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SpaceX Satellite Broadband Network May Be Called ‘Starlink’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. SpaceX has been using its Falcon 9 rocket to launch satellites for governments and companies around the world, but it might launch some of its own soon. The space firm headed by Elon Musk is working on plans for a satellite network that provides broadband internet access. This network may finally have a name: Starlink. The name comes from a trademark filing at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on August 21st. In it, ...

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LaVar called for tech, pulls AAU team off court

2:09 AM ET ESPN.com news services LaVar Ball pulled his Big Ballers AAU team off the court during a game Saturday after he was whistled for a technical foul for arguing a foul call and uttering a profanity toward a referee. The incident occurred during a playoff game at the Double Pump Best of Summer Tournament in Anaheim, California. The game was ruled a forfeit, giving the victory to the opposing team. Ball’s team, which includes his youngest son, LaMelo, was winning 69-60 at the time of the forfeit, according ...

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There's Actually A Game Called PWND Out Today On PC, And It's Sort Of Like Quake

There might be a new frontrunner for “game title that sounds most painfully from the early 2000s,” and that’s PWND. It’s a new rocket-arena shooter for PC, and it enters Early Access today. Developer Skydance Interactive announced today in a press release that PWND is now available. According to the studio’s description, it sounds somewhat like Quake Champions: it’s a character-based shooter that’s fast-paced and emphasizes verticality in combat. You can watch its trailer below. PWND’s distinguishing element is its scoring system. Instead of scoring points in the traditional shooter ...

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The Celtics called on their ultimate weapon to bring Gordon Hayward to Boston

8:41 AM ET BOSTON — Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge heard it a million times over his first 13 years on the job: Big-name free agents won’t come to Boston. So forgive Ainge if he has enjoyed watching his team take a sledgehammer to that narrative the past two summers. But what changed? How exactly did the Celtics get to the point where Gordon Hayward and Al Horford uprooted to sign max deals in Boston? What was it about the Celtics that convinced Kevin Durant to invite members ...

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Cousins to play on tag; called 'Kurt' by Allen

2:36 AM ET The Washington Redskins failed to sign quarterback Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal, setting the stage for his possible departure next offseason. Team president Bruce Allen said in a statement that Cousins was “obviously important to our team and fans” and detailed the team’s offer made to the quarterback. He also talked about the decision in a video posted on the team’s website but referred to Cousins on five occasions as “Kurt” instead of Kirk. Asked about Allen’s pronunciation of Cousins’ first name, a team spokesman said ...

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New York Times stands by story James Comey called into question

Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony on Thursday backed up some of the anonymous-sourced news reports about the FBI, but Comey took exception to one specific New York Times story from February. “In the main, it was not true,” Comey told the Senate Intelligence Commitee, disputing a February 14 story titled “Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence.” Comey’s comment was part of a broader media critique. But The Times shot back a few hours after his testimony, saying it has found “no evidence that any prior reporting ...

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Kaepernick adviser: 3 teams called about QB

8:56 AM ET ESPN.com news services An adviser to former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he has been contacted by three teams inquiring about Kaepernick since the free-agency period began in March. Harry Edwards, a renowned sociologist and civil rights activist who has mentored Kaepernick, told USA Today Sports that the teams have asked him about Kaepernick’s desire and ability to play. “They’ve asked, ‘Can he play? Does he want to play?'” Edwards said. “The last question I can’t answer. The first question, absolutely. If Kaep makes up ...

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Google’s Mysterious Fuchsia OS Gets a Weird UI Called Armadillo

Google launched Android to the public in 2008, and it has since grown to be the most popular operating system on the planet. Android is still growing and bringing Google services to more consumers than ever, but what comes after Android? Google isn’t resting on its laurels — last year the first open source bits of a new Google OS called Fuchsia appeared online. Google still hasn’t explained what it’s up to with Fuchsia, but the project has continued to develop to the point that it has a new and ...

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Would you buy a Chinese car called Trumpchi?

GAC’s Trumpchi GS4 model. One of China’s biggest automakers plans to start selling cars in the U.S., but it’s facing a headache over the name of its flagship brand: Trumpchi. It was intended to sound like its Chinese name, Chuanqi. But executives at the brand’s owner, Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC), are concerned the likeness to the U.S. president’s name could put its American ambitions in a spin. A GAC spokeswoman told CNNMoney that the company is doing research and consultation about whether to usethe Trumpchi brand in the U.S. It ...

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