Monthly Archives: September 2014

NASA teamed Boeing and SpaceX to develop “space taxi”

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NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX Technologies to jointly develop “space taxi” for astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

The value of contracts signed by NASA, Boeing and SpaceX is about $ 6.8 billion, the two companies will received contract revenue of about $ 4.2 billion and $ 2.6 billion. NASA said that before manned flight, the aircraft of two companies must pass safety test. After flight certification, each company will bear 2 to 6 times the transportation task that manned flight to the International Space Station. Continue reading


Approximately 4.93 million Gmail user passwords were posted to a Russian bitcoin forum. However, a Google spokesperson told TNW that, Google user’s information security is their top priority, and there is no indication that the system is compromised. It is reported that most of the leaked accounts are of English, Spanish and Russian. Although this is bad news, but the good news is that, after further examination, Gmail account password disclosure does not seem a large-scale event. Continue reading