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SpaceX Borrowing to Global Internet and BFR future

Posted in Hardware on 29th Oct, 2018 08:23 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is raising $500 million in a loan which will help fund the SpaceX BFR and the buildout of the Starlink satellite network.
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SpaceX heading to two to four Falcon Heavy paid launches per year

Posted in Hardware on 27th Oct, 2018 02:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Viasat has contracted a SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch a ViaSat-3 Satellite.
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+5

Bright Machines raises $179 million for factory automation with robots

Posted in Hardware on 25th Oct, 2018 06:14 PM
by Alex Muller
Bright Machines operates on the belief that low-cost manufacturing in developing nations has reached its limits.
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+8

Oculus co-founder is leaving Facebook after cancellation of 'Rift 2' headset

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Oct, 2018 08:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Iribe is leaving Facebook after the cancellation of the company’s 'Rift 2' PC-powered virtual reality headset.
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Will NASA funding help struggling lunar lander companies get to the moon?

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Oct, 2018 08:02 PM
by Alex Muller
NASA is asking for Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads to be placed onto commercial lunar landers.
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+7

SpaceX competitor Vector raises $70 million to build more rockets

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Oct, 2018 02:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Vector focuses on the use of smaller rockets to put microsatellites in orbit and make deliveries.
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Swedish company Ovzon is the fourth client for SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches

Posted in Hardware on 18th Oct, 2018 06:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Ovzon has agreed with SpaceX for launch of Ovzon’s first GEO satellite. The launch is expected no earlier than Q4 2020.
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SpaceX rocket competitors get some US Air force help

Posted in Hardware on 15th Oct, 2018 03:03 PM
by Alex Muller
The US Air Force gave out contracts for rockets Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and United Launch Alliance to develop launch system prototypes.
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China plan to win AI with lots of money, data and easy regulations

Posted in Hardware on 15th Oct, 2018 03:01 PM
by Alex Muller
China wants to integrate four areas for stronger AI. China will use abundant data, hungry entrepreneurs, many AI scientists, and AI-friendly policy.
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SpaceX BFR will beat SLS rocket to orbit

Posted in Hardware on 13th Oct, 2018 08:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The NASA auditor has just produced a report which indicates the first test flight of the first version of the SLS will likely slip badly from June 2020.
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National Theatre launches captioning smartglasses

Posted in Hardware on 8th Oct, 2018 06:29 PM
by Alex Muller
National Theatre, in partnership with Accenture, has been developing a new service that will allow hard of hearing audience members to see the dialog on stage.
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AI to create more jobs than are lost because of economic growth

Posted in Hardware on 7th Oct, 2018 08:23 AM
by Alex Muller
Around 26% of existing jobs in China could be automated over the next 20 years, but this is projected to be more than offset by job creation of 38%.
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Blue Origin lunar mission in 2023 and Lockheed pitches a Lunar Lander

Posted in Hardware on 5th Oct, 2018 01:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Lockheed Martin revealed a giant crewed lunar lander concept and showed how the reusable lander aligns with NASA’s missions.
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DARPA high-resolution neural interfaces

Posted in Hardware on 5th Oct, 2018 01:56 AM
by Alex Muller
DARPA seeks to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery, in its new program, Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3).
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Moon Express raises $12.5 million and targets 2020 for moon mission

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Oct, 2018 06:41 AM
by Alex Muller
Moon Express is planning to send new robotic explorers to the Moon starting in 2020.
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Blue Origin BE-4 engine will power mid-2020 ULA Vulcan booster

Posted in Hardware on 29th Sep, 2018 05:17 PM
by Alex Muller
“We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Blue Origin and look forward to a successful first flight of our next-generation launch vehicle,” said Bruno.
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