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NASA astronauts successfully pilot SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft manually for the first time

NASA ASTRONAUTS SUCCESSFULLY PILOT SPACEX'S CREW DRAGON SPACECRAFT MANUALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley took over manual control of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday, shortly after the vehicle's...

SpaceX makes history with successful first human space launch

SPACEX MAKES HISTORY WITH SUCCESSFUL FIRST HUMAN SPACE LAUNCH

SpaceX made history today, flying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to space aboard its Crew Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon...

 
 
 
Zuckerberg explains why Facebook won't take action on Trump's recent posts

ZUCKERBERG EXPLAINS WHY FACEBOOK WON'T TAKE ACTION ON TRUMP'S RECENT POSTS

In a statement posted to Facebook late Friday afternoon, Mark Zuckerberg offered up an explanation of why his company did not contextualize...

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

ZIPLINE BEGINS US MEDICAL DELIVERY WITH UAV PROGRAM HONED IN AFRICA

Drones are being deployed in the fight to curb COVID-19 in the U.S. Novant Health and California based UAV delivery startup Zipline...

 
 
 
With $84 million in new cash, Commonwealth Fusion is on track for a demonstration fusion reactor by 2025

WITH $84 MILLION IN NEW CASH, COMMONWEALTH FUSION IS ON TRACK FOR A DEMONSTRATION FUSION REACTOR BY 2025

Commonwealth Fusion Systems closed on its latest $84 million in new funding two weeks ago. The U.S. was still very much in the lockdown...

Virgin Orbit's first orbital test flight cut short after rocket released from carrier aircraft

VIRGIN ORBIT'S FIRST ORBITAL TEST FLIGHT CUT SHORT AFTER ROCKET RELEASED FROM CARRIER AIRCRAFT

On Monday, Virgin Orbit attempted the first full flight of its orbital payload launch system, which includes a modified Boeing 747...

 
 
 
Max Q: Huge week ahead for SpaceX and Virgin Orbit

MAX Q: HUGE WEEK AHEAD FOR SPACEX AND VIRGIN ORBIT

This week could be the biggest week to date for private spaceflight, with landmark launch attempts coming from both Virgin Orbit and...

As fashion has its metaverse moment, one app looks to bridge real and virtual worlds for sneakerheads

AS FASHION HAS ITS METAVERSE MOMENT, ONE APP LOOKS TO BRIDGE REAL AND VIRTUAL WORLDS FOR SNEAKERHEADS

Fashion is having its moment in the metaverse. A riot of luxury labels, music, and games are vying for attention in the virtual world....

 
 
 
How to make the most of your at-home videoconference setup: Microphone edition

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR AT-HOME VIDEOCONFERENCE SETUP: MICROPHONE EDITION

Working from home isn't going anywhere anytime soon, and a slew of companies just announced longer-term initiatives to make their remote...

Facebook introduces new Messenger safeguard aimed at combating scams and fake friends

FACEBOOK INTRODUCES NEW MESSENGER SAFEGUARD AIMED AT COMBATING SCAMS AND FAKE FRIENDS

Facebook this morning announced a new feature for Messenger designed to cut down on malicious parties looking to scam users. The company...

 
 
 
Microsoft launches Project Bonsai, its new machine teaching service for building autonomous systems

MICROSOFT LAUNCHES PROJECT BONSAI, ITS NEW MACHINE TEACHING SERVICE FOR BUILDING AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that Project Bonsai, its new machine teaching service, is now in public...

Microsoft updates Teams with new automation and scheduling tools, NDI support for broadcasting and more

MICROSOFT UPDATES TEAMS WITH NEW AUTOMATION AND SCHEDULING TOOLS, NDI SUPPORT FOR BROADCASTING AND MORE

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced a slew of updates for its Teams collaboration and communications platform....

 
 
 
Azure Arc, Microsoft's service for managing cloud resources anywhere, is now in public preview

AZURE ARC, MICROSOFT'S SERVICE FOR MANAGING CLOUD RESOURCES ANYWHERE, IS NOW IN PUBLIC PREVIEW

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that Azure Arc , its service for managing cloud resources anywhere, including...

Novastar Ventures becomes $200M African VC fund after $108M raise

NOVASTAR VENTURES BECOMES $200M AFRICAN VC FUND AFTER $108M RAISE

African startups have another $100 million in VC to pitch for after Novastar Ventures' latest raise. The Nairobi and Lagos based investment...

 
 
 
Workvivo, a platform for employee culture, raises a $16M Series A from Tiger Global

WORKVIVO, A PLATFORM FOR EMPLOYEE CULTURE, RAISES A $16M SERIES A FROM TIGER GLOBAL

Workvivo , an employee communications platform founded only three years ago, has raised $16 million in a Series A funding, in a round...

Tesla employees who don't return to work could lose unemployment benefits

TESLA EMPLOYEES WHO DON'T RETURN TO WORK COULD LOSE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Furloughed Tesla employees who are called back to work could lose unemployment benefits if they choose to stay at home due to COVID-19...

 
 
 
Here's how your Uber ride will change, starting May 18

HERE'S HOW YOUR UBER RIDE WILL CHANGE, STARTING MAY 18

Uber is rolling out a series of changes to its ride-hailing and on-demand food delivery apps, beginning Monday, as cities and states...

Google Chrome will finally help you organize your tabs

GOOGLE CHROME WILL FINALLY HELP YOU ORGANIZE YOUR TABS

Google Chrome is rolling out a new feature to help you better manage all your open tabs. The company announced today the launch of...

 
 
 
LaunchNotes helps companies better communicate their software updates

LAUNCHNOTES HELPS COMPANIES BETTER COMMUNICATE THEIR SOFTWARE UPDATES

LaunchNotes , a startup founded by three ex-Atlassian employees, makes it easier for businesses to communicate the changes in their...

YouTube Music adds a transfer option ahead of Google Play Music's shutdown this year

YOUTUBE MUSIC ADDS A TRANSFER OPTION AHEAD OF GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC'S SHUTDOWN THIS YEAR

Google is making it easier for Google Play Music users to make the switch to the company's now preferred music app, YouTube Music,...