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Wednesday's static test-firing helps pave the way for that launch, which Musk has been promising for years now. As long as the government shutdown continues, companies like SpaceX are grounded. But in the case of the Falcon Heavy , which is making its first voyage, additional tests likely are planned before it is cleared for launch. That is, if the rocket makes it that far.
  • DJI unveils pocket-sized Mavic Air drone, ships January 28 for $799

    DJI unveils pocket-sized Mavic Air drone, ships January 28 for $799

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    Any images or video taken with the DJI Mavic Air can be exported off the drone via its USB-C port. " Today, with the introduction of Mavic Air, we have pushed these attributes to the next level to create our best consumer drone yet ". The main reason for the Mavic Air is the way it's portable, even pocket-sized according to the firm. But where the Mavic Air gets points for capabilities it loses points for its design.
  • How to share Snapchat Stories with people who don't use the app

    How to share Snapchat Stories with people who don't use the app

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    This feature is also going live to anyone running the redesigned Snapchat app as of today, which includes test markets like Australia and Canada, and will become available for iOS and Android over the next few weeks to the rest of the world as the redesign expands globally.
  • Anthony Noto resigns as COO of Twitter to become CEO of SoFi

    Anthony Noto resigns as COO of Twitter to become CEO of SoFi

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    SoFi said it felt Mr Noto's "deep understanding of technology, consumer, and financial businesses" made him the flawless fit to be its chief executive. In addition to his Twitter commitments, Dorsey also serves as CEO of payments-processing technology company Square. It seems the opportunity to take on his first CEO role was too big for Noto to turn down, though his departure will be a big blow for Twitter , which has lost a number of big name executives in recent years .
  • Xbox Game Pass Just Became One of Gaming's Best Deals

    Xbox Game Pass Just Became One of Gaming's Best Deals

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    Today, Xbox Head Phil Spencer announced that all future Microsoft Studios titles will be available via Xbox Games Pass on launch day. As the first month of 2018 tapers towards its end, Xbox Live members are already anticipating what games they will receive for free for the month of February.
  • Apple's HomePod available February 9, pre-orders start this Friday

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    Pre-orders for the device open this Friday, January 26th, and are open to users in the US, UK and Australia, while those in France and Germany will be waiting until the "spring". There is a seven-tweeter array in the base of the device and six microphones nestled in the body, and is created to adjust its sound according to the local environment.
  • Acer announces new affordable Chromebook duo

    Acer announces new affordable Chromebook duo

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    Acer has announced the Chromebook Spin 11, Chromebook 11 C732, and Chromebox CXI3. Meanwhile, the Acer Chromebook 11 C732 targets the same audiences and includes the notable addition of 4G LTE connectivity on certain models to complement Bluetooth 4.2 and 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
  • Trey Flowers, Pats found way despite losing time-of-possession battle

    Trey Flowers, Pats found way despite losing time-of-possession battle

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    Bill Belichick was short and sweet when he addressed the New England Patriots after their win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. With just 2:48 left in the game, the Pats regained their edge and held on for a 24-20 victory. "We talk about high throws on the back end line every week, and I think those guys know where to expect it".
  • What Is The Tide Pod Challenge-And Just How Dangerous Is It?

    What Is The Tide Pod Challenge-And Just How Dangerous Is It?

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    In the first 15 days of 2018, a total of 39 people aged between 13 and 19 were hospitalized for eating the pods, compared to 53 in the whole of a year ago. It has to be one of P&G's worst nightmares-kids are popping Tide Pods in their mouths as part of a Tide Pod Challenge that's been sweeping YouTube , Snapchat and Instagram.
  • What is the January 31 Trifecta of Lunar Occurrences About?

    What is the January 31 Trifecta of Lunar Occurrences About?

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    Meanwhile, blood moon is the term used in reference to the color of the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse . According to astronomers, next week's full moon will be a Supermoon, Blue Moon and lunar eclipse all in one. That wasn't a Blue Moon eclipse for the Americas, however. In the United States, the best view of the eclipse will be along the West Coast. As the moon takes its place in the Earth's shadow, it will take on a reddish hue - which is where the blood moon ...