‘Unknown’ space debris almost flew within 1 mile of the International Space Station. As junk builds up in orbit, the danger of collisions is growing.

Summary List Placement A “piece of unknown space debris” passed within several kilometers of the International Space Station on Tuesday night, NASA said in a blog post. Engineers predicted the mystery hunk of space junk would zip by the space station at about 6:21 p.m. ET at a distance of just 1.39 kilometers, or less […]

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The DOJ is reportedly narrowing the focus of its antitrust case against Google to the company’s search dominance (GOOG, GOOGL)

Summary List Placement The US Department of Justice is dialing back the antitrust lawsuit it’s preparing to file against Google, and will focus primarily on anticompetitive behavior related to internet searches, the The New York Times reported Tuesday. The DOJ is expected to brief state attorney generals starting Wednesday, one of the last steps before filing […]

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Tesla’s $135,000 Model S ‘Plaid’ will reach 60 mph in under 2 seconds and hit 200 mph — and you can order it now

Summary List Placement For all the Tesla fans watching the company’s “Battery Day” presentation and hoping the talk wouldn’t focus solely on the gritty details of anodes, cathodes, and lithium mining, Elon Musk provided. Nearing the end of his formal presentation (before a lengthy Q&A, with questions coming from attendees sitting in a parking lot […]

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Oracle’s TikTok victory highlights Larry Ellison’s reputation as a ‘sharp-elbows entrepreneur’ who experts say has benefited from his embrace of Trump: ‘Larry’s politics are good business’ (ORCL)

Summary List Placement In February, Oracle founder Larry Ellison found himself under fire from some of his own employees who were up in arms about his plan to hold a fundraising dinner for President Donald Trump. “His alliance with this ignoble and destructive figure damages our company culture as well as our relationships with partners […]

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Cindy McCain, wife of the late GOP Sen. John McCain, to endorse Joe Biden, following a report of Trump privately disparaging military members

Summary List Placement Cindy McCain, the wife of the late GOP Sen. John McCain, is set to endorse Democratic nominee Joe Biden for president, Biden announced during a fundraiser. McCain’s support could make waves in the battleground state of Arizona, for which her husband served as a US senator, ahead of the 2020 election. Biden […]

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