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How NASA's Apollo Program Triggered the Silicon Valley Technical Revolution

President John F. Kennedy's famous speech in 1962, which instructed the United States to enter the moon within the decade, sparked an innovation leap. In just seven years, America has moved from a backwardness of the Soviet Union in space technology to attaching a flag on the lunar surface. The Apollo program was the birthplace of the modern technical ecosystem, …

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Orlando Breaks Amazon's Controversial Face Detection Pilot Program for Technical Malfunctions

A pilot of the Amazon face recognition program comes to an end in Orlando after technical problems, bandwidth issues, and criticism of the controversial face recognition technology. Real-time suspects, according to Orlando Weekly, were deployed with four cameras in the city police department. "At the time, the city was unable to allocate resources to the pilot so we could make …

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Mnuchin reiterates that the $ 20 delay for Tubman is technical and not political

"This is a non-political situation where the main purpose of currency exchange is to stop counterfeiting," Mnuchin said during a briefing on cryptocurrencies. He described the delay of the Tubman note, which was first revealed with great fanfare by his predecessor Jack Lew, as one more due to technology than to personal preference. "These are very complex things that other …

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India breaks off the launch of the lunar mission, citing technical issues

India canceled the launch of a spaceship on Monday, landing on the other side of the moon less than an hour before launch. The Chandrayaan 2 mission was stopped when a "technical catch" was observed in the US 640-ton, 14-story rocket, spokesman for the Indian space research organization BR Guruprasad said. The countdown stopped abruptly at T-56 minutes, 24 seconds, …

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GE's record increase following record orders at the Paris Air Show sets an optimistic technical note

General Electric Co. shares rallied on Thursday, preparing for a technical outburst that confirmed a bullish technical tone after the industry conglomerate announced its aviation division announced record orders at the Paris Air Show this week , The stock GE, + 2.80% increased 2.7% to over $ 10.60 in afternoon trade. This would mark the initial closing price of $ …

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Target's miserable weekend: The store has more technical issues that supposedly have nothing to do with Saturday's

"Like many other companies, Target uses NCR as a provider to receive payments, and on Sunday afternoon, a problem occurred in one of its data centers. Target ( TGT ) said It was also stated that "at no point was payment information compromised." NCR could not be reached for comment on Sunday night] Target also acknowledged the weekend complaints of …

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Dealmaster: Amazon devices, Roku TVs, PlayStation 4, and more technical offerings

Ars Technica Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with another round of deals he can share. Today's list includes a number of discounts on Amazon-made devices, including various echo speakers, Fire tablets, Fire TV media streamers, and Kindle e-readers. Most deals are what we normally see on Amazon These regular sales events, but they are still largely good prices for …

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Houston expose Chris Paul and others in technical discussions

The Houston Rockets are reportedly providing their entire list and future draft designs in trade talks this summer. Chris Paul and the great Clint Capela are considered "realistic trading targets". Sources: In Calls Houston GM Daryl Morey shows an aggressive desire to improve the list of all players and tips available in talks. Hard to imagine James Harden scenario, but …

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