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A New Shepard rocket launches on a test flight. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin auctioned off a seat on its upcoming first crewed spaceflight on Saturday for $28 million. The winning bidder, whose name wasn’t released, will fly to the edge of space with the Amazon founder and his brother Mark on …

Sir Richard Branson stands on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of Virgin Galactic (SPCE) trading in New York, U.S., October 28, 2019. Richard Branson Virgin Galactic IPO NYSE Virgin Galactic took a step closer to completing development of its space tourism system on Saturday, successfully flying its first spaceflight in …

Amazon’s second-generation Echo Buds Amazon Amazon on Wednesday announced the second version of its Echo Buds headphones that are smaller and start at $99 while promising some of the features found in Apple’s $249 AirPods Pro. The earbuds are Amazon’s latest effort to lure people who don’t want Apple and to attract those who want …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during the Future Decoded Tech Summit in Bengaluru, India, on Feb. 25, 2020. Samyukta Lakshmi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft is in advanced talks to acquire speech-recognition company Nuance Communications, a person familiar with the discussions told CNBC on Sunday. A transaction could be signed as early as Sunday …

Facebook has unveiled its mind-reading wrist device and an augmented reality keyboard that would allow users to replace the mouse and keyboard in future hardware products. The company’s Facebook Reality Labs division showed off the prototype technologies on a virtual call with members of the media this week. Executives from the division talked about the …

Andrew Bosworth AKA Boz, an advertising expert for Facebook, gives a talk at the Online Marketing Rockstars marketing trade show in Hamburg, Germany, 03 March 2017. Photo: Christian Charisius/dpa | usage worldwide (Photo by Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images) Christian Charisius | picture alliance | Getty Images Facebook’s head of hardware on Thursday confirmed …

Apple Macbook Air Source: Apple Apple is planning to release a new thinner and lighter MacBook Air that will launch in the second half of this year or early next year, according to Bloomberg. The report said Apple will plan to market the device as a higher-end version of the current MacBook Air, which Apple …

DoorDash, the leading food delivery app in the U.S., filed its IPO prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The company will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DASH. DoorDash reported $1.9 billion in revenue for the nine months ended Sept. 30. That’s up from $587 million …

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square Inc., holds an Apple Inc. iPhone while standing outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Yana Paskova | Bloomberg | Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday reiterated his apology for how the company handled an unverified New York …

Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox Series X console. Microsoft Microsoft on Wednesday announced that its new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S gaming consoles will be available on Nov. 10. Pre-orders start on Sept. 22. The high-end Xbox Series X will cost $499 while the entry-level Xbox Series S will cost $299. Microsoft will also offer …