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The rapid rise of Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet business

Elon Musk's SpaceX is known for its frequent launches, which now dominate the space industry. But the satellites that the rockets send to...

Bullitt launches satellite smartphones as mobile space race heats up

British smartphone firm Bullitt on Friday launched a new phone capable of sending text messages via space, joining a crowded race to commercialize...

Amazon used AWS in satellite experiment

An image captured by the ION Elysian Eleonara satellite in January 2022.D-OrbitAmazon's cloud computing division successfully ran a software suite on a satellite...

Apple rolls out iPhone emergency SOS via satellite. Here’s how to use it

Apple is trying to give iPhone users a measure of safety even when they're in a place without cell service.On Tuesday, the company...

Apple spending $450 million with Globalstar, others for satellite texting

Apple said Thursday it will spend $450 million with U.S. companies to enable its new emergency satellite texting feature.The majority of that money...

Amazon to open Kuiper internet satellite factory

Rendering of a United Launch Alliance' Atlas V rocket carrying Amazon satellites.ULA/AmazonAmazon said Thursday it will open a new plant in a Seattle...