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Pentagon awards more than $2 billion in contracts for national-security-capable rocket launches

A rendering of Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket in flight. (Courtesy of Blue Origin) October 10 at 6:10 PM The Air Force on Wednesday awarded more than $ 2 billion in combined contracts to three companies to develop rockets capable of launching national security satellites. The contracts, part of an effort to increase competition, went […]

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Meet the man at the center of the high-stakes, winner-take-all $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract called JEDI

Dana Deasy Department of Defense, Chief Information Officer, poses for his official portrait in the Army portrait studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, May 07, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by William Pratt) Aaron Gregg Reporter covering defense contractors and Washington-area businesses October 2 at 3:05 PM Some companies have covered Metro stations in advertisements. […]


Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Pledge $2 Billion for Homeless and Preschoolers

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Pledge $ 2 Billion for Homeless and Preschoolers ImageJeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon, and his wife, MacKenzie, in April. As their wealth has grown, they have been under pressure to become more active philanthropists.CreditCreditJorg Carstensen/DPA, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Karen Weise Sept. 13, 2018 […]


San Francisco's new $2.2 billion transit center, the 'Grand Central Station of the West,' is officially open to the public – take a look around

Katie Canales/Business InsiderYou can spot the new Salesforce Transit Center from various intersections as you’re walking around downtown San Francisco. San Francisco’s new four-block-long Salesforce Transit Center – and the stunning rooftop park located on top of it – is officially open to the public. A project almost two decades in the making, the transit […]


The Respawnables mobile game hits 45 million downloads and 2.5 billion matches in 5 years

Digital Legends Entertainment has hit some big milestones with its The Respawnables mobile game after five years: 45 million downloads and 2.5 billion matches played. And the success has given Digital Legends Entertainment the confidence to publish its own mobile games in the future, rather than split the money with other publishers. The game from the […]


Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his struggles in an eye-opening interview

ASSOCIATED PRESSElon Musk. Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday, hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company’s chief executive. Investors betting against Tesla raked in about $ 1 billion on Friday. The Times’ interview with Musk came out late Thursday night. In it, Musk […]