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This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed
Virgin Galactic

This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed

Investigators say a key function of the craft deployed early.
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes During California Test Flight
Richard Branson

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes During California Test Flight

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.
Meet the Entrepreneurs at the Forefront of the Space Race
Space Travel

Meet the Entrepreneurs at the Forefront of the Space Race

Richard Branson and other adventurers take on the final frontier.
Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?
Space Travel

Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?

According to reports, Google is mulling a stake in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, a deal in which the tech giant would have to pony up $30 million in exchange for access to pioneering space-travel technology.
Geoff Weiss
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff
Space Travel

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by year's end.
Geoff Weiss
BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet
Bitcoin

BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet

The Atlanta Bitcoin payments pioneer closes a record-breaking funding round from billionaire Richard Branson, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, PayPal's Peter Thiel, Index Ventures and other all-star investors.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)
Technology

6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)

Mammoth tusks, fake IDs and a ride to outer space. These are just a few of the outrageous things you can with bitcoins – if you are lucky enough to own some.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield
Technology

How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield

The traditional payments industry is headed for an upheaval as more small businesses begin accepting Bitcoin and more payment startups rise to meet the growing demand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Outer Space: Bitcoin's Final Frontier?
Technology

Outer Space: Bitcoin's Final Frontier?

Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik is taking steps to set up a satellite system that would beam Bitcoin's block chain public ledger down to earth.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin
Bitcoin

The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevii boys' small step toward outer space is a giant leap into mainstream for the digital currency.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Entrepreneurs on the Moon? NASA Takes a Step in That Direction.
Technology

Entrepreneurs on the Moon? NASA Takes a Step in That Direction.

How NASA and private space firms are trailblazing the giant leap to the final frontier.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
These Famous People Have Tickets for Richard Branson's Space Flights
Technology

These Famous People Have Tickets for Richard Branson's Space Flights

As Richard Branson prepares to launch the first-ever commercial space flights, here's a look at the famous faces who will be on board.
Ashley Lee