Brussels Terror Attack Second In 15 Months, Terrorist Shot Dead After Explosion At Train Station

International Business Times

EDT- Interior Minister Jan Jambon announced that the Belgian security forces have identified the terrorist. "The terrorist's identity is known. We have been able to identify him," Jambon told RTBF radio television without giving further details, Agence France-Presse reported. A suspected terrorist bomber was shot dead by Belgian troops at Brussels Central Station, Tuesday, after a small explosion took place at the transportation hub at around 8:30 p.m. local time (2:30 p.m. EDT). Officials of the Belgian federal prosecutors confirmed that the central station explosion was being considered as a terrorist attack, Reuters reported.


Datametrex AI Further Disclosure on Contract With Hyundai

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TORONTO, May 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Datametrex AI Limited (the "Company" or "Datametrex") (DM.V) (D4G.F) is pleased to provide additional information on the previously announced contract with Hyundai Corporation ("Hyundai"). This is an initial pilot order with Hyundai, the financial terms of this order are not material to Datametrex. This is a key milestone for Datametrex and the Company continues discussions with Hyundai to explore additional opportunities with their organization. "We wanted to provide more information on the nature of this order to ensure our investor understand that this is the first phase with Hyundai. We are excited to continue working with them and expand our reach within their organization," says Jeff Stevens, COO & President of the Company.


'Hyper Chariots' catapult car-sized capsules at 4000 mph

Daily Mail - Science & tech

The ambitious Hyper Chariot concept uses roller coaster-type technology to catapult car-sized capsules through airless concrete tubes at five times the speed of sound - and more than five times faster than Elon Musk's Hyperloop. The hypersonic public transport system, presided over by Hollywood actor Matthew Modin, will be fully operational by 2040 with test centres opening next year, the founders claim. The hypersonic public transport system (pictured) which looks straight out of a sci-fi movie could be fully operational by 2040 and will connect'cities and even countries in a way never before possible' the company claims The founders claim the Hyper Chariot uses roller coaster-type technology to catapult car-sized capsules through airless concrete tubes at five times the speed of sound. The apparent public transport of the future will accelerate from 0 to 1,000mph (1,600 km/h) in just 60 seconds and will reach an astonishing top speed of 4,000mph (6,400 km/h). A spokesman for Hyper Chariot said tickets for the eight minute journey would be'highly competitive', with fares for London to Edinburgh costing around £100 ($127).


Hyperloops & air taxis: Here's what life might look like in 2030

ZDNet

Blade Runner came out in 1982 and made some dazzling predictions for what the world of 2019 would look like. Unless your last name is Kurzweil, it's tough to forecast more than thirty years of technological advancement. Do you have a sense what the city of 2030 will look like? Consumer expectations don't always align with reality, but they can serve as important markers of market preparedness for new technologies. A glimpse into the future of money: Spain's banking revolution shows what's next for your cash In Spain, where smartphone use is the norm and peer-to-peer lending is taking off, banks' shift from payment processors to financial services advisors is particularly noticeable.