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Outrage Over Tesla's Showroom In Xinjiang, Activists Demand Shutdown

Jan 04, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

The Xinjiang province of China is infamous for alleged abuses on the Muslim ethnic minorities, especially the Uyghur Muslims. A recently opened Tesla showroom in Xinjiang has invited criticism from activists all around the world.

Activists Call On Tesla To Close New Xinjiang Showroom

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Activists are appealing to Tesla Inc. to close a new showroom in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, where officials are accused of abuses against mostly Muslim ethnic minorities.

Elon Musk Recruited This Indian-Origin Man From His Tweet | Who Is Ashok Elluswamy?

Elluswamy was hired in the autopilot team at his electric vehicle company eight years back, but now his name is again doing rounds on social. Here's why.

Elon Musk Is TIME’s Person Of The Year: 10 Tweets Of SpaceX Owner That Went Viral In 2021

Dec 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Elon Musk became TIME's Person of the Year 2021. Here's a look at Musk's most viral tweets (so far) for this year.

Elon Musk Compares Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal To Joseph Stalin, Meme Goes Viral

Elon Musk has tweeted a meme that shows the face of new Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal on Russian dictator Joseph Stalin's face and co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey's on the aide of Stalin whom he got executed.

11 November, 2021

SpaceX Launches Four Astronauts To ISS, Including 600th Person To Reach Space

Associated Press (AP)

Just two days after SpaceX brought four other astronauts home from the International Space Station, it has launched 4 more astronauts into space.

02 November, 2021

Elon Musk Three Times Richer Than Warren Buffet, Net Worth Nearly Double Of Jeff Bezos

Outlook Business Team

Musk owns a 17 per cent stake in Tesla, as per a regulatory filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in August 2021. Bloomberg analysis states he holds 82 million exercisable options to buy Tesla stock which are included at their net value.

13 October, 2021

Provide Information About “Full Self-Driving” Software: US Authorities To Tesla

Outlook Web Desk

US Authorities recently opened an investigation into Tesla's Autopilot after getting multiple reports of vehicles crashing into emergency vehicles with warning lights flashing that were stopped on highways.

17 September, 2021

Computing Pioneer Clive Sinclair Dies At 81

Associated Press (AP)

Clive Sinclair rose to prominence in the early 1980s with a series of affordable home computers.

21 July, 2021

Billionaire Space Race: The Ultimate Symbol Of Capitalism’s Flawed Obsession With Growth

Associated Press (AP)

Capitalism has led humans to believe that 'growth at all costs' is the only way around the problems on Earth.

13 July, 2021

Elon Musk Under Fire Again: CEO To Testify Over Tesla Acquisition

Associated Press (AP)

Questioned under oath, Musk plans to defend the purchase as a justifiable acquisition.

11 July, 2021

Richard Branson Sets Off On His Boldest Adventure Yet- Flying Own Rocket To Space

Outlook Web Bureau

Branson’s fellow billionaire and rival Jeff Bezos is planning to fly to space in a craft of his own nine days from now.

09 July, 2021

New And Better Tools To Track Rocket Launches And Space Vehicles Returning To Earth: Federal Regulator

Associated Press (AP)

The tool, called the Space Data Integrator, will replace a system in which much of the work of giving telemetry data about space vehicles to air traffic control managers is done manually.

07 June, 2021

The Cryptic Tales Of Tesla

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

The flip-flop of Tesla in using Bitcoin as payment for its cars, demonstrates that cryptocurrencies are still not a replacement for regular currency. However, governments need to ensure that cryptocurrency capability building continues.

24 April, 2021

Watch: Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Four Astronauts Into Orbit Using Recycled Capsule

Associated Press (AP)

The astronauts from the U.S., Japan and France are expected to reach the International Space Station today

10 April, 2021

Watch: Elon Musk's Neuralink Shows Monkey Playing Pong With Mind

Outlook Web Bureau

Pager, a nine-year-old Macaque monkey, had a Neuralink chip implanted about six weeks before the video was shot.

20 March, 2021

US: Russian Man Pleads Guilty To Bribing Tesla Employee With USD 1 Million To Steal Company Secrets

Associated Press (AP)

In a case that cybersecurity experts called exceptional for the risks he took, Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov pleaded guilty to attempting to steal Tesla’s secrets and plant ransomware in the company’s network

12 March, 2021

Gautam Adani Becomes Top Gainer This Year, Beats Jeff Bezos And Elon Musk

Outlook Web Bureau

According to Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Adani’s net worth saw a gain of $16.2 billion in 2021 taking his worth to $50 billion.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz