue reading World record number of satellites launched by SpaceX

Bitcoin swinging back down after New Year run

On Thursday Bitcoin dropped below $32,000 for the first time in weeks, marking a second straight day of steep price declines. Over the last two days the leading cryptocurrency’s value has fallen by over 10 percent. The downward trend comes after an impressive rally that began last December and carried through the new year, with… Continue reading Bitcoin swinging back down after New Year run

China advocates for worldwide QR code use to curb COVID

Known for its authoritarian regime, it’s no surprise Chinese President Xi Jinping is advocating a worldwide track and trace system for COVID-19. The global pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption around the world this year since the start of its international spread back in early 2020. Since then, millions have been affected as cases and subsequent… Continue reading China advocates for worldwide QR code use to curb COVID