The 4 moguls of Big Tech get some scary bedtime reading

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This week: 449 pages of scary bedtime reading for Zuck, Bezos, Sundar and Tim Cook

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At approximately 4 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, the US House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee dropped a 449-page depth charge on the tech industry. The report was not unexpected — it’s the product of a 16-month investigation and a public hearing with all the CEOs in July — but its release instantly was still a bombshell in the world of tech.

Referring to Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook as “the kinds of monopolies we last saw in the era of oil barons and railroad tycoons,” the legislators declared a “clear and

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Reading Science Center opens | Berks Regional News

READING, Pa. — There’s a new place for kids to explore and learn. The Reading Science Center on Penn Street is now open to the public.

“This is kind of just a start for us,’ says executive director Mary Chown, “Within the next 2 to 3 years we hope to have a bigger place that’s dedicated

The Science Center is a good start and will attract visitors of all ages, but the mission for the project was to engage kids in the wonder of science, technology, engineering and math. 

“We need engineers. We need scientists,” says Chown. “We need to invest in our youth and provide opportunity for them to excel and exceed.” 

Officials say a curious child today makes an innovator tomorrow. And innovation will move us forward.

“It’s very, very important for our country in order to maintain its economic competitiveness to keep a pipeline of students pursuing

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SpaceX scrubs Starlink satellite launch Thursday due to ground sensor reading

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A Falcon 9 blasts off on Aug. 30.


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The Falcon 9 rocket booster that sent NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in May is set to get recycled again when SpaceX sends 60 more Starlink satellites to orbit atop its column of fire, but it didn’t happen Thursday as planned. 

The launch, originally scheduled for September, has been postponed multiple times due to weather, including on Monday morning when heavy clouds above Florida’s Cape Canaveral prevented launch at the last second. On Thursday, another launch was scrubbed 18 seconds before blastoff due to an aberrant ground sensor reading. A new target launch date has not yet been announced. 

“All in a day’s work for the launch team. They’ll investigate, diagnose probable cause, fix the problem, and get us ready for the next launch

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Amazon envisions new palm reading tech in stadiums, offices

Amazon is introducing new palm reading technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices

SEATTLE — Amazon has introduced new palm reading technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices.

“And it’s contactless, which we think customers will appreciate, especially in current times,” Kumar wrote in a blog post Tuesday.

The company expects to roll out Amazon One as an option in

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