The orbiting observatory went dark in mid-June, with all astronomical viewing halted.
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Apple Won't Let Fortnite Back Until Case Ends
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Fortnite maker Epic Games Inc., said Wednesday it’s been told by Apple that the game will be “blacklisted from the Apple ecosystem” until the companies’ legal case is resolved and all appeals are exhausted, which could take as long as five years.
FACEBOOK OVERSIGHT BOARD REVIEWING ‘XCHECK' SYSTEM FOR VIPS
Facebook’s semi-independent oversight board says it will review the company’s “XCheck,” or cross check, system following an investigation by The Wall Street Journal into the use of this internal system that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules.
CHINA'S ANT GROUP TO SHARE CREDIT DATA WITH CENTRAL BANK
China’s central bank will soon have access to the private credit information of hundreds of millions of users of Ant Group’s online credit service, in a move signaling more regulatory oversight of the financial technology sector.
NETFLIX BUYS WONKA AUTHOR DAHL'S CATALOG
Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children’s books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
APPLE, GOOGLE RAISE NEW CONCERNS BY YANKING RUSSIAN APP
Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business.
CHINA SETS UP PLATFORM TO POLICE GAMING FIRM VIOLATIONS
Chinese regulators have set up a platform that allows the public to report on gaming companies they believe are violating restrictions on online game times for children.
ONE TO CHARGE THEM ALL: EU DEMANDS SINGLE PLUG FOR PHONES
The European Union unveiled plans Thursday to require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices.
DON'T LET SOCIAL SECURITY STEER YOU WRONG
Few retirement decisions are as critical, or as easy to get wrong, as when and how to take your Social Security benefits.
AT LONG LAST, BALLMER, CLIPPERS BREAK GROUND ON NEW HOME
The design meetings have been going on for years.
California 1st to Set Quota Limits for Retailers like Amazon
California became the first state to bar megaretailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that grew from Amazon’s drive to speed goods to consumers more quickly.
MISSION CONTROL: APPLE HEALTH INSIGHTS ABOARD INSPIRATION4
Apple might be best known for its consumer electronics like iPhones and iPads, but behind the scenes, the Cupertino company is extending its interests far beyond.
Boeing Astronaut Capsule Grounded For Months By Valve Issue
Boeing’s astronaut capsule is grounded for months and possibly even until next year because of a vexing valve problem.
They’re good only some of the time.
HIGHER BUT STILL SLIM ODDS OF ASTEROID BENNU SLAMMING EARTH
The good news is that scientists have a better handle on asteroid Bennu’s whereabouts for the next 200 years. The bad news is that the space rock has a slightly greater chance of clobbering Earth than previously thought.
HOT DATES: 2 SPACECRAFT TO MAKE VENUS FLYBY
Two spacecraft are set to swoop past Venus within hours of each other this week, using the maneuver to do a little bit of bonus science on the way to their main missions at the center of our solar system.
MARSQUAKES OFFER DETAILED LOOK AT RED PLANET'S INTERIOR
A quake-measuring device on Mars is providing the first detailed look at the red planet’s interior, revealing a surprisingly thin crust and a hot molten core beneath the frigid surface.
HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE FIXED AFTER MONTH OF NO SCIENCE
The Hubble Space Telescope should be back in action soon, following a tricky, remote repair job by NASA.
Un mundo pensado por los hombres... para los hombres
¿Cuántas de nosotras nos hemos preguntado por qué nos es imposible manipular un 'smartphone' con una sola mano? ¿Por qué tardamos tanto en despertarnos después de haber tomado una pastilla para dormir? ¿Y por qué el aire acondicionado está tan alto en la oficina? La respuesta a todas estas preguntas es poco conocida, pero muy real: la mayoría de los objetos que utilizamos en nuestro día a día no están pensados para las mujeres.
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LATIN AMERICA LOOKS TO SPACE, DESPITE LIMITATIONS ON GROUND
Mars missions, astronauts coming and going at the International Space Station, China’s increasingly ambitious space program. Space-related news is flowing, and not just from the world’s richest, biggest nations. Take Latin America.