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China and NASA Shared Data About Historic Moon Landing
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hackingbear writes: “China exchanged data with NASA on its recent mission to land a Chinese spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency said Monday, in what was reportedly the first such collaboration since a Cold-War-era-like American law banned joint space projects with China that do not have prior congressional approval,” […]

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Space in 2019 will be all about the moon, and one weird asteroid     – CNET
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Fifty years after Neil Armstrong’s historic step, robots from China, India, Israel, the US and elsewhere are heading back.

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Everything We Knew About Fuchsia's UI, Armadillo, Is Gone
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Over the last two years, we have heard numerous reports about Fuchsia, new operating system for phones, computers, and just about everything else by Google. We’ve seen it in a variety of demos, all of which featured a UI, codenamed “Armadillo.” Now it seems that Armadillo, and thus everything about Fuchsia we’ve “seen,” has been […]

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Evidence continues to mount about how bad Denuvo is for PC gaming performance
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Enlarge (credit: Denuvo) One of the biggest arguments against anti-piracy checks built into video games (commonly known as “digital rights management,” or DRM) is that they punish paying customers with stuttering, loading times, and other detractive gameplay issues. While leading DRM vendor Denuvo has long claimed that its tools don’t hamper video games, the stats […]

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12 key lessons about tech mergers and acquisitions from Cisco’s John Chambers
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Cyril Ebersweiler Contributor Cyril Ebersweiler is co-founder and managing partner of HAX, and a general partner at SOSV. More posts by this contributor What every startup founder should know about exits 70 years of VC innovation Benjamin Joffe Contributor Benjamin Joffe is a partner at HAX. More posts by this contributor What every startup founder […]

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Intel Vows Better Communication With Partners About CPU Shortage
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Intel’s channel organization is vowing increased communication and transparency with partners on issues such as the current CPU shortage, which has caused delays, price hikes and other challenges this year. From a report: In an exclusive interview with CRN, Todd Garrigues, director of partner sales programs at Intel, said better transparency about supply issues, new […]

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Apple Lied About iPhone X Screen Size and Pixel Count, Lawsuit Alleges
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A lawsuit filed Friday is accusing Apple of falsely advertised the screen sizes and pixel counts of the displays in its iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max devices. The two plaintiffs, who filed the suit in the U.S. District Court of Northern California, are seeking class action status. CNET reports: The suit alleges […]

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Now you can read the controversial Definers research about George Soros and Facebook
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Facebook is still dealing with the fallout from a New York Times report outlining the company’s strategy to fight back against criticism, particularly its work with Definers Public Affairs, an opposition research firm with ties to the Republican Party. That work included a document that Definers sent to reporters suggesting ties between George Soros and […]

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NASA concerned about culture of “inappropriateness” at SpaceX
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Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine must continue to rely on Dmitry Rogozin of Roscosmos while US commercial crew vehicles remain under development. (credit: Alexei Filippov / TASS via Getty Images) In addition to spurring problems for the car company Tesla, Elon Musk’s puff of marijuana in September will also have consequences for SpaceX. On […]

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