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Jeff Bezos’ New Shepard Rocket System Flies for 10th Time

BBC – 23 January 2019 – US billionaire Jeff Bezos has put up his New Shepard space vehicle from Texas again, carrying a suite of Nasa experiments to an altitude

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Is Testing Its Emergency Systems Today. Expect Explosions

(WIRED) – BLUE ORIGIN—SELF-PROCLAIMED TURTLE of the commercial space race—is starting to come out of its shell. Tomorrow morning, the safety-conscious company is launching its reusable New Shepard rocket for

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Blue Origin’s Huge New Rocket Heats Up Billionaire Space Rivalry

(SPACE.COM) – The competition between billionaire space entrepreneurs Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos has reached new heights. On Monday (Sept. 12), Bezos announced that his company Blue Origin is developing

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Blue Origin Aces 4th Reusable Rocket Launch (and Landing) in Live Webcast

(SPACE.COM) – Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launched and landed a reusable rocket for the fourth time Sunday (June 19), with the typically secretive private spaceflight company making its first-ever

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Blue Origin Partners with NASA to Transport New Technologies to Space

(THE VERGE) – Private spaceflight company Blue Origin, helmed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is partnering with NASA to help transport new technologies to the edge of space. These payloads

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Financial Tech Startups Compete for Overlooked U.S. Immigrant Market

By Gabriel Stargardter MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – For two decades, Noe Sanchez sent money from California to his father in Mexico City through storefront outlets of traditional remittance firms such

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Trump Says Amazon.com Has ‘A Huge Antitrust Problem’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday that Amazon.com, the world’s biggest online retailer, has “a huge antitrust problem.” In an interview on Fox News,

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Elon Musk Distracts Us From Bad News with ‘Psychedelic Cowbell Road’ Tesla Easter Egg

(The Guardian) – Tesla owners: Good news! Your car has a secret Mario-Kart-style mode that enables flashing lights and loud music, announced by none other than Tesla chief executive Elon

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Amazon Launches New Slimmer Kindle E-Reader

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc rolled out a new Kindle e-reader on Wednesday, its eighth and slimmest device in the series, with a charger that is built into its

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Amazon CEO Says Latest Kindle Version is Ready

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s latest Kindle version is ready and further details could be expected next week, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos tweeted on Monday. This device would be Amazon’s eighth-generation

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