Technology & Science

Tesla’s 400 Layoffs Are Electrifying

Tesla’s 400 Layoffs Are Electrifying

Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told media outlets on Friday. The dismissals were a result of a company-wide annual review, Tesla said in an emailed statement, without confirming the number of employees leaving the company. Elon Musk, company […]

Was There a Cyber Breach At The SEC? Again?

Was There a Cyber Breach At The SEC? Again?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to delay new data-gathering rules until it could assure investors that its computer systems were secure. Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday […]

NASA’s 13-year Saturn mission ends with Cassini’s final dive

NASA’s 13-year Saturn mission ends with Cassini’s final dive

Cassini, NASA’s 13-year Saturn mission, has ended.   Contact has been lost with the Cassini spacecraft after it completed a “death dive” into the upper atmosphere of Saturn and transmitted its final signal, according to NASA. The spacecraft deliberately sank into Saturn’s upper atmosphere at a high speed and plunged itself into the planet just […]

Amazon plans to build ‘HQ2’ – a second Headquarters

Amazon plans to build ‘HQ2’ – a second Headquarters

Amazon has announced plans to open a second headquarters in North America that will employ as many as 50,000 workers. The company announced Thursday that it is searching for a city to host the new “HQ2” facility, which will cost at least $5 billion to construct and operate.  “We expect HQ2 to be a full […]