Facebook’s controversial Libra cryptocurrency could launch in January

Facebook and its partners plan to launch Libra, a new global cryptocurrency. Getty Images Libra, the cryptocurrency spearheaded by Facebook, could launch as early as January, according to The Financial Times, which reported that the project will likely be even more limited than its already stripped-down plan.  The Libra cryptocurrency will likely be backed one-for-one by the US […]

SpaceX, NASA launch Crew-1 mission on historic journey to the ISS

Resilience lifts off on its way to the International Space Station NASA Resilience is on the way to the International Space Station. At exactly 7:27 p.m. ET, a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster burst to life at Launch Complex 39A, its engines lighting up the Florida coast. The...

Quibi to shut down, a flameout less than 7 months after launch

Sarah Tew/CNET Quibi — a star-studded, mostly mobile streaming service that struggled to keep up with its own hype — will shut down, the company said Tuesday, a flameout coming less than seven months after it launched. Quibi said subscribers will receive...