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Hyperloop One test track is finished. When can we ride it?

Elon Musk’s literal (transportation) pipe dream, Hyperloop One, just hit another critical milestone: The first Hyperloop test track—or really, test tube—is finished. The 1,640-foot long tube doesn’t go anywhere. It isn’t even a loop, just a perfectly straight line of conjoined tubes (Hyperloop said that was always the plan). Inside that tube, Hyperloop will continue […]

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Facebook says one in five videos shared on the service are live streams

Facebook says one in five videos shared on the service are live streams

Facebook’s big live-streaming bet is starting to pay off. According to the company’s head of video, Fidji Simo, one in five videos shared on the social network is of the Facebook Live variety. The stat, shared by Simo in a public status update on her personal page, reveals that Facebook’s costly and time-consuming shift toward […]

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