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Original Apollo 11 landing videotapes sell for $1.8M

VCRs didn't really exist when the first men walked on the moon, but NASA was ahead of the curve and recorded the event for posterity on videotapes — which just sold at auction for $1.8 million. The

Google creates massive-scale tribute to Apollo 11 software lead Margaret Hamilton

Google has a number of different celebrations of the 50-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing going on right now, but one organized by the Maps team might be the most grandiose in terms of sc

NASA’s historic Apollo 11 launch comes to your phone in AR

We’re nearing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing (on July 20) and, to celebrate, there’s an interactive augmented reality app called 321 LAUNCH that will bring a faithful r

Search giant Baidu has driven the most autonomous miles in Beijing

While the public is asking, “When are we going to ride in autonomous cars?,” technology companies have been moving apace to test them on designated roads. In China’s capital city Bei

Baidu’s video site iQiyi adds 37M subscribers in 2018 amid mounting losses

China’s Baidu, which is often compared to Alphabet’s Google, is showing no signs of slowing down its pace of betting on video content as its core advertising unit feels the squeeze from ri

Inside Atari’s rise and fall

By the first few months of 1982, it had become more common to see electronics stores, toy stores, and discount variety stops selling 2600 games. This was before Electronics Boutique, Software Etc., an

Udacity and Baidu offer free intro course for Apollo self-driving platform

Onstage at Baidu's CES 2018 press conference today, Baidu COO Qi Liu was joined by Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun to announce a new collaboration between the two companies. Thrun revealed that Baidu

Apollo for iOS is the only Reddit app you need

Former Apple intern Christian Selig says he wasn't happy with the selection of iOS apps for browsing Reddit, so he decided to build his own. The developer this week launched his own Reddit client call

Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo

Rackspace, which is still best known as a hosting company even as it has expanded aggressively into offering services for businesses that use other platforms, went public in 2008. Now, however, it&#82

The Umeox Apollo Is Powered By Android… And The Sun

Surrounded by outlets no further than an arm’s length away, it’s easy to forget just how nice it is having power everywhere. Then the power goes out. Or you go camping. Or you’re liv

Ex-Google News, Bing Engineers Set Out To Build 'Newspaper Of The Future'

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/apollo.png" class="shot2" /> Delivering news digitally in a personalized manner is a nut many a startup - as well as many established Interne

DIY Lunar Lading Computer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/agcdsky.jpg">Here's a project for a rainy year: a <a HREF="http://www.galaxiki.org/web/main/_blog/all/build-your-own-nasa-apollo-landing-

The Apollo program: One massive rocket designed by young engineers

There has been a good deal of focus on the Moon lately. First, the LRO sent back high-res photos of the surface, which was followed by the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the release of restored vid

Video: 40-year old Moon landing footage post restoration

Lowry Digital in Burbank has been restoring old Apollo footage for a while now and NASA just released a small sample of the work. Now, the restoration doesn’t do wonders to the 40 year old stock