NASA to rely on commercial partners for deep-space exploration

Responding to mounting criticism over inadequate funding and technical planning for sending astronauts to Mars, NASA leaders say they are counting on commercial participation as one means toward a sustainable strategy to explore the solar system over the next two decades.

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Uber Wants Fleeing Customers to Know It's Hurting


Uber has been responding to recent requests to delete customer accounts with a statement that claims “everyone at Uber is deeply hurting” and “it’s everyone’s number one priority to create change in the coming months and years.” The pop-up statement, which Twitter users began circulating on Wednesday, appears to be Uber’s latest effort to stem the flow of customers from the company, which has come under fire for ignoring sexual harassment complaints detailed in a blog post published by a former engineer last weekend.

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IBM to deliver 200-petaflop supercomputer by early 2018; Cray moves to Intel Xeon Phi

Titan supercomputer
More supercomputer news this week: The US is responding to China’s new Sunway TiahuLight system that was announced Monday, and fast.

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Apple Pencil UI navigation functions to return in next iOS 9.3 beta, Apple says

Article Image Responding to concerns over the crippling of Apple Pencil of usability features in iOS 9.3 beta, namely the ability to navigate iPad Pro’s user interface, Apple on Tuesday confirmed such functionality will be restored in the next beta build.

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Apple acknowledges iPad Pro screen blackouts, offers no immediate word of upcoming fix

Article Image Apple on Thursday posted a new support document on its website, responding to complaints about iPad Pros suddenly going black and refusing to accept touch or button input.

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Facebook addresses severe battery drain issue with updated iOS app

Article Image Responding to recent complaints that its iOS app excessively drains iPhone battery life, Facebook on Thursday pushed out a partial fix, explaining the problem was in part caused by a background audio bug.

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UK's Barclays in 'constructive' talks to add Apple Pay support

Responding to a flurry of public complaints, U.K. bank Barclays said on Twitter that it is in negotiations to add Apple Pay support, and that efforts “remain constructive.”



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