Despite significant losses on its Bitcoin investments and temporary factory closures in China, Tesla has recently been able to significantly increase its profits. However, fewer electric cars and storage devices were sold than before. Tesla also suffered from supply chain problems and this is exactly what the USA wants to avoid in the future. To this end, a “Chip 4” alliance with the three high-tech countries Taiwan, Japan and South Korea is being sought. However, the Koreans are still hesitating because China could object to such an alliance. Meanwhile, data centers in England were disrupted, which had to be shut down for some time due to extreme heat and overloaded air conditioning systems – the most important reports in a nutshell.
Tesla, Inc. is thriving. In the second quarter of the year, the electric car manufacturer has its Sales volume year-on-year comparison increased by 42 percent. Operating profit is up 88 percent net profit has almost doubled. It succeeded despite the fact that the company had to make significant write-downs on its cryptocurrency holdings. On the one hand, the market value of Bitcoin dropped significantly, on the other hand Tesla had to sell three quarters of its Bitcoin in the second quarter to support its own cash holdings: Tesla doubled net profit despite Bitcoin loss.
Die USA plan to work more closely with Taiwan, Japan and South Korea. The new “Chip 4” Allianz should the semiconductor supply chain improve and make the US more independent of China’s products. While Japan and Taiwan have already signaled approval, South Korea is still undecided. The Koreans fear to alienate China. After all, China is South Korea’s major customer and an important partner and buyer of Korean technology companies such as Samsung and SK Hynix: The USA want to cooperate more closely with Taiwan, Japan and South Korea through the “Chip 4” alliance.
So hot it has never been in England: 40.3 degrees Celsius were measured in the shade in Coningsby on Tuesday. With such high temperatures, designers of data centers obviously not expected. Because some big Cooling systems overwhelmed were, it came at both the Google Cloud as well as at Oracle to failures. Kubernetes instances, SQL databases, BigQuery warehouses and, of course, numerous websites were affected. The services could only be restored after several hours: heat overwhelms data centers in England.
Security researchers are on dangerous vulnerabilities im GPS-Tracker MV720 pushed by MiCODUS. According to them, the tracker is coming worldwide especially in cars for use. The US government is now warning against the use of the tracker. This is to be used, among other things, in vehicles belonging to governments, military institutions and prosecutors. By exploiting the gap one can stop cars or even the cut off the fuel supplywhich could be life-threatening in heavy traffic: Security gaps in MiCODUS GPS trackers can endanger human lives.
Of the IT skills shortage will continue to increase in Germany. However, it is a global problem that there are not enough IT experts. If Germany succeeds in becoming attractive to foreign employees, it can Migration help to contain the lack of IT specialists. Homeoffice does not contribute to this, but is a form of work that has its origins in IT jobs. Corona has accelerated its spread. In a Mini-Series In the coming days we will examine the current situation in Germany and in the world regarding the job market for IT specialists: IT specialist shortage in Germany.
That Space Telescope James Webb is a beacon of hope for the people of the crisis-stricken world. The space telescope makes it possible insights into the universe in so far unrivaled level of detail. At the same time it turned out Impacts of micrometeorites but also what adversities the scientific device is exposed to at its exposed location. In the heiseshow Among other things, we talk about the first images and what makes them different from those of the Hubble Space Telescope: Why the James Webb Space Telescope stands for good prospects.
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