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SpaceX plans its third launch in the space of two weeks

SpaceX plans its third launch in the space of two weeks

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, perched atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket, took off from Cape Canaveral on May 30, carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station on a NASA mission. Joe Raedle/Getty Images If all goes as planned, a SpaceX Falcon 9 will blast off from Florida this Saturday, just two weeks after another…
Italy Plans To Lift Some Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Early Next Month

Italy Plans To Lift Some Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Early Next Month

Pedestrians in face masks pass a mural in Naples depicting the city's patron saint, St. Gennaro, in a face mask too. Italy has set a timeline for lifting its strict coronavirus travel restrictions, after its outbreak overwhelmed medical centers across the country earlier this year. Carlo Hermann/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Carlo…
Trump plans to suspend immigration to US amid coronavirus crisis

Trump plans to suspend immigration to US amid coronavirus crisis

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President Trump at a recent briefing of the caronavirus response effort. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. President Donald Trump said late Monday he would sign an executive order suspending immigration into the US. Trump cited job protection in the face…
Amazon plans to prosecute sellers for price gouging during coronavirus outbreak

Amazon plans to prosecute sellers for price gouging during coronavirus outbreak

Amazon is cracking down on price gouging during the spread of COVID-19. Ina Fassbender/Getty Images Amazon is cracking down on sellers who are price gouging on items like hand sanitizer and face masks during the spread of the coronavirus. In a response to a Wednesday letter from Sen. Edward J. Markey that warned Amazon CEO Jeff…
Peloton states it prepares to raise as much as $1.3 billion in its IPO

Peloton states it prepares to raise as much as $1.3 billion...

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Peloton, the buzzy maker of expensive internet-connected stationary bikes and treadmills, will seek to raise as much as $1.3 billion in its initial public offering. The IPO would value the money-losing company, which descibes itself as both a media company and a global technology platform, at somewhere between $7 billion and $8 billion, depending on…
How one start-up strategies to interrupt the $423 billion drug store advantages supervisor market

How one start-up strategies to interrupt the $423 billion drug store...

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Capital Rx, a New York-based pharmacy benefits management (PBM) startup that contracts with employers, announced the launch of a novel "clearinghouse" pricing model in an attempt to clamp down on "spread pricing" — a common practice in which PBMs overcharge insurers for the price of prescription drugs and keep the difference for themselves — Fierce…
Rocket Laboratory prepares to capture rocket boosters midair with a helicopter

Rocket Laboratory prepares to capture rocket boosters midair with a helicopter

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The booster will deploy a parachute on its return to Earth, which a helicopter will zip by and pick up. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab, a private New Zealand spaceflight company which offers launch services for small satellites, announced Tuesday it plans to recover and re-fly the first stage of its workhorse rocket "Electron". In a…
Elon Musk plans trickier Hyperloop take a look at tunnel after velocity document damaged

Elon Musk plans trickier Hyperloop take a look at tunnel after...

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A pod entering the Hyperloop at the 2017 Hyperloop Pod Competition.  SpaceX Elon Musk's vision for a Hyperloop future raced forward Sunday at the 2019 Hyperloop Pod Competition. A self-propelled pod set a new speed record on the track. So next up is a much-longer tunnel, with a curve.  Musk tweeted about the new Hyperloop…
Elon Musk says Neuralink plans 2020 human take a look at of brain-computer interface

Elon Musk says Neuralink plans 2020 human take a look at...

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Neuralink plans to test its brain machine interface technology with four of its N1 chips installed under patients' skin. Neuralink; Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET Neuralink, Elon Musk's startup that's trying to directly link brains and computers, has developed a system to feed thousands of electrical probes into a brain and hopes to start testing the…
As Its Drug Rates Strategies Fail, Trump Administration Relies On Congress To Act

As Its Drug Rates Strategies Fail, Trump Administration Relies On Congress...

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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced his agency is dropping a proposal intended to lower drug prices. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced his agency is dropping a proposal intended to lower drug…

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