Colby Cosh: Apollo 11’s anniversary reminds us of a world now out of our grasp — National Post

Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Apollo 11 mission that put humans on the surface of another celestial body for the first time. The anniversary of the landing is Saturday. These events were recognized at the time as the culmination of a golden age of space exploration…

via Colby Cosh: Apollo 11’s anniversary reminds us of a world now out of our grasp — National Post

UnitedMasters releases iPhone app for DIY music distribution — TechCrunch

Alphabet-backed UnitedMasters, the music label distribution startup and record label alternative that offers artists 100 percent ownership of everything they create, launched its iPhone app today.

The iPhone app works like the service they used to offer only via the web, giving artists the chance to upload their own tracks (from iCloud, Dropbox or directly…

via UnitedMasters releases iPhone app for DIY cross-service music distribution — TechCrunch

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment — TechCrunch

PayU, the Naspers owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to buy a majority stake in Singapore-based Red Dot Payment. Naspers is best known for its payments and fintech business in markets like India, Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe…

via PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment — TechCrunch

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ Highlighted a Contradiction in His Presidency — TIME

It took nearly two years, but Donald Trump finally got his big military show. The president has wanted to bring tanks to the streets and jets to the skies of the nation’s capital since witnessing France’s Bastille Day parade in 2017…

via Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ Highlighted a Contradiction in His Presidency — TIME

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana — TIME

(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state to do so and the first to implement a comprehensive statewide cannabis marketplace designed by legislators…

via Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana — TIME

Woman Loses $2,000 In Devious Scam That Uses Texts Disguised As Bank Alerts — CBS Los Angeles

GREENSBORO, N.C. (CBS Local) — A North Carolina woman says she was recently tricked out of $2,000 in a scam that experts say could happen to just about anybody who has money in a bank. Candice Terrell said she was just about to go on vacation when she received what appeared to be a text…

via Woman Loses $2,000 In Devious Scam That Uses Texts Disguised As Bank Alerts — CBS Los Angeles