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Starting this weekend, SpaceX is about to land a whole lot more rockets

8 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Early Sunday morning, SpaceX is slated to launch its second Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket - the final and most powerful version of the vehicle the company plans to make. After launch, SpaceX will attempt to land the vehicle on one of its autonomous drone ships in the Atlantic. And landings should become fairly routine now, as all of SpaceX's missions will utilize the Block 5 from now on .
The Falcon 9 Block 5 is optimized for rapid reusability , according to the company. It boasts a number of improvements that make the vehicle easier to land after launch, as well as upgrades that minimize the...
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Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite

Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite

8 monthes ago   |   By Space

SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning , testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time.
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WannaCry hero pleads guilty to developing banking malware

WannaCry hero pleads guilty to developing banking malware

Marcus Hutchins, best known for his role in stopping the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack, has plead guilty to two charges related to computer hacking conspiracy. The other... Read more ...

Apple iPads and iPad Pros get price cuts up to $150 on Amazon

Apple iPads and iPad Pros get price cuts up to $150 on Amazon

In the market for a new iPad? Now might be the time to buy - Amazon has discounted a range of iPad models, including the 10.5-inch, 11-inch, and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, plus... Read more ...

Lenovo's Yoga C930 sale drops a $650 discount on its 2TB SSD laptop

Lenovo's Yoga C930 sale drops a $650 discount on its 2TB SSD laptop

Lenovo is offering one of its 2-in-1 laptops at a $650 discount. This Lenovo Yoga C930 laptop comes with a 2TB solid-state drive, a digital pen, a fingerprint reader, and a... Read more ...

After controversial video, China bans saying Leica on social media

After controversial video, China bans saying Leica on social media

A video that referenced Tiananmen Square got the name of the camera company Leica banned from the social media platform Weibo. Leica says the video wasn't an officially... Read more ...

Huawei P30 Pro durability test: will it survive?

Huawei P30 Pro durability test: will it survive?

While the tech community is divided about the problems of Samsung Galaxy Fold, the trusted JerryRigEverything has tested properly another “hot” phone in the world,... Read more ...

Sonos Beam review

Sonos Beam review

Sonos makes really good surround sound speakers for home theaters, but they're expensive. A cheaper model with great sound would be a win. The Sonos Beam is that speaker, but... Read more ...

The PDF Association thinks the Mueller report sucks

The PDF Association thinks the Mueller report sucks

When Special Counsel Robert Mueller released his report on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election yesterday and political wonks across the internet rushed to... Read more ...

Electric car buying guide: What you need to know before you buy

Electric car buying guide: What you need to know before you buy

EVs are better than they've ever been, but buying your first battery-powered car can be an intimidating experience. Digital Trends has compiled a comprehensive guide that walks... Read more ...

US police test lasso gun that wraps suspects in Kevlar cord

US police test lasso gun that wraps suspects in Kevlar cord

Multiple police departments in the US are testing a ‘lasso gun' that shoots a Kevlar tether at suspects. The non-lethal weapon works like something out of a Batman movie... Read more ...

Best laptops for kids 2019: the top laptops for kids in elementary school...

Best laptops for kids 2019: the top laptops for kids in elementary school and beyond

These days, having a good laptop is completely necessary - and that's especially true for your kids. The best laptops for kids will usually take the form of rugged and cheap... Read more ...