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Serial production of Arctic buses scheduled for 2024

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The Ural Automobile Plant plans to start serial production of Arctic buses and road trains in 2024. This was announced by the chief designer of the Arctic Bus project Arkady Maltsev. The Arctic bus is primarily designed to transport people in hard-to-reach areas, where other vehicles cannot pass. The serial launch should take place in 2024, Maltsev said. According to the experience in the implementation of serial vehicles, the number of such vehicles produced per year can reach approximately 300 units.

Serial production of Arctic buses scheduled for 2024

A distinctive feature of the Arctic buses is autonomous life support: they can keep passengers alive for 24 hours until they get help. Work is currently underway to improve the design. So, in the next version, the thermal performance of the bus is planned to be increased due to a one-volume van body (now the cab and the passenger compartment are separate). According to the designer, the car also takes into account the environmental features of the region of operation. It is equipped with wide-profile low-pressure tires, which provides high flotation on soft soils and snow. In addition, it is important not to damage the vegetation layer, since in the north the trace of wheeled vehicles is restored for about 30 years. This technique does not damage the soil, Maltsev explained. According to him, the bus runs on diesel fuel, but can be equipped with a gas engine.

The Arctic bus and road train are designed to transport people and goods in areas with a poorly developed road network at low temperatures. The gross weight of such a bus is 17 tons, the wheel arrangement is 6×6, and the capacity is 20 passengers. The Arctic road train includes medical, educational, household modules and a public catering module. The total mass of the road train is 28 tons, the carrying capacity is 11.5 tons, the wheel arrangement is 6×6 (tractor), 2/4 (semi-trailer). The prototype bus has already passed the first tests last winter, the next tests are scheduled for the end of this year, and work on the Arctic bus is scheduled to be completed next year.

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For iPhone 15, Apple will purchase the latest Sony sensors, which have no analogues on the market

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For iPhone 15 Apple will purchase the latest Sony sensors

Sony will supply its state-of-the-art image sensors to Apple, which will be used in the iPhone 15 line of smartphones.

For iPhone 15, Apple will purchase the latest Sony sensors, which have no analogues on the market

The new Sony Semiconductor Solutions sensor has roughly doubled the saturation signal per pixel compared to conventional image sensors. This matches the description of the new technology that Sony talked about last year.

This is the industry’s first multi-layer CMOS sensor. While the photodiodes and pixel transistors of conventional CMOS sensors are formed in the same layer, they are in different layers in the new sensor. This allows you to expand the dynamic range, increase the photosensitivity and reduce the noise level.

Apparently, this technology has not yet found application in any of Sony’s sensors. Whether Apple will be the first to receive such sensors is unknown. It is also unclear whether they will be used in all iPhone 15 or only in older models. Given the trends of recent years, as well as all the rumors about Apple’s intention to separate younger and older iPhones more strongly, it is likely that only older models will get new sensors, or even exclusively iPhone 15 Ultra.

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Telegram will receive support for paid phone numbers, but it will be impossible to call them

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Telegram will receive support for paid phone numbers but it

In the latest beta version of the Telegram mobile client for Android, there was a mention of anonymous virtual phone numbers that can be bought. They will be on sale on the Fragment site, but the exact launch date has not yet been given.

Telegram will receive support for paid phone numbers, but it will be impossible to call them

These numbers will begin with the code +888, and it will be impossible to call them. They are designed specifically to work with Telegram and are used to receive confirmation codes. It is not yet reported whether there will be rooms with a different code.

The price, terms of sale or other data about the system are also not reported. However, it is possible that the scheme will work the same way as with nicknames that are already sold on Fragment.

Note that the site has already found the most expensive nickname – @news. They paid $1.76 million for it. The name of the buyer is not disclosed.

Telegram will receive support for paid phone numbers, but it will be impossible to call them

Recently, Telegram added a decryption of “circles”, new emojis and other features, as well as improved the application for iOS.

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El Salvador opened a Bitcoin office

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El Salvador opened a Bitcoin office

The Government of El Salvador opened the National Bitcoin Office (ONBTC). He will control all local projects related to the first cryptocurrency. The office is established by decree signed by the President and the Minister of Tourism.

El Salvador opened a Bitcoin office

The photo is NOT an office in El Salvador

ONBTC will develop, analyze and evaluate plans, programs and projects related to Bitcoin and aimed at the economic development of El Salvador. If necessary, the division will also be able to cooperate with other countries in matters related to the first cryptocurrency.

Among the main functions of the organization is the conceptualization and provision of information related to Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrencies in El Salvador to “the media and any interested parties.”

All government agencies are required to assist the National Bitcoin Office in the performance of its functions. The director of ONBTC will be appointed by the head of state.

Earlier, the country’s authorities began considering a bill designed to introduce into the legal field the procedure for interaction with providers and issuers of virtual asset services.

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