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entertainmentFirst three ten minute episodes of Star Gate Origins

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The first three ten minute episodes of Star Gate Origins are up at Stargate Command. The first three episodes are available for free. All Access costs $20.

elon muskWithin 24 months SpaceX could begin providing gigabit internet to the USA

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX won an endorsement on Wednesday from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to build a broadband network using satellites. SpaceX told the FCC in a Feb. 1 letter that it plans to launch a pair of …

elon muskFirst two test SpaceX high speed Internet delivery satellites to launch this week

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SpaceX will launch the two test satellites for their Skylink global 4400+ satellite internet constellation this week. Microsat 2a and 2b, are secondary payloads on a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, due for launch on …

internetThe UI of the mobile Nextbigfuture site has been upgraded

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There had been problems with the UI of the Nextbigfuture mobile site. Hopefully a recent upgrade has resolved those issues. Give it a try on smartphones and tablets and let me know if it is better. Thanks.

futureNextbigfuture Newsletter – Google mini prize winner

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G. Ferrell was the winner of the Nextbigfuture Newsletter – Google mini prize winner. The Nextbigfuture Newsletter will be increasing to a twice-weekly schedule. The last two Newsletters covered Artificial Intelligence 2.0 starting in 2018. and Nextbigfuture projections for global …

citiesFort Collins Colorado will try to deploy municipal gigabit internet within 5 years

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Fort Collins, Colorado, with a population of 161,000 is moving ahead with a plan for municipal gigabit internet. They aim to have it fully deployed to all households within 5 years. A $1.8 million loan from the city’s general fund …

bitcoinApple and Cryptocurrencies are soon to be over a trillion dollar valuation

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Apple has a market capitalization of $882 billion. If Apple stock price goes from $172.23 to $195 then Apple will become a trillion dollar company. Google is at $755 billion. Microsoft is at $666 billion. Amazon is at $580 billion. …

futureOneWeb will fully deploy multi-gigabit global satellite network by 2021 and start with Alaska service in 2019

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OneWeb is launching a global 2.5 gigabit per second satellite internet service by 2021. OneWeb received permission from the FCC in June to deploy a global network of 720 low-Earth orbit satellites using the Ka (20/30 GHz) and Ku (11/14 …

entertainmentNorad Santa Tracking

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Norad has a Santa tracking website and Santa tracking apps. For over 60 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight. On December 24, 1948, the United States Air Force issued a communique …

googleIndia will deploy two thousand Google laser internet links for highspeed network backbone

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To make Project Loon a reality, Google had to figure out how to send data reliably between balloons flying on the stratospheric winds. One solution, first proved out by sending a copy of the film Real Genius across more than …