New survey suggests that current house renters could be buyers within five years By Investing.com

New survey suggests that current house renters could be buyers within five years By Investing.com



A recent survey by Bank of America reveals that many current renters might transition to homeownership within the next five years, posing significant challenges for local housing markets, particularly in areas with growing populations.

The 2024 Bank of America Homebuyer Insights Report highlights this potential shift, which could strain housing supply in regions already experiencing demographic changes.

Bank of America’s internal data indicates that many cities in the Northeast and West saw population declines in the first quarter of 2024. In contrast, the South presented a more complex picture, with some metropolitan areas continuing to grow while others saw retrenchment.

This population movement has influenced housing supply, yet it’s uncertain if the rental property market in the South can accommodate the increasing demand.

The survey points to an increased preference for suburban housing and suggests that current trends might persist, with significant population inflows expected in parts of Texas and Florida. This demographic shift is skewing towards younger individuals who are more inclined to rent.

However, the Homebuyer Insights Report indicates that many of these renters, especially from younger generations, plan to purchase homes within five years.

This anticipated shift from renting to buying means that key cities in the South will need to adapt their housing supply strategies to meet evolving demands. As these younger populations mature, the demand for homeownership is expected to rise, necessitating a reevaluation of housing policies and development plans to ensure sufficient supply and affordability.





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US national security adviser and Saudi Arabia crown prince hold security deal talks

US national security adviser and Saudi Arabia crown prince hold security deal talks


White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 13, 2024.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — President Joe Biden’s national security adviser met early Sunday with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss what the kingdom described as the “semi-final” version of a wide-ranging security agreement between the countries.

The announcement by the state-run Saudi Press Agency comes as the strategic deal had been upended after Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel that killed 1,200 people and saw 250 others taken hostage back to the Gaza Strip.

In the time since, a punishing Israeli airstrike campaign and ground offensive there has killed over 35,000 Palestinians, endangering the security deal that had included Saudi Arabia diplomatically recognizing Israel for the first time since its founding in 1948.

Saudi state media released no images of Jake Sullivan and Prince Mohammed meeting in Dhahran, a city in the kingdom’s far east that’s home to its state-run oil giant, the Saudi Arabian Oil Co. known as Saudi Aramco.

“The semi-final version of the draft strategic agreements between the kingdom and the United States of America, which are almost being finalized — and what is being worked on between the two sides in the Palestinian issue to find a credible path — were discussed,” the statement released after the talks said.

That included “a two-state solution that meets the aspirations and legitimate rights of the Palestinian people” and “the situation in Gaza and the need to stop the war there and facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid,” the statement added.

Saudi Arabia has long called for an independent Palestinian state to be created along Israel’s 1967 borders, with east Jerusalem as its capital. However, that likely may be untenable for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government hinges on support from hard-liners who oppose a two-state solution and support Israeli settlements on lands Palestinians want for that state.

The White House had acknowledged Sullivan’s trip and that he would later head on to Israel, where he’s scheduled meet Netanyahu on Sunday. However, there was no immediate statement from the U.S. on the discussions, other than to say they would be “including the war in Gaza and ongoing efforts to achieve a lasting peace and security in the region.”

Saudi Arabia has long relied — like other Gulf Arab nations — on the U.S. to be the security guarantor for the wider Middle East as tensions over Iran’s nuclear program in recent years have spilled over into a series of attacks. The proposal now being discussed likely would deepen that, and also reportedly includes access to advanced weapons and possibly trade deals as well.

Saudi Arabia has also pushed for nuclear cooperation in the deal that includes America allowing it to enrich uranium in the kingdom — something that worries nonproliferation experts, as spinning centrifuges opens the door to a possible weapons program. Prince Mohammed has said the kingdom would pursue a nuclear weapon if Iran had one. Iran in recent weeks has increasingly threatened it could do so.

Iran’s mission to the United Nations in New York meanwhile confirmed that Tehran held indirect talks with U.S. officials in Oman last week. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency quoted the mission as describing the talks as “an ongoing process.”

“The negotiations have not been the first and will not be the last of their kind,” the mission said, according to IRNA.

Oman, a sultanate on the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been the site of U.S.-Iran talks in the past, including under Biden despite the tensions between the two nations.



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Usyk beats Fury to become first undisputed heavyweight boxing champion in 24 years

Usyk beats Fury to become first undisputed heavyweight boxing champion in 24 years


Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk launches an attack on Britain’s Tyson Fury during their undisputed heavyweight world championship boxing fight at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, May 19, 2024.

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Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk launches an attack on Britain’s Tyson Fury during their undisputed heavyweight world championship boxing fight at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, May 19, 2024.

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Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk became the world’s first undisputed heavyweight boxing champion in 24 years by beating British fighter Tyson Fury in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh.

Usyk defeated Fury by split decision late on Saturday night, knocking down his opponent in the ninth round, before eventually earning a narrow win on two scorecards. Two judges favored Usyk, 115-112 and 114-113, while the third gave it to Fury, 114-113. Usyk added Fury’s WBC title to his own WBA, IBF and WBO belts.

“It’s a great time. It’s a great day,” said Usyk who is 6 inches shorter than the 6-foot-9 Fury, and weighed in 30 pounds lighter. “Thank you so much to my team,” Usyk said, fighting back tears. “It’s a big opportunity for me, for my family, for my country. Slava Ukraini!”

Fury kissed Usyk on the head after the final bell, and Usyk hugged Fury several moments after the decision was read. In an interview after the fight, Fury also said he wants a rematch in October.

Britain’s Tyson Fury, left, and Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk trade blows during their undisputed heavyweight world championship boxing fight at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, May 19, 2024.

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Britain’s Tyson Fury, left, and Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk trade blows during their undisputed heavyweight world championship boxing fight at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, May 19, 2024.

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“I believe I won that fight,” Fury said. “I believe he won a few of the rounds, but I won the majority of them, and I believe it was one of those what-can-you-do, one of them … decisions in boxing. We both put on a good fight, best we can do. “You know, his country is at war, so people are siding with a country at war. But make no mistake, I won that fight, in my opinion, and I’ll be back. I’ve got a rematch clause.”

Usyk has now joined the elite club of fighters who held every major world championship belt at heavyweight — and he is the first to do it in the four-belt era, which began in 2007. The list of undisputed champions includes Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Floyd Patterson, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson. The most recent undisputed heavyweight champ was Lennox Lewis, who beat Evander Holyfield in late 1999 and enjoyed a five-month reign.



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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces U.S. extradition judgment day By Reuters

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces U.S. extradition judgment day By Reuters



By Michael Holden and Sam Tobin

LONDON (Reuters) – A British court could give a final decision on Monday on whether WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States over the mass leak of secret U.S. documents, the culmination of 13 years of legal battles and detentions.

Two judges at the High Court in London are set to rule on whether the court is satisfied by U.S. assurances that Assange, 52, would not face the death penalty and could rely on the First Amendment right to free speech if he faced a U.S. trial for spying.

Assange’s legal team say he could be on a plane across the Atlantic within 24 hours of the decision, could be released from jail, or his case could yet again be bogged down in months of legal battles.

“I have the sense that anything could happen at this stage,” his wife Stella said last week. “Julian could be extradited, or he could be freed.”

She said her husband hoped to be in court for the crucial hearing.

WikiLeaks released hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. military documents on Washington’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq – the largest security breaches of their kind in U.S. military history – along with swathes of diplomatic cables.

In April 2010 it published a classified video showing a 2007 U.S. helicopter attack that killed a dozen people in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff.

The U.S. authorities want to put the Australian-born Assange on trial over 18 charges, nearly all under the Espionage Act, saying his actions with WikiLeaks were reckless, damaged national security, and endangered the lives of agents.

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His many global supporters call the prosecution a travesty, an assault on journalism and free speech, and revenge for causing embarrassment. Calls for the case to be dropped have ranged from human rights groups and some media bodies, to Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and other political leaders.

DETAINED SINCE 2010

Assange was first arrested in Britain in 2010 on a Swedish warrant over sex crime allegations that were later dropped. Since then he has been variously under house arrest, holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for seven years, and held since 2019 in Belmarsh top security jail, latterly while he waited a ruling on his extradition.

“Every day since the seventh of December 2010 he has been in one form of detention or another,” said Stella Assange, who was originally part of his legal team and married him in Belmarsh in 2022.

If the High Court rules the extradition can go ahead, Assange’s legal avenues in Britain are exhausted, and his lawyers will immediately turn to the European Court of Human Rights to seek an emergency injunction blocking deportation pending a full hearing by that court into his case at a later date.

On the other hand, if the judges reject the U.S. submissions, then he will have permission to appeal his extradition case on three grounds, and that might not be heard until next year.

It is also possible the judges could decide that Monday’s hearing should consider not just whether he can appeal but also the substance of that appeal. If they find in his favour in those circumstances, he could be released.

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Stella Assange said that whatever the outcome she would continue to fight for his liberty. If he is freed she plans to follow him to Australia or wherever he was safe. If he is extradited, she said all the psychiatric evidence presented at court had concluded he was at very serious risk of suicide.

“We live from day to day, from week to week, from decision to decision. This is a way that we’ve been living for years and years,” she told Reuters.

“This is just not a way to live – it’s so cruel. And I can’t prepare for his extradition – how could I? But if he’s extradited, then I’ll do whatever I can, and our family is going to fight for him until he’s free.”





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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's life and legal battles By Reuters

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's life and legal battles By Reuters



LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will learn on Monday whether he has lost his long-running legal battle in the English courts to prevent his extradition from Britain to the United States to face criminal charges, nearly all under the Espionage Act.

Following are some key events and details in Assange’s life:

July 1971 – Assange is born in Townsville, Australia, to parents involved in theatre. As a teenager, he gains a reputation as a computer programmer, and in 1995 is fined for computer hacking but avoids prison on condition he does not offend again.

2006 – Founds WikiLeaks, creating an internet-based “dead letter drop” for leakers of classified or sensitive information.

April 5, 2010 – WikiLeaks releases leaked video from a U.S. helicopter showing an air strike that killed civilians in Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff.

July 25, 2010 – WikiLeaks releases more than 91,000 documents, mostly secret U.S. military reports about the Afghanistan war.

October, 2010 – WikiLeaks releases 400,000 classified military files chronicling the Iraq war. The next month, it releases thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables, including candid views of foreign leaders and blunt assessments of security threats.

Nov. 18, 2010 – A Swedish court orders Assange’s arrest over sex crime allegations, which he denies. He is arrested in Britain the next month on a European Arrest Warrant but freed on bail.

February 2011 – London’s Westminster Magistrates’ Court orders Assange’s extradition to Sweden. He appeals.

June 14, 2012 – The British Supreme Court rejects Assange’s final appeal and five days later he takes refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London and seeks political asylum, which Ecuador grants in August 2012.

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May 19, 2017 – Swedish prosecutors discontinue their investigation, saying it is impossible to proceed while Assange is in the Ecuadorean embassy.

April 11, 2019 – Assange is carried out of the embassy and arrested after Ecuador revokes his political asylum. He is sentenced on May 1 to 50 weeks in prison by a British court for skipping bail. He completes the sentence early but remains jailed pending extradition hearings.

May 13, 2019 – Swedish prosecutors reopen their investigation and say they will seek Assange’s extradition to Sweden.

June 11, 2019 – The U.S. Justice Department formally asks Britain to extradite Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and violated an espionage law.

Nov. 19, 2019 – Swedish prosecutors drop their investigation, saying the evidence is not strong enough to bring charges, in part because of the passage of time.

Feb. 21, 2020 – A London court begins the first part of extradition hearings.

Jan. 4, 2021 – A British judge rules that Assange should not be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges, saying his mental health problems mean he would be at risk of suicide.

Dec. 10, 2021 – The U.S. wins an appeal against the ruling after a judge says he is satisfied with a U.S. package of assurances about the conditions of Assange’s detention.

March 14 2022 – Britain’s Supreme Court refuses to grant Assange permission to appeal against a decision to extradite him to the United States.

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March 23, 2022 – Assange marries his long-term partner Stella Moris, the mother of his two children fathered inside the Ecuadorean embassy, inside a British high-security prison.

June 17 2022 – Britain orders Assange’s extradition to the United States, a decision then appealed by Assange.

June, 2023 – Judge at London’s High Court rules Assange has no legal grounds to appeal.

Feb. 20, 2024 – Assange’s lawyers launch what his supporters say would be his final attempt to stop his extradition.

March 26, 2024 – The extradition is put on hold after the court said the U.S. must provide assurances that Assange would not face the death penalty.

On Monday, the court will decide if the submissions meet its requirement.





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Möbius String Robot Goes Round And Round

Möbius String Robot Goes Round And Round


While it doesn’t look like a traditional robot, the hydrogel robot from [Zi Liang Wu] forms a möbius strip and can be activated by light. They also experimented with shaping the hydrogels as a Seifert ribbon.

The key is that the hydrogels contain gold nanoparticles. Light heats the gold particles and this causes the hydrogels to move. The connections between the strips of hydrogels causes them to move in predictable ways. You can see a video about the experiments below.

These robots aren’t going to be for warehouse or factory work. But they can do tasks like collecting plastic beads, something difficult for conventional robots to do. They also hope to demonstrate that these soft robots could work in the body for taking samples or delivering a drug, although it isn’t apparent how light would get to them inside your body.

The dark side of the material tends to turn towards the light. The continuous loop structure means it never runs to the end of its travel. Watching it move on a string is pretty impressive.

Crawling and slithering robots may be the answer for certain specialized applications. After all, it works well in nature.



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Distinct period of time Crossword Clue – Try Hard Guides

Distinct period of time Crossword Clue – Try Hard Guides


We have the answer for Distinct period of time crossword clue last seen on May 19, 2024 if you need some assistance in solving the puzzle you’re working on. The combination of mental stimulation, sense of accomplishment, learning, relaxation, and social aspect can make crossword puzzles a fun and rewarding activity for many people.

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Answer: EPOCH (38D)

This clue last appeared in the USA Today Crossword on May 19, 2024. You can also find answers to past USA Today Crosswords.

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  • DISTINCT (adjective)
    1. constituting a separate entity or part
    2. recognizable; marked
  • PERIOD (noun)
    1. an amount of time
    2. the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

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5 big analyst AI moves: Baidu, Accenture downgraded to Hold By Investing.com

5 big analyst AI moves: Baidu, Accenture downgraded to Hold By Investing.com


Investing.com — Here are the biggest analyst moves in the area of artificial intelligence (AI) for this week.

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RBC lifts Microsoft price target as AI remains one of key drivers

Analysts at the investment bank RBC Capital Markets raised their target price on Microsoft (NASDAQ:) stock from $450 to $500 on Friday, citing positive feedback from their recent investor meetings with Microsoft’s Directors of Investor Relations.

RBC stressed that AI remains a key growth driver for Microsoft, highlighting that the tech giant continues to make substantial investments in this rapidly developing sector.

“While CapEx will likely continue to ramp and impact margins, Microsoft is following demand signals and is simultaneously focused on bringing the cost curve down,” analysts said in the note.

“Advances like GPT-4o, which is more efficient, and Maia (custom AI silicon) will help drive down the cost curve,” they added.

RBC also emphasized Microsoft’s expertise in cloud services as a major advantage, providing a unified architecture for all AI workloads.

Moreover, RBC noted that while Microsoft’s core cloud business is still in its early stages, there is a clear trend of companies moving more workloads to the cloud.

Azure’s growth, excluding AI, has accelerated in the fiscal Q2, they noted.

“Importantly, core Azure is benefiting from the broader AI roadmap, as one-third of the 50K+ Azure AI customers are net new to Azure,” analysts noted.

MS: Dell remains best way to play building AI server momentum

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During the week, Morgan Stanley analysts reiterated Dell Technologies (NYSE:) as their Top Pick and upped the 12-month price objective on the tech stock to $152 from $128.

“Even after a >100% move in the T12M, DELL trades at just 13x our new FY26 EPS of $10.12 (18% above Street) & remains the best way to play 1) building AI server momentum, 2) inflecting storage demand, and 3) an improving PC mkt,” analysts said.

In their note, analysts have highlighted a significant uptick in momentum at Dell over the past four weeks, a surge they attributed to competitive wins in Tier 2 Cloud Service Provider (CSP) AI server contracts, additional enterprise AI server orders, and heightened storage demand.

As a result, the tech company now boasts the strongest forward spending intentions in over six years.

“We believe the big tier 2 CSP win referenced above could equate to a $2B order this quarter, which means AI backlog at the end of the April quarter would be just under $4B, and potentially higher taking into account smaller enterprise wins, barring any material changes in rev rec in the April quarter,” they added.

Investors more hesitant to own AMD stock, says Mizuho analyst

Investors are growing increasingly hesitant to own AMD (NASDAQ:) stock, a Mizuho desk analyst pointed out in a new note.

“Why add AMD if I own NVDA and AVGO here that are cheaper and feel much lower risk?” appears to be the key pushback among market participants, the analyst said.

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Earlier in the week, the company’s shares surged to a new intraday high of $168, however, there were no specific company-relate events that can be attributed to the uptick. According to the analyst, it seemed like a short squeeze was affecting much of the tech market.

Meanwhile, AMD, which became one of the AI darlings over the past year or so thanks to its powerful AI-oriented GPUs, remains a significant short position for many East Coast hedge funds, with numerous long-only (LO) investors steering clear of it ahead of Nvidia’s Blackwell launch later this year, Mizuho said.

“Stock feels like a plane crash survivor on a life raft in middle of a massive ocean just looking for land,” the analyst wrote.

“I remain a bull and love the risk reward if you have patience and duration (think 6-9 months). But I get the worry, hesitancy and concerns amongst investors.”

Baidu downgraded at Morgan Stanley amid slower-than-expected AI monetization

Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley analysts downgraded Baidu (NASDAQ:) stock this week as they predict a challenging outlook for the Chinese internet firm’s advertising revenues, while monetization of its AI ventures is expected to take time.

For that reason, the Wall Street giant cut Baidu’s US-listed stock to Equal Weight from Overweight, while also slashing its price target to $125 from $140.

The downward revision follows Baidu’s softer earnings for the first quarter, impacted by weak Chinese economic conditions that weighed on its core advertising revenues.

The firm, which is China’s biggest internet search engine, saw some boosts to revenue from its AI initiatives—specifically its ChatGPT-like Ernie bot and from AI-driven demand for its cloud services. However, this was offset by much higher expenses on Baidu’s AI development, Morgan Stanley analysts explained.

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They believe that weakness in Baidu’s ads division is set to continue, and the transformation of its traditional businesses into AI offerings is “slow and lagged on user retention.”

Deutsche Bank cuts Accenture to Hold, doesn’t see GenAI as growth catalyst

Similarly, shares of Ireland-based IT services provider Accenture (NYSE:) also received a downgrade.

Specifically, a Deutsche Bank analyst cut the rating on the stock from Buy to Hold, and reduced the 12-month price objective to $295 from $409.

According to the analyst, after Accenture’s organic revenues contracted by an estimated -2.5% cc in Q2 2024, the company appears to have shifted from being a consistent market share gainer, especially over the past two years, to now losing market share to its peers in a pressured IT Services industry.

“ACN’s outlook continues to be fundamentally weak with further potential downward revisions to Street estimates possible, in our view,” the analyst wrote.

“Our channel checks suggest that Gen AI will not be a catalyst for outsized revenue growth for ACN over the near/medium-term and is causing disruption to existing pricing structures,” they added.

The debate on whether Gen AI could negatively impact IT Services vendors is expected to continue weighing on industry multiples, potentially pushing Accenture’s valuation back towards a lower, more normalized historical NTM P/E multiple, the investment bank said.





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How a rightwing smear campaign against NPR and its CEO Katherine Maher, who is on Signal Foundation's board, led Elon Musk to malign Signal (Renee DiResta/The Guardian)

How a rightwing smear campaign against NPR and its CEO Katherine Maher, who is on Signal Foundation's board, led Elon Musk to malign Signal (Renee DiResta/The Guardian)




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How a rightwing smear campaign against NPR and its CEO Katherine Maher, who is on Signal Foundation’s board, led Elon Musk to malign Signal  —  Rightwing media personalities on X transmuted a screed against NPR’s CEO into a fight over encryption via the Transitive Property of Bad People





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Musk arrives in Indonesia's Bali for planned Starlink launch By Reuters

Musk arrives in Indonesia's Bali for planned Starlink launch By Reuters



JAKARTA (Reuters) -Tycoon Elon Musk arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Sunday ahead of the planned launch of SpaceX’s Starlink internet service, which the Indonesian government hopes will boost internet penetration and health services in remote parts of the sprawling archipelago.

Chief investment minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan greeted Musk’s arrival by private jet at Bali’s airport on Sunday morning, saying the two would discuss several important collaborations, including the inauguration of Starlink, according to a post on his Instagram page.

Equal internet access across Southeast Asia’s largest economy, home to more than 270 million people living in three time zones, would enable people in remote areas to enjoy the same fast internet as those in urban areas, he said.

Musk, the billionaire head of SpaceX and Tesla (NASDAQ:) , will launch Starlink with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a community health centre in Denpasar, the capital of Bali, on Sunday afternoon, he said.

The satellite unit of Musk’s SpaceX has already secured a permit to operate in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, Communications Minister Budi Arie Setiadi told Reuters last week.

Starlink obtained a permit to operate as an internet service provider for retail consumers and had been given the go-ahead to provide networks, having received a very small aperture terminal (VSAT) permit, the minister said in an interview.

Indonesia is the third country in Southeast Asia where Starlink will operate. Malaysia issued the firm a license to provide internet services last year and a Philippine-based firm signed a deal with SpaceX in 2022.

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Starlink is also used extensively in Ukraine, where it is employed by the military, hospitals, businesses and aid organisations.

This February, the country also urged SpaceX to act to prevent Russia from using its Starlink terminals for communications in areas occupied by Moscow’s troops.





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