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FAA Grounds Virgin Galactic Indefinitely after Richard Branson Flight Reentry “Mishap”

FAA Grounds Virgin Galactic Indefinitely after Richard Branson Flight Reentry “Mishap”

Virgin Galactic’s position in the billionaire space race appears to have stalled, and it is unlikely to fly again very soon. Virgin Galactic’s space flights have been banned by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) until the agency reviews the company’s much-hyped July tr.....

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45-Year-Old Footage Shows Arthur C. Clarke Accurately Predicting the Future

45-Year-Old Footage Shows Arthur C. Clarke Accurately Predicting the Future

Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey and a self-proclaimed futurist had a lot of ideas about how technology might evolve in the future. Despite the fact that the revolutionary writer lived at a period when computers were a mysterious, space-age technology and the floppy disk .....

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Windows 11 Launches October 5

Windows 11 Launches October 5

When Microsoft unveiled Windows 11 in June, it gave a broad release date of “Holiday 2021.” Of course, it didn’t say which holiday it was for. Perhaps the company was planning something special for World Teachers’ Day, a late Sukkot, or an early Halloween. After hitting a .....

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US giants top tech industry’s $100M+ a year lobbying blitz in EU

US giants top tech industry’s $100M+ a year lobbying blitz in EU

In a report released today by Corporate Europe Observatory and Lobbycontrol, the scale of the tech industry’s spending to influence the European Union’s tech policy agenda was laid out, with hundreds of companies, groups, and business associations spending a total of €97 million ($1.....

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TikTok’s new Creator Marketplace API lets Influencer Marketing Companies Tap into first-Party Data

TikTok’s new Creator Marketplace API lets Influencer Marketing Companies Tap into first-Party Data

TikTok is making it easier for companies and agencies to collaborate with influencers who use the platform. The company is launching a new “TikTok Creator Marketplace API,” which will allow marketing firms to interface more directly with TikTok’s Creator Marketplace, the video app’.....

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US giants top tech industry’s $100M+ a year lobbying blitz in EU

US giants top tech industry’s $100M+ a year lobbying blitz in EU

In a report released today by Corporate Europe Observatory and Lobbycontrol, the scale of the tech industry’s spending to influence the European Union’s tech policy agenda was laid out, with hundreds of companies, groups, and business associations spending a total of €97 million ($1.....

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FAA Grounds Virgin Galactic Indefinitely after Richard Branson Flight Reentry “Mishap”

FAA Grounds Virgin Galactic Indefinitely after Richard Branson Flight Reentry “Mishap”

Virgin Galactic’s position in the billionaire space race appears to have stalled, and it is unlikely to fly again very soon. Virgin Galactic’s space flights have been banned by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) until the agency reviews the company’s much-hyped July tr.....

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A visit to a historical place/building (Fakr Ad-Din Mosque, Somalia)

A visit to a historical place/building (Fakr Ad-Din Mosque, Somalia)

The Fakr Ad-Din Mosque (Arabic: مسجد فخر الدين زنكي‎), also known as Masjid Fakhr Ad-Din, was erected in the thirteenth century by the first Sultan of Mogadishu and has a formal architectural design. In Mogadishu, Somalia, it is the city’s oldest mosque. It’s in Hama.....

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