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SpaceX will try again to catch a Falcon 9 nose cone during this morning’s launch

SpaceX will try again to catch a Falcon 9 nose cone during this morning’s launch

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SpaceX is flanking the weekend with two launches from opposite coasts — the first of which is taking place this morning from California. A used Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch 10 Iridium telecommunications satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base. And then SpaceX will do it all over again with a Falcon 9 launch […]

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UK companies and residents will be stripped of .EU domains after Brexit

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The latest casualty in the UK’s impending departure from the European Union? Domain names ending with .eu. As spotted by The Register, the European Commission announced on Thursday that after Brexit, any and all UK citizens and companies will be barred from owning .eu domain names. In a letter to stakeholders, the Commission, which is […]

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Drop what you’re doing and play Wipeout on PSVR immediately

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Okay, that headline might be a little unreasonable. But it’s pretty much what I did yesterday after first seeing that the update bringing VR support Wipeout Omega Collection had gone live, then hearing the near-simultaneous news of a PlayStation VR price cut. I’d been holding out, but after selling my HTC Vive last week as […]

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Here are the internal Facebook posts of employees discussing today’s leaked memo

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The publication of a June 2016 memo describing the consequences of Facebook’s growth-at-all-costs triggered an emotional conversation at the company today. An internal post reacting to the memo found employees angry and heartbroken that their teammates were sharing internal company discussions with the media. Many called on the company to step up its war on […]

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Amazon’s Music Storage service will remove your MP3 files on April 30th

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We’ve known since last year that Amazon Music was planning to shut down its dedicated cloud music locker. Now, we have a date for when that process will begin. In an email to Amazon Music users, the company says uploaded songs will be removed from a user’s library on April 30th, 2018. You can however […]

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FCC approves SpaceX’s ambitious satellite internet plans

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The Federal Communications Commission today granted SpaceX a license to operate an array of broadband internet satellites, marking the first time the government agency has given the green light for a US-licensed low-Earth orbit broadband service. SpaceX co-founder and CEO Elon Musk has been discussing a micro-satellite constellation for providing broadband internet for years, and […]

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In a leaked memo, Facebook executive describes the consequences of its growth-at-all-costs mentality

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A leaked memo from a Facebook executive has described the consequences of the company’s growth-at-all-costs mentality. BuzzFeed on Thursday published a June 2016 memo by Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, who currently leads the company’s hardware division, in which Bosworth says he wants “to talk about the ugly” aspect of the company’s work. “We connect people. Period,” […]

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Tesla issues its largest recall ever over faulty Model S steering

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Tesla said Thursday it was recalling a huge number of its Model S sedans around the world over a power steering issue. It told customers in an email that it was a proactive move and none of the company’s other vehicles were affected. The automaker said 123,000 Model S vehicles built before April 2016 were […]

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Under Armour says 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts compromised in data breach

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Sportswear brand Under Armour announced today that its subsidiary MyFitnessPal was affected in a significant data beach, compromising as many as 150 million accounts. Account information involved in the breach includes user names, email addresses, and hashed passwords, but no financial information like credit card numbers or government or identifiers like social security numbers. Under […]

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Denon’s new HEOS HomeCinema HS2 soundbar will support hi-res audio and Alexa

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Denon has announced the next generation of its HEOS HomeCinema devices, following their initial debut in 2016, as reported by TechRadar. The HEOS HomeCinema HS2 line is comprised of a sound bar and woofer, with the new versions carrying additional features like support for high-resolution file playback and the promise of Alexa integration later this […]

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