Good morning! Is that news of an unreleased Prince album? Oh and HQ Trivia teams up with The Voice for a $50,000 quiz, and we hear about the life expectancy for SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket.
Tidal and Prince’s estate are done battling it out in court, ending things in good terms and with a new album, to boot. Jay-Z’s streaming service has announced that it’s debuting a new Prince album with previously unreleased songs in 2019. It will stream exclusively on Tidal for 14 days and will be available as a download seven days after it launches.
Now that SpaceX’s final Falcon 9 design has launched for the first time, there’s a looming question: how many more launches does the vehicle have left? Elon Musk has estimated that SpaceX will build 30 to 40 more Falcon 9 cores for “~300 missions” over the next five years. Then it’ll be showtime for SpaceX’s biggest rocket.
This week, Google announced a new set of tools called Material Theming that helps developers implement the Material theme across apps, including mobile and web. App-makers can now choose from a variety of components and design transitions, while Google taps into AI to make everything look coherent. Material Theming makes it easier for developers to design apps their way while sticking to Google’s design paradigm.
But wait, there’s more…
- HQ Trivia is hosting a special game with ‘The Voice’
- ‘Destiny 2’ puzzle leads to a real-world reward
- The best basic smoke alarm
- Last week’s news, all in numbers
- Lawmakers want to know how Amazon protects Echo Dot Kids users
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