In the late 1960s a good chunk of the world’s brightest minds and fanciest labs were devoted to one thing: space exploration. When NASA’s funding peaked in 1966 the organisation employed 400,000 people and consumed more than 4% of the US federal budget. Three years later, after less than a decade of serious…
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Google is looking into a new strategy for cracking down on piracy sites: cutting off the sources of their funding so they'll wither and die.
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