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  • This Year’s Google I/O Was the Most Boring Ever

    This Year’s Google I/O Was the Most Boring Ever

    Google’s annual developers conference has come and gone, but I still have no idea what was announced. I mean, I do. I know that Gemini was a big part of the show—the week’s primary onus—and that the plan is to infuse it into every part of Google’s product portfolio, from its mobile operating system to…


  • Astra Investigation Uncovers Cause of Failed Rocket Launch

    Astra Investigation Uncovers Cause of Failed Rocket Launch

    Last summer, Astra’s Rocket 3.3 came crashing down after failing to reach orbit and deliver a pair of shoe-box sized satellites. Following a six-month investigation, the California-based startup identified the culprit: fuel injector blockage that resulted in combustion chamber burn-through.