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Netflix overseas sales set to overtake US

Stranger Things has been one of Netflix’s successes   Netflix has said it expects its overseas sales to overtake those in its US home market for the first time in the next three months. The forecast came after the streaming service reported the fastest revenue and subscriber growth in its …

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Planet-hunter launches from Florida

  It’s lift-off for a new era in planet-hunting. The US space agency’s Tess satellite has launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on a mission to find thousands of new worlds beyond our Solar System. The mission will survey a great swathe of stars, hoping to catch the dips in …

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China’s ZTE ‘poses risk to UK security’

The UK’s cyber-defence watchdog has confirmed it has blacklisted one of China’s leading state-owned companies. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has written to UK telecoms providers warning them that the use of ZTE’s equipment and services could pose a national security risk. The move coincides with a US government …

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Rolls-Royce and Boeing invest in UK space engine

Reaction Engines Limited (REL), the UK company developing a revolutionary aerospace engine, has announced investments from both Boeing and Rolls-Royce. REL, based at Culham in Oxfordshire, is working on a propulsion system that is part jet engine, part rocket engine. The company believes it will transform the space launch market …

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Tesla ‘removed’ from fatal car crash probe

Tesla has been removed from the investigation into the fatal crash of one of its semi-autonomous vehicles. In March, a Tesla vehicle operating in Autopilot mode crashed in California, killing the driver. Tesla has suggested the driver was at fault. On Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla had …

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