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November 21, 2018 10:28 AM U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to provide AI platform for Chinese EV start-ups

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) has signed separate deals with Chinese electric vehicle startups XPeng Motors, Singulato Motors and SF Motors to develop autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Jensen Huang said on Wednesday. Huang, speaking at an event in the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou, said XPeng and Singulato will use Nvidia’s 128

November 21, 2018 8:43 AM Arianespace launches Morocco's second earth observation satellite

RABAT (Reuters) - Arianespace on Wednesday launched a rocket from French Guiana carrying Morocco’s second earth observation satellite, the European launch company said. The satellite, named Mohammed VI-B, was developed by Thales Alenia Space and Airbus, Arianespace said in a statement on its website. It will be mainly used for mapping, land surveying 118

November 16, 2018 9:53 PM Grim fiscal forecast awaits Illinois' new governor

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois’ new governor faces a budget deficit that could triple in size, as well as a backlog of unpaid bills that could surpass the state’s record high, according to a new five-year fiscal forecast from outgoing Governor Bruce Rauner. The Republican governor lost his bid for a second term in office to Democrat J.B. Pritzker in the Nov. 6 general 86

November 16, 2018 7:22 PM Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An unmanned rocket carrying cargo blasted off into space on Friday in the first launch of a Russian-made Soyuz-FG rocket from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur cosmodrome since a dramatic aborted launch in October. The rocket took off with a Progress MS-10 spacecraft at 18:14 GMT (00:14 local time) carrying supplies to the International Space 120

November 16, 2018 5:28 AM Billy Idol becomes US citizen, holds flag as he takes oath

Billy Idol became a U.S. citizen on Wednesday in Los Angeles, holding the American flag as he took the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tweeted out a collage of images of the 62-year-old rock star in the ceremony. “It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony,” the USCIS wrote in a punny tweet. “Congratulations 147

November 14, 2018 8:49 PM NASA prepares to ‘light up the sky' on the East Coast with space station rocket launch

Northrop Grumman Antares rocket sits atop its launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) NASA is set to launch an Antares rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station from the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia this week. Weather permitting 117

November 14, 2018 3:01 PM Russia reveals nuclear spaceship that will fly to Mars ‘in very near future’

Russia has revealed a "spacecraft of the future" that could one day put humans on Mars. Roscosmos showed off concept designs for the sci-fi spacecraft – but failed to say exactly when it would launch. The spaceship is currently in development at Russia's Keldysh Research Centre, which is racing to create the nuclear propulsion engine. "Today, the Keldysh 331

November 13, 2018 7:41 PM Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify has been unofficially 100

November 9, 2018 5:22 PM Exclusive: Softbank's Saudi-backed Vision Fund to raise $4 billion in debt

LONDON (Reuters) - SoftBank’s (9984.T) Vision Fund is raising $4 billion in debt to help finance acquisitions and has hired Goldman Sachs (GS.N) and Mizuho (8411.T) to work on the deal, a presentation seen by Reuters said. The transaction would be the first test of debt investors’ appetite for the Saudi-backed technology fund since the crisis triggered 135

November 8, 2018 10:59 AM Tanzania frees two members of CPJ journalists' advocacy group

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania released two staff members of the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Thursday, a day after they were detained and their passports seized, the South African Foreign Ministry said. Tanzanian Immigration Department spokesman Ali Mtanda said Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo were arrested for violating 75