Monthly Archives: September 2018

Tesla, Musk pay $40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman

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50 Million Facebook Accounts Affected in Massive Security Breach

https://gizmodo.com/50-million-facebook-accounts-affected-in-massive-securi-1829394250 An estimated 50 million user profiles were affected by a security breach, Facebook confirmed in a blog post today. The breach allowed attackers to take over the accounts of affected users. The breach, which the company says it discovered … Continue reading

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This Small Japanese Re-Entry Capsule Is Ready for a Test Flight from Space Station

https://www.space.com/41939-japan-re-entry-space-capsule-test-flight-2018.html Japan will test the HTV Small Re-entry Capsule, shown here, to test payload return technology during its Kounotori7 cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. Credit: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency A brand-new Japanese re-entry capsule, designed to … Continue reading

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Drugmakers Play The Patent Game To Lock In Prices, Block Competitors

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/09/28/652546095/drugmakers-play-the-patent-game-to-lock-in-prices-block-competitors?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid OxyContin, has a subsidiary that won a patent for a treatment for opioid addiction. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg via Getty Images Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid OxyContin, … Continue reading

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ULA Selects Blue Origin to Provide Main Engine for New Vulcan Rocket

https://www.space.com/41964-ula-selects-blue-origin-vulcan-engine.html The BE-4 engine, seen here in a hotfire test last year, will power the first stage of ULA’s Vulcan. Credit: Blue Origin Updated 8:40 p.m. Eastern. WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance announced Sept. 27 that it has … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Microscopic Video of Growing Zebrafish Embryos Is Mesmerizing

https://gizmodo.com/award-winning-microscopic-video-of-growing-zebrafish-em-1829365645 A glowing, branching web slowly grows more and more tiny connections, with thin white tendrils reaching in to a black void. It looks like a fractal art piece. But in fact, it’s someone’s science research—the developing nervous system of … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos’s rocket company beats out spaceflight veteran for engine contract

http://money.cnn.com/2018/09/27/technology/jeff-bezos-blue-origin-rocket/index.html?section=money_topstories Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin rocket company just scored a major contract. His company’s BE-4 engines will power United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Centaur, a new suite of rockets that will aim to better compete with Elon Musk’s SpaceX on price. … Continue reading

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