Daily Archives: 04.04.2021

OPEC+ to ease oil output cuts from next month

Saudi Arabia said it was phasing out its extra voluntary cuts by July OPEC+ has agreed to gradually ease its oil output cuts from May, after the new US administration called on Saudi Arabia to keep energy affordable for consumers. The group, which has implemented deep cuts since a pandemic-induced oil price collapse in 2020, agreed to ease production curbs ...

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Mars rover deploys Ingenuity helicopter for historic flight

This camera view from the Perseverance rover shows the Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Perseverance rover released the Ingenuity helicopter onto the surface of Mars Saturday, leaving behind the experimental flying drone to survive on its own power until attempting a historic hop in the Red Planet’s thin carbon dioxide atmosphere. The milestone kicks off ...

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The largest European robotics and space event is counting down the time until take off!

European Rover Challenge (ERC) is an annual celebration of space enthusiasts. Starting in 2014, it is now the most important space-robotic event in Europe, bringing together hundreds of supporters and representatives of the world of science, technology, and business interested in developing innovative solutions in the field of mobile and space robotics. The event enjoys great popularity and prestige. The ...

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Sensors collected crucial data on Mars landings with arrival of Perseverance

(1 April 2021 – JPL) NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully landed Feb. 18, 2021, beginning its robotic exploration of the Red Planet. MEDLI2 was one of the crucial technologies on the rover’s protective aeroshell that helped document the entry, descent, and landing (EDL) of the spacecraft. All of the MEDLI2 data was stored on Perseverance for transmission to Earth after a ...

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Judge Hands Convicted Crypto Tax Evader 3-Year Suspended Jail Sentence

Source: Adobe/Wit A Japanese man who was found guilty of crypto-related tax evasion earlier this month has been handed a fresh three-year suspended jail term and ordered to pay a fine of around USD 163,000 after hiding his bitcoin (BTC) earnings from the authorities. In a high-profile case, Hideji Matsuda, a white-collar company employee aged 56, was given the additional ...

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Government extends construction commencement notices

Construction of housing is to resume on April 12 The Government has signed regulations that will mean that valid construction commencement notices submitted during the most recent period of restrictions remain valid until April 26. Commencement notices relating to around 4,400 houses and apartments are among those lodged with the building control authorities since the start of the year. However, ...

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