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UK’s Inmarsat To Launch Low-Orbit Satellites For High-Capacity Service

Inmarsat has announced launching a constellation of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites. Britain’s Inmarsat said it would launch a constellation of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites that it will combine with 5G mobile and its existing GEO satellites to offer more capacity to its global maritime, aviation and land-based customers. The service, named Orchestra, will […]

Business

As they begin to set sail again, cruises lines are optimistic for a turnaround.

Nothing demonstrated the horrors of the coronavirus contagion in the early stages of the pandemic like the major outbreaks onboard cruise ships, when vacation selfies abruptly turned into grim journals of endless days spent confined to cabins as the virus raged, eventually infecting thousands of people on board, and killing more than 100. It was […]

Sports

Sources — Los Angeles Lakers nearing deal to acquire Russell Westbrook, would send 3-player package and pick to Washington Wizards

The Los Angeles Lakers are nearing a deal with the Washington Wizards to acquire Russell Westbrook for Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and a 2021 draft pick, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Harrell has opted into his $9.7 million player option for next season, paving the way for the potential deal. There’s no agreement […]

Technology

VR Headsets Could Help Jurors Deliver More Accurate Verdicts, Shows Study

Virtual Reality (VR) games and cinema are already popular among technology enthusiasts for the kind of experience they offer. Imagine the same technology reaching the courtrooms, assisting jurors in taking a better call or deliver a more accurate verdict. That day doesn’t appear to be too far. A team of researchers, legal professionals, police, and forensic […]

Business

Is Robinhood Worth $32 Billion?

Is Robinhood worth $32 billion? Robinhood, the investing app, begins trading today, after its highly anticipated initial public offering priced at $38 a share last night. That was at the low end of the range bankers set for the deal, adding extra intrigue to the company’s first day of trading. Even so, Robinhood’s I.P.O. raised […]

Technology

‘I think it’s a real thing’

Robinhood CEO and co-founder Vlad Tenev on Thursday defended retail clients who invest in so-called meme stocks, saying the phenomenon gives embattled companies access to capital they otherwise wouldn’t have. “I think it’s a real thing. There’s customers that love these companies, they want them to thrive,” Tenev told CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin on Thursday […]