SpaceX to Launch Facebook’s Internet Satellite This Week

800px-Launch_pad_40_ready_for_Falcon_9_rocketFacebook’s first satellite, which would beam Internet service from space is scheduled to blast into orbit from Cape Canaveral September 3.

Facebook’s first satellite which aims to beam Internet service from Space to rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa is scheduled to blast off September 3 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. The spacecraft will be launched by Space X, Elon Musk’s space launch company. Continue reading “SpaceX to Launch Facebook’s Internet Satellite This Week”

SpaceX Planning Rocket Storage at Port Canaveral

400px-Launch_of_JunoSpaceX plans to store and refurbish rockets at Port Canaveral.

SpaceX is planning to lease a building at Port Canaveral and may build another facility.

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket made its way through Cape Canaveral on June 6 from Port Canaveral and it was the fourth reusable rocket that was brought back to the Cape and is moving into storage now. The private space flight company has successfully recovered a launched rocket three times on an ocean barge floting in the Atlantic Ocean Continue reading “SpaceX Planning Rocket Storage at Port Canaveral”

Hotels in South Florida Hit by Hackers

JW_Marriott_Grande_Lakes_OrlandoHotels in Florida and 9 other states may have been hit by hackers for months.

The hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, which operates approximately 60 hotels and resorts under a variety of brands, was notified by its credit card processor of a potential breach and started an internal investigation. The investigators found malware put into place on the payment processing systems in at least 20 of its properties, four of them in Florida.

Data from customers, including names, payment card account numbers, card expiration dates and verification codes, may have been collected between December 2015 and June 2016. Continue reading “Hotels in South Florida Hit by Hackers”

Disney Obtains Patent to Start Tracking Guests Trough Their Feet

disney-cinderella-castleDisney has obtained a patent for a new type of technology. A system that will allow its amusement parks to track guests through their shoes, using a camera-wielding robot.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Walt Disney Co. a patent for a system that would allow its theme parks to start tracking guests through their shoes, by using sensors. The patent, filed last April, was just recently awarded. Continue reading “Disney Obtains Patent to Start Tracking Guests Trough Their Feet”