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Up to 240 km per charge for fast, clean delivery. Amazon takes Rivian electric trucks to the streets of San Francisco

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Amazon announced last month that by the end of this year, the company will begin using new electric delivery trucks in 16 US cities. The new vans are designed and manufactured by startup Rivian.

The company has previously started using these new trucks in Los Angeles. Now Amazon has brought electric trucks to the streets of San Francisco. Initially, the vehicles will pass test routes from the delivery station in Richmond, and then eventually expand to other regions.

Electric vans can travel up to 240 km without recharging. Amazon has already begun preparing its van spaces and adding thousands of charging stations at delivery centers across North America and Europe.

Earlier Amazon announced its readiness to buy 100,000 electric trucks from Rivian, in which Amazon is one of the main investors. It’s part of the e-commerce giant’s overall strategy to promote the environment.

Electric vehicle startup Rivian has been operating in stealth mode since 2009 and only launched its pickups and SUVs in November 2018. The company was founded with the goal of launching a Tesla Roadster rival, and then moved on to manufacturing SUVs and pickups.

Amazon starts using Rivian electric vans for deliveries in San Francisco

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Four iQOO smartphones will receive Android 12 in December

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The iQOO brand has revealed Android 12 release dates for a number of its models. True, we are not yet talking about the final version of Android 12 – it will have to wait longer.

IQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3 and iQOO Z5 users will receive the Android 12 beta at the end of the year – at the end of December. And at the end of March 2022, the beta version of Android 12 will be released for iQOO 3.

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Another foldable smartphone comes out in November – with 120Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 888 and 50MP camera

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Details about the Oppo smartphone with a flexible screen appeared on the web. According to the source, the device will be released in November and will be built on a single-chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 platform.

The smartphone does not have a name, but the key characteristics are listed. So, the device is assigned an OLED screen with a diagonal of 8 inches with a frame rate of 120 Hz, a 32-megapixel front camera and a multi-module main camera with a main sensor with a resolution of 50 megapixels, a 4500 mAh battery with support for 65 W fast charging. The operating system is expected to be Android 11 with ColorOS 12 interface. There is no price, but it will probably be more affordable than the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3.

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Not a trace remained of $ 66,000. Bitcoin fell, followed by Ethereum

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The week began for the main cryptocurrencies of the world with a rise in price and the establishment of new price highs, and ends with a fall, and quite noticeable. Over the course of a day, Bitcoin loses about 4.5% of its value, and as a result, for 1 BTC now they give not $ 66,000, but about $ 60,500.

After Bitcoin began to fall, Ethereum was still holding, but its rate had already gone down too, dropping below the psychological mark of $ 4,000. Analysts believe that such a fall in cryptocurrencies is due to their sell-off on the part of investors – they are fixing profits against the backdrop of a strong growth in value that has been observed since the end of September. This means that after the current correction, Bitcoin may rush to new heights, but whether altcoins will follow it is a big question.

Not a trace remained of $ 66,000.  Bitcoin fell, followed by Ethereum

Interestingly, against the background of a decrease in quotations of other cryptocurrencies from the Top 10, Solana feels very confident: it grew by almost 6% per day, and by almost 25% in a week.

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