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Tesla crash in China leaves two dead as safety concerns grow

Two people have been killed and several others injured after a Tesla lost control and subsequently crashed in China.

Reports suggest the crash was a result of a software failure. As a result, the EV maker has now confirmed it will launch its own investigation.

Video footage of the incident shows the vehicle speeding through China’s southern province of Guangdong. Moments later, it struck and killed both a motorcyclist and a high school girl.

The Model Y pulled out in front of a store before speeding down a road without braking for more than a kilometre and a half until it swerved and crashed.

Police are currently working to identify the truth behind this accident and Tesla says it will “actively provide any necessary assistance.”

“Police are currently seeking a third party appraisal agency to identify the truth behind this accident and we will actively provide any necessary assistance.”

China is the EV maker’s second-largest market, with the crash dominating news headlines around the country on Sunday.

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, has previously touted the Autopilot’s function as being “probably better” than a human driver.

 

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Who killed the crypto boom?

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It has been a shocking year for crypto investors, the year that crypto came crashing down to earth.

What began as a trickle became a turning point for crypto, losing their luster and exposed as a fringe product that most sensitive, experienced investors approached with skepticism.

So how did crypto climb so high under the cover of the pandemic?

By 2022, the ads were everywhere. Crypto was taking over the superbowl, and global sport.

Hollywood’s biggest names were jumping on board, and suddenly the big banking firms were taking notice.

The tokens might have been virtual, but crypto was become a real threat, and of real interest to next gen investors. #crypto #ftx #bitcoin

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U.S. Judge dismisses Dfinity-Meta trademark case

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Meta has resolved a trademark lawsuit with Dfinity Foundation

 
Dfinity sued Meta over the infinity symbol logo that Meta adopted after changing its name from Facebook.

Dfinity alleged that the logo would cause confusion with Dfinity’s infinity-symbol trademarks.

The two parties have asked the San Francisco federal court to dismiss the case with prejudice.

Meta is still facing trademark lawsuits from Meta X and Metacapital over its name change. #Dfinity #Meta

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Elon Musk’s Tesla was blasted into space five years ago

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Musk’s Tesla is currently floating through the galaxy

Exactly five years ago,Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster was launched into space to travel on an endless joy ride through the cosmic wilderness.

And how’s this for a journey.

On its anniversary, estimates suggest the vehicle has completed three and one quarter loops around the sun and is sitting 326 kilometres from Earth.

It’s also logged up more than 4 billion kilometres, mostly travelling through a barren vacuum.

In space terms, it did get close to Mars at one point – passing within 8 million ks of the planet – or about 20 times the distance between the Earth and the moon.

Although, it’s difficult to say where the vehicle is exactly with or whether it’s still even in one piece.

It is possible the roadster may have been hit by a meteoroid or eroded by radiation. #trending #fetured

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