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Startup launches first 3D-printed battery-powered rocket (update)

Rocket Lab is a Lockheed Martin-funded startup that dreams of taking small satellites to space for an affordable price -- but it wants to do so using technology quite different than usual. See, the company has revealed that its engine called the "Rutherford" is (1) composed mostly of 3D-printed …

Space Exploration

FCC chair: We will get sued on net neutrality

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he wants to make sure he’s on solid ground with new net neutrality rules because he knows what’s coming: a lawsuit.<p>Major cable and telecom firms are going to sue no matter what, Wheeler said during a news conference after Friday’s FCC meeting. To prepare for that, he …

Obama endorses Net Neutrality, asks FCC to turn the Internet into a public utility

Today U.S. President Barack Obama announced his support for Net Neutrality and asked the FCC to “reclassify consumer broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.”<p>In a press statement, Obama called Net Neutrality — the argument that Internet service providers should treat all data …

Obama calls for tougher Internet regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday embraced a radical change in how the government treats Internet service, coming down on the side …