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Thousands flock to Wikipedia founder’s ‘Facebook rival’

Jimmy Wales says his new social network, WT:Social, now has more than 160,000 members.

Disney+ fans without answers after thousands hacked

Hours after its new streaming service was launched, customer details were sold on the dark web for under £10

C-Band Alliance says it would send billions to U.S. treasury under...

Satellite operators Intelsat, SES and Telesat on Nov. 15 detailed how they would calculate the proceeds they have pledged to contribute to the U.S. treasury if the Federal Communications Commission accepts their proposal to privately auction C-band spectrum sought by 5G network operators. 


Advocates promote planetary defense mission ahead of ESA ministerial

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A group of planetary defense advocates is asking European governments to fund a mission to a near Earth asteroid, three years after a similar mission failed to win approval.


Yahoo Japan and Line set to merge

The deal would combine Japan's largest messaging service with its largest search engine.

Sexist and biased? How credit firms make decisions

Amid probes into Apple's "sexist" credit card, questions are being asked of IT-based financial decisions.

U.S. Space Command eager to hand over space traffic duties to...

Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting said the transfer of space traffic management responsibilities can't happen until Commerce gets the necessary resources.


Xbox’s boss: Years before game streaming is mainstream

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak talks to Xbox's Phil Spencer about the future of gaming.

Lockheed Martin receives $3.3B contract for work on Air Force classified...

The 10-year contract is for operations and support of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System constellations.


Exos blames suborbital launch accident on structural failure

Exos crash

Exos Aerospace said the failed launch of a reusable suborbital sounding rocket last month was caused by a structural failure of the rocket shortly after liftoff.


Huge inflatable breast outside Facebook HQ

Medical tattoo artists takes on Facebook over nipple block and she is joined by cancer patients to protest

Will fibre broadband be obsolete by 2030 – and what about...

Labour promises to give every home in the UK full-fibre internet if it wins the general election.

Inspector general report says NASA risks losing access to the ISS...

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NASA’s inspector general warned in a new report that, because of commercial crew delays, utilization of the International Space Station will drop sharply in 2020 and that NASA runs the risk of losing access entirely by next fall.


EchoStar, fresh off Helios Wire acquisition, orders S-band smallsats from Tyvak

EchoStar has ordered two tiny S-band satellites from Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems to jumpstart a low-Earth-orbit constellation using spectrum gained through its October acquisition of IoT startup Helios Wire. 


NASA inspector general criticizes additional Boeing commercial crew payments

CST-100 Starliner in orbit

NASA paid Boeing nearly $300 million more than originally planned in its commercial crew contract in part because of agency concerns that the company might drop out of the program, a new report claims.