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SpaceX's Starlink: Everything you need to know about Elon Musk's internet service

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Starlink is SpaceX's broadband service that beams down internet from satellites launched into orbit. Since its launch in October, it has more than 10,000 users and operates in more than six countries. Here's everything you need to know about Elon Musk's Starlink. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Elon Musk is inching ever closer to fulfiling his dream of creating super-fast internet around the world, which beam...
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Ousted WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann is reportedly nearing a settlement in his dispute with SoftBank. He could get $500 million and remain a major shareholder.

Adam Neumann, chief executive officer of US co-working firm WeWork, speaks during a signing ceremony in Shanghai. Reuters Adam Neumann, co-founder of WeWork, is nearing a settlement in a legal dispute with SoftBank, WeWork's owner. Neumann could reap almost $500 million in cash and remain a major shareholder. The deal could lead to WeWork trying again to go public, following its failed IPO in 2019. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. WeWork co-founder and former CEO Ada...
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Gordon Ramsay says his restaurants have lost $80 million worth of turnover during the pandemic - and that's just in the UK

Gordon Ramsay. FOX Image Collection via Getty Images Gordon Ramsay's UK restaurants have lost $80 million worth of turnover during pandemic shutdowns. Ramsay told The Sun that lockdowns have caused "utter devastation" and been "incredibly costly." "I get criticised for being wealthy, but the responsibility on my shoulders — the livelihoods at stake — is huge," he said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. TV chef Gordon Ramsay revealed Tuesday that his UK restaurants had...
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The FAA has closed investigations into SpaceX's explosive Starship tests, clearing the way for the launch of a new prototype, SN10

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and the company's Starship rocket which aims to carry people and cargo to Mars in the future. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare/Yichuan Cao/Getty Images FAA investigations into SpaceX's explosive Starship landings and a license violation have now ended. This means the new prototype of the SpaceX Starship rocket, SN10, could launch in the near future. Musk tweeted Sunday: "Good chance of flying this week!" Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Feder...
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The state of Texas should cover residents' huge energy bills from last week's power outages, the mayor of Houston said

Pedestrians walk on an icy road on February 15, 2021 in East Austin, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather to Texas, causing traffic delays and power outages, and storms have swept across 26 states with a mix of freezing temperatures and precipitation. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images Texas should pay residents' huge energy bills from last week's storms, according to US officials. Texans have reportedly been charged up to $16,000 for electricity, after its wholesale price...
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A New York City waitress was fired for refusing a COVID-19 vaccine over fertility concerns

A person wears rubber gloves while scanning a QR code menu at a restaurant in New York City Noam Galai/Getty Images A Brooklyn restaurant fired a waitress who said she refused a COVID-19 vaccine in case it made her less likely to get pregnant. Staff at the Red Hook Tavern got an email from management saying the vaccine was mandatory. Bonnie Jacobson told the New York Times she wanted to see more data before she was vaccinated. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A New Y...
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Google kicked Donald Trump's official campaign app from the Play Store because it no longer worked, but the iOS version is still live

Former US President Donald Trump. Reuters/Leah Millis The Official Trump 2020 app was taken down from the Google Play Store Wednesday because it didn't work. The former President's app was reportedly unable to load content, and gave users errors. Google told Insider it removed the app after the developer failed to fix the problems. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Google removed former US President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign app from its Play Store on Wednesday bec...
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Tesla cuts the price of its base Model 3 and Model Y cars by as much as $2,000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Odd Andersen/AFP via Getty Images Tesla has cut the prices of its base Model 3 and Model Y cars. The Model 3 standard range plus dropped by $1,000, to $36,990, and the Model Y standard range by $2,000, to $39,990. The prices of Tesla's Model 3 and Model Y upgraded performance vehicles rose, to $55,990 and $60,990 respectively. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Tesla has cut the price of its Model 3 sedan by $1,000 and its Model Y sports utility ve...
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Big multinational firms are considering 'no jab, no job' contracts that make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for staff, according to a report

Dejan Dundjerski/Getty Top UK firms may make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for staff, the Financial Times reported. Large companies are considering contracts that require employees to get a shot when they're available, law firms said. These companies include multinational businesses, the law firms said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Some top UK firms plan to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for staff through "no jab, no job" employment contracts, The Financi...
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The Black owner of 14 McDonald's stores is suing the fast-food giant, saying it discriminates against Black franchisees and limits their potential profits

McDonald's sign with Black Lives Matter caption underneath. Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider A Black McDonald's franchisee in charge of 14 stores filed a lawsuit against the chain for racial discrimination. McDonald's put Black franchisees in charge of stores in poorer communities, meaning they made less profit, the suit said. "McDonald's began to dismantle my life's work," Herbert Washington, a former baseball pro, said. Visit the Busines...
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SpaceX's Starlink is now available to order in more than six countries. Here are the key things you need to know about Elon Musk's internet service.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Starlink is SpaceX's broadband service that beams down internet from satellites launched into orbit. Since its launch in October, it has more than 10,000 users and operates in more than six countries. Here's everything you need to know about Elon Musk's Starlink. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Elon Musk is inching ever closer to fulfiling his dream of creating super-fast internet around the world, which beam...
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Starlink's first UK user told Insider what was like to go from zero broadband to zippy internet speeds in rural England

Elon Musk's Starlink internet service has arrived in the UK. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty; Samantha Lee/Insider The first person in the UK to reportedly receive the Starlink kit told Insider how he set it up. Philip Hall said his download speed jumped from 0.5 megabits per second to 85 Mbps with Starlink. The router's range doesn't stretch that far, but Hall said what Musk has done is "transformational." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. At the end of last month, the UK ...
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Now that Starlink is available to order in more than six countries, here's all you need to know about Elon Musk's satellite internet service

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Starlink is SpaceX's broadband service that beams down internet from satellites launched into orbit. Since its launch in October, it has more than 10,000 users and operates in more than six countries. Here's everything you need to know about Elon Musk's Starlink. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Elon Musk is inching ever closer to fulfiling his dream of creating super-fast internet around the world, which beams...
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The boss of KPMG UK has quit after telling staff to stop moaning about the pandemic. He also added that unconscious bias training was 'utter c--p'

Bill Michael, who recently resigned from KPMG. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett Bill Michael, KPMG UK boss, resigned Friday after telling staff to quit moaning about the pandemic. He told consultants they were very lucky and that unconscious bias training was "utter c--p."  KPMG will replace Michael with two women — the firm's first female leaders in its 150-year history. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Bill Michael, the chairman and senior partner of KPMG UK, on Friday res...
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Disney has signed up nearly 95 million Disney Plus subscribers globally - and aims to have 260 million subscribers by 2024

New photos from "The Mandalorian" season two. Disney Plus Disney Plus has 94.9 million subscribers, according to its first-quarter earnings reports. The company has set a new goal to reach up to 260 million sign-ups by 2024. The subscriber surge was driven by the release of "The Mandalorian" and Pixar's "Soul."  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Disney announced Thursday that its flagship streaming service, Disney Plus, hit nearly 95 million subscribers in the first q...
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The Biden administration is building three new COVID-19 vaccination sites in Texas and two in New York to target socially vulnerable communities

President Joe Biden wears a mask to help protect from COVID-19. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Jackyenjoyphotography/Getty Images Five new vaccination sites are being built in the US: three in Texas and two in New York. It's part of the Biden administration's plan to vaccinate "socially vulnerable communities." The sites will be capable of administering more than 10,000 shots a day. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Biden administration announced Wednesday that i...
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Microsoft reportedly tried to buy $51 billion Pinterest, in what could have been the tech firm's biggest deal

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella. Tobias Schwarz/Getty Images Microsoft recently considered a deal with Pinterest, sources told The Financial Times. The acquisition of the $51 billion social media firm would have been Microsoft's biggest deal. Pinterest has indicated in the past it wants to remain independent. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Microsoft tried to snap up the online pinboard platform Pinterest in recent weeks, people familiar with the matter told The F...
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Big banks, including Deutsche Bank and Bank of America, are testing employees for COVID-19 before they step into the office. Here's how they are doing it

Physician John Jones, D.O. tests administrative assistant Morgan Bassin for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at One Medical in Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S. June 17, 2020. Courtney Pedroza/Reuters As COVID-19 continues to spread, big banks worldwide are monitoring staff that come into the office. Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, and BoFa are all testing employees for Covid-19, sources told Insider. JPMorgan and Wells Fargo said they require employees to complete a health check before they arriv...
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Jack Ma has been spotted playing golf on the Chinese island of Hainan. The Alibaba founder has spent months laying low amid clashes with regulators

Jack Ma delivers a speech in Paris. Chesnot/Getty Images Jack Ma was spotted playing golf at the Sun Valley Golf Resort, sources told Bloomberg. The sources described the Alibaba and Ant Group founder as a golfing novice. Ma hasn't been seen in public for more than two months amid a crackdown by Chinese regulators. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. After months of speculation over Jack Ma's whereabouts, the billionaire was spotted playing golf at the Sun Valley Golf R...
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All you need to know about Bluesky, the decentralized social network created by Twitter, which allows you to build your own media platform

Jack Dorsey. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnav Jack Dorsey said Tuesday a decentralized social network allows for more conversations and content. Twitter has been working on developing this kind of network since 2019. It's called Bluesky. Dorsey said decentralization can be a way to address some of the problems facing Section 230. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday explained why the platform and its users would benefit from decentralized social...
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SpaceX is now offering $99 preorders of Starlink to more users around the world, including in Mexico, Australia, and US states where the service isn't yet live

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Elon Musk's SpaceX on Monday opened up $99 preorders for Starlink in different parts of the world. This included Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and areas of the US where Starlink isn't yet live. Musk said: "It's meant to be the same price in all countries. Only difference should be taxes & shipping." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. SpaceX on Monday began offering preorders of its Starlink ...
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Will Elon Musk's SpaceX get humans to Mars by 2026? Some experts have raised doubts about the timeframe.

SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, is building and launching Starship prototypes in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX; Mark Brake/Getty Images; Business Insider Elon Musk's timeline for SpaceX landing humans on Mars has wavered over the years. He recently said 2026 will be the year to send a crewed mission to Mars. In 2017, he said 2024. Space industry experts believe SpaceX will reach Mars, but not as soon as it hopes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk is still confident th...
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Elon Musk once again says SpaceX's Starlink internet service will IPO once its cash flow is more predictable

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke SpaceX's Starlink internet service will go public once its cash flow is predictable, Elon Musk said Tuesday. SpaceX must endure "a deep chasm of negative cash flow" over the next year to make Starlink financially viable, Musk said. Both Musk and Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX's COO, have previously said Starlink would IPO. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday repeated his prediction ...
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China appears to have blocked Clubhouse, the buzzy social-media app, after people in the country flocked to it to discuss politics

The invitation-only audio-chat social networking app Clubhouse. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images China appears to have banned Clubhouse, the invite-only social media app. "Clubhouse is now blocked in most cities in China," journalist Michael Anti tweeted Monday. Chinese users had flocked to the uncensored app to chat openly about political topics. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Buzzy social media app Clubhouse appears to have been blocked in China.The in...
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Elon Musk says he's writing a book about Tesla, SpaceX, and the lessons he's learned in his career

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said Saturday he's writing a book about the two companies. "Time to tell the story of Tesla & SpaceX," Musk tweeted, adding that he'd cover "lessons learned." Musk was also asked if he'd start a podcast, but replied that it's "not that easy." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Billionaire Elon Musk announced Saturday he's writing a book about Tesla and SpaceX, his two biggest companies."Time to...
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Elon Musk says SpaceX will get humans to Mars in 2026 but some industry insiders are more optimistic than others. Here's what the experts say.

SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, is building and launching Starship prototypes in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX; Mark Brake/Getty Images; Business Insider Elon Musk's timeline for SpaceX landing humans on Mars has wavered over the years. On Sunday, he said 2026 will be the year to send a crewed mission to Mars. In 2017, he said 2024. Space industry experts believe SpaceX will reach Mars, but not as soon as it hopes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk is still confident ...
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The UN reappointed former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg as its special envoy for climate change

Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The UN Secretary-General on Friday named Mike Bloomberg as his special envoy for climate change. Bloomberg would press governments and companies for emission-cutting pledges, the UN said. Bloomberg was first given a UN special envoy position on climate change in 2014. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The United Nations has reappointed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a ...
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SpaceX says its Starlink satellite internet, still in beta, now has more than 10,000 users worldwide

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Joe Raedle/Getty Images SpaceX said in a public filing Thursday that Starlink has more than 10,000 users in the US and abroad. Elon Musk's aerospace company launched the Starlink public beta in October. In the filing, SpaceX requested that it be made eligible for federal cash to expand Starlink. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet service has amassed more than 10,000 users across the world, just four months afte...
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NASA picks Elon Musk's SpaceX to help with a $99 million mission that will map the creation of the universe

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Axel Springer NASA has picked Elon Musk's SpaceX to help with an astrophysics mission dubbed SPHEREx. SPHEREx, a space telescope, is due to launch via a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in 2024 for a two-year mission. The data collected will help astronomers understand how the universe was created, NASA said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA has picked Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch a telescope into orbit for a two-year astrophysics mission starting 20...
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Russia may fine citizens for using SpaceX's Starlink internet. Here's how the internet service poses a threat to authoritarian regimes.

Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched hundreds of satellites. Joe Skipper/Reuters Russian citizens and companies may get fined by the state for using SpaceX's Starlink internet. Analyst John Byrne told Insider it's easier for Russia to fine citizens rather than Starlink. "Satellite potentially turns the tables because the government doesn't control space," Byrne said.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Russian government may fine individuals or companies for using Starl...
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