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SpaceX relaunches the final Falcon 9 rocket design

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Tonight, SpaceX has launched a satellite to geostationary orbit, but that payload isn't what makes this mission special: it's the rocket itself. The private space corporation has reused a Block 5 booster for the first time, the same one it used to la…

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Ford thinks exoskeletons are ready for prime time in its factories

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People still build cars. While videos of giant robots welding vehicles are exciting to watch (sparks!), humans are an important part of the assembly of vehicles. However, as you would expect, doing the same thing over and over often leads to injuries…

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Judge in AT&T Case Ignored ‘Economics and Common Sense,’ Government Says by CECILIA KANG

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By CECILIA KANG

The Justice Department’s argument is the start of its second attempt to stop the $85.4 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

Published: August 5, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Selfie filters are driving new cosmetic surgery trends

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Doctors have noticed a new trend: People want to change their body to look like their edited selfies. Specifically, they're referring to photos of themselves taken with apps like Snapchat and Facetune that apply filters to instantly touch-up their ap…

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Apple Pay Cash leads Consumer Reports’ first payment service test

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Peer-to-peer mobile payment services are all the rage these days (eMarketer expects a 24 percent jump in US adoption in 2018), but which of them is actually the safest to use? Consumer Reports might have an idea. The publication has conducted its f…

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What’s on TV: ‘Better Call Saul’ and ‘Madden NFL 19’

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It's finally time for Better Call Saul to return on AMC, while gamers can dig in to Madden 19 and Overcooked! 2. Yet another superhero movie is available via streaming as Deadpool 2 makes its video on-demand debut, and there's even a Predator 4K edit…

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Lyft offers Avis rentals to drivers who don’t own cars

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Lyft drivers now have another major choice if they want to offer rides without buying their own cars. The ridesharing service has struck a deal that will have the Avis Budget Group offer "thousands" of vehicles through Lyft's Express Drive program i…

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