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businessTesla Up Almost $50 to $525 to Over $90 billion

Technology stocks and stocks, in general, are continuing to surge. Tesla continues its big move and is up almost $50 to $525 which pushes its overall market cap to $91 billion. Tesla can conceivably be profitable for the full year …

oceansOcean Plastic Removal is Working

On December 12, 2019, the non-profit Ocean Cleanup succeeded in pulling out its first main load of plastic from the ocean. Mission One took their first plastic catch onshore, in Vancouver Canada. The plastic trash will be transformed into sustainable …

artificial intelligenceFuturists Ray Kurzweil and Elon Musk Could Have Last Laugh Over Barrons

Jack Hough wrote an article mocking the Kurzweil prediction of the Technological Singularity and Elon Musk stating that there is a 70% chance he will move to Mars. Ray Kurzweil gives his predictions a 10-15 year grace period. This means …

future weaponsIsrael Combines Laser Beams For More Powerful Laser Beams

Israel’s Defense Ministry and defense companies Rafael and Elbit Systems and academic institutions made a combat laser breakthrough. It is based on the precision of the laser beam, which can be focused on long-range targets and which can overcome atmospheric …

internet of thingsAliena and NuSpace work on Nanosat Avionics for Autonomous Constellations

Aliena and NuSpace announced collaboration plans to build and demonstrate an integrated avionics suite. The avionic suite will address the demands in the nanosatellite market for constellation management systems. Two local Singapore space companies will work together to develop and …

spaceTesla Starlink Satellite Terminal Will Be a Thin, Flat, Round UFO on a Stick

Elon Musk described the looks of the Starlink Satellite receiver terminal. It will have motors. The satellite receiver will need to be able track the low earth orbit satellites and shift to a different satellite. The satellites will be about …

chinaElon Musk Says Tesla Will Design and Make Original Car in China

Elon Musk gave a talk from the Shanghai factory as they began delivering cars from the factory. He indicated Tesla will make a car design center in China and they will design and make an original car design in China …

computers7 Nanometer Chips and 64 Core AMD Threadripper

At CES AMD has announced the 64 core AMD Threadripper line, (3990X). It will have super-high GHz clocks, and only $4,000 a package pricing. Nextbigfuture reader and commenter Goatguy notes that combining the AMD super chip with 512 GB of …

electric carsOther Car Makers Never Displaced Toyota for Top Hybrid

There is a lot of talk about potential competitors for Tesla. The history of traditional carmakers knocking off a solid number one in a category of cars is not good. Toyota developed a dominant hybrid car with the Prius family. …

businessTesla Has Years of Domination

Nextbigfuture has been saying that Tesla is a huge winner even before the recent surge in its stock price. This article is mostly from a newsletter that I sent out yesterday. Tesla is clearly on track for a successful ramp …