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Virgin Galactic plans Italy spaceport for future space travelers

Richard Branson’s space company Virgin Galactic has announced a new deal that with bring spaceflights to Italy, where the company plans to build a spaceport for future suborbital launches. The company is keeping its headquarters in New Mexico, where it has its Spaceport America facility.

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Apple Music may have just unseated Spotify in the US

Apple Music may have arrived a little late to the party when it launched back in 2015, but it seems to be giving Spotify, the reigning king of music streaming, a run for its money nonetheless. A new report is claiming that for the first time, the number of Apple Music subscribers has surpassed Spotify Premium subscribers in the US.

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Honda’s Mean Mower V2 aims for 150 mph

Honda has unveiled its latest version of the insane contraption called the Mean Mower. Mean Mower V2 is aiming for a top speed of 150mph and was built by Team Dynamics, Honda’s British Touring car Championship partner.

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Skype read receipts feature appears in latest preview

Love them or hate them, read receipts are a common feature on messaging platforms and they’ll soon arrive on Skype. Microsoft was spotted testing the feature in its latest Skype Preview build, indicating that the feature will soon be part of the regular Skype product

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OnePlus makes good on some promises, still working on others

One of the benefits of being a small phone maker, with a comparatively smaller customers base, is that you can move more quickly than giant companies.

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Belkin Boost Charge 10K power bank recharges with Lightning cable

Belkin has launched a new power bank that charges using a Lightning, rather than USB, port. The device is marketed directly at iPhone and iPad owners who likely already carry a Lightning cable around but don’t want to add a USB cable into the mix.

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Switch eShop update sees Pocket Rumble lead the way

It’s time for yet another weekly update to the Nintendo eShop. While the past couple of weeks have been packed with some pretty big releases like Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Mario Tennis Aces, this week is a little more quiet.

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Nintendo Switch games still have some 2018 surprises in store

If you’re a Super Smash Bros fan, then Nintendo’s E3 2018 presentation was likely super exciting.

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Uganda levies social media tax to raise money, silence critics

While not everything is Facebook’s fault, its recent high-profile scandal opened a can of worms and opened the doors for increased government scrutiny and pressure on social networks in general. This time, however, it might be those social media giants that are getting a taste of injustice as Uganda starts to impose a social media tax that is being painted … Continue reading

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This drug may stop Parkinson’s disease, human trials set for 2019

A newly published study details an experimental drug that may be able to stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease. The study, which was conducted by researchers with Johns Hopkins University, saw positive results in lab mice tested with the drugs and similar effects were seen with tests on cultures of human brain cells.

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