Twitter's launch of DeSantis' presidential bid underscores platform's rightward shift

NEW YORK (AP) - Two years ago, signing a bill intended to punish Twitter and other major social media companies, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis blasted the platforms as “suppressing ideas" during the COVID-19 pandemic and silencing conservative voices.

OpenAI boss downplays fears ChatGPT maker could leave Europe over AI rules

LONDON (AP) - OpenAI CEO Sam Altman on Friday downplayed worries that the ChatGPT maker could exit the European Union if it can’t comply with the bloc’s strict new artificial intelligence rules, coming after a top official rebuked him for comments raising such a possibility.

SpaceX A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral carrying a batch of Starlink satellites.
Remote internet boost to counter skyrocketing Starlink

The NBN is rolling out more fixed wireless infrastructure and examining new technologies to address a decline in customers in its satellite internet service.

'Miscalculation' scuppers startup's failed moon landing

An altitude miscalculation resulted in Japanese startup ispace’s Hakuto-R moon landing mission failing last month, the firm says.

Elon Musk's 'historic' Twitter event with Ron DeSantis struggles with technical glitches

Elon Musk wants to turn Twitter into a "digital town square," but his much-publicized Twitter Spaces kickoff event, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announcing his run for president, started off with technical glitches and a near half-hour delay Tuesday.

Virgin Orbit to cease operations, sell assets of Richard Branson's satellite launcher

WASHINGTON (AP) - Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit is shutting down less than two months after the satellite launch start-up filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a Tuesday company announcement.

WhatsApp to let users edit messages within 15 minutes

WhatsApp says it will allow users to edit messages for up to 15 minutes after being sent.