• Here's What You Need to Know About SpaceX's Satellite Broadband Plans

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Just 10 minutes before SpaceX was due to make its latest Falcon 9 launch on Wednesday, the company decided to delay it because of high-altitude winds. The launch, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, will now hopefully take place on Thursday.
    One particularly interesting thing about this launch is its payload. Alongside a satellite that will be used by the Spanish defense ministry , there are two prototype satellites for SpaceX's planned Starlink constellation-the company's contender in the growing push to provide cheap internet services to people on the ground.
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
    1. YouTube and Facebook promoted a right-wing conspiracy about a Florida shooting survivor. The YouTube video was first in the site's list of trending videos on Wednesday, but was later removed.
    2. Twitter is getting tough with bots. It has updated its API guidelines to limit simultaneous actions across multiple accounts.
    3. WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has invested $50 million in the newly formed Signal Foundation. The organisation is non-profit, and it will maintain the Signal app.
    4. Google is recommending Android...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday.
    1. Some Federal Reserve officials think there's a good chance that inflation remains below their 2% target, according to the minutes of their most recent meeting released on Wednesday. "However, some participants saw an appreciable risk that inflation would continue to fall short of the Committee's objective," the minutes said.
    2. Britain's cross-party Treasury Select Committee of lawmakers on Thursday said it is launching an inquiry into digital currencies, as well as the underlying distributed ledger technology. The probe...
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