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NASA is sending a rover to the moon to prospect for water and help astronauts ‘live off the land’

NASA awarded the contract, worth nearly $ 200 million, to Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh-based company, as part of a program to hire private-sector companies to deliver cargo and science experiments to the lunar surface. Unlike the Apollo missions, where astronauts visited the moon and then returned home, NASA is now working toward creating a permanent presence […]


Slice raises $43 million to help pizzerias go online

Slice, an online ordering platform designed to help small pizzerias compete with large chains, has raised $ 43 million in a series C round of funding led by KKR. The cash injection comes as U.S. states continue to ease lockdown measures that were introduced in March to combat the COVID-19 crisis — while expecting brick-and-mortar […]

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There are 6 major differences between the new $400 iPhone SE and the $700 iPhone 11 that can help you decide which one to buy

Antonio Villas-BoasApr 21, 2020, 01:19 IST2020-04-21T01:19:44+05:30 When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple The iPhone SE is a $ 400 iPhone that offers the same core iPhone experience as the $ 700 iPhone 11 in a smaller frame. That’s because both phones run on the […]

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Apple, Google debut major effort to help people track if they’ve come in contact with coronavirus

Apple and Google are hoping to harness Bluetooth, a technology typically used to connect device-owners’ wireless speakers and keyboards. With the aid of the technology, public-health officials soon would be able to deploy apps with the ability to sense other smartphones nearby. If a person learns they have coronavirus, they could indicate on their app […]

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White House asks Silicon Valley for help to combat coronavirus, track its spread and stop misinformation

Three participants described the phone-and-video conversation on the condition of anonymity because the session was private. Most tech companies in attendance either did not respond or declined to comment. “Cutting edge technology companies and major online platforms will play a critical role in this all-hands-on-deck effort,” Michael Kratsios, the White House’s chief technology officer, said […]