This month I lift the lid on recent changes made at eBay, which has finally divorced from Paypal and inserted itself into the payment chain. Ebay’s ‘Managed Payments’ system comes between buyer and sellers and eBay says that buyers no longer have to pay Paypal fees – but what’s the catch? There’s plenty of small print that sellers should think about, especially if valuable items are involved.
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More progress is reported from OneWeb which continues to build up a satellite datacomms network slowly and carefully, there’s some news on Amazon’s Kuiper project and a long overdue mention of Virgin Galactic’s ambitious spaceplanes, and the latest from SpaceX.
https://youtu.be/z9eoubnO-pE Space X Starship SN-15
https://youtu.be/domwsgorRW0 NS-15 Blue Origin
Virgin Galactic’s latest mirror-finish space vehicle called ‘Imagine’ starts ground tests this year. The firm hopes to offer up to 400 flights a year to ‘private astronauts’.
https://youtu.be/_XiKFf9vpG4 Richard Branson interview
The Polestar 2 is Volvo’s premium EV brand, with deliveries heading to the UK this year
You may have heard the name but what is it? In EV news this month, I introduce Polestar premium EVs and, at the other end of the scale, if you remember Austin J2 or Sherpa vans then you might want to know about China’s SAIC-owned foray into Britain’s panel van/ truck market, under their new Maxus brand.
www.saicmaxus.co.uk Maxus Trucks UK
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