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SpaceX, Blue Origin will face off to build the next moon lander, NASA says

SpaceX, Blue Origin and Dynetics are competing to develop the next moon lander for NASA's Artemis program, which will send humans back to the moon by 2024.
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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla trailer shows off viking battles

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla -- the viking-themed latest entry in Ubisoft's franchise -- will be released this holiday season. A trailer was released April 30.
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Elon Musk calls coronavirus lockdowns ‘fascist’ in Tesla earnings call

Tesla CEO Elon Musk called shelter-in-place guidelines fascist during a quarterly earnings call Wednesday, saying the measures infringed on people's rights.
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Google: Coronavirus searches are four times higher than for the Super Bowl

Google searches for information about the coronavirus have exploded, with search volume at its peak four times higher than what it was for the Super Bowl.
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Facebook is releasing its answer to Zoom with Messenger Rooms

Social media giant Facebook announced Messenger Rooms, a video-calling feature that allows up to 50 users to start a virtual hangout with no time limit.
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IFA 2020 in Berlin will still go on — just not as you know it

IFA, the largest consumer electronics conference outside of the U.S., is not going forward as planned in Berlin this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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How to watch latest SpaceX Starlink program rocket launch Wednesday

SpaceX is launching another batch of satellites for its Starlink broadband internet project on Wednesday afternoon. Here's how to watch the Florida launch live.
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Now you can add classic works of art to your Animal Crossing island

Getty released an online tool that lets you turn classic works of art by the likes of Rembrandt and Van Gogh into QR codes you can upload into your game.
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Facebook will alert you if you’ve seen coronavirus misinformation

Facebook announced Thursday it will alert users who have interacted with harmful misinformation related to the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19.
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How to get a free ’empowerment pack’ of mental health, productivity resources

The lives of many people have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Basecamp, Treehouse, and others are offering free software to help stay productive.
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College Board cancels June SATs and may offer digital, at-home test

The College Board announced it will cancel the June 2020 SAT exams and could offer at-home exams in the fall if schools remain closed due to coronavirus.
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Instagram is finally letting you see your DMs on desktop

Instagram now allows you to read and send direct messages from your desktop. The much-requested feature had been in testing since January for select users.
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U.S. Senate reportedly warns members not to use Zoom

The U.S. Senate is reportedly the latest to abandon videoconferencing app Zoom over its privacy issues. The warning stops short of banning the service.

Disney+ hits 50 million paid subscribers

Within just five months of its launch, the Disney+ streaming service has pulled in 50 million paid subscribers worldwide, the media giant announced on April 8.
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Will Amazon postpone Prime Day over coronavirus?

Amazon will postpone its premier shopping event, Prime Day, until at least August due to the coronavirus, according to a report. It is usually held in July.
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Marriott data breach: What to know and how to protect your data

Marriott says customers' names, addresses, and other personal details were accessed in a data breach, the second to hit the company in less than two years.
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Samsung Display to end LCD production by 2021

Samsung Display is reportedly ending production of its LCD panels in South Korea and China by 2021.
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Instacart, Amazon workers plan to strike over coronavirus safety concerns

Instacart workers planned to strike Monday, demanding hazard pay and greater safety measures to protect those gathering groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Google scraps its April Fools’ jokes in wake of coronavirus

Google is reportedly canceling its April Fools' Day jokes this year because of the spreading coronavirus pandemic.
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Bill Gates says mass shutdowns are needed to stop coronavirus spread

Bill Gates predicted coronavirus cases in the U.S. won't peak until at least late-April and warned ending shutdowns early could be disastrous.
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Two Tesla employees test positive for coronavirus

As both Tesla and SpaceX have begun stepping up their efforts to combat the deadly pandemic, two Tesla employees have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.
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Instacart plans to hire 300,000 new workers to meet surging demand

Grocery delivery service Instacart plans to hire 300,000 more full-service workers over the next three months to keep up with demand spurred by the coronavirus.