The Supreme Court won't take up net neutrality - this time

The Supreme Court won't take up net neutrality - this time

The appeal was unusual in that the FCC's 2015 net neutrality rules have already been repealed under the current administration, following a Commission vote last December in which members voted 3-2 along party lines. But the justices refused to hear the appeals, leaving the lower court ruling in place. That opinion, in 2016, held that the Federal Communications Commission had acted within its powers when it approved sweeping new rules the year before that imposed new obligations on internet ...

Amazon drops $25 free shipping minimum for holidays

Amazon drops $25 free shipping minimum for holidays

Although there is not a hard end date to this promotion, Amazon says that free shipping without a minimum purchase will apply to all orders that will arrive before Christmas . According to the Seattle company's latest annual filing, shipping costs almost doubled from 2015 to 2017, reaching $21.7 billion. Sales in November and December - excluding automobiles, gasoline and restaurants - are expected to increase between 4.3 and 4.8 percent over 2017 for a total of $717.45 billion to ...

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NASA's Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle

Private companies - instead of NASA - will lead the race back to the moon, with launch target dates set for 2019 - the 50 anniversary of the first manned moon landing. "We believe that there is a lot of incredible science that we can do on the surface of the Moon", Bridenstine said. Mr Musk's SpaceX is one of two firms contracted to build a shuttle that will fly United States astronauts to the International Space Station from American territory - something that was ended in 2011.

HRW Claims Saudi Crown Prince Moves to Embassy as Prosecutors Start Probe

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey said Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman own President Donald Trump and can do whatever they want. " You never listen to me". During the meeting, the two sides discussed the horizons of bilateral cooperation between the two friendly countries in the various political, security, economic, investment, agricultural, energy, cultural, and technological fields, Saudi Press Agency reported.

NASA turning over moon landing efforts to companies in the private sector

The first flight could be next year with 2019 marking the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing. Clapping even for a Mars spacecraft, InSight , that landed on the planet three days earlier. Rather, they likened the effort to high-risk, high-reward bets by venture capital investors. SpaceX and Northrup Grumman are building and launching cargo ships to the International Space Station under commercial contracts that allow NASA to essentially purchase a given launch service ...