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SpaceX Wants to Launch Space Tourists As Soon As 2021

Published on 02/20/2020 @ 9 AM EST
While announcing their recent partnership with space tourism Space Adventures this week, SpaceX said that they are willing to start launching passengers to orbit aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft starting as early as 2021. According to CNBC, "It will send four privately-paying space tourists to orbit the Earth for five days in its Crew Dragon capsule between “late-2021 and mid-2022.” 

Elon Musk Says All AI Development Should Be Regulated, Including Tesla

Published on 02/20/2020 @ 8 AM EST

On his recent tweets, Elon Musk have said "all org[anizations] developing advance AI should be regulated, including Tesla." This was in response to a new MIT Technology Review profile of OpenAI, an organization founded in 2015 by him, along with Sam Altman, Ilya Sutskever, Greg Brockman, Wojciech Zaremba, and John Schulman.

ElectionGuard is Microsoft’s Solution to Election Tampering

Published on 02/19/2020 @ 5 AM EST
ElectionGuard is open-source voting-machine software that Microsoft announced in May 2019. In Microsoft's demo, voters make their choices by touchscreen before printing out two copies. This solution is supposed to make it impossible to hack voting machines.

Jeff Bezos Will Start Spending $10 Billion to Tackle Climate Change

Published on 02/19/2020 @ 5 AM EST
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday he would donate $10 billion to combat climate change, which is being considered as one of the largest individual philanthropic commitments ever to the crucial environmental challenge. MIT Technology Review reports how this entire donation can be spent.

Apple’s Location-Tracking Tags Might Release in Q3, 2020

Published on 02/18/2020 @ 2 PM EST
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple will produce tens of millions of its ultra-wideband trackers (tentatively called AirTags or Apple Tags) possibly by the third quarter of 2020. According to 9to5Mac, the tags will make it easy to track lost items, like keys, via the Find My app. 

Windows 10’s Latest Update Fail is Apparently Deleting Files

Published on 02/18/2020 @ 4 AM EST

Windows 10’s run of faulty updates is continuing to impact users, with the latest reports emerging that Windows 10 KB4532693 is deleting files on some people’s PCs. In fact, the error seems to be very serious as its deleting any files saved on the desktop.