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Self-driving lorries to be tested in UK next year

Britain will begin testing convoys of self-driving lorries on public roads late next year, more than two years after similar tests were carried out …

Driverless Cars

Virgin Galactic CEO: We'll Be Ready to Send Tourists Into Space in 2018

Galaxy Quest<p>Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is ready to take flight. The space tourism company is looking forward to launching their first …

Space Travel

Elysium Space to launch the first ever ‘memorial spacecraft’ via SpaceX

A company providing very unique service has become a new client for SpaceX — Elysium, which creates memorial spacecraft commissioned to commemorate individuals, announced that It will launch its first-ever extraterrestrial tribute aboard an upcoming SpaceX shared Falcon 9 launch. Dubbed SSO-A, the …

Space Exploration

Here's how you or your loved ones can spend the afterlife in space

Because we still have light years to go before otherworldly living becomes routine, we can totally see someone taking advantage of this erm, …

The World's First Private Moon Landing Is Gearing Up for An End-of-2017 Launch

Moon Express and Rocket Lab are poised to make history.<p>Down by the hard-packed beaches at the edge of the country, the rumble of rocket launches has defined Florida's Space Coast for more than half a century. But the end of 2017 could mark the beginning of a new era in solar system exploration. For …

Space Exploration

To the stars by atom bomb: The incredible tale of the top secret Orion Project

The most powerful rocket in NASA's inventory is the Space Launch System. When completed, it will weigh 2,875 ton fully fueled, will measure 322 ft …

Cape Canaveral

Start Planning Your Space Vacation With This Astronomer's Futuristic Travel Guide

Forget Lake George – we're dreaming of Saturn's Lake Titan.<p>If entrepreneurs like Elon Musk and Richard Branson have their way, humans will soon be …

Space Travel

We've Lost Sight Of The Most Important Rule In Debating Science

It was almost 100 years ago that the most famous debate in science history took place. The topic up for consideration was the nature of the spiral objects in the sky: were they proto-stars in the process of forming, or were they island Universes, similar to and far outside of our own galaxy? …

Universe

The Husarion CORE2 is a brain for your death-dealing robotic projects

As we approach the coming robot apocalypse it helps to know your enemy. In most cases our enemies will be made by other robots and their alien engineering will be very difficult to understand. But if they use the Husarion Core 2 at least we’ll vaguely understand what we’re up against.<p>The …

Robotics

Social Network Website Use Dips In U.K. And U.S. — Study

The use of social networking websites such as Facebook has dipped in the U.S and U.K., according to research conducted by U.K. telecoms regulator, Ofcom. Visits to ‘traditional’ social networks also fell in Japan and China between September 2013 and October 2014, it found.<p>The research identified …

Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding stories, in one place

Here’s a list of today’s biggest funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.<p>Limeade raises $25M to boost employee performance<p>Seattle-based “employee engagement technology provider” Limeade announced a $25 million raise today. The round was led by Oak HC/FT, …

5 Effective and Free Publicity Tools for Crowdfunding

<i>Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.”</i><p>If you want your crowdfunding campaign to really succeed, it’s not enough to raise funds from your family and friends – you’ll want to have wider coverage in the media. Almost every campaign that’s raised over $100,000 needed some sort of PR to …

Instagram users interact with brand posts at double the rate of Facebook users

More than 17,000 sign up to Austrian student's Facebook privacy class action

Max Schrems, 26, who accuses social network of data violations and supporting NSA spying, calls response to his appeal 'giant'<p>More than 17,000 Facebook members have joined a class action lawsuit accusing the social network of violating data protection law and supporting spying by America's National …

Dungeon Crawler RPG Sword of Fargoal Now Available for Free

<i>Sword of Fargoal</i> is now available for free - just ahead of the impending release of Kickstarter-backed <i>Sword of Fargoal 2</i>.<p><i>Sword of Fargoal</i> is dungeon …

Indie Gaming

Smartphones: The Silent Killer Of The Web As You Know It

The PC is dying, long live the PC! These headlines have been thrown around for years, as sales of laptops and desktops have continually dwindled downward.<p>The tablet has long been pinned as the murderer of the traditional computers and it certainly looked like it was going to be the one to do away …

AT&T to take gigabit broadband to 21 new metro areas

AT&T plans to extend its U-Verse with GigaPower fiber network to more cities as it prepares to face off with Google in deploying ultra high-speed broadband.<p>AT&T is giving Google a run for its money when it comes to building ultra high-speed gigabit broadband networks.<p>On Monday, AT&T announced that …

Telecoms

Founders Fund Raises $1B For Fifth Fund

Founders Fund is announcing this evening that it has raised $1 billion for its fifth fund, which will be led by partners Ken Howery, Luke Nosek, Brian Singerman, Peter Thiel, Lauren Gross, Geoff Lewis, and Scott Nolan.<p>Since 2005, Founders Fund has raised over $2 billion and invested in a number of …