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Elon Musk: First Humans Who Journey To Mars Must 'Be Prepared To Die'

At a conference yesterday, Elon Musk outlined his company SpaceX's plan to send humans to Mars. The vehicle is called the Interplanetary Transport System and it is capable of carrying 100 tons of cargo (people and supplies). Musk added that this rocket ship could take people to Mars in just 80 days. ...

Slashdot · 57 minutes ago

BlackBerry won't make BlackBerrys any more

It's the end of an era for smartphone maker BlackBerry. The company confirmed Wednesday it will no longer manufacture its own devices, instead outsourcing it to partners. BlackBerry CEO John Chen says the company will prioritize software development, including apps and security. The revelation was ...

USA Today · 1 hour ago

Google sets the bar high for its Oct. phone reveal

Google's teaser for its October 4 event.(Photo: Google) Google has helped build intense speculation for its October 4 event in San Francisco, where it's expected to reveal new phones aimed at consumers that will power a new virtual reality platform, and possibly other smart home devices. Now that ...

USA Today · 3 hours ago

Daniel Radcliffe Thinks There’s One Big Difference Between Donald Trump and Voldemort

Daniel Radcliffe Compares Donald Trump to Voldemort Video MY ACCOUNT SIGN IN SIGN OUT SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE YOU BROKE TIME.COM! Dear TIME Reader, As a regular visitor to TIME.com, we are sure you enjoy all the great journalism created by our editors and reporters. Great journalism has great value, and ...

Time · 3 hours ago

Katz’s wasn’t always famous for 'When Harry Met Sally'

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Newsday · 1 hour ago

App Smart: More Fun on Your Wrist With New Apps for the Apple Watch

APPLE this month released a faster, smarter Apple Watch and also sped up its first-generation smartwatch with a faster chip. The speed increase will help watch apps run more smoothly, and plenty of great software is available to take the improved watches for a test drive. One Apple Watch app that is ...

New York Times · 1 hour ago

This is why the D.C. region could see torrential, flooding rain this week

This story describes the meteorological elements at play. We will publish a concise look at the forecast models, impacts and a timeline Wednesday afternoon. * Flash flood watch late Wednesday into Friday morning * A rather awe-inspiring combination of meteorological forces is set to unfold across ...

Washington Post · 2 hours ago

Samsung Pay one year anniversary celebration includes coupons and cloud storage

Samsung Pay continues to add financial institutions with more than 500 included in the US with support for 80 percent of the debit and credit card market. One year ago today Samsung officially launched Samsung Pay in the US. I started using it about a month earlier in beta form and have been ...

ZDNet · 7 hours ago

Elections watchdog urges modernization of outdated electoral process

OTTAWA - Chief electoral officer Marc Mayrand says Canada's outdated voting process has reached a tipping point and must be modernized to meet the needs and expectations of voters. Mayrand says the Canada Elections Act is based on the way elections were conducted in the 19th century, when ...

Penticton Herald · 1 hour ago

Uber tries out 'panic buttons' after rape cases in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG — Uber has not been having an easy ride lately in South Africa. After a string of alleged attacks on passengers triggered safety concerns, the popular app-based car service is rolling out an “SOS” button in some vehicles. Public concerns over the service’s safety have been ...

Washington Post · 1 hour ago