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  • Space countdown shouldn't count Florida out

    Space countdown shouldn't count Florida out
    Two statements of regret that Space Florida issued back-to-back last month are dispiriting for the private space industry and for Florida's future role in it. The first statement said, "We regret the loss of the Orbital launch vehicle and payload from...
  • Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA
    NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday. The U.S. space...
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab

    Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab
    Amazon.com will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected smart home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies. The plans, detailed in...
  • University of Maryland opens drone test site

    University of Maryland opens drone test site
    University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace. The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
  • Amazon Media Chief Bill Carr Resigns

    Bill Carr, Amazon.com's head of digital music and video, is leaving the e-commerce company after 15 years. Carr, 47, will depart Amazon at the end of the year, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. An Amazon rep confirmed his exit but...
  • Newfronts Analysis: Why Microsoft, Yahoo, Etc. Invaded TV's Turf

    Netflix wasn't at the Digital Content NewFronts this past week but the streaming service might as well have been there. Unmistakable was its influence on the heavyweight digital brands frontloaded into the opening week of these seemingly endless...
  • Why HBO Is Keeping 'Game of Thrones,' Other Shows Out of Amazon's Hands

    HBO has found an ideal partner in Amazon to stream its older shows- and the duo's tag-teaming is certainly a blow to Netflix. But to understand why the deal is a smart move for HBO, it's important to look at what the deal doesn't include. First, it's...
  • Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit

    Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit
    Amazon warehouse workers who hate their job and are eyeing the exit now have a lucrative payout offer. Online retail giant Amazon.com is offering its employees up to $5,000 if they quit, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos wrote in a letter to shareholders....
  • Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year

    Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year
    After years of rumors, Amazon.com could finally be getting into the smartphone business. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Seattle e-commerce giant will release a smartphone in the second half of the year, citing people briefed on the company'...
  • Amazon is paying unhappy workers to quit

    Quitters wanted: Unhappy with your job? Feeling unproductive? Take $5,000 and go. At least, that's what Amazon.com Inc. is offering its warehouse employees. In a letter to shareholders this week, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos outlined the details of a...