Author: Leticia del Monte

SpaceX successfully launches third Falcon 9 in under 2 weeks

SpaceX launched yet another Falcon 9 successfully today, for a mission from its LC-39A launch facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The launch is the third in under two weeks for SpaceX, since it completed successful missions on both June 23 and June 25. The Intelsat 35e mission today involved launching an orbital…

via SpaceX successfully launches third Falcon 9 in under 2 weeks — TechCrunch

With Microsoft’s Face Swap, search with Bing for your next morphing muse — TechCrunch

Face-swapping — taking your image and adjusting it to fit on to a different body, creature or object — has taken the photo app world by storm, as millions of people look for new and novel things to do with their selfies. Microsoft is the latest company to enter the fray. The company’s in-house app…

via With Microsoft’s Face Swap, search with Bing for your next morphing muse — TechCrunch

Apple launches a new website for its expanded set of educational classes, now open for sign-ups

Last month, Apple announced its plans to offer an expanded set of educational sessions at its stores, which will now feature more in-depth training on how to use its devices and products, along with more community involvement ranging from having artists host talks on how they’re using Apple products to having customers venture outside for things like photo and…

via Apple launches a new website for its expanded set of educational classes, now open for sign-ups — TechCrunch

Scientists are trying to save a 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan by leaving it buried

Around 1920, Rakhaldas Bandopadhyay, an officer at the Archaeological Survey of India, was identifying a stupa in what is now Sindh, Pakistan, when he stumbled upon a flint that dated much further back than the Buddhist shrine. Over the next 50 years, large scale excavations unveiled a 5,000-year-old city, complete with a street grid and…

via Scientists are trying to save a 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan by leaving it buried — Quartz

Snapchat’s 10 second video glasses are real and cost $130 bucks — TechCrunch

Snapchat’s long-rumored camera glasses are actually real. The startup’s first foray into hardware will be a pair of glasses called “Spectacles” and will go on sale this fall for $129.99, according to The WSJ. The glasses will only come in one size, but will be available in three colors – black, teal and coral. To start…

via Snapchat’s 10 second video glasses are real and cost $130 bucks — TechCrunch