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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 4 August 2020

* Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet planned with Rolls-Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines >>
* Google Announces Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5g, And Pixel 4a All At Once >>
* SpaceX capsule swarmed by boaters after successful splashdown >>
* SpaceX Asks FCC To Allow 5 Times More Internet Terminals for Starlink’s Satellites >>

* TikTok’s Rollercoaster Weekend >>
* Trump calls TikTok a hot brand, demands a chunk of its sale price, Will Be Banned If Not Sold By Sept15 >>
* Chinese internet users brand ByteDance CEO a ‘traitor’ as TikTok seeks US buyer >>
* Microsoft Committed to Reaching TikTok Deal >>
* Beyond TikTok: Who else might President Trump ban? >>
* Equity Monday: Could Satya and TikTok make ByteDance investors happy enough to dance? >>

* Google signs up six more partners for its digital banking platform coming to Google Pay >>
* Five questions investors are asking about Snowflake’s IPO >>
* Plague to protein: Israeli firm seeks to put locusts on the menu >>

* Coronavirus: Infected kids have massive amounts of viral RNA compared to adults – study >>
* 7-Eleven owner buys Speedway gas stations for $21 billion >>
* This AI Could Bring Us Computers That Can Write Their Own Software >>

* MIT AI system knows when to make a medical diagnosis or defer to an expert >>
* Facebook fights order to globally block accounts linked to Brazilian election meddling >>
* Has the Summit Supercomputer Cracked COVID’s Code? >>

* Strongbox IT Releases Premium Web Application Firewall Modshield SB on Amazon Web Services (AWS) >>
* France’s Revolutionary Nuclear Reactor Is a Leaky, Expensive Mess >>
* Trends in COVID-19, AI, data, robotics, programming, VR, technology and society, and security. >>

* The Art of Not Thinking >>
* Ask HN: Who is hiring? (August 2020) >>
* Kubernetes Is the New Standard for Computing, Including the Edge >>
* Huawei, Apple buck Q2 smartphone trends – report >>

* Pixel 4a review: The best $350 phone >>
* Is The Google Pixel 4A Worth It? Here’s What The Reviews Say >>
* Live HDR+ and Dual Exposure Controls on Pixel 4 and 4a >>
* Google’s Live Caption feature for Pixel phones now supports calls >>
* Google will release 5G versions of the Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 in the fall >>
* How Google made its newest Pixel phone so cheap >>

* Trump continues to lose ground in 2020 election as nation grapples with coronavirus >>
* No signs Trump has a plan as experts say the pandemic enters new phase >>
* Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings >>
* These companies are working from home until 2021 — or forever >>

* Bill English: Computer mouse co-creator dies at 91 >>
* Guy Straps On 11-Feet-Long Stilts, Decides To Go Waterskiing >>
* This Is Why You Shouldn’t Play Around With A 200-Watt Laser >>
* America’s top tech CEOs can’t agree on whether China steals from them >>

* How to Evaluate COVID-19 News without Freaking Out >>
* Boris Johnson could ban domestic travel, tell millions to stay at home >>
* Covid-19 news: New DNA and swab tests give results in 90 minutes >>

* The quest for quantum-proof encryption just made a leap forward >>
* Snapchat adding music to snaps >>
* Facebook launches commerce and connectivity-focused accelerator programs >>

* 4K LIVE! 24/7 SpaceX Boca Chica Launch Pad >>
* Sapphire Cam Live! 24/7 SpaceX Boca Chica Starship Construction and Launch Facility >>

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