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The footage is synced to the original audio from this particular mission, which also serves to humanise the astronauts.
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Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been running on a platform of breaking up Facebook, Amazon, and Google, which she compares to big oil, and she recently pledged to stop taking donations from tech executives.So far, only Sanders, Warren, and Yang have specific plans detailing how they will handle big tech — the most common position among candidates is support for regulation and antitrust enforcement, but not necessarily using executive power to break up tech companies.Elizabeth Warren has made breaking up big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon a cornerstone of her campaign, and she has the most specific plan out of all the candidates.She describes them as monopolies, and she says that her administration would pass legislation designating them as "platform utilities," which would prohibit companies from owning both a platform and participants, like Amazon acting as a seller in its online marketplace, for example.Sanders has also made wealth inequality a signature issue of his career, and he recently tweeted "billionaires should not exist," which would include tech executives like Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos.
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Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours.We closed the day, November 13 2019, at a price of $8,808.That’s a minor 0.04 percent decline in 24 hours, or -$3.77.We’re still 56 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017).Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day at $158,949,942,842.Yesterday’s volume of $17,545,755,405 was the lowest in nineteen days, 9 percent above the year’s average, and 61 percent below the year’s high.
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SpaceX, the rocket company founded by tech billionaire Elon Musk, was created with the mission of taking humans to Mars.Nearly two decades on, it's getting ever closer to achieving that goal while accomplishing plenty of other milestones along the way.If you're having a hard time keeping up with SpaceX's plans to replace international airline flights with orbital rocket trips, send a Japanese billionaire and his favorite artists around the moon, create a global broadband network and develop a Mars rocket, don't worry.We created this SpaceX primer so you can get up to speed fast.The idea was to buy a Russian rocket on the cheap and use it to send plants or mice to Mars -- and hopefully bring them back, too.But Musk's Moscow meeting didn't go well and he decided he could build rockets himself, calculating that he could undercut existing launch contractors in the process.
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The first battery electric vehicle from Jaguar-Land Rover, the I-Pace starts at about $70,000 and goes up from there.Forget about that Tesla—the Jaguar I-Pace is the most compelling EV yetThe Jaguar I-Pace wins World Car of the Year, World Green Car awardsMy colleague, Ars Automotive Editor Jonathan Gitlin, drove the I-Pace when it launched and came away raving about it—and for good reason.Beyond that, JLR fixed one of the major complaints Jonathan had about the I-Pace as it entered production: the regenerative-braking settings are no longer buried under layers of menus.That's an important consideration for those of us who live where there are four real seasons.
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this Service will be integrated into the group's applications: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and Whatsapp.as stated by a press release from the techgiganten in the future.”the Users are already implementing payments in order to go shopping, and carry out the donations, and send money to each other.on Facebook, the Pay is going to facilitate these transactions, at the same time as the payment information will be kept safe and protected,” the.on Facebook, the Pay should be rolled out on Facebook and in the Messenger this week, in the united states, and to be able to be used for fund raising, purchasing inside the game tickets for the event, and payments made between the individuals of the Messenger, as well as the purchase of the selected web sites and companies on the Facebook Marketplace.Facebookaktien trading on Tuesday, up by 2.6 per cent in New York.
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Gamers are living in the golden age in terms of technology.Mid-cycle hardware upgrades have given us consoles capable of outputting both 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR) for all your video and gaming needs.However, upscaling is remarkably good on the best 4K TVs now, and can be done without adding significant delay to the time it takes a TV to render pictures.In fact, HDR done badly can look worse than SDR done decently well; something to think about if you’re considering buying a very cheap TV.Obviously you’re looking for low numbers if you don’t want to be shot in the face by an opponent your TV hasn’t even shown yet!So unless you’re thinking of investing in an external sound system, it will certainly pay you to have sound as well as picture quality in mind when you buy your gaming TV.
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Getting a good night's sleep is important and insufficient sleep has been linked to poor health in many studies.Analysing data collected from wearable trackers, researchers from the SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Precision Medicine (PRISM) and the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) recently demonstrated that chronic sleep deprivation is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk markers and accelerated biological aging.In addition to sleep data, the team collected detailed lifestyle information and data for cardiovascular disease risk factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose.Telomeres are compound structures of DNA at the end of the chromosomes in human cells that decline in length as one ages.As a marker of cellular age, telomeres are thought to represent one's biological age, as opposed to chronological age.The team found that the seven per cent of volunteers who slept less than five hours a night were twice as likely to have shortened telomeres compared to those who exceeded the recommended sleep amount of seven hours.
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TLDR: These three cloud plans offer enormous amounts of storage spaces and top-quality security at shockingly great prices as low at $39.99.If you ask buyers to explain why they invest in cloud storage, most will say it’s so all their digital content can be available to anyone, anywhere.Giant name brands like Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive can be either expensive, limiting or both.Meanwhile, there are always security concerns about the safety of any documents or media files pushed to a cloud-based server.Check out these killer offers designed to solve your cloud storage needs, each with additional price drops right now to save you hundreds of dollars.Degoo Premium: Lifetime 1TB Backup Plan
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No matter how long you’ve used a product, it’s common to find surprising, obscure, and quite handy functionality that may have been buried under the radar — even for years.So, as a public service, we dug up some cool operations you can perform with the built-in Notes, Calculator, and Clock apps in iOS.If you’ve installed iOS 13, there are plenty of great features to explore — but beware of some of the pitfalls too.If you want to scan a document like your car registration, a receipt, or a serial number, generally you’d just haul out the camera and snap a shot.If you need a clean document, you’d be better off using a scanning app, and there are many free and cheap ones in the iOS store.But finding a good scanning app is time-consuming — you need to hit on one you like, that’s easy to use, and which doesn’t bombard you with ads and popup notations to upgrade.
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If you happen to be somewhere in the intersection of Roku and Apple Watch owners, good news.On Friday, Roku launched a free app for your wrist that features voice controls and the ability to find your remote.To get the app, you just have to update the Roku mobile app to version 6.1.3 on your iPhone.If you have automatic installs enabled on your watch, the app should then appear without you having to do anything.Surprisingly, the Roku app seems pretty well thought out.Not only does it include a virtual remote, but it also has the option of quickly launching your favourite channels.
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Smart displays are becoming more commonplace in households across the world.Whether it’s in your bedroom, kitchen, or living room, having access to a smart assistant powered display is quite convenient.But no matter how good these little (and not so little) smart displays are getting, nothing quite beats consuming content on a proper television.That’s why Philips developed this compact smart TV with Google Assitant built-in.Like many standard smart displays, this Android TV-powered device is designed to fit perfectly into places like your kitchen.But unlike some of those smaller displays, this Philips smart TV gives users an easier, more pleasurable screen to follow along with recipes, check the weather, and stream your favorite movies and shows.
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We've only just seen the One Plus 7T series finish launching, but there's another leak about next year's OnePlus handsets already.Onelus only just wrapped up its 7T launch, with the release of the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition this week, and we're already hearing titbits about next year's OnePlus 8 Pro, with Twitter leaker Max J putting a pretty big hint out there that we can expect the Pro to boast a 120 Hz display.The tweet features an image that just straight up says 120Hz, while the accompanying text reads, "Be a 'pro'," and in case that was too subtle, he followed up with confirmation that he was, in fact, referring to a OnePlus handset.OnePlus has previously said that going forward, its smartphones will feature a 90Hz display at minimum, so it's likely that the OnePlus 8 will tick that box, while the Pro version will take it up a notch to 120Hz.Last month, prior to the OnePlus 7T Pro launch, leaked renders for the OnePlus 8 were doing the rounds, so slivers of info on both devices are already sneaking out into the world ahead of next year's official announcements.
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The Kincade Fire, in the US state of California, has been burning for over two weeks now, and mercifully the blaze is now mostly contained.This image was taken at 11:01 am local time (7:01 pm GMT) on 3 November 2019 by NASA’s Terra satellite, according to a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory press release.The Terra satellite is equipped with a special instrument, called the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER), that uses thermal infrared channels to detect heat on the Earth’s surface.Burnt areas are shown in dark grey, while the ongoing wildfires appear as yellow dots.The town of Healdsburg, with a population of 11,254, can be seen to the south and east of the ominous dark grey splotches.The Kincade Fire started on the evening of 23 October 2019, triggering a wave of evacuations.
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Boeing submitted a proposal to NASA for a human lander concept that would deliver astronauts to the moon in the fewest steps possible.The proposal, which was announced on Tuesday, November 5, is part of NASA’s Artemis program to land astronauts on the moon by 2024.Boeing’s Human Lander System (HLS) is meant to reduce the number of segments that need to be sent into orbit — from 11 mission-critical events to five.“Using the lift capability of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Block 1B, we have developed a ‘Fewest Steps to the Moon’ approach that minimizes mission complexity, while offering the safest and most direct path to the lunar surface,” said Jim Chilton, senior vice president of Space and Launch for Boeing Defense, Space & Security, in the announcement.Another critical factor to Boeing’s proposal is that it can carry itself from orbit to landing without an additional transfer stage known as a “space tug.”The lander’s technologies would be based on the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.
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Amazon in 2018 sent shockwaves through the healthcare industry when it said it was acquiring online pharmacy PillPack.The company has pharmacies around the country that send out medications by mail.In September, Amazon revealed its new health clinic program, Amazon Care.Read more: We just got the first look at how Amazon's $750 million acquisition of PillPack could upend the US healthcare systemOver the past year, Google has gotten deeper into healthcare, hiring Dr. David Feinberg to head up the Google Health division.Feinberg's team is now responsible for coordinating health initiatives across Google, ranging from the company's search engine and map products, to its Android smartphone operating system, to more futuristic offerings in areas like artificial intelligence.
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We all have different ways of celebrating Halloween.Many of us dress up or hand out candy to kids.If you're Tesla, however, you drop a pumpkin onto your product from a great height.Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted a video on Thursday showing a seasonally themed torture test of Solarglass, a key component of the company's Solar Roof system.The whimsical whammy likely took place at Tesla's Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, New York where the roofing is made.The video features a carved pumpkin taking a slow-motion, two-story dive from the factory roof onto a panel of Solarglass tiles.
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Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area have changed dramatically over the past 10 years.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Ten years ago seems like a really long time when you think in terms of technology.Back in 2010, Apple launched the iPad, the iPhone 4 hadn't been released yet, Netflix had only just started its streaming feature — the term "binge-watching" was yet to be coined — and "The Social Network" depicted Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as a villain, something some people still think is true today.Silicon Valley began seeing growth a lot sooner than other parts of the country, but that growth was hardly managed properly.And as the population continues to swell, albeit slowly, the housing market struggles to keep up even to pre-tech boom levels.
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Hauliers thin on the ground, apparentlyPlans to restore an aged IBM mainframe found in a disused building in Germany are on hold because of struggles to find a way to haul the hardware to the UK.Brexit worries seem to have put the frighteners on haulier companies and the team behind the project are turning to German firms to transport the gear westwards.The scheme to buy the IBM 360 was hatched in a pub earlier this summer.A bit of internet bidding later and Adam Bradley and Chris Blackburn were the proud owners of an IBM 360/20 and a 370 model 125 from the 1980s and assorted peripherals including a punched card reader.It seems it's difficult to send a UK truck into Germany but not a German one to the UK for some reason...
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Verkstadskoncernen ABB har köpt en majoritetspost det kinesiska bolaget Shanghai Chargedot New Energy Technology, som tillverkar laddningsstationer och mjukvara för att ladda fordon.ABB, som nyligen har byggt upp ett system för fordonsladdning i Singapore, har köpt 67 procent av bolaget, men har option på att köpa mer.Någon prisuppgift uppges inte av ABB.Kinesiska Chargedot har 185 anställda.
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Life is the last thing you would associate with the eternally dark craters of the lunar poles.But these craters could hold the key to explaining how complex, multi-cellular organisms evolved on Earth hundreds of millions of years ago, affording unimaginable insights into our planet’s biological past.That’s because huge asteroid impacts, such as the one believed to have killed the dinosaurs, happen frequently and launch thousands of tons of the Earth’s material into space – bacteria, worms, and all.In principle, however, DNA kept at a few degrees above absolute zero and protected from harmful ionizing radiation could survive indefinitely.As the Deep Carbon Observatory project has shown, even rocks ejected from kilometers underground would carry complex microbial communities and animals like nematodes into space.Any living matter that reached space after an impact would be freeze-dried immediately, with its DNA preserved.
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Following a Thursday morning meeting in Detroit, the United Auto Workers union's GM Council agreed to turn a proposed labor contract into a tentative agreement.However, after details of the tentative agreement were made public, it includes three large pills for workers to swallow.Joining Lordstown will be the Baltimore and Warren Transmission plants.The UAW contract summary said "it is with sadness" that the negotiations didn't bear better news for the three plants, but the union negotiators were pleased with gains in other job security pillars.One of those pillars is the fact the Detroit-Hamtramck production plant will remain open and receive a new product allocation.GM executives have also spoken of the automaker's intention to build an electric pickup.
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Det brittiska startupbolaget Healx använder artificiell intelligens för att hitta botemedel mot sällsynta sjukdomar.Nu tar bolaget in knappt 550 miljoner kronor i en finansieringsrunda som leds av Skype-grundaren Niklas Zennströms riskkapitalbolag Atomico och där även bland annat Balderton Capital deltar.Mer specifikt försöker Healx, som grundades 2014, att med AI förutsäga hur redan existerande mediciner skulle bita på olika sjukdomar.En av medgrundarna är David Brown, som var med och upptäckte det aktiva ämnet i potensläkemedlet viagra.”Viagra är ett klassiskt exempel där man framgångsrikt hittade ett nytt användningsområde till ett säkert läkemedel.Det är det här tillvägagångssättet vi nu skalar upp på Healx.
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Then there are the movies that may not have the staying power of something like Star Wars but were so innovative that they changed the world of advertising.The impact of these films can still be felt today—in some cases more than a century later.Released at a time when the internet was rapidly gaining popularity, The Blair Witch Project became the first movie to become a viral internet sensation.Using the power of the online rumor mill, the cast and crew pretended the film was actual footage of hikers who had disappeared, sending millions of people flocking to the theater to see what happened to Heather, Mike and Josh.Going viral is still one of the best ways to send your sales soaring, pushing movies, TV shows and advertisements to search for the same lightning-in-a-bottle that The Blair Witch Project found online.Macabre was the first of the famous “gimmick” films by director William Castle, offering a $1,000 insurance policy from Lloyd’s of London with every ticket sold to cover people who might literally be scared to death.
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Microsoft is teaming up with Taco Bell once again to launch a limited edition Xbox One X console.The software giant unveiled a similar console last year with Taco Bell’s signature “ring” when it’s powered on — and this console has the same ring — but this year Microsoft is bundling in the new Xbox Elite 2 controller, too.Xbox fans will need to purchase Taco Bell’s Double Chalupa Box to try and win this special bundle, dubbed the Xbox One X Eclipse Limited Edition.The promotion starts today, meaning if you’re a lucky winner then you’ll be able to get an Elite 2 controller well before its release on November 4th, and without the $179.99 price tag.Microsoft’s latest Xbox Elite 2 controller includes new adjustable tension thumbsticks that can be tweaked using a tool to improve precision.The trigger grips have also been updated from the original Elite, alongside redesigned bumpers and shorter hair locks so you can fire faster in games.
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If there’s one issue with all foldable phones right now, it’s that they use plastic screens.This is because traditional glass screens and protective layers (e.g.Gorilla Glass) aren’t able to fold, forcing manufacturers to use an alternative material.Now, ET News reports that Samsung’s next foldable phone will use ultra-thin glass (UTG) as the cover for the screen.The outlet reports that Samsung’s next device, which isn’t expected to be a new Galaxy Fold, will adopt a clamshell form factor.This new device will reveal a smartphone-sized screen when unfolded and protect the screen when folded (akin to clamshell feature phones).
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DoorDash is opening its first shared commissary kitchen in Redwood City, Calif., bringing new delivery and pickup options to customers in Peninsula towns including Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto.This is part of a broader trend of companies like Deliveroo opening shared kitchens that allow restaurant partners to expand their delivery footprint without dealing with all the expenses of opening a new location.DoorDash says this first kitchen will be used by restaurants including Nation’s Giant Hamburgers, Rooster & Rice, Humphry Slocombe and the Halal Guys.The company also says it designs the kitchen spaces in collaboration with its partners, and it argues that by putting all these restaurants together in one location, it can offer unique menu items and pairings — at launch, if you order from Rooster & Rice, you can add Humphry Slocombe ice cream pints to your order.“Given our founders’ Bay Area roots, we are always interested in how technology can change the way food is delivered and shared,” said Rooster & Rice CFO Min Park in a statement.“We were impressed by the overall partnership and scale DoorDash could reach with this concept, and we found the notion of a delivery-only kitchen in Redwood City very appealing as it helps us test out demand in new markets, reaching new customers and areas quickly.”
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For most of my adult life, I didn’t really think about sleep: It was just an activity that my body required, for about six to eight hours a night, in order to not feel like garbage the next day.Rarely did I pause to consider the quality of my rest or whether my sleep patterns were “normal.” That is, until I was gifted a Fitbit Charge 3.Now, just about every morning, I open my phone’s Fitbit app and look at the sleep report, which tells me how long I slept and how much time I spent in various sleep stages.Sleep researchers generally agree that most adults need about seven to nine hours of sleep per night to stay in good health.A 2011 review paper found that in healthy people, clinical actigraphy devices were able to correctly identify actual sleep as sleep between 87 and 99 per cent of the time.“Overall, they are not so much dissimilar to standard actigraphy,” said Massimiliano de Zambotti, a research scientist in the Human Sleep Research Program at SRI International and lead author on that review.
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You may not know what you’re going to be for Halloween yet, but the National Retail Federation (NRF) knows roughly how much you’re going to spend during the upcoming holiday season.The retail trade association released its holiday sales forecast for 2019, which predicts an increase of 3.8%-4.2% over 2018, for a total of $727.9 billion to $730.7 billion in spend from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2019.The NRF expects online and other nonstore sales in particular to increase 11%-14%, to between $162.6 billion and $166.9 billion.In addition, the NRF predicts retailers will hire 530,000-590,000 temporary workers, which is on par with the 554,000 hired in 2018.This is despite new tariffs on merchandise like apparel, footwear and televisions—and more tariffs to come on Dec. 15.Per the NRF, it’s too early to tell how tariffs will change holiday spending, but retailers are trying hard to limit the effect on consumers.
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Nate Skinner, vice president of enterprise marketing, Salesforce PardotBackground: Nate’s career includes positions in sales engineering, enterprise software engineering, B2B product marketing, and customer success.Productivity playlist: A soundtrack Nate feels characterizes what it’s like to work with Salesforce Pardot would include Better Together (Jack Johnson), Work (Rihanna), and All I Do Is Win (DJ Kahlid).All marketing activities should be in service of delivering revenue.Think about how the ability to nurture a relationship with a customer can transform every aspect of your business, from service to sales to marketing.If you’re only looking at reach metrics, great numbers still don’t mean you’re hitting the right customer when and where they want to be reached.
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