OneWeb readies internet satellites for launch

OneWeb, the heavily funded startup that’s setting out to create a constellation of micro satellites to deliver broadband from space, is finally gearing up for the first in a series of regular monthly launches throughout 2020 and beyond. The London-based company, which was founded in 2012, is one of a number of organizations battling to […]

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Amazon employees launch mass defiance of company communications policy in support of colleagues

(Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos owns The Washington Post.) “Amazon’s role in the climate crisis is staggering and alarming,” wrote Scott Ogle, a queue management analyst, according to comments viewed in advance by The Washington Post. “While the company has publicly announced measures to reduce emissions and impacts in the coming years, it […]


Space cowboy successes, and failures, ahead of The Mandalorian’s Disney+ launch

Go ahead. Make the Mandalorian’s day. Disney Plus Pedro Pascal stars as the Mandalorian. YouTube/Disney Plus Fastest draw in the parsec. YouTube/Disney Plus Werner Herzog plays an as-yet-unnamed villain. YouTube/Disney Plus Gina Carano co-stars as Cara Dune, a skilled warrior in her own right. YouTube/Disney Plus IG-11 is a droid ally. YouTube/Disney Plus That’s a […]