AIM officially shuts down, but its influence lives on – CNNMoney


CNNMoney

AIM officially shuts down, but its influence lives on
CNNMoney
Years before Mark Zuckerberg built Facebook (FB), he was focused on another technical project: tinkering with his AOL Instant Messenger account. Like many who grew up in the 1990s and early 2000s, much of Zuckerberg's social life revolved around AIM
AIM, aka AOL Instant Messenger, dead at 20New York Daily News


AOL Instant Messenger is no more, but the memories will last foreverArs Technica
Long-running AOL Instant Messenger shuts down for goodAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
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SpaceX Launches (and Lands) Used Rocket on Historic NASA Cargo Mission – Space.com


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SpaceX Launches (and Lands) Used Rocket on Historic NASA Cargo Mission
Space.com
SpaceX launched and landed a used rocket today (Dec. 15), pulling off yet another spaceflight double play during a delivery mission for NASA that gets the company a big step closer to its goal of complete reusability. SpaceX's two-stage Falcon 9 rocket
SpaceX launches and lands its first used rocket for NASAThe Verge


SpaceX supply ship lifts off from launch pad rebuilt after explosionCBS News
SpaceX launches used rocket and spacecraft for first time everCNNMoney
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Russell Simmons Faces New Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Vows To Defend Himself

Russell Simmons, the founder of Def Jam Records, has denied new sexual harassment allegations from four women, including three who claim they were raped by the hip-hop mogul. “I vehemently deny all these allegations. These horrific accusations have shocked me to my core and all of my relations have been…

NASA’s Kepler finds solar system like ours with eight planets – USA TODAY


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NASA's Kepler finds solar system like ours with eight planets
USA TODAY
Researchers used data from NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope to discover an eighth planet orbiting a star known as Kepler-90. The planet, dubbed Kepler-90i, is a hot, rocky planet that orbits its star every 14.4 days, and was found with the
An 8th Planet Is Found Orbiting a Distant Star, With AI's HelpNew York Times


New Kepler Exoplanet Discovery Fueled by AIWIRED
Artificial intelligence just discovered two new exoplanetsPopular Science
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Watch SpaceX fly its first used rocket for NASA – The Verge


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Watch SpaceX fly its first used rocket for NASA
The Verge
Today, SpaceX will once again send cargo to the International Space Station for NASA, but this time, the company is employing mostly used hardware for the job. A Falcon 9 rocket that the company previously launched to the ISS in June will loft a used
Watch live: SpaceX goes for its 17th launch of 2017Ars Technica


Watch SpaceX launch its first re-flown capsule and rocket combo live hereTechCrunch
Timeline for SpaceX's next station cargo launchSpaceflight Now
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Sumatran Rhino On Brink Of Extinction, Species Future Decided Million Years Ago – International Business Times


International Business Times

Sumatran Rhino On Brink Of Extinction, Species Future Decided Million Years Ago
International Business Times
Rhinoceros lead tough lives. Their numbers in the wild are dwindling close to extinction because of mass poaching for years to gather their tusks which supposedly hold medicinal value. At least four species of Rhino roamed Africa at the beginning of
Sumatran Rhinos Could Go Extinct, But It's Not Entirely Our FaultValueWalk


Sumatran Rhinoceros Genome SequencedSci-News.com
Sumatran rhino 'hanging on by a thread'BBC News
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AOL Instant Messenger is no more, but the memories will last forever – Ars Technica


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AOL Instant Messenger is no more, but the memories will last forever
Ars Technica
Today, America Online Instant Messenger, better known by its acronym, AIM, went dark after more than two decades of faithful service. Those of us who came of age in the 1990s and early 2000s fondly remember the halcyon days of chat rooms, lolspeak, and
RIP AIM: AOL Instant Messenger is goneUSA TODAY


RIP AIM: An era of truly embarrassing communication has endedMashable
So long, AIM, we'll miss youThe Verge
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Blue Origin: Mannequin Skywalker Video Gives A Glimpse Of Flight To Space, Rocket Factory Opening Teased – Tech Times


Tech Times

Blue Origin: Mannequin Skywalker Video Gives A Glimpse Of Flight To Space, Rocket Factory Opening Teased
Tech Times
Blue Origin shared a video featuring the passenger Mannequin Skywalker of the Crew Capsule 2.0 during the test flight with New Shepard. It also teased the opening of its 750,000-square-foot rocket facility in Florida. ( Blue Origin ). Blue Origin
Get a dummy's-eye view of a suborbital ride on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin spaceshipGeekWire


Blue Origin teases rocket factory opening on Space CoastOrlando Sentinel
Blue Origin Successfully Tests Revised Rocket and Crew CapsuleExtremeTech
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Google will use light beams to bring the internet to millions of rural Indian households – Quartz


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Google will use light beams to bring the internet to millions of rural Indian households
Quartz
Google is bringing a wireless internet technology it tested in the stratosphere to connect rural areas in India's Andhra Pradesh state. X, the “moonshot factory” of the tech giant, is using Free Space Optical Communications (FSOC) to connect far-flung
Alphabet's X sells new wireless internet tech to Indian stateBusiness Insider


Google X ready to set up Development Centre in VisakhapatnamOutlook India
Exploring a new approach to connectivity – The Team at XThe Team at X

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Subaru WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS are 2018’s hot blue hellions – SlashGear


SlashGear

Subaru WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS are 2018's hot blue hellions
SlashGear
Subaru may have been focused on families recently, with its 2019 Ascent SUV, but the 2018 WRX STI Type RA and 2018 BRZ tS prove it hasn't forgotten about performance. The STI (Subaru Tecnica International) tuned variants of the WRX STI and BRZ will
Subaru releases pricing for its hottest WRX STI and BRZ everCNET


Subaru Announces Pricing On Limited Edition 2018 WRX STI Type RA® and BRZ tS®PR Newswire (press release)
Exclusive 2018 Subaru BRZ tS Ready to Launch Early in New YearCanada NewsWire (press release)

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