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SpaceX wins $130M bid to launch military satellite on Falcon Heavy

SpaceX continues to make real progress on its Falcon Heavy project.

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Recommended Reading: The rise of ‘Desus & Mero’

How 'Desus & Mero' conquered late night Jazmine Hughes, The New York Times It's nothing new for a popular podcast to make the leap to a television show or movie, but that's not stopping Showtime.

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Apple quietly kills Modern Buckle Watch band in the US

Apple regularly kills off products in silence, simply yanking it from stores without so much as a notice. That's how its super expensive gold Edition watches and even something as big as the iPod Classic went the way of the dodo. This time, Apple has...

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Facebook continues to push Messenger Kids, releasing app in Canada and Peru

Back in December, Facebook released a new kids-focused chat app, prompting widespread criticism from child health advocates, including calls to pull the service altogether. Despite this controversy, Facebook has continued to make Messenger Kids available on iOS and Android, and has now announced the app’s rollout to Canada and Peru. Aimed at kids 13 and under, Messenger Kids allows the … Continue reading

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Electric GT’s first race-spec Tesla Model S hits the track

Two years ago, we learned that a Tesla Model S-based electric racing series was in development. This week Electric GT holdings showed off its first race-spec Model S P100DL in Barcelona ahead of the series' planned debut in November

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Amazon FreeTime Unlimited launches on iPhone and iPad

Amazon has launched its FreeTime Unlimited subscription for iOS. The service was, at one point in time, limited to only Amazon’s tablets.

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Snapdragon-based Chromebook could rival always-connected PCs

You don't have great choices for non-Intel processors on Chromebooks at the moment -- the Rockchip-made parts you often see in low-end systems keep costs down, but they struggle with intensive tasks. That might not be an issue in the future. About...

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Netflix Ozark season 2 reveal trailer teases August 31 return

Netflix original drama Ozark is finally back in the spotlight. The company has released a reveal trailer for the upcoming second season, which drops on August 31.

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A week of speedrunning for charity starts Sunday

Summer Games Done Quick is back once again.

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Reddit brings dedicated News tab beta to all of its iOS users

In case you missed the initial announcement, Reddit introduced an alpha test for a News tab in its iOS app about a month ago.

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