Elon Musk Denies That His Satellites Are Taking Up Too Much Room In Space

Elon Musk has denied that his Starlink satellite broadband project takes up too much room in space. According to the Financial Times, “tens of billions” of satellites can be hosted in orbits close to Earth. After the president of the European Space Agency (ESA) said that Musk was “setting the rules” for the nascent commercial…

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First Phase Of $9 Bln Acquisition Of Intel NAND Business Completed By SK Hynix

The first phase of its acquisition of Intel Corp’s NAND flash memory chip business has been completed by SK Hynix Inc, the South Korean company said. The company has already obtained regulatory approval for the deal from regulators in eight countries including from China. According to the deal, against the first phase of the acquisition,…

Hong Kong Independent News Outlet, Stand News, To Shut Down Following Raid And Arrest Of Senior Staff

Stand News, one of Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy news organizations, is closing down following a police raid of the organization and the arrest of its senior employees. Hong Kong police has detained seven people, including current and former employees, for “conspiracy to publish seditious publications”, the police said.  “Because of the situation, Stand News is ceasing operations immediately,” the organisation…

Chinese Criticism Of Elon Musk After Beijing Files Complaint With UN About Space Derby

China has protested that its space station was compelled to avert collisions with satellites launched by Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Services project, prompting a backlash on social media. Beijing said that the country’s space station had two “close encounters” with Starlink satellites this year. The instances that prompted the allegations to the United Nations’ space agency…

Spider-Man: No Way Home Becomes Is The First Pandemic-Era Film To Garner Over $1bn Worldwide

The latest Spider-Man film has turned out to be the first pandemic-era film to gross more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office. In addition, Spider-Man: No Way Home was named the highest-grossing film of 2021.  The revenues garnered by the film were higher than The Battle of Lake Changjin, a Chinese-made Korean War epic that…

Intel Tenders An Apology To China For Supplier Advice Linked To Xinjiang

Following a protest over a letter advising itds suppliers not to purchase items or labour from China’s Xinjiang region, Intel has issued an apology. In China, the letter form the company had triggered outrage and calls for a boycott. Following limitations imposed by “various countries,” Intel was “forced to ensure” that its supply chain did not use…