SpaceX, on November 11, launched 60 mini ‘Starlink’ satellites. This is the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage.The ‘Falcon’ rocket launched into the morning sky, marking the unprecedented fourth flight of a booster for SpaceX.The compact flat-panel satellites – weighing just 575 pounds (260 kilograms) each – will join the other 60 launched in May.Close Elon Musk, SpaceX’s founder and chief executive, wants to put thousands such ‘Starlink’ satellites in orbit, to offer high-speed internet service everywhere. Musk plans to start service next year in the northern US and Canada, with global coverage for populated areas after 24 launches. related news Honda’s Manesar plant shuts down after strike Skoda unveils 2020 Octavia, India debut likely at Auto Expo Mi Super Sale: Discounts on Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi Note 7 Pro and Poco F1 Last month, Musk used an orbiting Starlink satellite … [Read more...] about SpaceX launches 60 ‘Starlink’ satellites for global internet
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Hyundai is preparing to continue its launch spree with the latest-gen Xcent. The compact sedan is expected to debut in its new avatar at the 2020 Auto Expo with upgraded aesthetics and equipment.The new Xcent is expected to get a bigger cascading grille, redesigned projector headlamps, LED taillights and a repositioned number plate at the back. It is also expected to borrow interior elements from the Grand i10 Nios such as a blacked-out dashboard, steering wheel, and turbine-like air vents. Hyundai could also update the Xcent with a floating touchscreen infotainment system with phone app connectivity as well as the BlueLink connected car technology that made its debut in the Venue.Mechanically, the Xcent should retain its 1.2-litre petrol and diesel engine options albeit with BSVI compliance. Currently, the petrol unit makes 83 PS of maximum power and 114 Nm of peak torque while the diesel unit makes 75 PS and 190 Nm. Both engine options are mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox as … [Read more...] about Next gen Hyundai Xcent spotted: What has changed?
Successful traders are like race drivers. They know how to manoeuvre their way at high speeds. What makes them different is that they know what lies under the hood of the vehicle they are driving and how to correct it if there is a breakdown.The charts and indicators that they use are well-researched to the point where they become second nature and muscle memory. They do not need to think before they react; the reaction comes automatically.If you are a scalper who holds a position for a few seconds to a maximum of a few minutes, your reaction has to be automatic. There is no time to think, all the thinking has to be before and after market hours.Close Sivakumar Jayachandran (@justsiva123) trades on the high-speed race track. A scalper 90 percent of whose trades are held for less than two minutes, Siva as he is called by fellow traders was another trader who proved his mettle at the this year’s Investor Carnival held in Goa. Trading on expiry day along with veteran traders, … [Read more...] about Sivakumar Jayachandran: Journey of a BPO employee to a star trader
Italian sportbike manufacturer Ducati's Streetfighter V4 has been bestowed with the honour of 'Most Beautiful Bike of the Show' at EICMA 2019.Over 14,500 enthusiasts voted for the bike, helping Streetfighter V4 garner over 36 percent of the votes."We are particularly proud to receive this award in a competition where all the manufacturers participate with their flagship models and the general public of EICMA, the most important motorcycle fair in the world, has elected the Streetfighter V4 as the most beautiful," said Andrea Ferraresi, Director, Ducati Design Center.Close The Ducati Streetfighter V4 is powered by a 1,103cc liquid-cooled V4 Desmosedici Stradale, churning out a mind-numbing 211 PS of maximum power and 124 Nm of peak torque. related news WhatsApp users on Android and iPhone report battery drain issues Honda in wait & watch mode even as rivals rev up their EV plans JLR sales down by 6%, fall to 41,866 units in October It has a 6-speed … [Read more...] about Ducati Streetfighter V4 voted as “Most Beautiful Bike of the Show” at EICMA 2019
The age of judging companies only on their longevity is now past. Great companies solve problem that matter. advertisement advertisement Since the 1950s we have been judging companies by their longevity. We fret over how long they stay on the Fortune 500 list, maintain a leadership position, or survive “disruptions.” But does longevity even matter anymore? Isn’t longevity just a bi-product of something more important? I think that great companies are those that dedicate themselves to a problem that matters. When they solve the problem, they exit the stage triumphant. And companies that survive, do so because the problem they exist to solve (their purpose or mission) is so big that there is still work to do. Longevity is not a goal in itself; it is a bi-product of taking on a big problem. Purina, for example, exists to “connect pets with people.” Google exists to “organize the world’s information.” When will such missions be … [Read more...] about Great Companies Solve Problems That Matter