Overwatch League adds teams from Toronto, Vancouver and Paris

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Activision Blizzard has rounded out the Overwatch League ranks for the second season of Overwatch’s top-level professional competition. The company confirmed that eight more teams will compete, including new additions Toronto and Vancouver (the first…

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FCC shrugs at fake cell towers around the White House

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Turns out, Ajit Pai was serious last year when he told lawmakers that the FCC didn’t want anything to do with cybersecurity.

This past April the Associated Press reported “For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existen…

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Bloomberg: Elon Musk is building his own Hyperloop

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Elon Musk may have dreamt up the Hyperloop, but the bulk of its development has been carried out by others. When he unveiled the white paper in 2013, the South African billionaire said that his vision was “open sourced,” and it would be for other sta…

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Apollo 11’s crew capsule is going on tour

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The Apollo 11 space capsule was displayed around the country in 1970 and 1971, shortly after it safely brought Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins back from their iconic 1969 moon trip. Since then, the command module has lived in t…

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