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Europe is sending a probe to Venus, teaming up with NASA to rocket 3 missions to the planet in the next 15 years

An illustration of the EnVision spacecraft with Earth (left) and Venus (right). NASA / JAXA / ISAS / DARTS / Damia Bouic / VR2Planets The European Space Agency is sending an orbiter to Venus, joining forces with NASA. Alongside NASA's two new Venus probes, the mission spells a renaissance for our closest neighbor. The three new spacecraft could help scientists understand how Venus' climate went to hell. See more stories on Insider's business page. After decades of gazing longin...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Esa, European Space Agency, Space Exploration, Planets, Mars, Spaceflight, Venus, Solar System, Spacecraft, Veritas


Hell Yeah, Another Venus Mission Just Got the Green Light

It’s been just a week since NASA announced its two Venus missions, and now there’s another one to look forward to. The European Space Agency today announced EnVision, its own Venus-bound spacecraft, slated to launch in the early 2030s.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Nasa, European Space Agency, Ariel, Spaceflight, Venus, Spacecraft, Veritas, Envision, JAXA, DaVinci, Thomas Zurbuchen, Günther Hasinger, Life On Venus, Cosmic Vision


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NASA doubles down on Venus missions, asking what made the planet uninhabitable

VERITAS and DAVINCI+ chosen and funded as part of agency's concept selection NASA announced yesterday that it will fund two new missions to Venus to study its atmosphere and topography, both chosen from the Discovery Program.…
Tags: Nasa, Software, Venus, Veritas


NASA announces first Venus missions in more than 30 years

NASA will send two spacecraft to Venus toward the end of this decade in the first missions to the planet in more than 30 years.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Venus, Veritas, DaVinci


Two new NASA missions will uncover the secrets of Venus

Two new missions to Venus -- DAVINCI+ and VERITAS -- have been selected by NASA. These missions will shed light on how Venus became the inhospitable world it is today, despite the fact that it shares many characteristics with Earth.
Tags: Nasa, Cnn, Venus, Veritas


Hell Yes, We're Going to Venus

NASA announced Wednesday that two missions will visit Venus by the end of this decade, the first direct exploration of the hot planet since 1994. One spacecraft is set to orbit Venus, mapping it and studying it from above, while the other will attempt to land on the surface, sampling the planet’s atmosphere as it…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Nasa, Lander, Space Exploration, Spaceflight, Lucy, Venus, Spacecraft, Veritas, Magellan, Bill Nelson, DaVinci, Psyche, Pioneer Program, Uncrewed Spacecraft


NASA is finally returning to Venus with 2 new spacecraft - one to map the 'inferno-like world' and one to plunge to its surface

A composite image of Venus from NASA's Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is sending two new missions to Venus between 2028 and 2030, the agency announced Wednesday. The DAVINCI+ mission will plunge to Venus' "inferno-like" surface, while VERITAS will map the planet. The spacecraft could help scientists investigate how Venus became so hot and whether it holds life. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than three decades have passed...
Tags: Space, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Exploration, Jupiter, Spaceflight, Neptune, Venus, Nelson, Extraterrestrial Life, Veritas, Triton, Magellan


Operatives planned on hiring woman to go undercover to lure H.R. McMaster and FBI agents into saying bad things about Trump, new report says

National security adviser H.R. McMaster on Fox News. Fox News The New York Times reported that operatives who previously had ties with Project Veritas tried to go undercover to get H.R. McMaster fired, though the Times noted that it is unclear if Project Veritas was involved. Project Veritas denies involvement. The plan was to secretly record McMaster disparaging Trump to undermine him. McMaster, a former general, previously served as Trump's National Security Advisor. See more stori...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, The Times, Brazil, Times, Veritas, Trump, BuzzFeed News, Georgetown, John Bolton, McMaster, James O Keefe


Project Veritas Reportedly Turned Its Feckless Smear Machine on Trump's FBI

Project Veritas, the shadowy yet wildly incompetent far-right group that stages sting operations to film and release hoax exposés on liberals, enlisted a British spy to help run an operation intended to discredit the FBI and suspected enemies within Donald Trump’s administration, the New York Times reported on…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Mary Landrieu, Prince, Donald Trump, Oracle, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Veritas, James, Trump, Erik, Roy Moore


Project Veritas planned on hiring woman to go undercover to lure H.R. McMaster and FBI agents into saying bad things about Trump, new report says

National security adviser H.R. McMaster on Fox News. Fox News Project Veritas tried to go undercover to get H.R. McMaster fired, The New York Times reports. The group planned to secretly record McMaster disparaging Trump to undermine him. McMaster, a former general, previously served as Trump's National Security Advisor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Project Veritas planned an ultimately unsuccessful undercover sting operation to try to oust former National Securi...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, The Times, Brazil, Times, Veritas, Trump, BuzzFeed News, Georgetown, John Bolton, McMaster, James O Keefe


James O'Keefe Sues Twitter For Defamation... For Shutting Down His Account (techdirt)

You may have heard recently that James O'Keefe, the guy behind "Project Veritas" -- a propaganda outlet whose brand of highly edited, surreptitiously recorded videos are often followed by actual media having to come in and debunk the misleading bits -- had his Twitter account shut down recently. He immediately threatened to sue Twitter, and last week he actually did so. The crux of the lawsuit is that because a reporter claimed that Twitter told him O'Keefe's account was banned for "operating ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Donald Trump, Veritas, Mike Masnick, Keefe, James O Keefe, O'Keefe, Project Veritas, Krassenstein


Salesman who helped land Veritas UK's 'largest ever' deal was lawfully docked £275k in commission, says judge

You win some, then you lose some A Veritas salesman had £275,000 in "windfall" commission withheld after helping land "the largest ever deal in Veritas's history" – and a judge found a clause in his employment contract which made it lawful to do that.…
Tags: Software, Veritas, Veritas UK


Breaking Down Originalism Data — See Also

Bonus Watch: King & Spalding, and staff bonuses! The O.G.s: Who is out there claiming "originalism"? That's Not How This Works: Project Veritas feels defamed. They were not. Seriously Broken: Anti-Trans laws and decisions are coming fast and furious and lawyers will need to fight back. Get The Shot: More firms requiring vaccines to return to the office.
Tags: Law, Veritas, Spalding, See Also


Morning Docket: 04.16.21

* Dr. Dre's lawyer has been disqualified from representing him in his divorce. Too bad Dr. Dre went to medical school instead of law school... [Page Six] * A Florida man, who was found guilty of impersonating a lawyer, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. [New York Times] * A new lawsuit alleges that the tipping policy of Olive Garden's parent company has a discriminatory impact on workers. If true, maybe "when you're here, your family" should apply to employees too. [Today] * Veritas...
Tags: Florida, Law, New York Times, Beats, Fox News, Dr. Dre, Veritas, Olive Garden, Dre, James O'Keefe, Morning Docket, Fyre Festival


Twitter bans James O’Keefe of Project Veritas over fake account policy

Twitter has banned right-wing provocateur James O’Keefe, creator of political gotcha video producer Project Veritas, for violating its “platform manipulation and spam policy,” suggesting he was operating multiple accounts in an unsanctioned way. O’Keefe has already announced that he will sue the company for defamation. The ban, or “permanent suspension” as Twitter calls it, occurred Thursday afternoon. A Twitter representative the action followed the violation of rules prohibiting “operating fak...
Tags: Social, Twitter, Politics, Tech, Cnn, Policy, Veritas, Keefe, James O'Keefe, Jesse Hicks, Hicks, Project Veritas


Matt Gaetz teased a 'fight back' ad, trying to shift attention from sex-trafficking allegations by alleging that CNN is out to get him

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. AP Matt Gaetz tweeted an ad due to air in a self-styled fightback after allegations against him. Gaetz was accused of trafficking teenagers and paying for sex, which he strongly denies. His ad features undercover footage of a CNN employee, presented to suggest the network is trying to harm him. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Washington, Sex Trafficking, Politico, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Chester, Veritas, Democratic Party, House Judiciary Committee, Tom Porter


Variety Wins Best Entertainment Website at National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards

Variety took home 20 top honors at Friday’s National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, including the wins for best entertainment website, podcast host, best headline and for music and theater criticism. The virtual ceremony was hosted by comedian Alonzo Bodden. This year’s Veritas Award for film from the Los Angeles Press Club went to Netflix’s […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Veritas, Variety, Alonzo Bodden, Los Angeles Press Club, NAEJ Awards


Variety Wins 20 Awards, Including Best Entertainment Website, at National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards

Variety took home 20 top honors at Friday’s National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, including the wins for best entertainment website, podcast host, best headline and for music and theater criticism. The virtual ceremony was hosted by comedian Alonzo Bodden. This year’s Veritas Award for film from the Los Angeles Press Club went to Netflix’s […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Veritas, Variety, Alonzo Bodden, Los Angeles Press Club, NAEJ Awards


A leaked Amazon document reveals what its army of warehouse workers are and aren't allowed to say on social media

Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images Amazon's army of warehouse employees trained to defend the company on Twitter is at it again. The employee accounts follow a standard format, and tend to resurface amid negative press coverage. A newly leaked Amazon document reveals what the workers are and aren't allowed to discuss. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon's army of warehouse workers paid to be on Twitter is notorious for showing up in conversations wi...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Marketing, Trends, Social Media, Public Relations, Pr, Retail, Warehouse, Veritas, Fc, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Bessemer Alabama, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Intercept Amazon


10 things in tech you need to know today

VW's rebrand was all just a late-March April Fools' Day prank. Volkswagen/Tim Levin Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Volkswagen's April Fools' Day joke went terribly wrong. A press release from the automaker said it would rebrand to "Voltswagen," signaling its commitment to electric mobility. Unfortunately, almost no one got the joke - including Wall Street. How a prank gone wrong affected t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spacex, China, America, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Vw, Aws, Volkswagen, Amazon Web Services, Clubhouse, Veritas, Andy Jassy


Amazon's Twitter Army Was Handpicked For 'Great Sense of Humor'

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Intercept: Amazon's small Twitter army of "ambassadors" was quietly conceived in 2018 under the codename "Veritas," which sought to train and dispatch select employees to the social media trenches to defend Amazon and its CEO, Jeff Bezos, according to an internal description of the program obtained exclusively by The Intercept. Amazon ambassadors drew attention this week as they responded to a wave of online criticism for the company's treatment of wo...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Bbc, Jeff Bezos, Veritas, Fc, Bezos, Sen Bernie Sanders, Twitter Twitter, Intercept Amazon, FC Ambassadors, Kelly Nantel, Amazon s Twitter Army, Bessemer Alabama Anticipating, Amazon com Confidential, FC Ambassadors FCA


Leaked documents reveal how Amazon built a Twitter army to defend itself in a secret project codenamed 'Veritas'

Amazon's Twitter army has defended it against criticism over the company's labor practices. Jason Redmond/Reuters Amazon trained warehouse employees to defend it against criticism, The Intercept reported Tuesday. The program, "Veritas," drew attention as workers responded to criticism about workplace conditions. Amazon's public messaging has drawn pushback amid a landmark effort by its workers to unionize. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon is facing a fres...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, News, Unions, Labor, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, New York Times, Jeff Bezos, Gizmodo, Bernie Sanders, Veritas, Working Conditions, Bezos, Sen Bernie Sanders, Twitter Amazon


HYCU raises $87.5M to take on Rubrik and the rest in multi-cloud data backup and recovery

As more companies become ever more reliant on digital infrastructure for everyday work, the more they become major targets for malicious hackers — both trends accelerated by the pandemic — and that is leading to an ever-greater need for IT and security departments to find ways of protecting data should it become compromised. Today, one of the companies that has emerged as a strong player in data backup and recovery is announcing its first major round of funding. HYCU, which provides multi-cloud ...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Boston, Funding, Tech, Symantec, Taylor, Data Recovery, Rubrik, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Veritas, Simon Taylor, Data Backup, Enrique Salem, Stefan Cohen


Postal Service finds 'no evidence' of Project Veritas' claim that mail workers tampered with ballots in the 2020 election

James O'Keefe, President of Project Veritas, in February. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Postal Service released a report into claims that employees tampered with Pennsylvania ballots. They found "no evidence" for the accusations, first brought by Project Veritas. Investigators reviewed the ballots and found no indications of tampering. See more stories on Insider's business page. Federal investigators looked into accusations from Project Veritas that Pennsylvania postal workers tampe...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Usps, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Justice Department, OIG, Veritas, Hopkins, Trump, Roy Moore


Parler back online after getting boot from Amazon over riot

By William Turton | Bloomberg Conservative social media website Parler has returned to the internet after its service provider suspended the site in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud unit pulled Parler’s internet service after users planned and supported the riot on the website. Amazon Web Services said Parler failed to follow rules to remove content that promoted violence after previously receiving multiple warnings about its lack of effective control. It’...
Tags: Amazon, Google Play Store, Business, News, Sport, Social-media, Soccer, Fox News, Wall Street Journal, Amazon Web Services, Veritas, Tucker Carlson, Capitol, Twitter Inc, National News, Mark Meckler


Project Veritas kicked off Twitter

Project Veritas, the right-wing media group known for its unconvincing "stings" on liberal targets, was suspended from Twitter today. Founder James O'Keefe was also given a temporary suspension. Twitter spokesperson said the Project Veritas account was "permanently suspended for repeated violations of Twitter's private information policy," whereas O'Keefe's account was "temporarily locked" for violating the policy, pending the deletion of a tweet. — Read the rest
Tags: Twitter, Post, News, Veritas, Keefe, James O Keefe, Project Veritas


Twitter permanently bans Project Veritas account

Twitter permanently banned an account on Thursday belonging to Project Veritas, a conservative group founded by controversial activist James O'Keefe.
Tags: Cnn, Veritas, Project Veritas


"My Grandfather voted a straight Democrat ticket this year."

"If he were still living, he never would have done that." Dov Fischer in a recent Spectator piece asked the question: "What kind of sore-losing idiot would suspect Democrats of voter fraud?"  He answered:A remarkably sensible, adequately intelligent, reasonably skeptical idiot — with a graduate degree in American history, who knows what Democrats in this country have done in previous elections. Democrat election fraud is so prevalent that we make jokes about it, and have for years.  New York'...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Milwaukee, Barack Obama, Dnc, Social Media, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Fbi, Chicago, Brooklyn


This chart shows how the Salesforce acquisition of Slack for $27.7 billion stacks up against tech's largest deals ever

Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO & cofounder Salesforce On Tuesday afternoon, Salesforce announced plans to purchase Slack for $27.7 billion — one of the largest ever tech acquisitions. The purchase tops Microsoft's 2016 acquisition of LinkedIn by a bit more than $1 billion, putting it among the top five largest tech acquisitions of all time. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called the combination of Salesforce and Slack, "a match made in heaven" in the announcement. "Together, Salesforce and Slack...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Motorola, Facebook, New York, Adobe, Microsoft, Finance, Softbank, Nokia, Satya Nadella, San Francisco, Trends, Linkedin, Tech