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Amazon’s pay raise for over 500,000 workers comes at an interesting time, Cameron Faulkner

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has announced that over 500,000 of its workers will get a permanent increase in their hourly wages starting in mid-May, from as low as an additional 50 cents an hour to as much as three extra dollars per hour (via GeekWire). That’s a substantial chunk of its 1.3 million person workforce getting …

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Watch live: Tune in for Arianespace Vega and SpaceX Starlink launches tonight!, ,

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An Arianespace Vega rocket will launch on its first mission since a November 2020 failure tonight (April 28) and you can watch it live online, courtesy of Arianespace. Liftoff is set for 9:50 p.m. EDT (0150 GMT). The Vega rocket will launch from the European Guiana Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana to deliver the Airbus-build Pleaides Earth-observation satellite and five …

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Space community mourns the death of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, Joey Roulette

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NASA Michael Collins, the witty “forgotten” astronaut of NASA’s legendary Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, died of cancer on Wednesday, his family said. An icon of space exploration and an eloquent storyteller (who, arguably, had the best sense of humor among the Apollo 11 crew), Collins passionately advocated for further exploration of other worlds. Astronauts, NASA officials, and others …

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Space community mourns the death of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins,

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Michael Collins, the witty “forgotten” astronaut of NASA’s legendary Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, died of cancer on Wednesday, his family said. An icon of space exploration and an eloquent storyteller (who, arguably, had the best sense of humor among the Apollo 11 crew), Collins passionately advocated for further exploration of other worlds. Astronauts, NASA officials, and others in …

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Facebook temporarily hid posts calling for India’s prime minister to resign, Mitchell Clark

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When Facebook users tried to view a hashtag calling for the resignation of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, they instead saw a message saying that Facebook was temporarily hiding the posts in order to keep the community safe. Buzzfeed News reports that the posts were hidden for about three hours. Facebook …