TechCrunch: Rocket Lab successfully launches seventh Electron rocket for ‘Make It Rain’ mission

Private rocket launch startup Rocket Lab has succeeded in launching its ‘Make It Rain’ mission, which took off yesterday from the company’s private Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand. On board Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket (its seventh to launch so…

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TechCrunch: Facebook introduces ‘one strike’ policy to combat abuse of its live-streaming service

Facebook is cracking down on its live streaming service after it was used to broadcast the shocking mass shootings that left 50 dead at two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand in March. The social network said today that it is implementing…

TechCrunch: Australia passes law to hold social media companies responsible for “abhorrent violent material”

“This law, which was conceived and passed in five days without any meaningful consultation, does nothing to address hate speech, which was the fundamental motivation for the tragic Christchurch terrorist attacks,” Sunita Bose, the managing director of the Digital Industry…

Mashable: Ben Simmons shouts out Australian legend 'egg boy' on his sneakers

Ben Simmons repped an Australian legend.Image: Stacy Revere/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2019-03-20 03:55:51 UTC The now famous teen who cracked an egg on the head of an Australian politician certainly has some high profile fans. Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons…

Mashable: Teen eggs an Australian official after his racist reaction to the New Zealand shooting

By Marcus Gilmer2019-03-16 16:16:41 UTC One Australian teen gave the world a much-needed moment of catharsis on Saturday, egging Australian senator Fraser Anning over his reaction to the horrific Christchurch, New Zealand mass shooting and taking a punch in the…