Daily Archives: 12.10.2021

Bank levy extended, Ulster Bank and KBC exempt

KBC Bank Ireland and Ulster Bank are exempt from the bank levy because they are exiting the Irish market The Government’s bank levy is to continue for another year, the Minister for Finance has announced in his budget speech. Introduced in 2013, initially for a period of three years, the idea of the levy was to ensure that the banks ...

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Cosmic Opportunities №53

Hello to our fellow readers. We are glad to share a lot of interesting news, so lets start. “KBR, Inc” and “Cobham” lost several important employees each. Somewhere you gain, somewhere you lose. In “Orbital Insight” more remarkable changes, three employees recently resign from top positions. Looks like a huge reorganization or serious troubles within the company. Will see. Enjoy ...

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Correct Me if I am Wrong: Interactive Learning for Robotic Manipulation

Deep reinforcement learning is successfully applied in many real-world robotic tasks. However, it is limited to domains in which a simulator is available or environments that have been tailored and instrumented for the agent’s training. Interactive learning approach is useful in training not just industrial robotic systems. Image credit: Auledas via Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA-4.0 Therefore, a recent paper proposes an interactive ...

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On the verge of another Soyuz launch, OneWeb looks to flights on Indian rockets

 OneWeb announced Monday it is working on an agreement to launch future broadband internet satellites on Indian rockets, the same day the next batch of 36 OneWeb spacecraft moved into position at a Russian spaceport for liftoff Thursday on a Soyuz launcher. The London-based company, which builds its satellites in a factory on Florida’s Space Coast, said Monday it ...

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James Webb’s 30 Days of Terror

It’s been a long and winding road getting the James Webb Space Telescope from concept to reality. And finally, after decades of planning, work, delays, and cost overruns, the next generation of space telescopes is finally ready to launch. But even now, as the telescope might be secretly traveling by cargo ship to the European Space Agency (ESA) launch site ...

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