Friday, Oct 23
SpaceX flies its Starship prototype
The test vehicle reaches an altitude of 150 meters and lands back successfully.
Twitter warns investors of possible fine
Social media giant disclosed that it expects to lose as much as $250 million as a result of the July 15 bitcoin scam security breach.
NASA's Perseverance rover launches on mission to Mars
The rover will search the planet for signs of alien life and test technologies that humans will need to survive on future interplanetary missions.
Huawei’s foldable phone launch delayed by three months
Huawei will delay the launch of its much-touted foldable 5G Mate X smartphone by three months, amid the US sanctions.
Facebook suspends pre-installs apps on Huawei
Social media giant won’t allow Huawei to pre-install its apps on smartphones anymore.
US could blacklist another Chinese tech firm after Huawei
US is considering limits to a Chinese video surveillance giant’s ability to buy American technology, the latest attempt to counter Beijing’s global economic ambitions.
SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during final tests
According to the company's statement, Elon Musk’s SpaceX suffered an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules while conducting engine tests at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users hit by massive outage
Facebook Inc’s social networking site, photo-sharing social network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp were inaccessible to some users on Sunday, downdetector.com, which monitors outages, showed.
It costs $22 million to keep Mark Zuckerberg safe
Facebook spent more than $22m on Mark Zuckerberg's personal security in 2018 - more than double the amount spent the previous year.
TÜSİAD: Upcoming no-election period chance for reforms
Turkish business body says tight monetary and budget policies should be a priority for economic confidence environment.
Turkey signs protocol on smart cities with Huawei
A cooperation protocol was signed between Huawei and Turkey's technology park Informatics Valley for smart cities on Friday.
NASA cancels first all-female spacewalk
US space agency lacks proper spacesuit for two of its female astronauts who were set to work outside of their spacecraft on Friday.
Toyota plans to send rover to the moon
JAXA, the Japanese space agency, says it has agreed "to study the possibility of collaborating on international space exploration" with Japanese carmaker Toyota.
Facebook struggles into day two of a global outage
Facebook Inc struggled to restore its services fully after a 17-hour partial outage made the world’s largest social network inaccessible to users across the globe, driving a wave of online complaints.
Tesla to raise price of its cars to keep the stores open
Electric carmaker Tesla Inc said on Sunday it will raise prices of its high-end vehicles by about 3 percent on average as it plans to keep more retail stores open than planned.
Turkey fights cyber crimes with own capabilities
Turkey’s top defense industry companies are major players in country’s fight against cyber attack.
North Korean hackers hit over 100 targets in US
According to New York Times, North Korean hackers who have targeted American and European businesses for 18 months kept up their attacks last week.
Huawei plans to announce a lawsuit against US
Chinese telecoms equipment company Huawei plans to announce a lawsuit against the United States government on Thursday on grounds related to a defense bill.
Elon Musk reveals how much SpaceX ticket to Mars will cost
In a tweet on Sunday, Musk said he's confident that moving to Mars will one day cost less than $500,000 though that price tag is "very dependent on volume."
Iran prepares to launch new satellite
A new satellite to be launched awaits approval of the defense ministry said an Iranian official Tuesday after errors with the satellite carrier were corrected.
Apple plans to launch three new iPhone models this year
Wall Street Journal states that three new iPhone models planned for 2019, including one with a triple rear camera.
Elon Musk confirms Tesla Roadster flying car
The new Tesla Roadster will be able to go from 0 to 60-mph in just 1.9 seconds, making it the “fastest production car ever” made.
Tesla to start delivering Model 3 to China buyers in March
Tesla said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that Elon Musk tweeted about late last year.
Chinese rover sends first photo of Moon's dark side
China has successfully landed a rover on the far side of the moon, Chinese state media announced Thursday, a huge milestone for the nation as it attempts to position itself as a leading space power.
Instagram accidentally updated its app with a new feature
Instagram users found a surprising update when they went to check out some holiday photos Thursday morning: They now need to scroll or tap through their feed horizontally.
Tesla to pay customers for missed tax credits
Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) chief executive Elon Musk said the electric car company will reimburse customers if delays to car deliveries cause them to miss out on a significant tax credit.