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SpaceX Starlink has some hiccups, as expected, but users are impressed by @JBrodkin 

To the extent that commercial space is a rising industry in the United States, a lot of this activity can be traced in one way or another to the International Space Station. #ISSat20 

Jim Bridenstine is leaving NASA. How should we assess his 30-month tenure? by @SciGuySpace 

As macOS Big Sur launched, users’ Macs slowed—even those that weren’t upgrading

The first cruise ship to set sail in the Caribbean since the coronavirus pandemic began is now quarantining off the coast of Barbados after at least five passengers have tested positive for #COVID19 . #predictable 

We’ll need more than one vaccine to beat the pandemic by @wired 

It’s launch day for the historic Crew-1 mission to the space station by @SciGuySpace 

Thanks to SpaceX, NASA regains a capability it lost for a decade by @SciGuySpace 

Comcast to enforce 1.2TB data cap in entire 39-state territory in early 2021 by @JBrodkin 


Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones by @thepacketrat 

How did the creator of the Web feel about #netneutrality  back when all this modern debate started in 2006?

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Congress has refused to restore net neutrality as Dec. 10 deadline nears by @JBrodkin 

Comcast deleted net neutrality pledge the same day FCC announced repeal by @JBrodkin 

Severe flaw in WPA2 protocol leaves Wi-Fi traffic open to eavesdropping by @dangoodin001 

“The deaths of the majority of the oldest and largest African baobabs over the past 12 years is an event of an unprecedented magnitude...”

Germany’s Bundesrat votes to ban the internal combustion engine by 2030 by @drgitlin