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Tesla clinches deal to build new factory in China

Tesla clinches deal to build new factory in China

Even as the company has gotten the go-ahead for building their facility in Shanghai , the fact that they have not partnered with a local manufacturer means that their cars will still be given a 25 percent import duty. China has been aggressively pushing automakers to speed up the development of electric cars. The company will still have to pay the 25% import duty, but will still retain full control and could likely offset the tax with lower production and shipping costs.


Here's When You Can Expect Twitter's New Safety Features

Here's When You Can Expect Twitter's New Safety Features

However after the protest raged, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter , in a series of tweets announced that Twitter is working towards implementing new rules against unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorifies violence.



Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make Man United return this year, says Jose Mourinho

With the likes of Paul Pogba ruled out till well into the next year and Fellaini expected to make a return somewhere around December, they are still pretty taut in players to choose from. "Zlatan is here, he's working here, he's under our control". "Everybody knows every manager wants to have all the players available it's just then a question of the way you position yourself in relation to that, the best way you think is to do it".



11-Year-Old Gitanjali Rao Named America's Top Young Scientist

Discovery Education and 3M announced that Gitanjali Rao won the award in a news release Wednesday, Oct. 18, based on her development of " Tethys ", described as a sensor-based device that can detect lead in water faster than other current techniques.



Alphabet Deploys Project Loon LTE Balloons Above Puerto Rico

Per a recent update from Project Loon head Alastair Westgarth, this marks the first time the group's machine learning algorithms have been used to cluster these balloons over Puerto Rico. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said this month he was forming a Hurricane Recovery Task Force focused on communications problems in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.



"Orionids" meteor shower peaks early Sunday morning

If you are headed out to view them, a jacket and a sleeping bag to lay horizontally on the ground would be a good idea. The Met Office said: "The Orionids are a remnant of Comet Halley and at its peak you could see up to 20 shooting stars per hour".