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Tuesday’s top tech news: Lightyear’s buzz fizzles

Three months ago, electric vehicle company Lightyear said it had began production of the €250,000 (about $270,000) Lightyear 0, which boasted a wide selection of solar panels that might extend the automobile’s range to 44 miles. Well, the corporate has now announced that it’s pausing production of the 0 to concentrate on the Lightyear 2 for lower than $40,000 coming in 2025. This shouldn’t be excellent news for a fledgling startup, regardless of how you narrow it.

Meanwhile, A Bloomberg the report shed latest light on Apple’s long-rumored AR/VR headset, which is ready to launch this spring. The excellent news is that it is anticipated to come back with advanced tech like advanced hand tracking and FaceTime calls with face tracking. The bad news is that this tech is clearly not going to be low cost, with the headset expected to cost around $3,000. It looks like this can be an early adopter product for the foreseeable future. If you are on the lookout for something more cost-effective and up-to-date, try Meta Quest 2, which now uses more advanced hand tracking software by default.

And now a silly tweet to start out the day: