Can We Get Global Broadband From Low-Earth Orbit Satellites?

Can We Get Global Broadband From Low-Earth Orbit Satellites? Published on December 23, 2017 at 09:59PM “The internet is unavailable to and/or unaffordable by about 50% of the world population,” writes Larry Press (formerly of IBM), who’s now an information systems professor at California State University. But he’s also long-time Slashdot reader lpress, and reports …

Boeing in talks to buy Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer

Boeing and Brazil’s Embraer confirmed late on Thursday they are in talks on a “potential combination” that would allow the US aerospace giant to compete with other rivals in the 70-100 seat jet market. Embraer, which in 2016 had revenues of $6.2 billion (€5.2 billion) , manufactures commercial, military, executive and agricultural aircraft, and already collaborates with …

Can We Get Global Broadband From Low-Earth Orbit Satellites?

Can We Get Global Broadband From Low-Earth Orbit Satellites? Published on December 23, 2017 at 09:59PM “The internet is unavailable to and/or unaffordable by about 50% of the world population,” writes Larry Press (formerly of IBM), who’s now an information systems professor at California State University. But he’s also long-time Slashdot reader lpress, and reports …