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Kini Semua Berpeluang Jadi Pelancong Angkasa, Syaratnya...

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INOVASI: Impian masyarakat dunia untuk meneroka angkasa lepas di masa hadapan sebagai pelancong angkasa semakin menjadi realiti dalam tempoh terdekat.

Jika dahulu untuk meneroka ke angkasa lepas hanya dikendalikan agensi angkasa lepas yang menelan belanja berbilion RM namun usaha kini digerakkan syarikat yang mahu menyediakan perkhidmatan membawa manusia ke angkasa lepas.

Firma swasta antarabangsa kini berlumba-lumba menyediakan perkhidmatan terbaik kepada mana-mana individu berkemampuan yang mahu merasai pengalaman melancong ke angkasa lepas dengan menaiki pesawat komersial yang berkelajuan seperti roket.

Pada 11 Januari 2018, Syarikat Virgin Galactic berjaya menyempurnakan ujian penerbangan kapal angkasa VSS Unity, sekali gus meletakkan syarikat berkenaan di landasan tepat untuk meneruskan misi menghantar pelancong ke angkasa.

Setakat ini, lebih 700 hartawan termasuk selebriti terkenal, Brad Pitt dan Katy Perry telah menempah kerusi berharga hampir AS$250,000 (RM992,562) untuk menikmati…

Facebook Just Lost $3.3 Bilion, Shares Drop 4.4%

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FORBES calculation reported FACEBOOK co-founder Mark Zuckerberg losing nearly $3.3 billion of his personal net worth for the latest indication changes to the social networking site. 

Zuckerberg’s announcement that Facebook would change its algorithm to make people’s news feeds more focused on friends and family, rather than posts from businesses and media companies, 4.4 percent drop came just after that announcement.

In a Facebook post on Thursday 11 Januari 2018, Zuckerberg said that public content from brands had inundated news feeds, overtaking posts from personal connections. By the end of Friday, Facebook shares were trading at $179.37, down more than 4.4 per cent from Thursday’s price of $187.77.

Zuckerberg, who Forbes ranks as the fifth-wealthiest person in the world, co-founded Facebook in 2004, when he was 19 years old. 

Now 33, the billionaire is worth $72.4 billion, behind only Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Bill Gates of Microsoft, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway and Amancio Orteg…

Hawaii Gempar Amaran Serangan Peluru Berpandu Balistik, Rupanya...

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DIOLAH OLEH: MOHD EZLI MASHUT

GLOBAL: Ekoran kesilapan mesej amaran berhubungn serangan peluru berpandu balistik menerusi telefon penduduk Hawaii panik sehingga mencetuskan kegusaran dan kekeliruan.

Amaran itu, muncul dalam Sistem Amaran Kecemasan digunakan pihak berkuasa seluruh negara untuk menghantar maklumat kecemasan penting ditulis: "ANCAMAN PELURU BERPANDU BALISTIK MENUJU KE ARAH HAWAII. SEGERA BERLINDUNG. INI BUKAN SATU LATIHAN."

Agensi Berita Antarabangsa AFP melaporkan amaran kecemasan yang menggesa penduduk Hawaii segera berlindung itu muncul beberapa bulan selepas ketegangan meningkat antara Washington dan Pyongyang, dengan Korea Utara berkata, ia berjaya menguji peluru berpandu balistik yang boleh membawa kepala peledak nuklear ke AS, termasuk rangkaian kepulauan gunung berapi itu.

"Tiada ancaman peluru berpandu di Hawaii," Agensi Pengurusan Kecemasan (EMA) Hawaii segera menulis tweet, ketika media sosial huru hara dengan gambar skrin mengenai amaran kece…

Honda Reveals Newest, Innovative And Futuristic Mobility and Robots

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HONDA officially revealed its for newest innovative and futuristic mobility and companionship robots, part of the company's 3E (Empower, Experience, Empathy) program. 

Endgadget reported that Honda plans to develop the platforms with a variety of like-minded partners as part of the company's "open innovation" approach.

Yoshiyuki Matsumoto, president & CEO of Honda R&D Co., Ltd described the company's position saying: "Honda views robotics not as something in conflict with people, but as an opportunity to expand their potential. 

We have entered an era when robotics will become increasingly visible and essential in our everyday lives and have the ability to unlock human potential." 

In addition to the robotics concept, Honda says that in 2018 they will invest in mobility, and energy management. As part of this investment, Honda announced they are partnering with six startup companies to demonstrate technologies that relate to autonomous vehicles and …