Elon Musk confirms that the Cybertruck will arrive in 2023, along with his humanoid robot and his autonomous taxi. McDonald’s and Starbucks will soon accept bitcoin payments through a strategic partnership. Samsung could deploy Android 13 on its smartphones faster than Android 12. This is the recap of April 8, 2022.
If the beginning of the week was strongly animated by the financial operations of Elon Musk, in particular with the acquisition of 9.2% of Twitter and the conquest of a seat on the board of directors of the social network, it is Tesla, which occupies a large part of the tech news this weekend. Four pieces of information caught our attention. First, Tesla opened its Gigafactory in Texas in order to produce more cars. Then, the brand announces that it wants to produce a humanoid robot whose provisional name is Optimus. Next, Tesla will create an autonomous taxi called “Robotaxi”. Tesla would have planned to unveil it in 2023. Finally the last information is part of our recap of the day. Good reading !
The year 2023 will be the year of the Cybertruck, Elon Musk has promised!
On the occasion of the inauguration of the Tesla Gigafactory located in Texas, Elon Musk announced a launch date for the Cybertruck that we have been hearing about for years. If the children’s version is regularly marketed at Christmas, the adult version will arrive in 2023. That is four years after being unveiled for the first time, with great fanfare. It remains to be seen whether this launch will take place in January or December. And if the shortage of components will not affect this promise…
In more detail: Elon Musk promises that the Tesla Cybertruck will be released in 2023
Samsung could roll out Android 13 faster than Android 12
If everything goes like in 2021 with Android 12, Android 13 should be presented during the Google I/O conference next month and officially launched at the end of the summer. Some brands receive a version before this date in order to accelerate the developments related to the overcoats. A leak claims that Samsung will have this version sooner than 2021, allowing the brand to start its beta test campaign from July, with One UI 5 on board. Which would mean faster deployment on smartphones already on the market.
In more detail: Samsung’s Galaxy could get Android 13 much sooner than expected
Buy yourself a Big Mac and a Caramel Macchiato with Bitcoins!
At the opening conference of the Bitcoin 2022 trade show, the boss of Strike announced that his Bitcoin payment application will soon be compatible with three payment solutions: Shopify, NCR and Blackhawk. These technologies are used by 400,000 brands worldwide, including major brands such as McDonald’s, Starbucks, Wallmart, Home Depot and Best Buy. This is therefore an extremely important announcement which, according to the boss of Strike, will accelerate the general adoption of Bitcoin.
In more detail: Bitcoin: McDonald’s and Starbucks will accept cryptocurrency payments