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Google (and Friends) Just Invested $1 Billion in SpaceX Internet

Following earlier reports that Google was finalizing a $1 billion investment in Elon Musk's zany new space internet project, SpaceX has confirmed a new round of funding worth—you guessed it—$1 billion. The new investors include not only Google but also Fidelity, Founders Fund and others. The new investors now own slightly less than 10 percent of SpaceX's new venture

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Report: Google’s Finalizing a $1 Billion Investment in SpaceX Internet

It looks like Google is going to throw a ten-figure sum into Elon Musk's space internet dream. Both The Information and The Wall Street Journal report that the search giant is finalizing a $1 billion investment in SpaceX's recently revealed effort to offer global internet service through small satellites. It's a crazy idea that just might work

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The Bizarre, Glitchy Glory of Wiggling 3D-Map Disasters

Remember a couple years ago when everybody was freaking out about the all of the 3D-imaging fuckups in the new Apple Maps ? Well, those surreal portrayals of the world we live in, exist in many mapping services.

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Turkey Is Blackmailing Twitter Into Censorship (Again)

Twitter and Turkey have a bit of a love-hate-hate-hate-hate relationship, insofar as Twitter users love to publish unflattering facts about the government, and the government hates that and tries to get Twitter to censor messages. In this particular case, the government is threatening to outright block Twitter unless it takes down 'offending' messages. Read more...

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This Is How We Watch Movies Now: 95% Of Oscars Films Already Online

36 films have been nominated for this year's Academy Awards.

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POPSUGAR Shout Out: Fall For the Most Glam Looks at the Critics’ Choice Awards

Vote on your favorite dress from the Critics' Choice Awards - Fashion Harry Potter characters reimagined in amazing fan art - Love & Sex 20 amazing and affordable Airbnb wedding locations - Smart Living The best new products you need to taste in 2015 - Food Check out Jessica Chastain's epic tiered braid from every angle - Beauty Dax Shepard is permanently scarred by Kristen Bell's C-section - Moms 13 flawless responses to autocorrects gone wrong - Tech Here are all the Critics' Choice Award winners! - Entertainment How to dress your most awkward windows - Home 2-week plank challenge: Build up to a 5-minute plank - Fitness Adorable celebrity duos pal around at the Critics' Choice Awards - Celebrity

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Fall in Love With the Glamourous Fashion of the Critics’ Choice Awards

Getting gussied up for an award ceremony is about more than the perfect dress or a killer pair of heels (though those are important too) - it's about glamour and confidence. And, judging by the stunning style moments straight from tonight's red carpet, the stars at the Critics' Choice Awards were destined to shine.

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The Truly Brilliant Design History of the Selfie Stick

I was at the beach a few weeks ago when I witnessed a three-generation family taking a group selfie (just try to make me call it an usie) in the surf using a selfie stick.

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Don’t Expect Google’s Modular Ara Smartphone Anytime Soon

The so-called "last phone you'll ever need to buy" won't be available for you to buy anytime soon. Google says that the super exciting Project Ara modular smartphone will launch in..

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More Surveillance Won’t Protect Free Speech

Following a terrorist attack, it is not uncommon to hear calls from politicians and government officials for increased surveillance. Fear and grief can lead to quick "solutions" that have significant consequences; as we pointed out last week, some of the most far-reaching surveillance and law enforcement powers around the world were devised in the wake of tragedies.

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