FAA proposal aims to ‘streamline’ regulations for future space launches

FAA proposal aims to ‘streamline’ regulations for future space launches

On Tuesday, the FAA and Department of Transportation published a proposal that greases the wheels for the commercial space industry, long bound by outdated regulations that were not created with a modern vision of private spaceflight in mind. Last May, the Trump administration signaled its intention to ease commercial spaceflight regulations with Space Policy Directive 2. That directive called on Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to “release a new regulatory system for managing launch and re-entry activity.” That system, released in draft form today seeks to pave the way for an…

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Apple Stock Drifts Down Another 1% As Wall Street Shrugs At Video Reveal

Apple Stock Drifts Down Another 1% As Wall Street Shrugs At Video Reveal

Fans inside Apple’s Steve Jobs Theatre may have oohed and aahed at the talent gathered by the company for its elaborate video tease yesterday, but Wall Street’s reaction could be described as a collective “meh.” Apple stock, which dipped 2% yesterday, drifted down another 1% today, closing at $186.79 after most observers critiqued the two-hour event for being too light on details. Although some substantive information was released about the company’s push into news…Read full story

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Apple Stock Drifts Down Another 1% As Wall Street Shrugs At Video Reveal

Apple Stock Drifts Down Another 1% As Wall Street Shrugs At Video Reveal

Fans inside Apple’s Steve Jobs Theatre may have oohed and aahed at the talent gathered by the company for its elaborate video tease yesterday, but Wall Street’s reaction could be described as a collective “meh.” Apple stock, which dipped 2% yesterday, drifted down another 1% today, closing at $186.79 after most observers critiqued the two-hour event for being too light on details. Although some substantive information was released about the company’s push into news…Read full story

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Hot Costco Dad is our new crush, thanks to this super wholesome video

Hot Costco Dad is our new crush, thanks to this super wholesome video

We’d like to direct everyone’s attention to Hot Costco Dad, who made his first Costco haul ever last weekend and cannot be more excited over $8 sausages. The internet is developing a collective crush on Tom Musto, a father who visited the wholesale chain for his weekly Sunday dinner groceries and was absolutely shocked at how cheap everything was.  In a genuinely wholesome video posted by his son TJ, Musto marveled at the massive jars of marinara sauce and cheap cuts of meat he lugged home.  “How much are those…

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McDonald’s wants to use machine learning to serve fast food

McDonald’s wants to use machine learning to serve fast food

The past couple of years have made it abundantly clear just how much of our personal data is being tracked by corporations every day. Now, one of the world’s biggest fast food companies is hopping on the bandwagon. McDonald’s announced on Monday that it had acquired Dynamic Yield, a tech company that specializes in recommendations based on machine learning. Dynamic Yield’s algorithms can gather data about customers on behalf of companies to generate Amazon-like recommendations, among other things. SEE ALSO: 10 weird food combinations people swear by The golden arches…

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