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Elon Musk Plans To Launch Almost 12,000 Satelites Into the Sky to Provide Global, SpaceX, High-Speed Internet Access with No IP… As if launching a Tesla to Mars last month wasn’t enough, Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, has filed documents with the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to request permission to create an orbiting network of satellites which would provide internet access all around the world. In addition to the application for the 4,425 satelites, the FCC stated that ” “SpaceX also proposes to add a very-low-Earth orbit NGSO [non-geostationary orbit] constellation, consisting of 7,518 satellites.” This comes out to a total of 11,943 satelites, which are about the size of...

Preceding the Disrupt Conference is Hackathon weekend on 2-3 December, where developers and engineers descend from all over the world to take part in a 24-hour hacking endurance test. Teams join forces to build a new product, present it on the Disrupt stage to a panel of expert judges and an audience of tens of thousands and compete for a variety of prizes, including the chance to win free tickets to the Disrupt Conference. Products created at the Disrupt Hackathon have seen great success beyond the event, like GroupMe which was created overnight and ultimately acquired by Skype for $80M. Read more…