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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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Chromecast vs. Google Cast: What’s the difference?

Best answer: Simply put, Chromecast is the consumer-facing Google branding for its streaming products, sold as standalone dongles or built into smart TVs, connected speakers, smart displays, and Android TV boxes. Google Cast is the media streaming protocol for software developers that want to to add Chromecast compatibility into apps.The best 4K dongle: Chromecast Ultra…
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CES was a snoozefest

Technology disrupted our sleep, but now it’s trying to help us get it back At a certain point during the last week, I found myself wandering the halls of CES, looking for the gadget that would fix all of my problems. Maybe it’s the modern condition, or just a sign of having been involved in…

1989 Oldsmobile Actually Thought Celebrity Offspring Could Save Them

Gif: YoutubeWith a name like Oldsmobile, it’s hard to shake the air of stodginess. By 1989, GM was more than aware. By that point, though, it was hard to make a splash with new technology like front-wheel-drive. Everyone had seen that. But they hadn’t met most celebrities’ kids. And so that’s what Oldsmobile gave them.The…

Maker of dreams and artificial humans: Meet Pranav Mistry, the brain behind new Neon project

Written by Nandagopal Rajan | Las Vegas | Updated: January 13, 2020 11:30:08 am Pranav Mistry, president and CEO of Star Labs, at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. (Express photo/Nandagopal Rajan)The NEON stall at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was an anomaly — it had no products to show, just some large screens with…

Meet Ballie: Samsung rolls out mini robot ‘life companion’ at CES 2020

LAS VEGAS — Samsung Electronics has seen the personalized technology of the future — in the shape of a yellow softball-sized robot called Ballie. In a keynote speech Monday night here at the sprawling CES 2020, company executive H.S. Kim demonstrated what he called the “next evolution of IoT (internet of Things).” The beeping sphere…