SpaceX Crew-5 mission prep impacted by approaching storm

Tropical Storm Ian is creating challenges for NASA mission planners overseeing launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The approaching tropical storm, which forecasters say could become a hurricane on Monday, has already forced the space agency to ditch a potential launch opportunity for its next-generation SLS rocket on Tuesday, September 27. It’s now […]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Republicans are approaching big business all wrong: ‘Corporatism is not the same as free enterprise’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Unite and Win Rally in support of Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano at the Wyndham Hotel on August 19, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has gotten into high-profile fights with Disney and Big Tech. It's a model Republicans should follow, he […]

With possible summit approaching, North Korean espionage hacks continue

Enlarge As North Korea’s government prepares for a possible summit with US President Donald Trump later this month, hackers working on behalf of the isolated country have continued a volley of network intrusions that target media, aerospace, financial, and critical-infrastructure companies in the US, South Korea, and other nations, researchers in private industry and the […]

A hidden gauge of the jobs market is approaching historic lows — and it reveals the most underrated story of the US economy

David McNew/Getty The April jobs report showed that the unemployment rate fell to a new 17-year low of 3.9%.  A less obvious metric — the gap between this rate and the underemployment rate that includes discouraged workers — has also been shrinking since the financial crisis.  It backs up claims by several companies that skilled workers are […]

$34 billion hedge fund Elliott Management says a ‘dénouement’ is approaching — and it’s a disaster waiting to happen

Wikimedia Paul Singer’s Elliott Management, a $ 34 billion hedge fund, is beating the drum again about an impending market crash. Elliott has long raised concerns about market conditions. “If you think the human race is in a better and more knowledgeable state than in the past, good luck to you,” Elliott wrote in its […]

9 ways millennials are approaching marriage differently from their parents

Mona Varga/Flickr Marriage looks a lot different today than it did 30 or 60 years ago. For example, millennials are more open to interracial and interfaith relationships and less likely to have sex outside of marriage. We rounded up the biggest differences between the way millennials and their predecessors approach marriage. The institution of marriage […]

For console games, downloads are approaching a tipping point

Enlarge (credit: Flickr / Dazzied) On the PC, games distributed on discs in physical boxes have been a practical market rounding error for years now. Destiny 2‘s sales distribution highlights how the console game market may finally (and inexorably) be heading toward that point as well. In an earnings call this week, Activision revealed that […]

Reminder: The deadline to submit your game to the 2018 IGF is fast approaching

The submission deadline for the 2018 Independent Games Festival Main Competition ends Monday, October 2nd (10/2) at 11:59 PM PT. Until then, organizers are accepting submissions for the 2018 Independent Games Festival, the signature competition for indie games, to be held for its 20th year during GDC 2018 in San Francisco next March. While the […]

US-backed forces approaching Deir ez-Zor from north ‘work to ISIS objectives’ – Russian MoD

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 07:16 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2017 08:03 US backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) approaching the Deir ez-Zor region from the north work to the same objective as Islamic State terrorists, the Russian Defence Ministry said. The MoD added that Syrian troops had been shelled from areas where SDF and US forces […]