Another SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after an engine test

  • May 29, 2020
While the next launch attempt for Crew Dragon is still set for tomorrow afternoon in Florida, in Texas SpaceX is busy working on its Starship project. This afternoon the company appeared to successfully complete a static fire test on the SN4 prototyp…

Twitter said Trump broke its rules. Facebook allows the same posts.

  • May 29, 2020
If Twitter’s decision to hide Donald Trump’s tweet has amped up the pressure on Facebook to do the same, it hasn’t resulted in any noticeable action from the social network. Twitter said in a statement Trump’s words received the label “in the interes…

Eight US companies will manufacture NASA’s COVID-19 ventilator

  • May 29, 2020
Last month, the FDA rushed a NASA-designed ventilator through its fast-track Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) program in hopes that it might be used to treat COVID-19 patients. Caltech, which manages NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), offered t…

Amazon’s Echo Look fashion camera will stop working on July 24th

  • May 29, 2020
We hope you wren’t leaning on Amazon’s Echo Look for fashion advice — you’ll have to find an alternative soon. Amazon has confirmed to Voicebot.ai (via TechCrunch) that that it’s shutting down Echo Look functionality on July 24th. Simply put, the com…

Stadia Pro members get six free games in June

  • May 29, 2020
Google is still determined to reel in Stadia customers by lavishing subscribers with free games. The internet giant has revealed that Stadia Pro members will get six bonus games in June, or twice as many as usual. These are titles you might recognize…

Senators ask FTC to investigate Instacart over ‘tip baiting’

  • May 29, 2020
Tip baiting, where delivery service customers promise generous tips to couriers only to stiff them afterward, is a scummy practice — and politicians want to know if companies are letting it slide. A group of US senators led by Brian Schatz have sent…