NASA’s planned SpaceX mission to take two astronauts to the International Space Station has been postponed due to bad weather. The weather was iffy and so the decision to abort was not made until about 15 minutes before takeoff. Takeoff is now scheduled for Saturday, May 30. The mission will be historic as the first commercial flight to take astronauts to orbit and the first since 2011 from the US
Twitter has flagged some of President Trump’s tweets with a fact-check warning. The notification, which displays a blue exclamation mark underneath tweets, prompts readers to ’get the facts about mail-in ballots’ and directs them to a page with news articles and information from fact checkers. Trump’s tweet called mail-in ballots ’fraudulent’ and predicted that ’mail boxes will be robbed’.
A series of features are being introduced by Instagram in order to challenge YouTube. These features will help influencers to earn money via their videos. Commercials are being tested in IGTV videos by the social media application. Along with this, the option to sell ’badges’ is also being tested by Instagram. In this feature, badges will be sold to fans during live stream sessions.
Uber has decided to destroy thousand of its electric bikes & scooters, post sell out of its Jump business to Lime. Recently, videos of its red bikes being crushed at a recycling centre surfaced on social media. Uber clarified that it had decided to destroy its older-model vehicles due to maintenance, liability and safety concerns. However, Uber in UK continues to operate Jump business.