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Satellite launch by Britain ends in failure

After Virgin Orbit reported an anomaly that prevented its rocket from reaching orbit early on Tuesday, Britain's attempt to become the first European nation to launch satellites into space ended in bitter disappointment. The "horizontal…

Microsoft in talks to invest $10 billion in ChatGPT

In a report published on Monday, Semafor quoted people familiar with the matter as saying Microsoft Corporation is discussing investing $10 billion in OpenAI, the owner of ChatGPT. This would value the San Francisco-based company at $29…

Danuri orbiter from South Korea has entered lunar orbit

Earlier than planned, South Korea's unmanned spacecraft Danuri entered the orbit of the moon, according to the Yonhap news agency. According to the Ministry of Science and ICT, Danuri, also known as the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, was…

Meta to pay $725 million to settle Cambridge Analytica lawsuit

Meta, Facebook's parent company, will pay $725 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed in 2018. Following Facebook's revelation that 87 million users' data had been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica, tied to former President…

Twitter lays off more workers

The Twitter San Francisco offices have been stripped out, fulfilling predictions that 75% of the company's employees would be laid off. Somewhere, Elon Musk found even more people to fire as tumbleweeds blew through Twitter's empty halls…

Mars InSight lander fails as batteries run out in four years

The Mars InSight lander has been withdrawn from service by NASA four years after arriving on the surface of the red planet, the U.S. space agency announced on Wednesday. When two consecutive attempts to re-establish radio contact with…

India to launch its first human space flight in 2024

India’s maiden human space flight – the H-1 mission – is to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2024, India's Minister of State for Space, Science, Technology, Earth Sciences and Atomic Energy, Dr. Jitendra Singh said. India’s overall…

Twitter CEO Elon Musk to resign once a replacement is found

Elon Musk has said he will resign as Twitter's CEO when someone "foolish enough" steps into the position. 57.5% of Twitter users voted in favor of the billionaire quitting his position, and he promised earlier to abide by the result. Until…