Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!
100Mbps To The Arctic, Kepler Achieves A Rare Feat
Kepler, a startup has achieved what most big companies couldn’t do till now. It has connected the Arctic with a broadband speed of up to 100Mbps. Kepler is a satellite-based broadband connectivity provider. This is the first time that any ground unit in the Arctic is able to use such a high-speed network for any work. Link.
Uber At Waymo’s Mercy For Self-Driving Tech?
Uber has said that will need to license self-driving tech from Alphabet’s Waymo soon. In a regulatory filing, Uber has noted that it’s required to do so even if it didn’t want to go ahead with this strategy. Link.
How Long Will It Take To Built A City On Mars?
According to Elon Musk, it will take around 1000 starships and 20 years to build a sustainable city on Mars. Elon Musk, the SpaceX’s CEO has revealed these details to show the ultimate plan of his company to not just deliver goods and people to the red planet but form the foundation of building a city there. Link.
Shopping Catalogue Feature Comes To Whatsapp
Facebook, the owner of WhatsApp is adding e-commerce features one by one to monetize the messaging platform. The messaging platform was bought by Facebook for a whopping $19 billion back in 2014. Till now it has not been monetized. Link.
AMD Launches Its 3rd Gen Threadripper High-end Processors
AMD has finally released its third-gen Threadripper processors. A 24-core processor called 3960x and an unbelievable 32-core processor called 3970x. They are expensive too. If you have a use for them then, by all means, buy it. Link.