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Small rocket launch startup Firefly teams up with Aerojet Rocketdyne

In a perfect example of a small, new space startup teaming up with a legacy industry heavyweight with plenty of experience, Firefly is teaming up with Aerojet Rocketdyne. Firefly Aerospace was founded in 2013, and has raised $21.6 million so far to bring its …

These are the Under Armour-designed suits for Virgin Galactic’s space tourists

A day after NASA debuted the space suits set to be worn by the first woman on the moon, Virgin Galactic showed of its own gear at an event in New York. Created in collaboration with fitness wear company, Under Armour, the gear is designed for wear by Virgins …

Bill Gates calls GMOs ‘perfectly healthy’ – Scientists agree

In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" on Tuesday, Gates said that not only does he view genetically modified foods as "perfectly healthy," but that he sees them as a promising tool in a wider array of resources in the fight...

The 14 Beautifully Gorgeous NASA Issued Posters To Promote Future Space Travel

NASA's Voyager mission took advantage of a once-every-175-year alignment of the outer planets for a grand tour of the solar system. The twin spacecraft revealed details about Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune – using each planet's gravity to send...

Use Bitcoin To Make A Backup Of Your Genome…

Genecoin samples your DNA, turns it into data, and stores it in the world’s most powerful supercomputer: the Bitcoin network. The company is still in its very early stages, and at this moment they are evaluating public interest in...

Why War is Killing Less of Us Than Ever – A Paradox Explained By Kurzgesagt With Criticism

We live in the most peaceful time in human history. Wait, what? Seriously? That can't be right, there are more wars than ever! Well, no and they're killing fewer and fewer people, even though the world population is at...

Free 15 Day Wi-Fi from Forbes Magazine

Like other tech companies, Microsoft has advertised some of its products in the past by offering free Wi-Fi in public places like subways and park benches. Now, the company is doing something a little more original and promoting a...

Planetary Dance: A Celestial Choreography

There is to be a rare celestial choreography in the night sky from May 24 until the end of the month involving three of Earth’s neighbours in the Solar System. Mercury, Jupiter and Venus will all be aligned in the...

Impressive $45 BeagleBone Linux PC Goes On Sale, For Your Robot Building Or Developer Needs

The market for cheap single-board computers is becoming one of the most surprisingly competitive spaces in the tech industry. On the heels of the million-selling Raspberry Pi, a variety of companies and small groups started creating their own tiny...

New lithium-ion battery design that’s 2,000 times more powerful, recharges 1,000 times faster

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new lithium-ion battery technology that is 2,000 times more powerful than comparable batteries. According to the researchers, this is not simply an evolutionary step in battery tech, “It’s...
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Apple Loop: New iPhone 12 Leaks, iPad Pro’s Massive Upgrade, Goodbye MacBook Air

July 11 update to AirPods story below, this edition of Apple Loop originally published July 10. Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes new iPhone 12 features, the return of the old iPhone design, saying goodbye to the MacBook Air, a new display for…
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Apple’s AR glasses just hit a key developmental milestone

Apple’s rumored AR glasses recently hit a key developmental milestone Apple’s AR glasses may arrive as soon as 2022. Tim Cook has long been a fan of Augmented Reality and believes the technology’s impact could rival that of the iPhone. Amid rumors that Apple may release a pair of Augmented Reality-powered glasses in early 2022,…

Unreal Engine devs can now capture facial animation using an iOS app

Epic Games has launched a new iOS app that uses the platform’s ARKit technology to capture real-world facial movements and translate those to character models in Unreal Engine. While the app Live Link Face is designed to benefit studios large and small alike, the free iOS app could be an especially welcome boon for smaller…

New Ground-Breaking Apple iPad Pro Coming, Reports Say

iPad Pro 2020: Will the next version have a whole new display tech? David Phelan The latest iPad Pro was released just weeks ago but a strikingly different tablet is on its way from Apple, it seems. The long-rumored move to Mini LED display technology looks set to happen in 2021. MORE FROM FORBESAirPods 3…

Report: 12.9-inch iPad Pro with mini LED in Q1 2021, followed by 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro

A pair of new reports from research firm TrendForce today offer additional details on Apple’s transition to Apple Silicon, as well as the iPad Pro and Mac transition to mini LED display technology. According to TrendForce, Apple is likely to introduce a 12.9-inch iPad Pro with mini LED in Q1 2021. The report explains that…