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Puma unveils running shoes designed specifically for women - 06/14/2022

Puma has developed a new style of running footwear, which were made exclusively for women runners, according to the company’s representatives. The model was named Run XX Nitro in honor of the female X-chromosome. The company’s officials turned to the University of Massachusetts Biomechanics Laboratory to design and test the sneaker for female runners because "historically, over 90% of shoe...

Chinese Ant Group launches digital bank in Singapore - 06/07/2022

Ant Group, the parent firm of Alipay, China's most popular payment system, has announced the launch of a digital wholesale bank in Singapore. According to a statement on the company's website, the new bank, dubbed ANEXT Bank, was approved by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to commence operations. The new bank will focus on providing digital financial services to local and regional...

NASA's Artemis lunar programme will cost over $93B by 2025 - 06/01/2022

According to NASA's Inspector General Paul Martin, the cost of the US Artemis lunar program will reach $93 billion by 2025, and the US will not have a manned expedition to the moon until 2026. "NASA will put back its present plan to place a man on the moon in 2024 by at least several years due to technical issues and delays in the first three Artemis flights, as well as the time required to...

Dyson announces housekeeping robots - 05/26/2022

Dyson, the hairdryer and vacuum cleaner manufacturer, revealed details on development of robots for home cleaning, and demonstrated the first prototypes. They can vacuum furnishings and pick up stuff like dishes and children's toys. By 2030, the firm plans to showcase its first model. Dyson has announced that it is working on robots to clean houses. The company's website has the announcement as...

Bloomberg: Apple to launch mixed reality headset soon - 05/20/2022

Bloomberg discovered that Apple's board of directors had revealed a mixed-reality headset a week before. New product categories presented in this manner mean that the device will be launched shortly. Bloomberg learned that Apple's board of directors previewed a presentation of a mixed reality headset combining augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) last week. The discussion was held...

US Air Force announces successful hypersonic weapon test - 05/17/2022

According to a released military statement, the US Air Force successfully tested an advanced hypersonic cruise missile on 14 May. The launch took place on California's southern coast. During the test, the missile traveled at five times the speed of sound. Heath Collins, United States Air Force weapons program manager, stated, "This was a wonderful achievement by the development team for the...

El Salvador authorities reveal additional Bitcoin purchases - 05/10/2022

El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said the country's government has purchased "on a dip" 500 bitcoins for a national cryptocurrency fund. "El Salvador just bought on a dip! 500 coins at an average price of $30,744," the politician wrote on his blog. El Salvador's first government purchase of 400 bitcoins took place last September at a price of $51,353, and authorities have publicly reported...

Nissan develops collision-avoidance technology - 04/25/2022

Nissan Motor, one of Japan's most well-known automakers, has announced development of new driver assistance technologies targeted at minimizing danger of collisions. The system, which is still being researched and modified, allows the car to avoid collisions with objects on its own, according to the company, by gathering data from the LIDAR technology, as well as radar and surveillance cameras....

WSJ: Green energy will spur global inflation - 04/19/2022

Unless environmental rules in the European Union and the United States are overturned, the world will face strong rise in demand for metals and other commodities in the next ten years, according to the Wall Street Journal. At the same time, the "staggering" level of basic fossil fuel consumption in the green economy will only increase global inflation. "Wait till the rest of the commodities...

Meta will release its first AR glasses in 2024 - 04/15/2022

Meta will release its first Project Nazare augmented reality glasses in 2024. The American company Meta will release its first augmented reality glasses Project Nazare in 2024. It is reported by The Verge, citing employees of Meta.  According to The Verge's sources, Mark Zuckerberg calls the new development of AR glasses "the Holy Grail", which "will change our relationship with...
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