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Northrop Grumman and Firefly Aerospace want to make the Antares rocket all-American
How Muon Space is locking in customers
News from SpaceX, OneWeb and more
Northrop Grumman taps Firefly Aerospace to upgrade its Antares rocket to American-built engines
Northrop Grumman has announced that it will partner with startup Firefly Aerospace to build an all-American version of its workhorse Antares rocket, which currently flies with Russian-buil
from the offensive-charm-offensive dept Ring wants to bring you a cop show without most of the cops — “America’s Funniest Home Videos” but all the footage has been recorded by Amazon’s home surveillance products. Here’s Deadline’s inadvertently cheery reporting of Ring’s new charm offensive: one it hopes will win hearts, minds, and market share by showing America just what sort of wacky footage can be gathered with always-on cameras.
Wanda Sykes is knocking on the door of
It all started on January 9, 2019. Shortly after 9 a.m., Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Scott, issued a joint statement on Twitter that they were divorcing.
Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott. Dia Dipasupil / Staff
"As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends," the statement read. "If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again.
According to BCG global assets under management are around $100 trillion, but only $715 billion, or less than 1%, goes on what you might term ‘impact’ companies or projects to tackle the world’s biggest environmental and social issues.
Now, a Klarna founder plans to create what he calls a ‘Nobel Prize for Impact’. Niklas Adalberth co-founded Klarna in 2005 but left in 2015 and established the Norrsken Foundation in 2016, contributing $20 million to the launch and an additional $
from the they're-still-human-beings-whose-health-the-state-is-responsible-for dept In the space of less than a week, two federal courts have come down hard on prison systems for treating prisoners like meat suitable for nothing more than processing by the so-called justice system.
In Mississippi, a federal judge yanked control of a prison away from local officials, placing the Raymond Detention Center into receivership after the county had failed, for years, to implement court-ordered improve
Choose your answer and the correct choice will be revealed. Correct Answer: 1,000,000 Gigabytes Learn more about this trivia's answer…
A million gigabytes is correct, though the exact answer would vary depending on whether you asked a hard drive manufacturer (who would say a megabyte is 1,000,000 bytes and thus a petabyte would be 1,000,000 gigabytes) or an operating system developer (who would say a PB is 1,048,576GB seeing as software calculates a MB as 1,048,576 bytes). Wh
DoorDash has confirmed that it has teamed up with Facebook Marketplace to make that awkward exchange of items with a stranger a bit easier. The company said DoorDash Drive, its business-to-business service that provides drivers to merchants through their own website or app, is now in the early stages of testing a service that will allow DoorDash drivers to pick up and drop off Facebook Marketplace items to customers.
DoorDash and Facebook’s parent company Meta are currently offering the
Facebook debuted on the New York Stock Exchange in May 2012.
Zuckerberg in New York May 18, 2012. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Eight years after its founding, Facebook clocked in the milestone. At the time, it was the biggest technology IPO in history and it sent Mark Zuckerberg's wealth soaring.
Much of Zuckerberg's fortune comes from Facebook.
The exec has a 13% stake in the company, whose parent company is now called Meta.
But he doesn'
The crypto sector’s first $1 billion deal, announced at the height of record surge in token prices last year, is disbanding as the market reverses much of the gains — and not everyone is pleased.
Galaxy Digital said Monday it has terminated the $1.2 billion proposed acquisition of crypto custodian BitGo, a high-profile deal they announced in May last year, after the San Francisco-based startup failed to provide its audited financial statements for the year 2021. BitGo’s response: Ga
Helbiz started out as a shared micromobility company but has since expanded to include ghost kitchens, media streaming and, most recently, a taxi service. The company reported its second-quarter earnings Monday after the bell. The startup was the first scooter operator to go public via the SPAC route, and many in the industry wish it wasn’t so after consistently meh earnings reports.
Since Helbiz’s public debut in August 2021, its earnings reports have shown a company that burns through d
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