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European Union considers Moon mining mission to launch in 2025

by Dev Kundaliya, computing

Mission would be launched using Ariane 64, the four-booster version of the Ariane 6 rocket.

The European Space Agency (ESA) is planning to send a mining mission to the Moon by 2025 in an effort to find water and oxygen on Earth’s nearest neighbour.

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Google formally rejects EU antitrust charges

by Foo Yun Chee, REUTERS

Google on Thursday formally rejected European Union antitrust charges of unfairly promoting its shopping service and blocking rivals in online search advertising, paving the way for EU regulators to rule next year on these issues and potentially impose hefty fines.

The U.S. technology giant’s rebuttal in the shopping case came six years after the European Commission opened an investigation prompted by complaints from rivals such as Microsoft  and a host of European and U.S. rivals. Continue reading Google formally rejects EU antitrust charges