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Branson’s Virgin Galactic Stock (SPCE) Rockets in NYSE Debut

Sir Richard Branson’s private space tourism company Virgin Galactic Inc. started its trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) via a direct listing at $12.10 on Monday under the ticker “SPCE”.The move comes after the Galactic merged with Chamath Palihapitiya’s venture Social Capital Hedosophia that gave the new company a combined valuation of $1.5 billion. Branson kept a 51% stake in the business.CEO George Whitesides said:“Virgin Galactic is making history again today as it becomes the...

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Microsoft Wins the Pentagon $10 billion JEDI Contract in Battle with Amazon

Recently, on Friday, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) made it clear that they had chosen Microsoft over Amazon in their $10 billion cloud computing contract, also known as JEDI. With this contract, the Department of Defense will move its database to the cloud. However, this has left Amazon Web Services wondering as they were considered as leaders in the field, and the most likely winner of this contract.“We’re surprised about this conclusion. AWS is the clear leader in cloud computing,...

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China Reveals over 500 Projects as It Goes Supernova in Blockchain Technology

Following Chinese President Xi Jinping’s call for his Country to “Seize the opportunity” offered by blockchain technology and the crypto space, it has been revealed by sources that the Chinese have been quietly working on over 500 blockchain projects in so many different fields with as many use-case scenarios which can be deployed practically in every sense.Sources indicate that the Cyberspace Administration of China has been in charge of the filings for blockchain technology projects before...

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Tesla’s New Solar Roof V3 Is More Affordable than Single Roof with Solar Panels

On Friday, an American automotive and energy giant Tesla announced it had rolled out a new version of its solar roof tile for use at residential homes, V3 Solar Roof. According to Elon Musk, installations will begin in the upcoming weeks, with 1,000 new roofs expected to be produced per week.Tesla first came up with their Solar Roof Tiles in 2017, and the volume production was set to start in 2018. However, the process turned out to be quite slow, and the production was delayed until this...

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Ford to Debut Its Electric Mustang-Inspired SUV in November

Photo: FordNearly a year and a half ago, Ford embarked on a mission to invent its first peek of a Mustang-inspired electric. And after several attempts, it’s now prepared to show the globe what “Mustang-inspired” actually entails.The company announced that it would launch the electric SUV on 17th November just before the LA Auto Show.By now, little is known regarding the electric SUV that’s hitting the market year. Besides issuing frequent hints or teaser images. The latest launched webpage...

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Google’s Stadia Chief Announces Opening of its First Gaming Studio

Google announced its first Stadia Games and Entertainment studio in Montréal on Thursday. Games chief Jade Raymond revealed that the new studio will focus on producing “exclusive, original content.”The Google VP explained ways in which the tiered party structure for Stadia games will develop. These “spectrum of bets” are recognized by how much they are using features that are only possible with Stadia’s cloud-based platform.She said:“We have a plan that includes building out a few different...

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Square Unveils Free Cash App Investment for as Low as $1

Financial services and mobile payment company Square has just announced a new investment feature that allows users to make even the smallest investments through its Cash App. According to the San Francisco-based company, people will now be able to invest in the stock market, taking part in full shares trading for as little as $1.Via the Cash App Investing, users will have easy access to fractional investing and buy whatever fraction of any supported shares that $1 dollar (or any desired...

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Jeff Bezos Loses ‘the World’s Richest Man’ Title to Bill Gates as Amazon Stock Falls

Amazon Inc. stock is getting battered following a downbeat earnings report.The company announced on Thursday its third-quarter net income fell to $2.1 billion on earnings per share of $4.23, which represents a pretty big fall of around 26% year over year and worse than analysts had expected.During the quarter that ended September 30, the company’s revenue rose to $70 billion, up 24% YoY but it also wasn’t enough to meet the previous estimates. At the same time, Amazon reported its cloud...

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Blizzard Entertainment is Set to Release the Latest Diablo Game

When it comes to the world of fantasy, we all know that no one cuts it like the guys at Blizzard Entertainment that is so far for now. At their BlizzCon 2019, the much-awaited Diablo 4 is expected to be announced after the free spoiler Diablo Immortal game that was released last year at the BlizzCon 2018. The disappointment indicated by the many fans of Blizzard Entertainment after the game didn’t show up in Google’s Playstore or the iOS store has led many to believe that Blizzard...

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CNN Makes Its Own Aggregation Service to Compete with Apple News+

The AT&T-backed CNN is allegedly working to found its own news aggregation service that allegedly would be something similar as is Apple News and Apple News+.The project dubbed “NewsCo” will compete with the already existing Facebook‘s and Apple’s domination by offering its consumers one more venue where they can get all possible information both local and global, together with its existing web and broadcast operations.For now, twelve engineers and other executives are working on this...

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