SpaceX's Starship Rocket Test, Equifax owes you and more news


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SpaceX has just launched its Starship rocket for the first time

Last night in a launch facility in Boca Chica, Texas, SpaceX's next-generation space rocket, dubbed Starhopper, was successfully launched from the pad, flew sideways and landed. The Starhopper one day will serve as an economic launch system for the Starlink satellites with its much more powerful Raptor engine, but in the long term, SpaceX hopes that one day it will head to Mars with human load. The test was originally scheduled for last Tuesday, but, well, a fireball broke things.

Equifax could owe you $ 125

A record deal with Equifax after its massive 2017 hack entitles all victims to 10 years of free credit monitoring, or $ 125. "You will need to enter your last name and the last six digits of your social security number, which probably not information you want to put on an Equifax website, but here we are, "says security writer Lily Hay Newman. Here's how to find out if you're due.

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Do you need something to overeat this weekend? You could try Netflix & # 39; s The Great Hack, which tells not only the story of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but of Facebook and all the systems that make people and their data vulnerable to invisible forces. It's a modern horror story, terrifying because it's true.

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A good set of gaming headphones can make a difference when you play online, but how do you choose the best one for your needs and your budget? Our reviewers have covered you with the 11 best pairs you can find on the Internet.

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