The U.S. Air Force wants to maintain its options: It awarded a total of $640 million in satellite launch contracts to both SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance (Boeing and Lockheed Martin’s joint space launch venture), with the goal of making sure it has access to at least two options
When Stephen Hawking spoke, the world listened. The physicist, who died early Wednesday at the age of 76, could never be contained to just one subject. He talked about his life’s work — exploring the origin of the universe — while contributing to conversations about topics like fighting for Britain’s
Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is getting some product firepower as it dives into cryptocurrency and weighs platform aspirations. Investor Josh Elman will join Robinhood as its VP of product while remaining at Greylock, though in a reduced capacity as a venture partner instead of as a general partner like
The nor’easter that has shut down much of New England on Tuesday is reaching its great arms into regions over both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic, sucking moisture into the powerful storm. In a technical forecast discussion on Monday night from the National Weather Service forecast office in
Daylight Savings is a rough time for all. Think about it — people lose an hour of sleep, they’re confused, they spend days trying to determine which clocks in their lives are displaying the correct time… it’s a mess. To remind people to turn clocks ahead an hour at 2
This weekend, I published a comprehensive overview of the epic hundred-billion-dollar Qualcomm versus Broadcom merger battle that has taken place over the past few weeks. In that post, I concluded that “… the Trump administration is going to attempt to maintain jurisdiction over the merger regardless of Broadcom’s redomicile process
Spotahome, a Madrid-based startup that lets you view and book mid to long-term accommodation online, has made its first acquisition after raising €13.6 million in Series A funding late last year. Read More Read more about this at techcrunch.com.
If you are not already aware of the incredible friendmance that is Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak, please take a moment to educate yourself. SEE ALSO: Oprah’s gift to Mindy Kaling’s daughter makes all other presents look like garbage Mindy Kaling’s Office co-star BJ Novak sent out a Tweet about
What’s better than delicious sushi? How about 3D-printed sushi that looks like it belongs in an 8-bit video game? At SXSW, Open Meals showed off a “Pixel Food Printer” that 3D prints edible pixelated sushi. It’s some real next-level #foodstagram stuff. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk drops epic Falcon Heavy launch
Giant spiders are the kind of creature many people are deathly afraid of, but bless the rest who are willing to lend them a hand. Like this one found clinging to a branch outside a supermarket in the Queensland, Australia town of Halifax on Sunday, as floodwaters raged on below.
Dads are the masters of pranks. Thirteen-year-old Vivian has been working on her portfolio for more than ten years to get into Booker T. Washington High School, a magnet school for art. SEE ALSO: BBC Dad makes a beautiful, earnest commitment to us all She didn’t know that the
More mothers should get involved in celebrity boyfriend advocacy work. Just look at what Sally Field has been able to accomplish for her son in a short amount of time. Last month, Field announced that her son, Sam Greisman, had a crush on Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon. Greisman was