Tag Archives: the-end

SpaceX completes its first US national security mission

SpaceX managed to squeak in one more milestone before the end of 2018. The private spaceflight company successfully launched its first-ever US national security mission, carrying the US Air Force's equally new GPS III satellite into orbit. The effo...

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‘Squadron 42’ developers targeting 2020 for alpha, beta releases

Star Citizen creator Chris Roberts announced today that Squadron 42 should be available to play in 2020. According to Roberts, his development team is hoping to be "feature and content complete" on the single-player game by the end of 2019

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‘Pokémon Go’ will finally let you battle other players

If you've been waiting for the day when you can take on your friends in Pokémon Go, you'll be pleased to know you can do just that later this month. Trainer battles will finally arrive by the end of the year -- two and a half years after the g...

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Sam’s Club expands same-day grocery delivery through Instacart

Sam's Club, Walmart's members-only warehouse stores, will start offering same-day grocery delivery at half of its US locations by the end of October. The service will expand this month to more than 100 Sam's Club locations, serving nearly 1,000 zip c...

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Palm is back (sort of), and it built a tiny smartphone sidekick

When HP unceremoniously shut down Palm in 2011, it felt like the end of an era. The PDA and smartphone maker's glory days were in the past by then, but it developed a string of hits in the late 90s and early 2000s, and few names in the industry inspi...

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Facebook aims to power its operations with renewable energy by 2021

Facebook announced today that it plans to power its global operations entirely with renewable energy by the end of 2020. It also committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent within that same timeframe. "We bring an open and innova...

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Facebook lifts its ban on crypotcurrency ads

At the end of January, Facebook banned any advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies because they are "frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices," the company wrote in a blog post. Now the platform has softened its posi...

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iPhone 3GS comes back from the dead in South Korea

Have you ever wished you could relive the experience of owning a classic smartphone? You can, if you live in South Korea

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BMW’s wireless car charging pad arrives this summer

The notion of wirelessly charging your car is no longer a distant prospect... if you have the right ride. Car has heard that BMW will start producing an inductive charging pad for the 530e plug-in hybrid in July, with a release by the end of the sum...

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 dual-motor ordering opens next week

In a sign that Tesla's Model 3 production continues to improve, CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company will enable ordering of dual-motor versions of the sedan at the end of next week. Customers waiting for a Model 3 in performance or all-wheel-drive...

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