Daily Archives: December 2, 2017

Amazon Prime members can stream 15 Sundance Film Festival titles

Today, Amazon announced that 15 Sundance Film Festival titles are now available for Prime members through Amazon Video Direct. The films include Manifesto, starring Cate Blanchett, and festival award winners Marjorie Prime and Free and Easy. Amazon created Video Direct … Continue reading

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SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy will carry Musk’s Tesla Roadster to Mars

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has revealed the new schedule for Falcon Heavy’s maiden flight: the company is aiming to send it to the Martian orbit next month from the same launch pad where Apollo 11 took off. The business magnate … Continue reading

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Google bans Android developers from adding lock screen ads

Enlarge / Examples of some lockscreen ads, which totally replace the stock lockscreen. here , here , and here , reader comments 2 Google is cracking down on one of the most annoying ad types on Android. As first spotted … Continue reading

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After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters

Enlarge / The Voyager team is able to use a set of four backup thrusters, dormant since 1980. They are located on the back side of the spacecraft in this orientation. NASA/JPL-Caltech reader comments 32 At present, the Voyager 1 … Continue reading

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Tesla’s giant battery farm is now live in South Australia

With a little lot of help from Tesla, Australia is now home to the world’s largest lithium-ion battery. Back in March, Elon Musk told Atlassian CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes that he could create a 100MWh battery storage farm within 100 days … Continue reading

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