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NASA’s second mobile launcher is too heavy, years late and weighs $1 billion

Enlarge / A comparison of the initial variant of the Space Launch System rocket (left), with the upgraded variant, as well as the original and new mobile launch towers. NASA BIG Three years ago, NASA awarded a cost-plus contract to engineering firm Bechtel to design and build a large mobile launch tower. The 118-meter tower …

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Apple’s big annual conference kicks off next week: here’s what to expect

Apple CEO Tim Cook will showcase the latest versions of Apple’s software for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Watch and TV on Monday to kick off WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. The new “bits,” as attendees often call the updates, are Apple’s biggest software announcement of the year and define Apple’s public platform strategy over the next …

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Sony to ramp up PS5 production, put more games on PC and mobile

Sony PS5Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo Sony is committed to accelerating PS5 production at “levels that [it has] never reached before” in order to meet the growing demand. In a briefing with investorsJim Ryan, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, describes the successes and challenges the company has faced since launching its latest console. In a …

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