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New FAA documents reveal SpaceX’s latest plans for launching Starship prototypes on suborbital flights from South Texas — and potential hurdles to orbit

Summary List Placement The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday published several key documents and a new website related to SpaceX’s future in Boca Chica, Texas. The aerospace company is moving briskly at the site to develop, build, and launch a nearly 400-foot-tall launcher called Starship-Super Heavy. If the system — a steel spaceship and rocket […]

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THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail payments industry on its head — here’s how payments players can win in the new checkout landscape

Summary List Placement This is a preview of The Buy Button research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more consumer coverage with Payments & Commerce Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing payments and commerce news and analysis to your inbox. Payments firms have introduced buy buttons to streamline […]

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The creator of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine is a mom to triplets. Her children participated in the trial.

Summary List Placement Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca received some long-awaited good news on Monday: The company’s coronavirus vaccine, developed in partnership with the University of Oxford, was found to be 70% effective, on average, in late-stage clinical trials with more than 20,000 volunteers in the UK and Brazil. The results varied depending on the dosage.  Nearly […]

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The Podcast Audience Report

Summary List Placement Podcasts have been around for nearly two decades, but the format has come into its own over the last five years. In the US, eMarketer estimates there will be 105.6 million monthly active podcast listeners by the end of 2020, more than double the 45.8 million monthly listeners in 2015. This listenership […]

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Apple’s security chief was indicted on bribery charges over allegations that he offered $70,000 worth of iPads in exchange for concealed-carry permits for Apple security guards (AAPL)

Summary List Placement Apple’s chief security officer on Monday was indicted on bribery charges after he was accused of offering an estimated $70,000 worth of iPads to a sheriff’s office in exchange for concealed-carry weapons permits. Thomas Moyer, the executive, was indicted, along with Rick Sung, the second-in-command at the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, […]

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Trump claims he directed his administration to start Biden’s transition process even as he continues to claim he won the election

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump took a significant step towards conceding the presidential election on Monday evening minutes after the General Services Administration chief recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the apparent winner and authorized the official transition to begin.  Trump thanked his GSA administrator, Emily Murphy, for her “steadfast dedication and loyalty to our […]

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GSA announces it will provide Joe Biden with the resources to begin the presidential transition

Summary List Placement The General Services Administration will provide President-elect Joe Biden with the “resources and services” he needs to begin his transition to the White House, Administrator Emily Murphy said in a letter on Monday. Murphy, who his required by US law to provide office space and equipment to the “apparent president-elect,” stopped short […]

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Businesses should reject special treatment from the government: Charles Koch says he made decisions that hurt his bottom line in the short term, but ‘it was the right thing to do’

Summary List Placement Corporate welfare is so ingrained in the economy and the business community that it seems difficult, if not impossible, to eradicate. But we must eradicate it if we are to have a just and prosperous society. If we do, more people will be able to find jobs that match their abilities. More […]