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11 moments from the International Space Station’s first 20 years – TechCrunch

11 moments from the International Space Station’s first 20 years – TechCrunch It was November 20, 1998, when an unprecedented international coalition of astronomers, engineers, and rocket scientists saw years of collaboration come to fruition with the launch of the International Space Station’s first component. Since then the largest spacecraft …

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How cities can fix tourism hell – TechCrunch

How cities can fix tourism hell – TechCrunch A steep and rapid rise in tourism has left behind a wake of economic and environmental damage in cities around the globe. In response, governments have been responding with policies that attempt to limit the number of visitors who come in. We’ve …

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UN warns over human rights impact of a “digital welfare state” – TechCrunch

UN warns over human rights impact of a “digital welfare state” – TechCrunch The UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has raised concerns about the UK’s rush to apply digital technologies and data tools to socially re-engineer the delivery of public services at scale, warning in a …

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FCC approval of Europe’s Galileo satellite signals may give your phone’s GPS a boost – TechCrunch

FCC approval of Europe’s Galileo satellite signals may give your phone’s GPS a boost – TechCrunch The FCC’s space-focused meeting today had actions taken on SpaceX satellites and orbital debris reduction, but the decision most likely to affect users has to do with Galileo . No, not the astronomer — …

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Tech giants take seats on Homeland Security’s new supply chain task force – TechCrunch

Tech giants take seats on Homeland Security’s new supply chain task force – TechCrunch Homeland Security’s supply chain task force is finally off the ground.. The public-private coalition, set up earlier this year, now has representatives from more than two dozen companies and industry groups signed up to help the …

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Amazon did exactly what it should have with its HQ2 process – TechCrunch

Amazon did exactly what it should have with its HQ2 process – TechCrunch I love my colleague Jon Shieber, he’s a great guy. But his arguments against Amazon’s HQ2 process are just wrong, and are part of an increasingly poisonous atmosphere around employment growth and prosperity in America. Our normally-scheduled …

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